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PRESIDENT OBAMA CONSOLED TEXAN COMMUNITY AFTER EXPLOSION


WACO, Texas (AP) — President Barack Obama consoled a rural Texas community rocked by a deadly fertilizer plant explosion, telling mourners Thursday they are not alone in their grief and they will have the nation's support to rebuild from the devastation. "This small town's family is bigger now," Obama said during a memorial service at Baylor University for victims of last week's explosion in nearby West, Texas, that killed 14 and injured 200. Nearly 10,000 gathered to remember the first responders killed in the blast, a crowd more than triple the size of West's entire population of 2,700. "To the families, the neighbors grappling with unbearable loss, we are here to say you are not alone. You are not forgotten," Obama said to applause. "We may not all live here in Texas, but we're neighbors too. We're Americans too, and we stand with you." The April 17 explosion left a crater mor…

HOLLYWOOD ENLIGHTENS THE BIG SCREEN THIS WEEKEND WITH NEW FILM RELEASES

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By Mary Alize Velázquez
Hollywood enlightens the big screen this week with a lot of great releases this weekend starting April 19, 2013. I hope you can all catch a nice flick.

FILLY BROWN (Rated R):

I have to start off with this release since it is one that I personally can’t wait to see my favorite female singer Jenni Rivera “may she rest in peace” is part of the cast. Directed by Michael D. Olmos and Youssef  Delara and actors Gina Rodriguez, Jenni Rivera, Lou Diamond Phillips, Edward James Olmos, Emilio Rivera, and Joseph Julian Soria. This is a story of a promising hip-hop artist from Los Angeles whose dream is to succeed in the music industry. Her mother faces a sentence in jail and she faces the life of the show biz and its obstacles. When a known record label wants to give her the opportunity of a lifetime, Filly Brown will have to decide between her career or the friends who have supported her since day one. This movie is scheduled to touch the hearts of many not only because of …