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October 28th, 2010
03:09 PM ET
October 28th, 2010
08:36 AM ET

Elected Offical's Use of Facebook

Arkansas Department of Education condemned, Clint McCance, Vice President of the Midland School District for his outrageous comments he posted on his Facebook page. “Queer” and “fag” were used repeatedly in McCance’s post on Facebook which he goes on to state that he would disown his kids if they were gay. McCance also is quoted from his post as saying he enjoys, “the fact that (gay people) often give each other AIDS and die.” The Arkansas Department of Education is not allowed to disavow McCance since he is an elected official.

Is a reprimand from the Department of Education enough of a punishment? Do you think the Midland School District should get involved and dismiss McCance because of his actions, even though it was done on his personal Facebook page?

We want to hear from you! Leave your comments and Kyra Phillips will read some of your responses during the 10 o’clock hour.


Filed under: CNN Newsroom • Kyra Phillips
October 28th, 2010
08:21 AM ET

Our Legal Guys Weigh In!

CNN Legal Guys Avery Friedman and Richard Herman give us there take on OJ Simpson's appeal, the jury in the Chandra Levy case, and the details surrounding the Blackwater employee trial.

October 28th, 2010
08:15 AM ET

Taking the Lead: Settling your debt

Job loss. Pay cuts. A sputtering economy.

It's no surprise that millions of Americans are in debt.

Some companies will help you settle your debts by working out a plan with creditors – for an up-front fee. What if they can't keep their promise? You might be out of luck, and a few extra dollars – until now.

The Federal Trade Commision has stepped in to help protect you. These companies now must actually deliver on their promise before charging you.

There is a loophole, though: this only applies to phone customers. Because the rule was made under the FTC's Telemarketing Sales Rule, it doesn't apply if a company visits you in person.

If you are in debt, remember that you DON'T have to go through a service. You can go to the creditors themselves, and try to work out a deal that makes paying back your debt manageable.


Filed under: Ali Velshi • Anchors • CNN Newsroom • Taking the Lead
October 28th, 2010
05:34 AM ET

Test Driving New Music Video Games

Music is a big part of the holiday season.  And some potential gifts may keep the music playing in your home year round.  Syndicated technology columnist Marc Saltzman talks with CNN's Fredricka Whitfield.


Filed under: Fredricka Whitfield