Day: February 3, 2014

Police: Man Stole Cars Left During Atlanta Storm

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ATLANTA (AP) — A 34-year-old man is accused of using a tow truck to take cars that were abandoned in Atlanta during the winter storm and traffic jam.

Police said Louis Mitchell Jr. was arrested Thursday and charged with auto theft, forgery and other offenses. It’s not clear whether he has an attorney.

Atlanta Police Sgt. Greg Lyon told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution that a police officer saw an unmarked tow truck pulling a car. The truck fled when the officer tried stopping it. The driver and passenger fled the truck during a chase, sending it crashing.

Investigators say the two truck was stolen this month. It was pulling a Toyota that was stranded on Interstate 85. The investigation led police to three other cars taken from highways.

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Spike Lee, Jay-Z and More Rock Super Bowl Party

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NEW YORK (AP) — Beyonce is making Super Bowl weekend performances something of a habit.

A year after performing for the big game at the Superdome in New Orleans, Beyonce performed for a smaller crowd Saturday night as Jay Z brought his wife out for a surprise cameo during his concert for DirecTV’s “Super Saturday Night” party on the eve of the Super Bowl.

Dressed in a slinky black lace dress, Beyonce sang her hit “Drunk In Love,” which, of course, her superstar husband guest stars on. As he rapped, she danced in his face, and when the smoldering song ended, the two embraced, and shared a kiss.

It was arguably the highlight of Jay Z’s electric set, which lasted for more than an hour as he delivered hit after hit, from recent songs like “Holy Grail” and “Tom Ford” to songs deep in his catalog, including “Big Pimpin'” and…

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Tameka Raymond Loses Home, but Gets New Reality Show

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As it stands now,Tamekaand Usher are still fighting it out in court. Tameka recently filed court documents, which claim Usher is in contempt for not having a discussion with her over decisions made about their sons. A date for the hearing has yet to be produced for Tameka’s motion.

Nevertheless, she will be just fine as she gains a spot on VH1’s “Hollywood Exes” spinoff, “Atlanta Exes.” Media sources state that Tameka and Kevin Hart’s ex, Torrei Hart, are the newest additions to the show, which will also feature Ne-Yo‘s former girl Monyetta Shaw and Sheree Buchanan, the ex-wife of NFL player Ray Buchanan.

News of the spinoff comes as “Hollywood Exes” gears up for its third season. The new season of the show, which stars Eddie Murphy’s ex-wife, Nicole Murphy, premieres April 30 on VH1. “Atlanta Exes” will start airing on the network…

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Is Your Facebook Page Changing Your Employer’s Perception of You?

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The correlation between your Facebook page and how it affects your employer’s perception of you has grown exponentially since the inception of social media years ago. The good news is most employees and candidates for employment have learned valuable lessons from horror stories of people getting fired or reprimanded due to inappropriate posts, whether personal or professional in nature.

On top of making personal judgments about an employee, some employers are scanning Facebook pages to pre-screen and ascertain the possible productivity capabilities of a future employee based upon how many times per day or per hour they post on social media. Needless to say, many employees and those seeking employment feel this “stalking” form of pre-screening and interviewing to be totally invasive and counter-productive to the formal screening and interviewing processes used to hire the best talent for a company.

While working for a law firm, years ago, a co-worker…

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Top 10 Things We Shouldn’t Fear

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The list could go on and on of things we fear, but have no real reason to. Listen to “The D.L. Hughley Show” list the top 10 things we fear and the reasons why we shouldn’t.

Part I:

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Part II:

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