Tag Archives: Wal-Mart

  • NTSB: Trucker Involved in Tracy Morgan Crash was Speeding

    Jun 19, 14 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment

    *The man behind the wheel of the Wal-Mart tractor trailer that slammed into a limousine van on the New Jersey Turnpike, killing one passenger and injuring comedian Tracy Morgan and three others, had worked for more than 13 hours before the crash and was traveling at 60 mph in a 45 mph zone, according to […]

  • Truck Driver in Tracy Morgan Crash Pleads Not Guilty

    Jun 11, 14 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment

    *The truck driver charged in the fatal crash on the New Jersey Turnpike that also injured comedian Tracy Morgan and several other people pleaded not guilty at an initial court appearance today. Kevin Roper appeared in state Superior Court to face death by auto and assault by auto charges. His bail was kept at $50,000, […]

  • Walgreens, J.C. Penney End Relationship With Paula Deen

    Jun 28, 13 by EURpublisher02 4 Comments

    *The hits just keep coming. Walgreens and J.C. Penney are the latest to get out of the Paula Deen business in the wake of her racism scandal, Walgreens said it was phasing out Deen’s products. J.C. Penney, which gave no formal statement, confirmed to NBC News Friday that it would no longer carry Deen-branded merchandise. […]

  • Royal Caribbean Expands its Annual ‘Paula Deen Cruise’

    Jun 25, 13 by EURpublisher02 50 Comments

    *Paula Deen’s ship may have sailed with The Food Network and The Smithfield Co., but the Royal Caribbean cruise line is moving full steam ahead with its with the embattled chef in the wake of her racism scandal. Deen’s annual “Paula Deen Cruise” on board the Royal Caribbean’s “Mariner of the Seas” has been flooded […]

  • Smiley, West & Wal-Mart Target of Protest by ‘Community Leaders’

    Sep 4, 12 by EurPublisher 15 Comments

    *Uh oh. Tavis Smiley and Dr. Cornel West and Wal-Mart done gone and pissed off some “community leaders.” According to a press release from Project Islamic HOPE’s Najee Ali, a coalition of Los Angeles, clergy, civil rights, Wal-Mart associates and community leaders are accusing the PBS talk show host of hypocrisy and being a pawn […]

  • Man Sues NJ Wal-Mart over ‘All Black People Leave’ Announcement

    May 17, 12 by EURpublisher02 17 Comments

    *An African American man who says he suffered emotional distress when he heard a hijacked public address announcement at a Wal-Mart store in New Jersey telling all blacks to leave has filed a lawsuit seeking $1 million in damages from the company. Donnell Battie says Wal-Mart was negligent, careless and reckless and showed deliberate indifference […]