Monday, November 26, 2007

In The News

Sean Taylor of the Washington Redskins is currently being hospitalized and in critical condition after being shot in his Miami home early this morning. A family friend told police that Taylor, who is 24 years old, had been shot two times at about 1:30 AM. No further details have been released.

Oprah Winfrey will be joining Barack Obama on his campaign trail next month. Winfrey, an avid supporter of Obama, will make appearances in Iowa, New Hampshire and South Carolina with the Democratic presidential candidate. Winfrey's support is key as Barack fights to earn the critical women's vote.

Jarrel Gray, a 20-year-old African American man, was killed this past Sunday after a deputy shot Gray with a Taser. The deputy was responding to a fight in an apartment complex in Frederick, Maryland. It is reported that he asked the men involved to put their hands up, and all but Gray did. The deputy shot Gray with the Taser, and Gray fell unconscious and was pronounced dead shortly after at the Frederick Memorial Hospital. The deputy is currently on suspension with pay.

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