Daily Archives: December 2, 2013

Mom Lost 3 Children to HIV, How She Is Helping Other Moms

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Connie had to do the unthinkable as a mother. She watched her three children die back to back in 90s. She suspected it was AIDS but did not have the strength to find the cause of their illness. Once her husband became sick, they both mustered up the courage to get tested. They both tested positive.

The couple then registered in the Kanyama Health Center which provides life saving drugs to those infected with HIV and AIDS. From this experience, Connie never wanted another mother to go through the unthinkable anguish she endured from losing her three children.

In her home of Zambia, Connie became an AIDS ambassador. She visits the homes of mothers in her city and provides in-home testing and medical options. This type of personal home care aids in lowering the stigma of testing and saves lives.

“If my children had lived, I don’t think I…

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Obama Shops at Well-Known Washington Bookstore

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is doing his part to support small businesses.

Obama and daughters Malia and Sasha dropped in Saturday at Washington’s Politics and Prose bookstore and purchased what he said was a “long list” of books that included “The Kite Runner,” ”Harold and the Purple Crayon,” and “The Sports Gene.”

The president said he bought a reader for every age, from 5 to 52 — his age. He paid by credit card. The total was not announced.

Obama sent a tweet earlier Saturday about the importance of supporting small businesses.

The Saturday after Thanksgiving has become known as “Small Business Saturday.” It’s designed to drive business to mom and pop shops between the whirlwind of Black Friday sales offered by large retailers and Cyber Monday deals from online sellers.

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2014 Is Almost Here – Do This Now And Get That Spark Back In Your Relationship

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181214452Start All Over Again.  Some couples do this and are able to get back that NEW feeling again. First you have to let go of some things – forgive and forget.  Leave the past – the past and  the mistakes both of you have made. START OVER AGAIN.  FLIRT – MAKE LOVE – ENJOY YOUR RELATIONSHIP.

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2013 Soul Train Music Awards Performances

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All aboard the Soul Train!

The 2013 Soul Train Awards were tapped in November and finally made their way to our TV screens. With a bring back the 90s theme, the Soul Train Awards highlighted the best performers of the golden era with performances by Jon B., Vanilla Ice, a tribute to Keith Sweat and more…

Relive the best moments, below:

Chaka Khan, Jennifer Hudson & Evelyn Champagne

Doug E Fresh, Slick Rick and Big Daddy Kane- A Must-See Throwback Moment

Anthony Anderson- Presenting Lusticy

Keith Sweat- Tribute & Medley

Tamar Braxton- Love & War, The One, On The Way Home

Check out the best & worst dressed of the evening:

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Sidestepping Cyberscammers

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In today’s “Money Mondays” segment, Mellody Hobson gives you the inside scoop on cyberscammers and how to avoid them.

With Black Friday behind us, we’re now in full-swing holiday shopping season. But before you nab those “can’t be beat” deals, consider my advice about protecting yourself online. Today kicks off the online holiday buying frenzy, meaning cyberscammers are so happy, they’re singing Christmas carols, so I couldn’t be catching you at a more opportune time!

Last year, consumers spent about $1.5 billion on Cyber Monday, up 16% from 2011. Industry experts predict this season will see even more growth. Coupled with the boom in sales is a predicted increase in the amount and severity of online scamming and data theft. So I want to cover a few key points to help everyone minimize their online risk.

First, don’t click on popup ads. Malicious popup ads…

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Black Friday Madness!!- TOP OF THE MORNING

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12/02/13- Tom and the crew open the show talking about the Thanksgiving holiday and Black Friday shopping.

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Sybil Wilkes with the News Headlines

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12/02/13- Sybil Wilkes discusses today’s news headlines including the latest on the healthcare.gov website.

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