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Milwaukee, San Francisco and Detroit Top the List of Places Where Black Homebuyers Are More Likely to Be Denied a Home Loan

1 in 6 Black mortgage applicants is denied nationwide, compared to 1 in 14 white applicants – and the gap is even wider in the most segregated parts of the country Banks most frequently cite debt and credit history when denying Black applicants, but bias in lending also plays a role Seattle, WA – July 6, 2020 (PRNewswire) (NASDAQ: RDFN) — 15.9% of Black Americans who apply for mortgages are rejected nationwide, compared with just 7% of white Americans, according to a Redfin (
Tags: Milwaukee, Sacramento, San Francisco, Chicago, Radio, Canada, United States, San Diego, Las Vegas, Seattle, St Louis, Detroit, Jason Bateman, Black, Redfin, Fico

Philando Castile & Alton Sterling’s Killings Show An Indifferent System For Black Gun Owners

Four years ago, two deaths sent shockwaves — and outrage — through the United States. On July 5, 2016, Alton Sterling was killed by police in Baton Rouge, Louisiana outside a store where he was selling CDs. One day later, on July 6, Philando Castile was shot and killed by police during a traffic stop in St. Paul, Minnesota while his girlfriend and young child were in the car. There were many similarities between the cases, aside from the dates of their occurrence. Namely, both men were legally c...
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Protesters return to St. Louis area where couple drew guns

Several hundred protesters made a peaceful return trip Friday to the St. Louis mansion owned by a white couple whose armed defense of their home during an earlier demonstration earned them both scorn and support. Protesters marched along the busy public boulevard called Kingshighway, which intersects with Portland Place, a private street that is the site of the Renaissance palazzo-style home of Mark McCloskey, 61, and his 63-year-old wife, Patricia.
Tags: News, St Louis, Kingshighway, Mark McCloskey, Portland Place

Boy Raises More Than $3,000 To Help Pay Wounded Volunteer Firefighter’s Medical Bill

(CNN) – Cooper Wallweber set up his lemonade stand on a warm Thursday afternoon near St Louis. The 5-year-old had no marketing plan; just a goal to help a first responder in need. By the end of business, the young entrepreneur had raised more than $3,000 for a wounded volunteer firefighter. “Skateboarders stopped by!” the proud proprietor told CNN. “Firetrucks and the ambulance!” Cooper, with help from his big sister, set up shop in front of an elementary school near the family’s home for just o...
Tags: Fundraising, Firefighters, Offbeat, St Louis, Cooper, Gateway City, Applebee, Boyer, East High School, Olivia Boyer, Bufford, Cable News Network Inc, WarnerMedia Company, CBS Sacramento News, Cooper Wallweber, Arlydia Bufford

Pending Sales Dipped Slightly Last Week, But Homes Are Still Moving at Record Pace

This Zillow Weekly Market Report includes housing market data as of the week ending June 27 Seattle, WA – July 2, 2020 (PRNewswire) Homes continue to fly off the market just weeks after they’re listed — faster than any time in at least the past two years, according to Zillow’s Weekly Market Report1. That’s despite newly pending sales falling week over week for the first time since late May, though they remain well ahead of last month’s pace. Homes Are Going Under Contract at the F...
Tags: Real Estate, News, Indianapolis, Chicago, Radio, United States, Washington Dc, Portland, Homes, San Diego, Philadelphia, Birmingham, Houston, Kansas City, Seattle, St Louis

Grillin’ it: Barbecue trends and family recipes

This Fourth of July, the fairground fireworks and pool parties may be put on hold. But there’s one thing we don’t have to cancel: Firing up the grill and hanging out in the backyard. In fact, “4th of July grilling ideas” spiked more than 400 percent in the U.S. within the past week.While many of us will head to our patios and yards, what we’re cooking up varies across the country. According to Google Trends, North Carolinians are searching for “bbq slaw” recipes. And in Oklahoma, they’re looking...
Tags: Google, Texas, Cook, Colorado, Search, Doodles, Austin, Oklahoma, St Louis, Pat, Mary Ann Esposito, Serrano, Simon Rogers, Tapatio, Korean BBQ, Kosi

Court record shows St. Louis couple pulled gun before

O'FALLON, Mo. (AP) — The white St. Louis couple who became internationally famous for standing guard with guns outside their mansion during a protest have pulled a gun before in defense of their property, according to an affidavit in an ongoing case. As demonstrators marched near the Renaissance palazzo-style home of Mark and Patricia McCloskey on Sunday, video posted online showed him wielding a long-barreled gun and her with a small handgun. The protesters, estimated at around 500 racially m...
Tags: News, Ap, St Louis, Mark, Patricia McCloskey

Man and woman who led police on hour-long pursuit were wanted in at least three St. Louis counties

Court records reveal that the man who led police on a pursuit through the St. Louis Metro Area has been in repeated trouble with drugs.
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‘Horrific’: Dozens of Neighbors Sign Letter Calling Out St. Louis Gun Couple

Dozens of residents of a St. Louis neighborhood have signed a letter condemning the actions of the couple who brandished guns at Black Lives Matter marchers on Sunday.Mark and Patricia McCloskey, a pair of personal injury attorneys, made headlines this week after they were filmed waving weapons at Black Lives Matter activists who walked in their gated neighborhood en route to a protest at the mayor’s home nearby. Residents of an adjoining gated neighborhood say the couple doesn’t represent the a...
Tags: News, United States, St Louis, Black Lives Matter, The Daily Beast, Noonan, Tim Noonan, Portland Place, Al Watkins, Westmoreland Place, Patricia McCloskey, McCloskeys, Westmoreland Place That, St Louis Lawyer Couple

A 5-year-old boy raised more than $3,000 to help cover a wounded volunteer firefighter's medical bill

5-year-old Cooper Wallweber in St. Louis had no marketing plan; just a goal to help a first responder in need -- 20-year-old volunteer firefighter Arlydia Bufford, who was critically wounded in a shooting.
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Retirement Is For Quitters — See Also

Kathryn Rubino made a Lebowski joke in yesterday's See Also and it's inspired me to keep going with my all Lebowski rundowns from Monday. Strong Men Also Cry, Strong Men Also Cry: Thomas and Alito allegedly considering retirement and prepare to disappoint a lot of Trump officials hoping for another vacancy. Well, Okay, You're Not Privy To All The New Shit: The state bar examiners may not be following the news, but there's an upsurge in COVID cases and they're going to go ahead with July bar ex...
Tags: Law, St Louis, Trump, Thomas, Larry, Alito, Troutman Sanders, Pepper Hamilton, Lebowski, Kathryn Rubino, See Also

Neighbors From Hell? The Insane Drama Behind the Gun-Toting St. Louis Lawyer Couple

Before they were photographed brandishing guns during a Black Lives Matter protest, Mark and Patricia McCloskey had made a name for themselves in their St. Louis neighborhood, suing and writing angry letters to community groups, and even accusing a neighborhood association of trespassing for taking a picture of their house.The McCloskeys, a pair of lawyers, won internet fame this week after they were filmed pointing guns at racial justice protesters outside their mansion in a gated community. Th...
Tags: Florida, News, Trayvon Martin, St Louis, Black Lives Matter, Association, Neiman Marcus, Mark, Patricia, Circuit Court, St Louis Post Dispatch, Fannie Mae, McCloskey, Post Dispatch, The Association, Mark McCloskey

St. Louis Man Who Pointed Gun At Protesters Says He Was Victim Of ‘Terrorism’

Mark McCloskey said that he and his wife — who are the subject of a viral video that shows them barefoot and b randishing loaded weapons at a crowd of anti-racism protesters outside of their St. Louis mansion on Sunday — were victims of “social intimidation” and “terrorism.” McCloskey made the comments when asked by CNN’s Chris Cuomo if any damage had been done to him or his property as demonstrators  marched near his house en route to the home of St. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson to demand h...
Tags: News, Cnn, Fox, Fox News, St Louis, Black Lives Matter, Cuomo, Trump, Tucker Carlson, Josh Marshall, Patricia, Chris Cuomo, Carlson, McCloskey, Mark McCloskey, Lyda Krewson

Video Of Couple Defending Their Home With Guns Sparks Debate

ST LOUIS, MO –-( A video of two homeowners defending their property hit the Internet, kicking off debates around the country. On Sunday, a group of several hundred Black Lives Matter protestors broke down the barrier to a private street in a St. Louis neighborhood. Mark and Patricia McCloskey were about to eat dinner when they noticed a large crowd outside their private gate. Seconds later, the protest broke through the gate and started streaming through the opening towards the ...
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LendingTree Study Ranks the Most Valuable Cities in America

Charlotte, NC – July 1, 2020 (PRNewswire) Real estate wealth is not evenly distributed across the country and is largely concentrated in large cities. But it begs the question: What are the most valuable cities in America? To find out, LendingTree analyzed the total value of residential real estate in American cities. The real estate values come from the My LendingTree property value database, which is a collection of real estate data of more than 155 million U.S. properties. The total value of ...
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St. Louis homeowner who pointed weapon at protesters says he 'was a victim of a mob'

A St. Louis homeowner who pulled a gun on protesters walking on his private street said he was "in imminent fear they would run me over, kill me."
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St. Louis homeowner who pointed weapon at protesters says he 'was a victim of a mob' and doesn't oppose Black Lives Matter

A St. Louis homeowner who pulled a gun on protesters walking on his private street said he was "in imminent fear they would run me over, kill me."
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St. Louis home owner says he's a victim of 'terrorism' and his 'life has been ruined' after his picture goes viral

He disputed the claims that he was opposed to the Black Lives Matter movement and said that "my Black clients love us."
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Gun-Toting St. Louis Lawyer Denies He’s Racist: ‘My Black Clients Love Us!’

A white St. Louis lawyer who quickly rose to internet fame this week after he pulled an AR-15 on Black Lives Matter protesters marching near his house told Fox News’ Tucker Carlson on Tuesday night he couldn’t possibly be racist because his Black clients love him.Earlier this week, images and video of McCloskey and his wife brandishing weapons at demonstrators from the porch of their mansion went viral. McCloskey has since told several local outlets that he pointed his firearm at the protesters—...
Tags: News, Fox News, St Louis, Tucker Carlson, Watkins, Carlson, St Louis Circuit, McCloskey, Kim Gardner, Albert Watkins

Prosecutor launches investigation after white couple seen pointing guns at St. Louis protesters

The Circuit Attorney for St. Louis said Monday that her office is investigating a confrontation between protesters and an armed couple.
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Couple recorded pulling weapons on protesters outside their St. Louis home

Sunday night's demonstration was sparked by mayor releasing names and addresses of "defund police" advocates.
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White couple who pointed gun at protesters say they support Black Lives Matter but felt threatened by ‘angry mob’

A white couple who pointed guns at protesters in St Louis have said they were threatened as crowds marched down their street.Video shared online showed 63-year-old Mark McCloskey and 61-year-old Patricia McCloskey stationed on the lawn outside their St Louis home on Sunday night as protesters walked past.
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"Rural Spaces, Communities of Color, and the 'Progressive' Prosecutor"

The title of this post is the title of this new paper authored by Maybell Romero available via SSRN.  Here is its abstract: The concept of the “progressive prosecutor” has captured the attention of many newspapers, media outlets, district attorney candidates, legal scholars, and the public at large.  The success of candidates declaring themselves progressive prosecutors has been tracked with much excitement by those who have sincere interests in criminal justice reform and has been lauded in ma...
Tags: Law, Boston, Chicago, United States, Philadelphia, St Louis, Kim Foxx, Douglas A Berman, Larry Krasner, Wesley Bell, Rachael Rollins, Maybell Romero

Lawyer for gun-toting St. Louis couple describes his clients as "melanin-deficient human beings"

On Sunday, June 29, 2020, a crazed St. Louis couple quickly became a viral shame-sation for waving guns at protestors outside of their McMansion (in violation of every standard best practice of gun ownership; seriously, if either one of them had actually pulled the trigger, they would have ended up with a black eye and a friendly fire injury). The couple in question, Mark and Patricia McCloskey, are personal injury lawyers, and despite the fact that no one's accusing them of any crime besides be...
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Meghan McCain Defends Gun Couple: ‘Defund the Police’ Narrative ‘Breeds Hysteria’

The View’s resident conservative co-host Meghan McCain on Tuesday defended the white St. Louis couple who brandished guns at Black Lives Matter protesters near their property, claiming the recent “defund the police” narrative from activists “breeds hysteria and it breeds fear.”Earlier this week, video and images of personal injury lawyers Mark and Patricia McCloskey pointing firearms at demonstrators in front of their mansion went viral. Protesters, who were marching to Mayor Lyda Krewson’s hous...
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St. Louis mayor says names, addresses of people who want to defund police in Facebook Live

The demonstration came after St. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson read aloud the names and addresses of people who want to defund police.         [Author: Storyful]
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Video appears to show Detroit police car driving into protesters

• Another shooting in Seattle's police-free autonomous zone kills man and injures boy • St. Louis couple pulls firearms on protesters cutting through their private street
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Catholics attacked for protecting Louis IX statue in St. Louis

Seen and Unseen: Fox News contributor Raymond Arroyo exposes the big cultural stories of the day.
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St. Louis couple seen pointing guns at protesters marching toward mayor's home

Couple claims some protesters were armed, broke gate, threatened them.
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