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James Best, “Dukes Of Hazzard” Sheriff, Dies

Posted On April 07, 2015

(Hickory, NC)  --  "Dukes of Hazzard" fans are saying goodbye to Roscoe P. Coltrane. James Best, who played the bumbling sheriff on the popular eighties TV show, died Monday at the age of 88 in Hickory, North Carolina. Best's lengthy career included 83 movies and 600 TV shows, but he will always be remembered for being…

Candidates For Mayor Head Into Homestretch

Posted On April 06, 2015

(Chicago, IL) -- Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and challenger Jesus "Chuy" Garcia are making final pitches for votes leading up to tomorrow's runoff election. The polls show Emanuel with a big lead, but Garcia says the numbers are inaccurate.   Garcia shook hands with commuters today at a rail station, while Mayor Emanuel had breakfast…

Sharper Makes Federal Court Appearance

Posted On April 06, 2015

(New Orleans, LA) -- Former NFL star Darren Sharper is in a New Orleans federal court today to answer to rape charges. He recently pleaded guilty rape in California and Arizona, and no contest to charges in Nevada. He's accused of conspiring with a former St. Bernard Parish deputy to drug and rape women in…

State Dept: No Plans To Evacuate Americans In Yemen

Posted On April 06, 2015

(Washington, DC) -- State Department spokesperson Marie Harf says there are no plans to evacuate Americans from Yemen.   Harf said the administration continues to evaluate the situation in the war-torn nation. She added the department has sent out emergency messages to U.S. citizens in Yemen alerting them to opportunities on leaving the country. She…

WH Says Congress Kept In Loop On Iran Deal

Posted On April 06, 2015

(Washington, DC) -- White House spokesman Josh Earnest says the administration has a responsibility to engage Congress over the Iran nuclear deal. At a daily briefing, Earnest said Congress has been "kept in the loop" throughout the negotiating process. He said while Congress should know details of the agreement, it's the responsibility of the President…