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More Ferguson Protests Around The Nation

Protests continue across the country today following the announcement of a grand jury decision in the Michael Brown case out of Ferguson, Missouri.  Anger exploded onto the streets of the St. Louis suburb as soon as it was revealed that officer Darren Wilson would not be charged in connection with the shooting death of the unarmed 18 year old. 

Restaurateur B. Smith Missing

A missing person’s report is out for former model, TV host and restaurateur B. Smith.  the 65-year-old Smith revealed her diagnosis with Alzheimer’s disease earlier this year. She was last seen at around eight o’clock last night in Southampton, Long Island after arriving from New York City on a bus.  Her husband and business partner Dan Gasby reported her missing when she failed to turn up at home.

Marion Barry Funeral Services Set

Funeral services for former Washington, DC Mayor Marion Barry will begin next week. Barry’s body will lay in repose at the Wilson Building next Thursday. His casket will travel to one of the churches he attended on Friday for a community memorial serive. The celebration of life service with be held at the Washington Convention Center starting a eight in the morning on Saturday, December 6th.   Barry died early Sunday at the age of 78.

Justice Ginsburg Heart Surgery

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg remains hospitalized after doctors implanted a stent in her heart this morning.  A statement from the nation’s highest court says the 81-year-old is resting comfortably after having the stent placed in her right coronary artery.  The surgery was performed after Ginsburg complained of discomfort after exercising.

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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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