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Monday, January 28, 2013

Good Morning, News!

Posted by Wm.™ Steven Humphrey on Mon, Jan 28, 2013 at 9:29 AM

GOOD MORNING, BLOGTOWN! What I feel has come and gone before, no need to talk it out, we know what it's all about. LET'S GO TO PRESS.

A bipartisan group of senators have... wait... WHAT? Agreed on sweeping changes to immigration, including giving them a pathway to citizenship?? Oh, boy! I bet the House will just love it!

Egypt's new democracy is on the cusp of ruins after protests in Cairo gain momentum and President Morsi declares a state of emergency and curfew.

Three are arrested for their role in the Brazilian nightclub fire where over 230 people were killed.

The French continue to kick Islamist militant ass, reclaiming a Timbuktu airport.

Iran launches a live monkey into space to scare the West, and apparently, monkeys.

Obama to gun nuts: "I shoot guns, too!" (He doesn't shoot people, though, which I think is an important distinction.)

In Seattle, a gun nut opens fire in a bar I used to frequent, the Twilight Exit, wounding two before being killed by police.

R.I.P. Leroy "Sugarfoot" Bonner, frontman for the funktastic Ohio Players, dead at the age of 69.

Douchebag #1 Chris Brown is once again under investigation—this time for allegedly assaulting Frank Ocean. Surprised? No, you aren't.

Meanwhile, rapper Rick Ross is reportedly the target of a drive-by shooting in Miami.

Now here's what's going on in your neck of the woods: Showery, but increasingly warmer through Thursday.

And finally, a brilliant mashup rendition of Radiohead's "Creep" as performed by Lance Armstrong (and Oprah, too)!

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