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Judge In Health Care Case Had Blocked Other Obama PoliciesU.S. District Judge Reed O’Connor, who ruled the Affordable Care Act “invalid” Friday, is no stranger to the conservative resistance to Obama administration policies. O’Connor, 53, is a former state a [...]

Indiana Governor Says Passing Hate Crime Law ‘Long Overdue’INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The spray-painting of a swastika outside a suburban Indianapolis synagogue this summer was the final straw for Republican Gov. Eric Holcomb, who quickly called for Indiana to join [...]

Court Says No Bail As Cosby Appeals Sex Assault ConvictionPHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has rejected a request from Bill Cosby to be released on bail while he appeals his sexual assault conviction. The order from the court issued Friday [...]

Scandal-Plagued CBS Grants $20M To 18 Women’s Rights GroupsNEW YORK (AP) — CBS on Friday pledged to give $20 million to 18 organizations dedicated to eliminating sexual harassment in the workplace as the network tries to recover from a scandal that led to the [...]

2 White Terrorists Charged With Hate Crime For Harassing Black WomanThe police charged two white men with hate crimes for harassing a Black woman in a Walmart parking lot. [...]

Judge In Health Care Case Had Blocked Other Obama PoliciesU.S. District Judge Reed O’Connor, who ruled the Affordable Care Act “invalid” Friday, is no stranger to the conservative resistance to Obama administration policies. O’Connor, 53, is a former state a [...]

Single Mother Gets The Surprise Of A Lifetime From Her Bank [VIDEO]A 30-year-old nurse and single mother with $150,000 in student loan debt received an absolutely life-changing surprise on Wednesday. [...]

Florida Just Made It Even Harder To Prosecute Cops Who Shoot Unarmed Black PeopleThe Florida Supreme Court ruled unanimously to extend the Stand Your Ground law protections to the state's police officers. [...]

Spelman College Receives Historic $30 Million DonationSpelman College just received a huge blessing! The Atlanta Journal Constitution reports the institution got a $30 million donation from Spelman trustee Ronda Stryker and her husband, William Johnston. [...]

Motorists Nab Cash Spilled By Armored Truck, Causing CrashesEAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Police say an armored truck spilled cash on a New Jersey highway, causing multiple crashes as motorists stopped to grab the money. Police Capt. Phil Taormina says it looks [...]

Jury Clears Man Who Blasted ‘F*ck Tha Police’ At Cop Who Pulled Over Black DriverIt only took a Michigan jury nine minutes to clear the man who blasted N.W.A’s F*ck Tha Police at a cop who pulled over a Black driver. According to M Live, James Webb, who is a white man, stopped at [...]

Lawsuit: Police Chief Condones White Officers’ Racism, AbuseCOLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — White police officers in a Washington, D.C., suburb have used racist slurs, circulated text messages expressing a desire to “reinstitute lynching” and put a black face and Afr [...]

SC Teen Pleads Guilty To Murder In Death Of Father, 6-Year-Old BoyA 16-year-old pleaded guilty Wednesday to two charges of murder for fatally shooting his father in their home and a 6-year-old boy at the South Carolina elementary school he once attended. Jesse Osbor [...]

Barack Obama Receives RFK Human Rights Award At NYC GalaNEW YORK (AP) — Former President Barack Obama was honored with the Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Ripple of Hope Award at a gala in midtown Manhattan Wednesday evening. “I’m not sure if you’ve heard, [...]

Michigan Pastor Charged With Murdering Black Trans WomanPolice are staying mum about the details and possible motive behind 36-year-old Kelly Stough's tragic shooting death. [...]

Chattanooga Cop Caught On Video Savagely Beating Handcuffed Black ManCharles Toney was beaten so severely he suffered a collapsed lung. [...]

Social Club Denies Black Applicant Who Would Have Been Their First Black MemberCHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina social club’s decision to deny membership to a doctor who would have been its first black member has prompted several local groups to cut ties with it. Militar [...]

Ex-Judges To ICE: End Immigration Arrests At CourthousesBOSTON (AP) — Dozens of retired state and federal judges called Wednesday on U.S. immigration officials to stop making arrests at courthouses of people suspected of being in the country illegally, say [...]

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Sting Uses Fake Amazon Boxes, GPS To Catch Would-Be ThievesThe explosion in online shopping has led to porch pirates and stoop surfers swiping holiday packages from unsuspecting residents. The cops in one New Jersey city are trying to catch the thieves with s [...]

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Spanish Tuna Loaf

Ingredients
2 (12 1/2 oz.) tuna (drained and flaked)
1 1/2 c. fresh bread crumbs
1/2 c. mayonnaise
1/4 c. onion, chopped
1/4 c. celery, chopped
1/4 c. bell pepper, chopped
3 tbsp. fresh lemon juice
2 eggs
2 tbsp. paprika1 (14 1/2 oz.) stewed tomatoes
3 tbsp. fresh lemon juice
2 tsp. cornstarch
1 tsp. Worcestershire sauce
1/4 tsp. sugar
1/8 tsp. Tabasco

Preparation:
Mix all together. Bake in shallow greased baking dish at 350 degrees for 40 minutes. Serve with following Spanish sauce or commercial Picante. Combine. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 5 minutes. (Makes 2 cups.)

Oven Poached Haddock

Ingredients
2 lb. Haddock, cut in 6 serving portions
3 tomatoes, sliced
Juice of 1 lemon
1 tsp. parsley, chopped
Pinch thyme
1 bay leaf
1/2 tsp. sugar
Salt and pepper to taste

Preparation:
Combine all ingredients except tomatoes and fish. Marinate fish in mixture for 3 to 4 hours in refrigerator. Place fish in baking dish and pour marinate over fish. Cover with tomato slices. Salt and pepper lightly and place in preheated oven at 350 degrees for 40 minutes. 80 calories per serving.

Oven Fried Catfish

Ingredients
1/2 c. crushed corn flakes
1/8 tsp. onion powder
1/2 tsp. celery salt
1/8 tsp. paprika
Dash pepper
1 lb. catfish or other fish fillet
1 tbsp. plus 1 tsp. skim milk

Preparation:
Combine corn flakes and seasonings. Dip fish in milk and roll in corn flakes. Place in non stick baking pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 25 minutes until brown.

Turkey Meatballs and Rice

Ingredients
1 lb. ground turkey
2 eggs, slightly beaten
1 1/2 tsp. chili powder
1 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. pepper
1 (16 oz.) can stewed tomatoes
1 lg. onion, sliced thin and separated
1 lg. green pepper, chopped
7 oz. uncooked instant rice

Preparation:
Mix ground turkey, eggs, chili powder, salt and pepper. Shape into 1 1/2 to 2 inch balls. Place in a 2 quart casserole dish. Microwave on high until meatballs are set and lose pink color. Rearrange meatballs after half the cooking time. Stir in remaining ingredients, cover. Microwave on high until mixture is bubbly and onions are tender. Let stand until rice is tender. Makes 7 servings.

Lemon Fish Fillets

Ingredients
4 fresh or frozen flounder fillets or other fish fillets with skin removed, about 1 1/2 lb.
Olive Oil, enough to cover skillet bottom
1 to 2 tbsp. frozen lemonade concentrate
1 lg. egg white, beaten
1 c. corn meal

Preparation:
Use large skillet with bottom covered with oil. Add 1 tablespoon lemonade concentrate (1 to 2 according to taste) to beaten egg white. Beat until well mixed. Roll fillet in egg white and lemonade mixture. And then roll in corn meal. Place in hot, oiled skillet and fry until brown. Turn and brown. fry only a few minutes or if you prefer, place fillets in covered baking dish and bake at 350 degrees for 20 to 25 minutes. Serve with tartar sauce.

Grilled Chicken Breast

Ingredients
4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
1 c. water
1/2 c. lite soy sauce
1 tbsp. oil
1 med. chopped onion

Preparation:
Combine water, soy sauce, oil and onion, pour over chicken breasts. Refrigerate 3 to 4 hours. Grill until done (approximately 25 minutes). 4 servings

Diet Applesauce Bread

Ingredients
1 slice whole wheat bread
1/3 c. dry milk powder
3 tsp. brown sugar substitute
1 tsp. cinnamon
1/2 tsp. orange rind
1/2 tsp. butter extract
1/4 tsp. baking soda
1 egg
4 oz. unsweetened applesauce

Preparation:
Crumble bread and add dry ingredients. In another bowl, combine egg, butter extract, and applesauce. Combine the two and mix until smooth. Bake in a 2 x 4 inch loaf pan at 350 degrees for 30 to 35 minutes