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Be sure not to cheer too loudly at the next graduation ceremony you attend. You could be penalized by the police. Read about it in the “Life in General” section.

Week 06.03.12 – There’s always something interesting in the news and this past week didn’t disappoint. Take for instance the two separate stories about the high school graduation ceremonies where family members were punished for cheering too loudly as their grad walked across the stage. One mom was even cuffed by the cops! Watch the video in the “Life in General” section. How about the story about “The View” co-host Sherri Shepherd being told by a Twitter follower that she should be raped. Find out how she reacted to the situation in the “Entertainment” section. And let’s not forget about L-Boogie herself, Miss Lauryn Hill who recently released a statement about the “suppressive force” of “the system” and her issues with the IRS. That article can also be found in “Entertainment”.

Want more? Take a look at the other headlines that got my attention this week. Be sure to leave me a message and let me know you thoughts.

(Click on the titles below to read the articles and watch videos.)


*Attention Writers: How to write a query letter that lands freelance assignments (Writers Digest)

*Author Walter Dean Myers vows to close the reading gap (School Library Journal)

*Young Adult Author Rosa Guy Dies at 89 (New York Times)

Lauryn Hill talks about living an “underground” life.


*Singer Lauryn Hill releases a statement about her tax problems and being “underground” (The Root)

*Singer Grace Jones salutes the Queen of England with a hell of a hoola-hoop performance (The Huffington Post)

*Talk show co-host Sherri Shepherd reports rape threat on Twitter to police  (The Huffington Post)

*Jada Pinkett-Smith I don’t eat for pleasure (Daily Mail)

*Former “Hughley’s” star charges with murder (Yahoo)

Atlanta pastor Creflo Dollar releases statement about recent arrest.

Life in General:

*Pastor Creflo Dollar arrested for domestic violence (The Root)

*Dog rescues abandoned baby (Yahoo)

*Man beats AIDS with stem cell transplant (The Root)

*Graduation cheering gets families in a heap of trouble at ceremonies (CNN.com)

Until next time…


Photos: Lauryn Hill (A Johnson/AFP/Getty Images); Creflo Dollar (WSBTV.com)