photo_servlet1.jpgObama T-Shirt Sparks Protests at Georgia Restaurant
A t-shirt for sale at a Marietta restaurant is causing quite a stir among those who believe it is racially offensive. The shirt bears an image of monkey eating a banana and references Barack Obama. FOX 5’s Portia Bruner spoke to the restaurant owner selling the shirts and to those offended by the imagery. (Continue Reading…)

Detroit Council to Vote on Mayor Kilpatrick Ouster Options
A fragile majority of City Council members could be poised today to launch a double-barreled effort to topple Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick by starting their own impeachment-like process and petitioning Gov. Jennifer Granholm to oust him. The possibility emerged as a compromise late Monday among members who are mostly united in their desire to boot Kilpatrick, but have bickered lately over how to do so. But the alliance of five council members is tenuous. There appears to be more support — six members — for a vote today to censure the mayor, who faces perjury, obstruction of justice and misconduct-in-office charges for the text-message scandal that has gripped City Hall since January. (Continue Reading…)

Uprooted Kenyans head home in fits and starts
Afternoon sunshine warms Samuel Mbugua as he hammers down a tarpaulin over the ruins of his burned and looted home. But the peace that brought him back to his Kenyan farm is as fragile as the plastic stretched over the weathered beams. The 45-year-old carpenter is in the first wave of people that the government started helping to return home last week, four months after they were driven away in violence following the rigged Dec. 27 presidential election. (Continue Reading…)

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