Ferguson Protest held in Sarasota

Immediately after the controversial verdict where police officer, Darren Wilson, was not convicted for the shooting of Michael Brown, the internet blew up. In mere seconds, statuses were updated, messages were sent and event invites were accepted for the next course of action: protest. That…

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Thanksgiving costs lower this year

Roughly 51 million turkeys will be consumed tomorrow.  Along with the cooler weather and finals, Thanksgiving has arrived, the only day in America where it is socially acceptable to eat yourself into a deep sleep. The “First Thanksgiving” occurred in November 1621.  It was a…

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Hope for justice in Ferguson

Amongst Ebola hysteria and midterm elections, it appears the officer who fatally shot an unarmed 18-year-old in Ferguson, Mo., this summer has taken the back burner in terms of relevant news. Within the next couple of days, the grand jury will likely make a decision…

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Midterm elections cost $3.7 billion

By Leigh Barber   The funding for the 2014 midterm cycle was turned inside out for both parties. After one of the most expensive midterm cycles in history, reports show that huge amounts of money have come from organizations that are making donations on behalf…

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Halloween canceled due to manhunt

An ongoing manhunt for Erin Frein, who shot and killed Pennsylvania state trooper Bryon Dickson on Sept. 12, has prompted the Pennsylvania town of Barrett to cancel Halloween activities. Believing it would give Frein a place and time to strike as well as a means…

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