Post It Notes: Hottest Headlines On 8/14

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Jesse Jackson Jr., Wife Sentenced

Former Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. was sentenced to two and a half years in prison Wednesday after pleading guilty to scheming to spend $750,000 in campaign funds on TV’s, restaurant dinners, an expensive watch and other costly personal items. His wife received a sentence of one year.

Obamas Go On Vacation

President Barack Obama’s fourth summer vacation on the Massachusetts island of Martha’s Vineyard is humming along with the usual golf games and basketball. But the family vibe is different. For the first time, daughters Malia and Sasha are missing, away at summer camp, according to the A

Cory Booker’s Victory

The Newark mayor is one step closer to reaching his goal of becoming the senator of New Jersey. Tuesday night, the Democrat took home the win in the primaries and will attempt to do the same Oct. 16 against former Bogota Mayor Steve Lonegan.

Kanye Wants Baby on Vogue Cover

Kanye West is pushing Vogue’s editor-in-chief Anna Wintour to save the coveted cover spot for baby North. For those who aren’t caught up in the drama, Wintour is not a fan of Kim Kardashian, and that’s just the nice way to put it. Kanye refuses to back down and has even thrown statistics  to show how Kim’s popularity will be good for the magazine.

Chris Brown Sued

Chris Brown needs some scissors to cut the web he always seems tangled in. It’s no wonder he’s “considering” quitting music. The man who says someone in Brown’s entourage punched and kicked him in a fight sued the R&B singer on Tuesday for assault and battery, according to the Associated Press.

New Show For Black Girls 

There’s a potential new series trying to break through the airwaves. “Twenties,” produced by Lena Waithe (“Dear White People”), is described as a show “about three girls, in their twenties, trying to get their s**t together.” Watch the pilot and see if this description also fits you.

Hospital Relents on Georgia Teen

We polled you yesterday on whether hospital administrators were being cold-hearted with a 15-year-old in need of a heart transplant .  Anthony Stokes was being rebuffed due to possible “non-compliance” with meds and treatment.  The good news is that the staff has apparently changed their minds, after a swarm of media coverage regarding the teen, who had only about six months to live without a transplant.