John Eaves, a former Fulton County Commission chairman, filed paperwork last month with the Federal Election Commission declaring his candidacy. And two others, attorney Marqus Coles and activist Nabilah Islam, have also announced campaigns for the Democratic nomination in the district. … [Read more...] about Dem says she’s raised more than $350K in bid to flip Georgia House seat
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“The first move was saying no to things that were very similar to things I’d done,” he says. “So, I remember having a human moment with my [now] wife where I said, ‘Look, things are going to dry up here for a while. But the rent’s paid for, the kids are going to be able to eat. I’m going to get antsy, but when I get antsy, I’m going to need to be patient.’ I didn’t know how long that period was going to last.” … [Read more...] about Matthew McConaughey In ‘Dallas Buyers Club’: From Bongos to Oscar Contender
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“In the early days in Vietnam, the envelopes didn’t have much money because people were poorer and often, only the men of the family went to work. In modern postwar times, with more jobs, more financial benefits, families can be more generous and they feel they must pass on the tradition so that the younger generation will continue it when it’s their turn,” said Kim Dzung Pham, senior lecturer in the foreign languages department at UC Riverside. … [Read more...] about ‘Drama. Competition. Fear’: Those lucky red envelopes for the Lunar New Year yield much more than cash
Wershe’s association with the Curry brothers enabled him to make connections in the drug underworld. One of those “connects” was a suburban man named Art Derrick who owned a small fleet of aircraft which enabled him to bring drugs from Miami to Detroit easily and quickly. Derrick was the weight man Wershe aspired to be. It was Derrick who gave Wershe the nickname White Boy Rick. In a sworn affidavit before he died from complications of drug abuse, Derrick said he had two customers named Rick. One was black, the other white. To avoid confusion between the two, Derrick says he called the black customer Maserati Rick for the car he drove and nicknamed Wershe White Boy Rick for his age and race. Narcs heard Derrick refer to White Boy Rick and the nickname soon found its way to a local TV news reporter working the police beat. When Wershe was eventually arrested headline writers fell in love with the nickname and used it often. … [Read more...] about Is Cocaine Legend White Boy Rick Serving Life for Busting Crooked Cops?