Headlines Du Jour ► Monday, March 3, 2014

As we celebrate the birthday of Canadian inventor Alexander Graham Bell, let’s take a quick look at a cosmic coincidence: on the 38th anniversary of Bell’s birth, AT&T was incorporated in 1885. Some of the other Headlines Du Jour from yesteryear include:

Now let’s take a look at today’s Headlines Du Jour:

AN OSCAR WRAP-UP:

Oscars 2014: Winners list

Ellen DeGeneres brings pizza and deadpan affability to Oscars

Ellen DeGeneres Breaks Twitter
With Truly Epic Oscars Selfie

Things You Missed at the Oscars:
On the Scene at the Dolby Theater

Oscars 2014: Bill Murray gives
late Harold Ramis shoutout
while presenting award

U2, Pharrell and Karen O Stun With
Showstopping Oscar Performances

Oscars 2014: Ranking the acceptance speeches! — VIDEO

Oscars: ‘In Memoriam’ Snubs Cory Monteith, James Avery, Tom Clancy

GUNS, GUNS, GUNS:

When May I Shoot a Student?

ON THE CRIMEBEAT:

FBI reports a drop in crime in
2013: why the rate continues to fall

TODAY IN RELIGION:

5 Things Kentucky Could Spend $73 Million On Instead Of A Fake Noah’s Ark

SO GLAD WE’RE LIVING IN A POST-RACIAL SOCIETY:

Man Who Tried to Hire KKK to Hang Black Neighbor
‘From a Tree’ Like ‘An Animal’ Begs Court for Leniency

Man Says It’s Okay To Do Blackface If You Sleep With Black Chicks

FREE THE WEED!!!

Harvard Professor To NFL:
Treat Concussions With Pot

Gov. Jerry Brown on
legalized marijuana: ‘How
many people can get stoned
and still have a great state?’

Marijuana legalization on
cusp of mass acceptance

IN COCONUT GROVE:

If It’s News, It’s News To The Coconut Grove Grapevine

ANOTHER DISPATCH FROM DETROIT, ‘MERKA’S FIRST THROWAWAY CITY:

Ilitches to get all revenues from new publicly financed Red Wings arena

SCIENCE IS COMPLICATED:

JAZZ CORNER:

What Louis Armstrong
Really Thinks

Louis Armstrong, in His
Own Words: Armstrong
Biographer Terry Teachout
Takes Satchmo to the Stage

VIDEO DU JOUR:


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