Headlines Du Jour ► Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Hello Headliners!!! It’s the 70th day of the year and the birthday of Shemp Howard. Among the Headlines Du Jour of yesteryear includes:

Had enough? Then let’s get right to today’s Headlines Du Jour:

IN LGBT NEWS:

Lesbian couple murdered and left near dumpster in Texas

The quickly shifting language of the transgender community
He, she, ze, and how to navigate a new landscape

TODAY IN RELIGION:

Right-Wing Zealots Are Already Freaking Out About The Return Of Cosmos!

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

Race, the War on Drugs
and Mass Incarceration


GOP Lawmaker Accused of
Racism for Tweet About the NBA

GUNS, GUNS, GUNS:

Pennsylvania trooper fatally shoots pregnant wife in the head while cleaning his gun

STARVING THE INFRASTRUCTURE:

Use of Public Transit in U.S. Reaches
Highest Level Since 1956, Advocates Report

IN OLD COCONUT GROVE:

Coconut Grove’s Blanche
Park to close through
summer to remove toxic soil

From the Not Now Silly archives:
A Century of Coconut Grove Racism ► Soilgate Is Trolleygate Writ Large

FREE THE WEED!!!

It Takes Nine Days to
Spot a Stoned Driver

MORE DISPATCHES FROM DETROIT, ‘MERKA’S FIRST THROWAWAY CITY:

Detroit Doesn’t Need Hipsters To Survive, It Needs Black People

Graffiti Tagger Hits One Of
The New Shinola Clocks
That Were Gifts To Detroit

IN FLOR-I-DUH NEWS:

Most Corrupt Town in America in
Danger of Being ‘Wiped Off the Map’

FOX “NEWS” IN THE NEWS AGAIN:

Fox & Friends First Misspells ‘Spelling Bee’

A SIGN OF THE TIMES:

Honest Ed’s latest bargain: those zany signs


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