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Hacker trolls Mich. highway with racist Trayvon Martin message

A highway construction sign in Dearborn, Michigan was hacked on Sunday night to display a racist message about Trayvon Martin. Police told local news crews that an investigation was ongoing, but they have no idea who managed to break into a Michigan Department of Transportation road construction sign along Interstate…

Prosecutor: No grand jury for Trayvon Martin shooting

Florida State Attorney Angela Corey decided Monday morning not to use a grand jury for the Trayvon Martin case, overturning a decision made by her predecessor, according to The Orlando Sentinel. Corey, who was appointed a special prosecutor for the case, overturned the decision made by Norm Wolfinger last month,…

Fox News host: Dems ‘invented’ war on women because ‘stimulus didn’t work’

One Fox News host on Monday asserted that Democrats had concocted the “phony” Republican war on women to divert attention from high gas prices and a slow economic recovery. Fox & Friends co-host Steve Doocy noted that gas prices on Catalina Island in California were around $7 a gallon and…

Three-year-old stands on hand grenade at Easter egg hunt

A community in England received quite the scare with its Easter egg hunt this past weekend, where a three-year-boy was standing on top of an egg shaped hand grenade. According to The Daily Mail, the hand grenade was spotted by Stuart Moffat, a father of three, who alerted the pre-school…

Herman Cain calls on Romney to pick Allen West for VP

After failing at his own attempt at the presidency, Herman Cain is now offering campaign advice to likely Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney. During an interview with radio host Steve Gill on Monday, Cain called on Romney to pick tea party favorite Rep. Allen West (R-FL) as his vice presidential…

Black church protests Hank Williams Jr. for calling Obama Hitler

Members of an African-American church in Tuscaloosa, Alabama showed up at a Hank Williams Jr. concert on Saturday to speak out about his racially offensive lyrics and his comments about President Barack Obama. “It was a peaceful protest,” Christ Baptist Church’s Reverend Ransey O’Daniel told Raw Story. “We just wanted…

Tennessee seeks to question evolution in bill

US conservative Christians and science advocates are clashing again, this time in Tennessee over a bill that would allow debate in public schools over theories like evolution. Lawmakers from the southeastern US state home to a strong base of ultraconservative “Tea Party” activists have approved the bill, which now awaits the signature of Governor Bill…

New luxury ‘Doomsday’ shelters line Kansas missile silo

Tucked deep beneath the Kansas prairie, luxury condos are being built into the shaft of an abandoned missile silo to service anxious — and wealthy — people preparing for doomsday. So far, four buyers have plopped down a total of about $7 million for havens to flee to when disaster…

Gingrich: Running for president is ‘much harder than I thought it would be’

WASHINGTON — Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich, lagging far behind his rivals and his campaign mired in debt, acknowledged Sunday that Mitt Romney was his party’s “most likely” nominee. But the former House speaker insisted he was staying in the race despite being far outpaced by frontrunner Romney and fellow…

Tulsa, OK police make arrests in alleged racially-motivated killings

Police in Tulsa, Oklahoma have announced the arrest of two white men suspected of killing three African-Americans and wounding two others in an apparently random shooting spree on Friday that had terrified local reisdents. According to the Tulsa World, Jake England, 19, and Alvin Watts, 32, were arrested in the…

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