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Men Who Shot Engaged Couple Execution Style May Face Death Penalty
The men who are allegedly responsible for shooting and killing an engaged couple execution style in Atlanta may face the death penalty if convicted of…
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Alabama Pastor With AIDS Who Sexed Congregation Barred from Church
The Alabama pastor who sexed down his female parishioners despite having HIV and AIDS — in addition to using drugs and misappropriated church funds —…
Brothers’ ‘Fix My Life': No Fix, But Path To Healing
Racist Vandals Strike At UMass Dorms



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Ebola-stricken nurse being flown to Washington
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal health officials said Thursday they still don’t know how two Dallas nurses caught Ebola from a patient, as criticism increased from…
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UN Says Ebola Death Toll Rising To 4,500 This Week
GENEVA (AP) — The death toll from the Ebola crisis will rise to more than 4,500 lives this week from among 9,000 people infected by…
Many Sick In US Ebola Patient’s Liberia Hometown
Obama: Fighting Ebola Must Be A Global Priority


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Gugu Mbatha-Raw Captivates With ‘Elle’ Women In Hollywood Cover
Sometimes a shot is so flawless that it does not need dressing up. Such is the case with Gugu Mbatha-Raw’s cover Elle’s Women In Hollywood…
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‘Dear White People’ Has Big Opening Weekend In Limited Release
First-time writer/director Justin Simien’s highly anticipated film “Dear White People” debuted in very limited release this weekend, just 11 theaters, but that didn’t stop it from drawing…
Comedian Hannibal Buress: ‘Bill Cosby Is A Rapist’
Comedian Hannibal Buress: Bill Cosby Is A Rapist


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President Obama Headlines Gov. Quinn Rally at Chicago State
CHICAGO–President Barack Obama returned home to headline a support rally on Sunday for Gov. Pat Quinn at Chicago State University. “When you cast your vote,…
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Lawmaker: ‘False Assumptions’ On Ebola
WASHINGTON (AP) — Government health officials in the United States made “false assumptions” about the country’s level of preparedness to handle Ebola cases here, a…


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All The (20-Something) Single Ladies: Now’s The Time To Think About Your Retirement…Yes Now
As career women, many of us are very much aware of the importance of saving and investing for retirement. Whether you are just starting your…
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Average US 30-Year Mortgage Rate At 3.97 Percent
WASHINGTON (AP) — Average U.S. mortgage rates tumbled this week. The 30-year loan hit its lowest level since June 2013 as Treasury bond yields marked…
US Jobless Aid Applications Fall To 14-Year Low
With Z3, Sony Brings Phones to US Faster


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Maybe It’s Time for Jameis Winston to Just Leave … FSU (Video Report)
*(Via Newsy) – After winning the Heisman trophy and then BCS championship less than a year ago, some feel the best thing for Jameis Winston now is to drop out of Florida State. It’s been one problem after another for the Seminoles quarterback with the most recent issue coming to light Monday: did Jameis Winston sign autographs […]
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Bulls Bounce Back To Rout Nuggets, 110-90
CHICAGO (AP) – Jimmy Butler scored 21 points while rookie Doug McDermott added 16 to lead the Chicago Bulls to a 110-90 rout of the…
Falcons Lacked Fire, Reliable Offensive Hands in Home Loss to Bears
Jay Cutler, Bears prevail on road again vs. Falcons


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UN Says Ebola Death Toll Rising To 4,500 This Week
GENEVA (AP) — The death toll from the Ebola crisis will rise to more than 4,500 lives this week from among 9,000 people infected by…
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US Steps Up Response As Ebola Worries Grow
WASHINGTON (AP) — The revelation that a second Dallas nurse who is ill with Ebola was cleared to fly the day before her diagnosis raised…
Stepped-Up Ebola Screening Starts at NYC Airport
Dallas Health Worker Tests Positive for Ebola


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City of Chicago Celebrates New Bronzeville Development
City officials celebrated the opening of a new mixed-use complex in the Bronzeville community on Tuesday. Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Ald. William Burns (4th) celebrated…


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Pastor Jamal Bryant’s #FergusonOctober Protest Update
On Monday a number of protests took place in Ferguson, Mo. involving clergy, young activists and others demanding justice for slain 18-year-old, Michael Brown. Activists…


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Prayers Up For J Moss Over Loss Of Home During Fire
Grammy Award Winning producer and Stellar Award Winning artist J Moss was home alone on Tuesday evening when fire broke out. The fire quickly spread…
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Why I Stayed With My Abusive Pastor Husband
As editor, I pride myself  on letting people tell the truth. This one of those case. Worship leader, songwriter and author Janeen Michael has penned…


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Nov. 4 Ballot Set to Ask Chicago Voters about Minimum Wage Increase
  CHICAGO–Even with working two jobs, one West Side man is barely making it. And with a child on the way, he said he could…
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Chicago Nonprofit Accepting Applications to Complete Free Home Repairs in Austin & Maywood
CHICAGO–Sometimes purchasing the home is the easy part, but maintaining it can be a challenge, especially for the elderly, said Wanda Ramirez, executive director of…


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CONGRATS: Fantasia Gets Married
Before being inducted into the North Carolina Music Hall of Fame on October 16, 30-year-old Fantasia shared an affectionate snap of her and her new husband,…
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‘Hollywood Divas’ Star Lisa Wu Criticizes Kenya Moore
Lisa Wu has been keeping tabs on her old reality show, “The Real Housewives of Atlanta” and she’s not entirely pleased with what she sees.…


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CNN Pulls Its Support From The NABJ For Criticizing Network’s Racial Climate
CNN has decided that it no longer wants to support the National Association of Black Journalists after the organization called it out. The cable news…
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Brothers’ ‘Fix My Life': No Fix, But Path To Healing
Several years ago, I saw Iyanla Vanzant come to speak to an audience in Brooklyn and she mesmerized the mostly African-American female crowd. She spoke…



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