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Voter To Obama: “Don’t Touch My Girlfriend!”
When President Barack Obama (pictured) cast his ballot on the first day of early voting in his home state of Illinois, little did he know…
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Not Enough Evidence to Charge Mike Brown Killer Darren Wilson, Juror Says
A St. Louis County juror may face stiff legal penalties if it is found out the person in question leaked confidential information about the grand…
Gov. Deal Names Members of Ebola Response Team
Kirk Cameron: Halloween Masks Mocking Obama Represent Jesus Defeating Satan

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WORLD NEWS

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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

ENTERTAINMENT

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John Holt Reggae Icon Dead At 69
John Holt (pictured), one of Jamaica’s most-beloved and smoothest sounding vocalists, passed away at age 69 on Sunday morning in London.  The cause of death…
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Diddy, Nas set for Alicia Keys’ Black Ball
NEW YORK (AP) — Diddy will host Alicia Keys’ annual charity event that raises awareness about HIV and AIDS. The piano-playing singer announced Tuesday that…
AM BUZZ: Shonda Rhimes Blasts Tweeter Over Gay Comment; Teairra Mari Loses It Again & More
Funniest Memes Mocking Teairra Mari’s Singing; ‘LHHH’ Star Fires Back

POLITICS

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Democrats love seeing minimum wage on the ballot
CHICAGO (AP) — As Democrats across the country make an election-year push to raise the minimum wage, they often point to fast food workers, baristas…
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Rauner, Quinn Square Off In Final Debate
CHICAGO (AP) – Gov. Pat Quinn and Republican Bruce Rauner disagree on whether to impose a moratorium on new charter schools in Illinois. The candidates…

BUSINESS

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Unemployment rates fall in 31 US states last month
WASHINGTON (AP) — Unemployment rates fell in 31 U.S. states in September, including in many where incumbent governors and senators face tough re-election campaigns. The…
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Staples Investigates ‘Potential Issue’ Involving Credit Card Data
Staples, the nation’s largest office supply retailer, said Monday it is investigating a “potential issue” involving credit card data at its stores. Staples spokesman Mark…
CVS To Charge Some Customers More For Using Pharmacies That Sell Cigarettes
How To Make Your Credit Score “Jump Like Jordan” [VIDEO]

SPORTS

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Fighters suing Mayweather over Vegas cable TV bout
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Two fledgling professional fighters in Las Vegas are suing Floyd Mayweather Jr. and producers of a cable TV show, alleging they…
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What?! Dallas Cowboys’ Joseph Randle Stole Underwear, Now is a Pitchman for Them
Thanks to reality TV and NFL backup Joseph Randle, young kids are learning everyday that crime, debauchery and wretched behavior does pay. It pays big…
Bears Remain Winless At Home, As The Miami Dolphins Dominate In 27-14 Loss
Maybe It’s Time for Jameis Winston to Just Leave … FSU (Video Report)

HEALTH

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Top 10 Biggest Workout Mistakes
Are you not seeing the results that you feel like you’re working so hard for? Sometimes we think we know how to maximize our workouts…
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Chicago Names 4 Hospitals Readying for Ebola
CHICAGO (AP) — Four Chicago hospitals have agreed to take on the responsibility of caring for Ebola patients if the deadly virus emerges in the…
Chicago dermatologist convicted of Medicare fraud
Over 100 Ohio Residents Being Monitored for Ebola Virus

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Democrats love seeing minimum wage on the ballot
CHICAGO (AP) — As Democrats across the country make an election-year push to raise the minimum wage, they often point to fast food workers, baristas…

FEATURES

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Chicagoland Residents Run in Heels and Hose for Domestic Violence Victims
MATTESON, Ill.–Domestic violence is not openly discussed as much as it should be, especially in African American communities, Latrice Mosley-Smith, the organizer of the 1st…

FAITH

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Sister Cristina Scuccia, The Singing Nun, Releases ‘Like A Virgin’ Cover [VIDEO]
  The amazing and talented singing nun, Sister Cristina, is a huge fan of the Madonna…and the other Madonna. For her first album, due to…
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Zie’l Has Special Message For Fans! [Exclusive Video]
Gospel trio Zie’l took a five year hiatus, but they’re back and here to stay! The music has always been at the forefront of their…

FOCUS

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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…

CULTURE

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Michael Rapaport Says He And Spike Lee Have Squashed Their Beef
After months of back-and-forth expletive-laden barbs, it appears Spike Lee and Michael Rapaport have set aside their differences and, by the sound of it, are…
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Leslie Jones Joins ‘Saturday Night Live’ Cast
Leslie Jones has just gotten a huge promotion on “Saturday Night Live.” She’s moving from the writer’s room to the stage! Shadow And Act reports…

VIEWS

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Uncovering a Free Black Man’s Past: Buying a Slave to Unite His Family
My ancestor, Lewis Freeman, was a free Negro who lived in Chatham, North Carolina from at least 1800 until his death in 1845. I would…
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Kirk Cameron: Halloween Masks Mocking Obama Represent Jesus Defeating Satan
Oh, look. Little Mikey Seaver is spreading his madness to anyone who will listen again. The child-actor turned fundamentalist, Bible-thumper recently said that Halloween is…

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