‘Roseanne’ Reboot Cancelled, Body Of Missing Man Found After Ellicott City Flood

ABC Cancels Roseanne After Racist Tweet

Los Angeles, CA – ABC is canceling “Roseanne” after its star Roseanne Barr posted a racist tweet. Barr attacked former President Obama adviser Valerie Jarrett, tweeting, “Muslim brotherhood & planet of the apes had a baby = vj.” Barr soon deleted the tweet and apologized for the joke that she admitted was in “bad taste.” ABC said: “Roseanne’s Twitter statement is abhorrent, repugnant and inconsistent with our values, and we have decided to cancel her show.”

Body Of Missing Man Found After Ellicott City Flood

Ellicott City, MD – Howard County police say a National Guardsman who went missing following Sunday’s flood in Ellicott City, Maryland is dead. Searchers found 39-year-old Eddison Hermond’s body this afternoon in the Patapsco River just across the Baltimore County line. Hermond was reportedly trying to help a woman when he was swept away. No others have been reported missing.

Starbucks Closing All Stores For Racial Bias Education

Philadelphia, PA – Starbucks has closed its stores nationwide for racial bias training. The training comes after the recent arrests of two black men who didn’t buy anything while waiting inside a Philadelphia Starbucks. Those arrests sparked nationwide backlash. Nearly 175-thousand Starbucks workers will hear on video from rapper Common and break into focus groups to discuss ways to prevent racial bias.

Trump Blasts Mueller

Washington, DC – President Trump is ramping up attacks on the Russia investigation. In a tweet today, Trump said special counsel Robert Mueller’s [[ MULL-ers ]] team will be “MEDDLING” in the fall midterm elections in order to hurt Republican candidates. Trump then called Mueller’s investigators “13 Angry Democrats.” He then added, “No matter how well WE do, they find fault. But the forgotten men & women WON, I’m President!”

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Harold T. Fisher is a broadcast journalist and author. He is currently the host of the news/talk program, “The Daily Drum” on WHUR-FM and H-U-R Voices, Sirius/XM Channel 141. Highlights of his journalism campaigns include the aftermath of the earthquake in Port Au Prince, Haiti; coverage of the 2008 Democratic and Republican conventions; the Jena 6 protests in central Louisiana; the Midwestern floods of 1994 and hurricane Andrew in 1992.

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