This is All Kinds of Wrong Story of the Day

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This is All Kinds of Wrong Story of the Day
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Two men have been arrested for being connected to series of shootings on Friday in Tulsa. What brings these shootings together is that all the victims were African-American, thus making these crimes not of coincidence, but alleged hate crimes. Sadly, this also makes the idea of a post-racial America seem like an even less likely truth.

[gawker]

R.I.P. Mike Wallace

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R.I.P. Mike Wallace
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Mike Wallace, longtime 60 Minutes reporter and writer, passed away this morning at the age of 93. Wallace was one of the show's most recognizable personalities, next to Andy Rooney, who died last late last year.

[nytimes]

Expo Trend of the Day

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Expo Trend of the Day
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With nearly half of all marriages in the U.S. ending in divorce, Francine Baras and Nicole Baras-Feuer, a mother-and-daughter team, launched a divorce expo in New York City this past weekend called Start Over Smart. But what does "starting over smart" entail? At a divorce expo, "life coaches, financial planners, family counselors, and even hairstylists" are on hand to help "new divorcees field the brave, new life of singledom," said TIME's Erica Ho.

The weekend was such a success that Baras and her daughter plan to take the expo across the U.S. Your move, wedding industry.

[theweek]