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Miss Georgia Pageant Preliminary Competition

PRELIMINARY NIGHT ONE WINNERS

1/3University Of Georgia Show Caption Hide Caption 2/3Georgia Southern University Show Caption Hide Caption 3/3Reigning Miss Georgia, Patricia Ford Show Caption Hide Caption The 73rd Annual Miss Georgia Pageant is underway tonight at the RiverCenter for the Performing Arts in Columbus, Georgia.  Ninety-nine women from across the state competed for academic scholarship and the titles of Miss Georgia 2017 and Miss Georgia’s Outstanding Teen…

Former NBA player Rodman is back in North Korea

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — Dennis Rodman, the former NBA bad boy who has palled around with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, flew to Pyongyang on Tuesday on a trip he says he hopes will “open a door” for his former “Celebrity Apprentice” boss — U.S. President Donald Trump. Hours after his arrival, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson…

Scientists Closer to Creating a Safe Tan

SAFE TAN DARKENS SKIN WITHOUT THE DANGER

Researchers find a way to tan with out the danger. Scientists are a step closer to creating a safe tan. Ultra-violet rays, of course, are what darken and burn skin and lead to skin cancer. Now researchers have  figured out a way to increase pigment in human skin cells without using U-V. Darker pigments are known to offer some protection…

Bobbi Kristina Brown ex in court on domestic battery charge

SANFORD, Fla. (AP) — Nick Gordon, the ex-partner of the late Bobbi Kristina Brown, appeared in court on Sunday and had his bail set at $15,500 after his arrest on accusations that he beat up his new girlfriend in a rage. Brown made his first court appearance Sunday, according to WFTV in Orlando (http://at.wftv.com/2scdRcc). Jail records showed he was still…

Forbes crowns Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs as highest-paid entertainer

NEW YORK (AP) — Sean “Diddy” Combs is the top earner on Forbes’ list of the 100 highest-paid celebrities.The magazine says the artist formerly known as Puff Daddy brought in $130 million from June 1, 2016, to June 1, 2017. Forbes says Diddy’s Bad Boy Family Reunion Tour, a stake in Ciroc vodka and the $70 million sale of one-third…

Sirius XM buys stake in music streaming site Pandora

NEW YORK (AP) — Pandora is raising cash to help it take on Spotify and other streaming music services. The online music service is selling a 19 percent stake in its business to satellite radio company Sirius XM for $480 million. Pandora will pay a $22.5 million breakup fee to private equity firm KKR for breaking up a previously agreed…

Falcons to Honor Michael Vick and Roddy White

OWNER ARTHUR BLANK TO RECOGNIZE "CONTRIBUTIONS AND IMPACT" FROM EACH PLAYER

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons are planning a retirement ceremony for two of the team’s most prominent players — Michael Vick and Roddy White. The Falcons say Monday’s ceremony at team owner Arthur Blank’s offices will recognize the “contributions and impact” both made to the organization and city. Last season, Vick back and other former players were invited to the…

Detroit renames street after Aretha Franklin, Queen of Soul

DETROIT (AP) — Aretha Franklin’s hometown of Detroit has named a street after her. A section of Madison Street, between Brush and Witherell, was named Aretha Franklin Way for The Queen of Soul on Thursday. The area is at the heart of a performing arts district that includes the Detroit Opera House. Franklin told a crowd gathered at the Music…

Web Wealthy

1/1Courtesy: Brandon Jordan & Jake Koehler Show Caption Hide Caption Some millennials are breaking away from the norm of an 8 to 5 job and are making a living by creating videos on YouTube. Brandon Jordan and Jake Koehler spend their time at  the Chattahoochee River, capturing their adventures on camera and putting it on the internet. Don’t consider this…