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Georgia ranked in top 10 for barbecue states
Georgia is ranked in the top 10 in the United States for barbecue, according to a travel company. According to Newton, Mass.-based TripAdvisor Inc., Georgia…
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Georgia in top ten for most car thefts and recoveries
Georgia had the No. 9 most car thefts and recoveries in 2014, according to an industry analysis. LockJack Corp. said law enforcement officials recovered more…
Atlanta man holds carjacker at gunpoint until police arrive
Missing Clark Atlanta University student found safely



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World Health Organization Approves 1st Quick Test For Ebola
BERLIN (AP) — The World Health Organization has approved a quick test for Ebola that will dramatically cut the time it takes to determine with…
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Ebola Cases Decline In West Africa, By Over 80 Percent In Sierra Leone
The U.S. military is bringing home all but 100 troops dispatched to West Africa almost 10 months ago in an effort to stem the Ebola…
Boko Haram, Hit By 3-Nation Offensive, Rampage In Cameroon
Liberia: Only 5 People Being Treated For Ebola In Country


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He Tried It! Flavor Flav Arrested Again On Several Charges
Flavor Flav just doesn’t respect his freedom. The troubled hypeman was arrested Thursday morning in Las Vegas, according to TMZ, and faces a slew of…
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Move Your Body: The Evolution of House Music Exhibit
This week launched a special and long awaited exhibit, Move Your Body: The Evolution of House Music presented by the Department of Cultural Affairs and…
Ciara & Russell Wilson Are Taking A Break & We’re Like From What?
Janice Dickinson Files Defamation Suit Against Bill Cosby


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Will She Or Won't She Run for Illinois Senate Run
  Will Andrea Zopp Run for Illinois Senate Run        Chicago Urban League President and CEO, Andrea Zopp is considering  the 2016 Illinois U.S. Senate…
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Chicago Radio Personality Dies of Heart Congestion
Ty Wansley, a former STL resident who spent 35 years as a radio-show host in Chicago, died Wednesday at the age of 63. Wansley lived…


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Chicago City Council Black Caucus Gets New Chairman
  Alderman Sawyer of the 6th ward,  is  the New Chairman of the City Council Black Caucus   Sixth Ward Alderman Roderick Sawyer’s known for his…
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What Your Job May Not Tell You About Your Health Insurance
Before accepting a new job, it is always important to inquire about and negotiate, what your health care benefits will be once you clear any…
Preckwinkle Seeks to Overhaul Government Pension Plans
Baltimore Shuts Off Water To Residents, Keeps Delinquent Businesses On


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Atlanta Hawks lose Eastern Conference opener to LeBron and Cavs
ATLANTA — Atlanta Hawks fandom is a little shellshocked after the team was thoroughly defeated by the Cleveland Cavaliers in the opening of the Eastern…
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Internet has fun at L.A. Clippers’ expense after epic collapse
HOUSTON — One of the most epic collapses in NBA playoffs history is barely a few hours old, yet social media users are hovering above…
NFL Lowers the Boom on Brady
Women’s professional basketball tryout in Atlanta


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Why Allergies Are So Bad Right Now: Painful Side-Effect
With allergy season in full bloom, Nuvora, an oral health care company bringing new drug delivery technologies to market, announced today a solution for dry…
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Robert Fullilove Talks The Black Community and AIDS
Robert Fullilove Talks The Black Community and AIDS   Professor Robert E. Fullilove, EdD is the Associate Dean for Community and Minority Affairs, Professor of…
Emil Jones Pushes Legislation that helps Prevent the Spread of AIDS
Opening a New Chapter for Pullman


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‘Blood Is Still Red': Ferguson Fears Setback As Cop-Shooter Eludes Manhunt
FERGUSON, Mo. — As reporters flocked back to this St. Louis suburb following the ambush shooting of two officers outside the police department overnight, residents, law enforcement…


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Journey To Empowerment exhibit opens today at local library
Visitors to Harold Washington Library and 88 satellite libraries will have an opportunity to explore the treasured archives of the iconic Chicago Defender newspaper. Still…


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Alexis Spight Presents Lyric Video And Special Message: #ALLTHEGLORY
I studied as a student in the International Baccalaureate program where I learned in English that it’s plagiarism to take credit for someone else’s work.…
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Israel Houghton New Album Cover Revealed
Four-time GRAMMY Award winner Israel Houghton  has been a busy man.  He constantly  tours, records and inspires many with his charity work. Today we reveal…


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Fair or Foul: Chicago’s Black Nightlife Owners Speak Out
A great deal of the attraction to the Windy City centers around the restaurants and nightlife culture. In the African American community, a long legacy…
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Another life lost: Deonte Hoard
  Shots rang out in South Deering, a far southiside  neighborhood, last Monday when 17-year old Deonte Hoard was accompanying his friend to the store…


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Move Your Body: The Evolution of House Music Exhibit
This week launched a special and long awaited exhibit, Move Your Body: The Evolution of House Music presented by the Department of Cultural Affairs and…
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Bill Pickett Rodeo Founder Dies At 76
Lu Vason Visionary and Producer  Best known for the  Bill Pickett Invitational Rodeo, founder and producer Lu Vason who grew up in Berkeley, California. He…


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Monroe Anderson: Black teen unemployment comes with a price
  This summer threatens to be long and hot. Not climate change hot but heated and angry, Baltimore Spring hot. Three days ago, a Wall…
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Monroe Anderson: Spike Lee’s Chiraq could be KKK
 Mayor Rahm Emanuel may not care for the title of Spike Lee’s movie slated to start shooting this summer in Englewood, but as an artist,…




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