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Opening statements in Detroit’s historic bankruptcy
DETROIT (AP) — Opening statements in Detroit’s historic bankruptcy trial began Tuesday afternoon in federal court, where lawyers for the city will attempt to convince…
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Some fear auto industry returning to bad habits
DETROIT (AP) — Big discounts. Six- or seven-year loans, in some cases to buyers who would have been turned down in the past. As the…
It’s no longer safe to recline your airplane seat
The UN Calls United States Out On Its Racism

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WORLD NEWS

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Obama addresses West Africans on facts about Ebola
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama urged West Africans on Tuesday to wear gloves and masks when caring for Ebola patients or burying anyone who…
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More Women Than Men Are Dying From Ebola
The current Ebola outbreak may ultimately infect as many as 20,000 people and a disproportionate number of those cases will be women, experts say. Since…
Nigerian King Tells U.S. Investors Nation is Open for Business
Egyptian Newspaper Publishes Incredibly Racist Front Page

ENTERTAINMENT

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Can Voting Empower Ferguson Residents?
The family of Michael Brown is turning the focus in Ferguson to voting in an attempt to change the political power structure in the St.…
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Usher Loves That “Good Kisser” Was Unexpected By Fans [VIDEO]
In an interview at the Radio One and Frequency News urban artist showcase, The Blitz, Usher talks about his 20 years residency in the music game…
K. Michelle Defends Joseline Hernandez in LHHATL Reunion Brawl
Children’s poems by Nick Cannon due in March

POLITICS

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Rauner vow revives governor’s mansion question
SPRINGFIELD — It’s been more than a decade since an Illinois governor lived full time at the state’s Executive Mansion, but once again a Chicago-area…
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U.S. Rep. Duckworth announces she’s pregnant
CHICAGO (AP) — U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth, an Iraq war veteran and double amputee, said Monday she’s pregnant and expecting a baby girl in early…

BUSINESS

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WealthyU: What You Need To Know About Credit Unions [VIDEO]
Financial guru Deborah Owens joined Roland Martin Tuesday on “NewsOne Now” to breakdown what you need to know about credit unions, payday loans and banking alternatives.…
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Nintendo launching ‘amiibo’ with 12 characters
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Pikachu and Link will be among the first characters coming to “amiibo.” Nintendo announced Friday that 12 characters will initially be…
Hershey takes wraps off new corporate logo
US consumer spending dips 0.1 percent

SPORTS

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Serena has ankle re-taped in US Open doubles loss
NEW YORK (AP) — Serena Williams took a medical timeout to have her right ankle re-taped and later double-faulted on the last two points as…
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A&M jumps, FSU, ‘Bama lose some support in AP poll
NEW YORK (AP) — Texas A&M makes a big jump in the AP Top 25 after the most impressive performance of the opening weekend of…
Manny Pacquiao Bashes Floyd Mayweather’s Lack of Education, Reading Ability
Michael Sam’s NFL Career May Be Over Before it Began

HEALTH

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Chicago Prostate Cancer Fundraiser Marks 10th Anniversary
The 10th annual SEA Blue Prostate Cancer Chicago Walk & Run  is slated for Lincoln Park in downtown Chicago on Sunday, September 14, 2014.  Money…
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Melissa Rivers Confirms Mother Joan Rivers Is On Life Suppport
Legendary comedienne Joan Rivers “remains on life support,” her daughter said on Tuesday. “On behalf of my mother and our family, we are extremely grateful…
Black Women Move Past ‘Tuskegee Experiment’ Mistrust
US eating habits improve a bit, except among poor

EDITORS PICKS

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Chicago celebrates Jackie Robinson West with parade
The Jackie Robinson West Team may not have won the Little League World Series, but Chicago is still treating them like stars. Hopefully the young…

FEATURES

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‘The Doctors’ Rachael Ross Shoots Episode in Englewood, Does Yoga with ‘I am Chicago’ Youth
Dr. Rachael Ross from the popular TV-sitcom   The Doctors chose the Englewood community to shoot an episode for Season 7, which airs Sept. 8.…

FAITH

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8 Must See Fall Shows Of 2014
Pick #1 Forever Only, his 200 years of experience make him far ahead of the game, which of course impresses his partner, who will no…
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The Walls Group “Love On The Radio” [WORLD PREMIERE]
  Darrel, Rhea, Paco and Ahjah are on a fast track to music notoriety, but under the watchful eye and firm hands of parents who…

FOCUS

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5 Reasons Why We’ll Always Remember Michael Jackson
We find it really hard to believe that it’s been five years since Michael Jackson passed away, especially with the release of his second posthumous album, “Xscape.” Who hasn’t…
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Race and Beyond: Will The Troubles in Ferguson Point Toward a New Way Forward?
Perhaps I’m getting ahead of myself by writing a presumptuous summation of the turmoil roiling the streets of suburban St. Louis. After all, it’s been…

CULTURE

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Young Jeezy On Recent Arrest: “We Shouldn’t Have Been Detained”
Young Jeezy stopped by Hot 107.9 today and proclaimed his innocence, saying he and his crew “shouldn’t have been detained in the first place.” As previously…
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90’s Stars Attack: Sisqo + Kyle From Jagged Edge Fight
While many of us were enjoying the last of summer bar-b-ques this weekend, two throwback entertainers were exchanging blows…because R&Beef is so real. Sisqo of…

VIEWS

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Emmett Till, Mike Brown, and a New Movement for an Old Law
Despite progress over the last century, for black people this country has failed to ever make good on its earliest and most basic democratic protection:…
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Review: The case against binge-watching TV
LAKE CITY, Pa. (AP) — It’s no secret technology is changing our television-viewing habits. Americans are increasingly engaging in a practice known as television binge-watching…

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