Posted:  11/26/2014 5:31 am UTC  

Precious Silva - Fourth Estate Cooperative Contributor

Philadelphia, PA, United States (4E) - A new research suggests that parents who see sex and violence in movies and television may get so accustomed to the content, that they up having lower standards when it comes to what they allow their children to watch.

In the study, parents who successively viewed several videos of movie violence became desensitized after some time, and they had lower standards on what they would let their kids to see.

The researchers particularly point out that violent scenes in PG-13 films have grown to be more graphic for the last several decades.

Lead author Daniel Romer of the Annenberg Public Policy Center at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia said, "W...

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Posted:  11/26/2014 5:30 am UTC  

Nikko Villanueva - 4E Sports Contributor

Pittsburgh, PA, United States (4E Sports) - Running back LeGarrette Blount was released by the Pittsburgh Steelers after being reported leaving the field ahead of a 27-24 win over the Tennessee Titans.

According to ESPN, reports said Steelers defensive assistant Joey Porter saw Blount leave for the team bus with the game unfinished.

He returned after being called back into the locker room but quickly left before postgame interviews.

"We believe the decision to release LeGarrette is in the best interest of the organization and wish him the best of luck," Steelers coach Mike Tomlin stated.

Blount inked a two-year, $3.85 million deal with the Steelers after a playoff run with the Patriots.


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Seattle, WA, United States (4E) - Amazon's widely-known Prime service has been expanded once again as the company unveiled their free-of-charge same-day delivery if the customers, who are members of the website's $99/year Prime service, purchase at least $35.

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Nathan Andrada - Fourth Estate Contributor

New York, NY, United States (4E) - Berkshire Hathaway Inc. will acquire an 8.7 percent stake in paint maker Axalta Coating Systems Ltd. after agreeing to buy it from private-equity firm Carlyle Group LP.

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Cesar Tordesillas - 4E Sports Contributor

New York, NY, United States (4E Sports) - New York Giants punter Steve Weatherford possibly ignited an exchange of insults when he directed verbal jabs at Philadelphia Eagles' quarterbacks Tim Tebow and Sam Bradford.

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Cesar Tordesillas - 4E Sports Contributor

Los Angeles, CA, United States (4E Sports) - The Los Angeles Kings placed forward Mike Richards on waivers for the purpose of buying out his contract.

Richards, 30, won the Stanley Cup with the Kings in 2012 and 2014, and was previously c... Read More


Fourth Estate Staff

Philadelphia, PA, United States (4E) - Anthony Riley, a street performer who joined on "The Voice" recently was found dead in an apartment in Philadelphia. The performer was only 28 years old.

According to a report, the singer was found dead on Friday evening ... Read More

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Montgomery, OH, United States (4E) - Actor Daniel von Bargen , who is best known for his role as the lazy boss of George in the hit sitcom "Seinfeld", passed away at the age of 64. Hiis friends noted that he died due to the complications of diabetes.

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Cabot, PA, United States (4E) - Former Pennsylvania senator and runner-up to the Republican primary in 2012 Rick Santorum is announcing his second presidential run Wednesday in Cabot near his childhood home.

"I'm ready to do this again," Santorum , 57, tol... Read More

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Oklahoma City, OK, United States (4E) - Retired neurosurgeon Dr. Ben Carson boosted his presidential bid when he beat other GOP candidates in the straw poll at the Southern Republican Leadership Conference ( SRLC ) in Oklahoma City on Saturday.

Carson got 25... Read More