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Apr 24

GETPlugged: Meek Mill To Be Released From Prison Today

The Supreme Court of PA made the decision, overruling Judge Genece Brinkley. Judge Brinkley was severely criticized for what some say was holding a grudge against Meek and keeping him in prison, despite prosecutors asking that his conviction be overturned … Read More

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Apr 18

GET”TFOH”: Starbucks To Close 8,000 Stores for Racial Bias Training

PHILADELPHIA —  Starbucks will close more than 8,000 U.S. stores for an afternoon next month to train employees as the company responds to criticism after two black men were arrested while waiting at one of the coffee chain’s Philadelphia stores last week. The “racial-bias education” … Read More

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Mar 31

GET”TFOH”: Super-Gonorrhea Is Incurable Strain from Southeast Asia

A man in the U.K. has contracted what is being called the “worst-ever” case of “super-gonorrhea.” This venereal disease appears to be the first instance in which the infection can’t be treated with common antibiotics, according to public health officials. … Read More

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Feb 18

GETPlugged: Devin Booker Beats Out Klay Thompson in 3 Point Contest

LOS ANGELES – Phoenix Suns guard Devin Booker decided on an unusual preparation for Saturday night’s Three-Point Contest. “My preparation was none,” Booker said. Doing nothing is doing something. It worked for Booker. Booker made 20-of-25 three-pointers in the final round of … Read More

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Feb 18

GETPlugged: Donovan Mitchell Wins 2018 NBA Slam Dunk Contest

Donovan Mitchell wasn’t even supposed to be in the 2018 NBA Slam Dunk Contest. Suffice it to say he made the most of his opportunity. The Utah Jazz guard defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers’ Larry Nance Jr. to win Saturday night’s competition … Read More

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