LANSDOWNE, PA >> Spirits are up in the borough after residents overwhelmingly voted yes to a restrictive liquor license for the Lansdowne Theater when it opens as a performing arts center.
A morning news anchor in Cleveland used a racially offensive term during an Oscar discussion Monday while discussing Lady Gaga's performance. Kristi Capel of Fox 8 News In The Morning said, "It's hard to really hear her voice with all the jigaboo music." Her black co-anchor Wayne Dawson laughed and she repeated, "Jigaboo." Capel apologized on Tuesday's broadcast and said, "I truly did not know the meaning of the word and would never intentionally use such hurtful language." The term has been a racial slur against blacks going back to the early 20th century. read more