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Snoop Dogg Recalls Fainting Upon Seeing 2Pac After Fatal Shooting

Snoop Dogg has shared a heartbreaking final memory of his late friend Tupac Shakur. On an episode of Jake Paul‘s podcast impulsivereleased May 24—weeks before what would have been 2Pac’s 51st birthday, Snoop recalled seeing the fellow rapper unconscious in a hospital in 1996 after he was shot in a car in Las Vegas, while …

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Middleton Place expands tuition assistance program, updates exhibits and tours | News

The Middleton Scholars Education Assistance Fund just got a big boost thanks to a $250,000 matching gift. The program, which started with $50,000 two years ago, soon will have around $625,000 secured in an endowment. The fund is meant to provide $2,000 tuition grants annually to any Black Middleton family descendant who wants one. Middleton …

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Comcast received a patent for this smart speaker design, but will it ever be released?

Comcast has received a patent for a smart speaker — one with a very unusual design, to say the least (thanks to @SteveDonohue on Twitter for pointing this out). Instead of opting for a spherical shape that comes with the Amazon Echo and Apple HomePod Mini, or even the rounded rectangular look of the Google …

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So where were the “good guys with guns”? Standing around doing jacks**t, as usual

Nearly 10 years have passed since the last school shooting that killed as many children as were murdered in Uvalde, Texas, on Tuesday. That shooting, at the Sandy Hook elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut, took the lives of 20 children and six adults. It was supposed to be the mass shooting that changed everything, remember? …

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Passenger’s Smartphone Catches Fire As Plane Prepares to Take Off

A Wizz Air passenger’s phone caught fire just before take-off. The incident happened on Friday as the jet taxied to the runway at Budapest airport. A passenger on the flight told Insider they saw smoke and alerted crew members. loadingSomething is loading. A passenger’s phone caught fire on a Wizz Air jet just minutes before …

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Fact check: Debunking false viral tweets about Abbott and Cruz after Texas mass shooting

On Thursday, a Twitter account going by the handle “My Cancer Journey” posted a three-tweet story that was shared tens of thousands of times by others on Twitter before it was deleted. The tweets purported to be written by someone whose nephew was shot in the massacre at Robb Elementary School. The tweets claimed that …

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Inova Health, other companies help workers repay student loans

Placeholder while article actions load In a tight labor market, where competition for workers is fierce, companies are making a play to attract and retain employees by offering to pay their student loans. Take Inova Health Systems, which announced this spring that it would contribute $150 a month to pay down the education debt of …

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