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Springfield, Missouri Votes To Take Away Rights From Gay, Lesbian, & Transgendered People

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Another giant step backward for mankind.

It's been a rough couple of weeks for the LGBT community, but things don't seem like they're about to get any better.

That's because on top of states like Indiana and Arkansas passing anti-gay bills, Springfield, Missouri actively went out of its way to discriminate against gays, lesbians, and trans* people as well.

In a close vote on Tuesday, the city rejected an ordinance that went in place last October that served as protection for queer individuals.

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Generous Couple Replaces Waitress' Busted Junker With A Brand New Car!! That's One Heck Of A Holiday Tip!

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Gary and Roxann Tackett like to eat at the Cracker Barrel in Branson, Missouri, where they regularly see waitress Cindi Grady.

Eventually, Gary and Roxann caught on that Cindi's car was in serious need of repair.

It was so destroyed from several deer collisions (oh no!) the couple initially thought the car was abandoned. The hood was strapped down and a window was missing.

[ Related: Victoria's Secret Fashion Show Raised $2.5 Million For Charity! ]

So the Tacketts did something incredible… they got her a brand new 2008 Ford Fusion!!

That's one hell of a holiday tip!!

Luckily for us they recorded her reaction; Candi is left pretty much speechless and it's just so wonderful!

Check out the video (below) to see the incredible charitable action!

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Ferguson Verdict Reached: Officer Darren Wilson Not Indicted In Death Of Michael Brown; Rioting, Looting Ensues

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After more than 100 days of protests, a federal grand jury has determined Darren Wilson's fate.

18-year-old Michael Brown was shot and killed by the Ferguson police officer during an altercation on August 9. Police claim that Brown reached for Wilson's weapon, while Brown's family and several witnesses claim Wilson shot Brown while he was raising his hands to surrender.

The grand jury — consisting of nine white jurors and three black jurors — decided by majority NOT to indict Officer Wilson after deliberating for two days. The jury could have charged Wilson with first degree murder, second degree murder, manslaughter, or involuntary manslaughter.

After being informed of the decision by authorities, Brown's family attorney Benjamin Crump released the news shortly before the official announcement:

"The jury was not inclined to indict on any charges.”

At 9:22 p.m. ET, county prosecutor Robert McCulloch confirmed the verdict in a televised press conference:

"No probable cause existed to charge Officer Wilson."

In a statement, Brown's family said they were "profoundly disappointed" by the decision but asked for peaceful protest. Unfortunately, that did not happen.

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Orlando Jones Puts A Twist On The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge To Raise Awareness For A Different Cause — And It's Incredible

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Orlando Jones used the Ice Bucket Challenge to raise awareness about another important issue!

Over the past few weeks, we've seen TONS of celebs participate in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge to raise money and spread awareness for an excellent cause!

However, one issue that still seems to be getting swept under the rug is the violence occurring in Ferguson, Missouri following the shooting and killing of Mike Brown.

Well actor Orlando Jones decided to take the Ice Bucket Challenge himself, but he put a twist on it to turn the attention to the struggle happening in Ferguson. Instead of pouring water on himself, he used a bucket filled with

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Red Robins Employee Diagnosed With Hepatitis A May Have Infected Over 5,000 Customers

Red Robin customers in Missouri may need to visit the doctor's office!

We've heard any publicity is good publicity, but we're guessing that's not the case in this scenario!

A Red Robin in Springfield, Missouri is finding themselves in an odd situation after finding out one of their employees had been diagnosed with hepatitis A, leading health officials to believe they could have infected more than 5,000 customers!!!

Yikes!

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