Closings & Delays

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  • Restaurant bans young kids after 7 p.m.

    (CNN) — A Houston seafood restaurant has a new rule some parents find fishy! Beginning Tuesday, August 6th, young children are not allowed inside the restaurant after 7:00 p.m. Those looking to grab a bite at La Fisheria after 7:00 p.m. better leave the kids at home! The restaurant’s new policy is posted at the front door, and online. “If I had kids under nine, I definitely wouldn’t support them because I believe that family should be able to eat […]

  • ‘Whitey’ Bulger’s fate in jury’s hands as deliberations begin

    By Deborah Feyerick and Kristina Sgueglia, CNN updated 1:53 AM EDT, Tue August 6, 2013 Boston (CNN) — After almost a month of colorful witnesses and rancorous testimony, the jury begins deliberations Tuesday in the trial of alleged crime boss James “Whitey” Bulger. As he addressed the jury in his closing arguments Monday, prosecuting attorney Fred Wyshak called Bulger one of the most “vicious, violent and calculating criminals to ever walk the streets of Boston.” Bulger is accused of 19 killings and 13 counts […]

  • Should you be judged for not having kids?

    Time Magazine’s most recent cover, ‘The Childfree Life,’ has prompted a conversation on social media and popular blogs about how society treats women who decide not to have children. In response to the article, Huffington Post’s Margaret Wheeler Johnson, commended Time for the article. In “… a culture that has for years accepted parenthood as synonymous with adulthood, especially for women, and cast the childfree as somehow deficient, the piece is long overdue,” Johnson writes in her post, The Childfree […]

  • Controversial ‘Drum Major’ paraphrase removed from MLK memorial

    Posted byCNN’s Bryan Koenig (CNN) – The controversial written passage on the side of the National Mall’s Martin Luther King Jr. memorial has been removed, the sculptor said Thursday. Chinese artist Master Lei Yixin told reporters at a press event in front of the memorial that the inscription had been removed by deepening the grooves that give the side of the memorial texture. “All is going well,” Lei said through his son, who served as an interpreter. The King Memorial had originally […]

  • California mayor’s blood donation rejected because he’s gay The mayor of Campbell walked into a blood drive Wednesday to try and donate his blood, but he was rejected because he is openly gay.CAMPBELL, Calif. — A Red Cross Blood Drive in Campbell, which started at noon, was organized because there was a reported shortage of donors in the summer months, according to officials. At about 3 p.m., Evan Low and Rich Waterman, the city’s mayor and vice mayor, respectively, came in to sign up and donate their […]

  • 11 yr old: I ran from being sold

    By Mohammed Jamjoom and Hakim Almasmari, CNN Sanaa, Yemen (CNN) — A young Yemeni girl stares defiantly into the camera. Her question is a shocking one, coming from an 11-year-old: “Would it make you happy to marry me off?” asks Nada Al-Ahdal. In the nearly two-and-a-half-minute video, which was uploaded to YouTube and quickly went viral, Nada accuses her parents of trying to get her married off in exchange for money. She explains how she doesn’t want to be one of Yemen’s child brides. […]

  • Syndicated radio and ‘Dish Network’ host Kidd Kraddick dies

    From AnneClaire Stapleton, CNN (CNN) — David “Kidd” Kraddick, whose morning radio show aired in nearly 100 cities, has died. He was 53. Kraddick also co-hosted ‘Dish Network,’ which airs on WPMT Fox43 weeknights at 11:30. He died Saturday in New Orleans at a golf tournament to raise money for his Kidd’s Kids Charity, his management company said. What killed Kraddick was not immediately known. “At the appropriate time, we will release more information about the cause of death,” said Ladd Biro […]

  • Hunter Mayhan’s wife delivers baby girl

    By Dan Loumena, LA Times Hunter Mahan, who was leading the RBC Canadian Open at Glen Abbey Golf Club after two rounds but left for home when his wife went into labor a month early, introduced the world to his baby daughter, Zoe Olivia Mahan. Mahan, a native of Orange, Calif., and the Pacific 10 Conference freshman of the year at USC before transferring to Oklahoma State, finished in a tie for ninth last week at the British Open. He […]

  • Man accused of stalking, threatening HLN’s Nancy Grace, Jane Velez-Mitchell

    By CNN Staff (CNN) — A New York man who investigators say was infatuated with convicted killer Jodi Arias threatened to kill HLN anchors Nancy Grace and Jane Velez-Mitchell, authorities said Wednesday. The names of the anchors who appear on CNN’s sister network were released by the Maricopa County, Arizona, sheriff’s department after the arrest of David Lee Simpson, 48. Simpson was arrested in Bath, New York, after his indictment last week by a grand jury in Phoenix on charges of stalking and computer […]

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