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Indiana makes marginal improvement in ‘Kids Count’
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A new national report says the wellbeing of Indiana’s children has improved somewhat, but improvement in a key area might be overstated…
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Gay, Transgender Workers Gain US Bias Protection
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama on Monday ordered employment protection for gay and transgender employees who work for the federal government or for companies…
Spike Lee Mixes ‘Do The Right Thing”s Radio Raheem Scene With Eric Garner’s Death [VIDEO]
Medical Examiner Is Yet To Determine Cause of Death In Alleged Chokehold Murder

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WORLD NEWS

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Egypt Calls for Israeli, Palestinian Peace Talks
CAIRO (AP) — The U.S. and Egypt sought Tuesday to find an end to two weeks of bloodshed in the Gaza Strip, and officials raised…
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Obama Urges Immediate Access To Ukraine Crash Site
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama sternly called on Russian President Vladimir Putin to compel Kremlin-backed separatists to stop hampering the probe at the Ukraine…
Nelson Mandela is Remembered on Birthday
Ukraine: Pro-Russia Rebels Downed Malaysian Plane

ENTERTAINMENT

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Morning Gossip: Beyonce & Jay Divorce Talk Heating Up Again
*Like us, a lot of folks are trying hard to believe that everything is OK between Beyonce and Jay Z. However, the musical power couple is in the bulls-eye of another barrage of divorce talk courtesy of a new report by the NY Post’s Page Six gossip column. The tabloid is claiming that Bey and Jay […]
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Larenz Tate Responds To Rumors About Joining “Scandal” Cast
Larenz Tate is an amazing actor, so it’s no surprise rumors are swirling about him joining the cast of ABC’s hit show “Scandal.” Larenz addresses…
‘Simpsons’ Marathon, Digital Simpsons World Coming,
Change Clothes: ‘Orange Is The New Black’ Inspires Real Prison To Change Uniforms

POLITICS

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Rauner keeps up push for Illinois term limits
CHICAGO (AP) — Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner kept up his drumbeat for Illinois term limits, saying Monday that “voters deserve a voice” on the issue and…
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Obama Gives Protection To Gay, Transgender Workers
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama on Monday gave employment protection to gay and transgender workers in the federal government and its contracting agencies, after…

BUSINESS

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Fifth Third Bank is Legacy Sponsor of 2014 National Urban League Conference
Event Takes Place in Cincinnati July 23-26 CINCINNATI– Fifth Third Bank announced today that it is a proud legacy sponsor of the 2014 National Urban…
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Kobina Wright Pays Homage to the Automotive Industry
Kobina Wright’s latest art work focuses on the blossoming of the Ford Motor Company in 1903. Artist and writer, Kobina Wright, has recently created a…
Should Online Accounts Die When You Die?
Senate Panel Examining Role Of GM Legal Department

SPORTS

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Dream Coach Michael Cooper has Tongue Cancer
ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta Dream coach Michael Cooper has early stage tongue cancer and has taken a leave from the WNBA team. He will have…
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LeBron James Begins Tour of China
BEIJING (AP) — LeBron James began his tour of China on Monday by exchanging gifts with another former child prodigy. The Cleveland Cavaliers’ star was…
Witness: Sterling Needs Clippers Sale to Pay Debts
White Sox pitching coach out with vertigo

HEALTH

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Tips for Choosing a Doctor
A referral from another physician or family and friends is a first step in choosing a doctor, but specialists advise doing some research to finalize…
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Hopkins Pays $190M in Pelvis Exam Pix Settlement
BALTIMORE (AP) — A “rogue” gynecologist who used tiny cameras to secretly record videos and photos of his patients has forced one of the world’s…
Poor Teens’ Health May Benefit From Top Schools
Poor Teens’ Health May Benefit From Top Schools

EDITORS PICKS

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Chicago Lawmakers Approve Tough Gun Shop Restrictions
CHICAGO, June 25 – The Chicago City Council on Wednesday unanimously approved a law that would allow the resumption of gun sales in the city…

FEATURES

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Chicago’s Black Contractors Demand Fair Hiring Process
CHICAGO–Black contractors said they are tired of losing out on jobs in their own communities, especially to large companies that find ways around the very law…

FAITH

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Turning Sexual Temptation Into A Blessing
Dear God: Thank you for showing me the way out of temptation and into the blessing and discipline of singleness. Abstinence. Celibacy. Single. Married. Divorced.…
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Inspirational Song Of The Day: Eric Bibb – ‘I Want Jesus To Walk With Me’
    Don’t miss: BEHIND-THE-PRAISE: Anita Wilson: “I Wasn’t Enthused About Music Growing Up” Anthony Evans – I Found You [WORLD PREMIERE] New Music: Adia…

FOCUS

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Police Seize More than 3,600 Illegal Firearms in 2014
CHICAGO – Chicago Police Superintendent Garry F. McCarthy announced Chicago Police have seized more than 3,600 illegal firearms to date in 2014. Superintendent McCarthy was…
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Gift of Hope honors late Chicago teen’s parents, encourages families to discuss organ donation
CHICAGO – When it comes to organ donation, 33 percent of those on waiting lists are African American, but account for only 14 percent of…

CULTURE

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Finding Mr. Right: Woman Holds Audition For New Boyfriend
There’s an incredibly entertaining new approach to finding that special someone, but it’s still got a few kinks. Who needs Match.com or Tinder, when you…
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No Pictures, Please: Gabrielle Union And Dwyane Wade Ban Phones From Their Wedding
Gabrielle Union and Dwyane Wade aren’t taking any chances that their wedding pictures will wind up on social media! The happy couple has finally sent…

VIEWS

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I Was Confined to Solitary at Age 16 and It Still Haunts Me
February is cold in Northern Virginia. It’s even colder when you’re in a cell alone, without a mattress, a blanket, a pillow, or a sheet.…
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15 Comments You Should Never Say To A Woman With Natural Hair
When we stopped using chemical relaxers and flat irons to straighten our natural hair, we felt great that our tresses were finally getting the chance…

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