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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,…
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Twitter Blasts CNN Anchor For Saying Police Should Use Water Hoses on Ferguson Protesters
News behemoth CNN has been tripping and stumbling over itself with its less-than-stellar news coverage of the protest rallies and violent confrontations in suburban St. Louis in…
Obama Administration ‘Appalled’ If Video Depicting US Journalist’s Execution Proven Authentic
Civil Rights Groups Release Joint “Unity” Statement On Ferguson And “Police Abuse” [VIDEO]

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Ebola puts focus on drugs made in tobacco plants
  NEW YORK (AP) — It’s an eye-catching angle in the story of an experimental treatment for Ebola: The drug comes from tobacco plants that…
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Ebola Health Workers Battle Death, Heat, Rumors
LONDON (AP) — Doctors and nurses fighting Ebola in West Africa are working 14-hour days, seven days a week, wearing head-to-toe gear in the heat…
Obama to visit Estonia in September
Nigeria Confirms 1 More Ebola Case

ENTERTAINMENT

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The OTHER Darren Wilson
St. Louis police officer Darren Wilson is being confused with the officer that fatally shot Michael Brown on August 9th. Both officers share the same…
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Lexus Verses and Flow| Icon Mann
Feeling a little poetic? Check out the new Season @Lexus Verses and Flow premiering August 16th on TV One bit.ly/1uIfx5K #versesandflow @IconMann
Lt. Honore On The National Guard’s Presence In Ferguson [VIDEO]
VH1 Officially Announces ‘Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood’ Cast And Premiere Date

POLITICS

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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…
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Clinton And White House Try To Shrug Off Split
VINEYARD HAVEN, Mass. (AP) — In yet another twist to a complex and heavily scrutinized relationship, Hillary Rodham Clinton and President Barack Obama did their…

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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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…
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NCAA’s strongest argument might be cap limit
  INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The NCAA’s best argument against the Ed O’Bannon ruling may be the financial limits imposed by U.S. District Judge Claudia Wilken…
NFL games taking over Thursday nights on CBS
The 17th Annual Chicago Football Classic

HEALTH

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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,…
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Ebola Health Workers Battle Death, Heat, Rumors
LONDON (AP) — Doctors and nurses fighting Ebola in West Africa are working 14-hour days, seven days a week, wearing head-to-toe gear in the heat…
Liberia Gets Ebola Drug; Ponders Who Should Get It
Nigeria Confirms 1 More Ebola Case

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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