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Supporters of fired fire chief pack Georgia state capital
Supporters of ousted Atlanta Fire Chief Kelvin Cochran packed Georgia’s Capitol Rotunda to protest what they consider unjust persecution he has suffered for expressing his…
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Delta cancels 600 flights; airlines combined cancel 2500 nationwide
Delta Airlines has announced they have cancelled up to 600 flights in anticipation of the extreme winter weather in the upper Northeast coming on Monday…
Caces of the flu at low levels in Georgia, CDC says
Southern Baptist Leaders Call For Integrated Churches

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Liberia: Only 5 People Being Treated For Ebola In Country
MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Liberia said Monday that there are currently only five confirmed cases of Ebola in the entire country – a dramatic turnaround…
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Tide Turning In Ebola Fight After Hard Lessons
DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — A top U.N. official in the fight against Ebola greeted just three patients at one treatment center he visited this week…
After Ebola Cases Have Dropped Down To Five, There’s Now A Vaccine On The Way
Study Says Chicago’s Economic Recovery Falls Behind Other Metro Areas

ENTERTAINMENT

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AM BUZZ: Juicy ‘HTGAWM’ Sneak Peek; Beyonce & Kelly’s Family Outing & More
ShondaLand Thursdays Is Back + ABC Orders Another Shonda Pilot Thursday nights are about to get good again. Annalise Keating and her quick-witted legal students…
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‘RHOA’s’ Kandi Burruss speaks on Mama Joyce bashing Todd Tucker
Mama Joyce took an almost fiendish pleasure in bashing and denigrating daughter Kandi Burruss’ husband, Todd Tucker, with reckless and relentless abandon. And although Burruss’ mom swore to…
The Muppets Jam Biz Markie’s “Just A Friend,” and It’s GOLD
Usher Drops Restraining Order Against Alleged Stalker

POLITICS

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Mayors To File Brief In Support Of Obama On Immigration Actions
  WASHINGTON — A group of mayors led by New York’s Bill de Blasio and Los Angeles’ Eric Garcetti are coming to the defense of…
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Again? Really? What If It’s Bush-Clinton In 2016?
WASHINGTON (AP) — Again? Really? There are more than 300 million people in America, yet the same two families keep popping up when it comes…

BUSINESS

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US Consumer Confidence Jumps To 7 1/2-Year High In January
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumer confidence shot up in January to the highest level since August 2007. The Conference Board reports that its consumer confidence…
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Survey: Firms Optimistic On Hiring, Wages In 1Q
WASHINGTON (AP) — Rising sales helped boost hiring at U.S. businesses in the last three months of 2014, and companies are optimistic that continued improvement…
$2 Gasoline: Good Times Keep Rolling At The Pump
Johnson Publishing Company Selling Iconic 70-Year-Old Photo Archive

SPORTS

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Eastern Michigan Basketball Player And Fellow Student Killed
YPSILANTI TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — An Eastern Michigan University women’s basketball player and another student were killed early Sunday when their car crossed the center…
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Family Attorney: Cubs Great Ernie Banks Died Of Heart Attack
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Cubs great Ernie Banks died after a heart attack, an attorney representing the Hall of Famer’s family said Sunday. With Banks’…
Chicago Cubs Hall Of Famer Ernie Banks Dies At 83
Michael Jordan Gets Emotional After Winning Business Award

HEALTH

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Liberia: Only 5 People Being Treated For Ebola In Country
MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Liberia said Monday that there are currently only five confirmed cases of Ebola in the entire country – a dramatic turnaround…
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Tide Turning In Ebola Fight After Hard Lessons
DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — A top U.N. official in the fight against Ebola greeted just three patients at one treatment center he visited this week…
After Ebola Cases Have Dropped Down To Five, There’s Now A Vaccine On The Way
Health Care is Your Right, And Your Responsibility

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FEATURES

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Tick-Tock: Tips For Last-Minute Shoppers
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The clock is ticking, and your holiday shopping list isn’t complete. Don’t fret – you aren’t alone. The National Retail Federation…

FAITH

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Watch: Homegoing Service For Andrae Crouch [LIVE STREAM]
A celebration of Andraé Crouch’s life will take place on Tuesday, January 20th and Wednesday, January 21st at West Angeles Church of God In Christ,…
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Do You Really Understand Forgiveness?
[twitter-follow screen_name=’Elev8Official’ How can you love someone who turns their back on you and still forgive them from the heart?). He calls us back to…

FOCUS

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The Hyatt celebrates diversity Martin Luther King Jr. style
The Multicultural Diversity Business Resource Group, a part of the Hyatt Hotels hosted a special Rev.Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. tribute this past week at…
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PUSH Excel Celebrates 25 Years: Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarship Breakfast
With a room filled with Chicago’s political and community elite, PUSH Excel celebrated 25 years during its Annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarship…

CULTURE

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White Clergy Spark Debate By Telling Cops #UseMeInstead For Target Practice
A group of clergy members wanted to change the conversation when they heard that a Florida police department was using mug shots of young black…
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Benedict Cumberbatch Apologizes For Race Comments
Benedict Cumberbatch apologized on Monday for using the phrase “colored actors” on the Tavis Smiley PBS show, and said he was “devastated to have caused…

VIEWS

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‘Empire’ Star Jussie Smollett: ‘TV Is A More Diverse Space Right Now’
The growing Hollywood trend of a-listers making a transition from the silver screen to television has attracted the likes of Charlie Sheen, Ashton Kutcher, Kerry…
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Nas Talks Eric Garner, Police Violence In GQ Interview [VIDEO]
Nas (pictured) isn’t holding his tongue with regards to Eric Garner and police brutality, as evidenced in a recent GQ interview. SEE ALSO: “Mr. Cub”…

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