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Holder brings his civil rights push to Ferguson
  WASHINGTON (AP) — Eric Holder talks about the nation’s civil rights struggles in a way no previous U.S. attorney general could – by telling…
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Mo’ne Davis Makes History As First Little Leaguer To Land National Sports Illustrated Cover
Mo’ne Davis, 13, who plays for Philadelphia’s Taney Dragons youth baseball team, has become the first Little Leaguer to land the national cover of Sports Illustrated,…
Twitter Blasts CNN Anchor For Saying Police Should Use Water Hoses on Ferguson Protesters
Obama Administration ‘Appalled’ If Video Depicting US Journalist’s Execution Proven Authentic

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Liberia president declares Ebola curfew
  MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Liberia’s president declared a curfew and ordered security forces to quarantine a slum home to at least 50,000 people late…
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100,000 elephants killed in Africa, study finds
  NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Poachers killed an estimated 100,000 elephants across Africa between 2010 and 2012, a huge spike in the continent’s death rate…
Ebola puts focus on drugs made in tobacco plants
Ebola Health Workers Battle Death, Heat, Rumors

ENTERTAINMENT

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Singer Ray J denies crimes at Beverly Hills hotel
  BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Singer Ray J has pleaded not guilty to groping a woman at a Beverly Hills hotel bar and resisting…
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T.I.’s Open Letter Rant to America about Ferguson
After chastising the black protesters in Ferguson, Mo., for overreacting and being knee-jerk reactionaries in the aftermath of the shooting death of Michael Brown by…
The OTHER Darren Wilson
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POLITICS

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AP Exclusive: US changing no-fly list rules
  WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is promising to change the way travelers can ask to be removed from its no-fly list of suspected…
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Blagojevich, state corruption feature in ruling
CHICAGO (AP) _ A federal appeals court has taken on the issue of pay-to-play corruption in Illinois under disgraced ex-Gov. Rod Blagojevich. The U.S. 7th…

BUSINESS

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Ald. Leslie Hairston gives grocer Bob Mariano tour
On Monday morning, 5th Ward Alderman Leslie Hairston finally got what she had been asking for—to take grocer Bob Mariano on a tour of prospective…
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A Closer Look: Do more with companion devices
  LOS ANGELES (AP) — Apple has ways of encouraging you to buy more of its products: It offers bonus features on devices like the…
New Web Series Promotes Financial Literacy For Millennials
Governor Quinn Announces Illinois’ Unemployment Rate Drops to Near Six-Year Low

SPORTS

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Ohio State: Injured QB Miller done for the season
  COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State says quarterback Braxton Miller will miss the 2014 season after reinjuring his throwing shoulder.   Miller, a two-time…
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Law aims to prevent student athlete concussions
CHICAGO (AP) – High school coaches and athletic directors will have to take concussion training courses under a new Illinois law signed by Gov. Pat…
NCAA’s strongest argument might be cap limit
NFL games taking over Thursday nights on CBS

HEALTH

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US won’t reveal records on health website security
  WASHINGTON (AP) — After promising not to withhold government information over “speculative or abstract fears,” the Obama administration has concluded it will not publicly…
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Disabilities in kids rise; not physical problems
  CHICAGO (AP) — Disabilities among U.S. children have increased slightly, with a bigger rise in mental and developmental problems in those from wealthier families,…
Ebola Health Workers Battle Death, Heat, Rumors
Liberia Gets Ebola Drug; Ponders Who Should Get It

EDITORS PICKS

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Twin Brothers Create Kickstarter Campaign to Produce Chicago Bucket Boys Documentary
Twin brothers Jarrell and Jerome Lucas, 28, have been finding other ways to keep busy in Chicago this summer. Instead of traveling or just enjoying…

FEATURES

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The 85th annual Bud Billiken Parade (PHOTOS)
Photos credit: Worsom Robinson

FAITH

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Rance Allen Group Unleashes Crisp, New Sound
Yes. You’ve heard the buzz that the legendary Rance Allen Group has been in the studio and the group’s debut single “A Lil’ Louder (Clap…
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Dove Awards Nominations 2014
The Gospel Music Association (GMA) announced today, from Allen Arena on the campus of Lipscomb University, the nominees in 42 categories for the 45th Annual…

FOCUS

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Knowing Your Government: What Is Freedom Of The Press
Transparency is key to the American way of life. Today, here at home and around the world … the struggle is intense to control information…
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Pastor Jamal Bryant: ‘A Flicker of Hope’ In Ferguson
Pastor Jamal Bryant joined guest host Jeff Johnson Wednesday on “NewsOne Now” to deliver an update on the situation in Ferguson. Bryant detailed a town hall…

CULTURE

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Public meeting Aug.21 to discuss Chicago’s A. Philip Randolph Pullman Porter Museum, proposed national park legislation
Springfield, MA – The A. Philip Randolph Institute (“APRI”) Mass Chapter announced that it will join the AFL-CIO in lending its full support to an…
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Tameka Raymond: ‘Being Married To Usher Was A Lot Of Pressure’
“Atlanta Exes” star Tameka Raymond is back to enjoying her life as a mother and being a reality TV star. But dating can be challenging. Men commonly compare…

VIEWS

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What White People Can Do About the Killing of Black Men in America
‘Can we switch for just one day?’ my friend Sean jokingly asked me as we were working out at the gym. ‘No, way’ I said…
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Can We Keep The Peace In The Wake Of The Mike Brown Shooting?
The family of Mike Brown has called for peace in Ferguson, but will the outraged community be able to hold on long enough without being…

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