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Black unemployment about to fall below 10 percent
After seeing three consecutive months of the economy adding more than 25,000 jobs, the black unemployment rate could dip below 10 percent by mid-2015 if current…
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AT&T suing MARTA and City of Atlanta over streetcars
After two years of trying to resolve the issue, AT&T Georgia has filed a lawsuit against MARTA and Atlanta for the cost of relocating utilities to make way…
Supporters of fired fire chief pack Georgia state capital
Delta cancels 600 flights; airlines combined cancel 2500 nationwide

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WORLD NEWS

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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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Mariah Carey & Nick Cannon Slapped With Lawsuit By Former Nanny
Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon are once again reuniting but not in the romantic sense. It seems the soon-to-be-divorced couple are being sued by a…
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Maya Rudolph & Jaden Smith To Star In HBO’s ‘Brothers In Atlanta’
Maya Rudolph and Jaden Smith are teaming up for HBO’s latest project. Maya and Smith have signed on to guest star on the cable network’s…
Stop Trying To Make Sam Smith “The Face of Soul” [OP-ED]
MUSIC ROUNDUP: Jodeci’s New Song Sounds Like Classic Jodeci; Elle Varner Drops ‘Where Your Man Is’ & More

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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Black unemployment about to fall below 10 percent
After seeing three consecutive months of the economy adding more than 25,000 jobs, the black unemployment rate could dip below 10 percent by mid-2015 if current…
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WealthyU: Invest Your Tax Refund And Start Building Wealth (VIDEO)
It’s tax season and America’s wealth coach Deborah Owens joined Roland Martin Tuesday on “NewsOne Now” to explain how you can use your tax return…
US Consumer Confidence Jumps To 7 1/2-Year High In January
Survey: Firms Optimistic On Hiring, Wages In 1Q

SPORTS

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Hottest wives and girlfriends of Super Bowl’s Seahawks and Patriots
Super Bowl XLIX is gearing up to be an all-time classic; it not only features the two most dominant teams of the 2014-15 NFL season, but…
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Hottest wives and girlfriends of Super Bowl Patriots and Seahawks
Super Bowl XLIX is gearing up to be an all-time classic; it not only features the two most dominant teams of the 2014-15 NFL season, but…
Eastern Michigan Basketball Player And Fellow Student Killed
Family Attorney: Cubs Great Ernie Banks Died Of Heart Attack

HEALTH

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Luck is Not a Health Plan – Get Covered and Stay Healthy
They’re young, they’re wild, they’re free – they’re the millennials. And though we encourage them to take risks and follow their dreams, some risks aren’t…
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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…
Tide Turning In Ebola Fight After Hard Lessons
After Ebola Cases Have Dropped Down To Five, There’s Now A Vaccine On The Way

EDITORS PICKS

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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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Super Bowl XLIX Gospel Celebration Announces Headliner For 2015 Extravaganza
On Friday, January 30th, the 16th Annual Super Bowl GospelCelebration will help kick off Super Bowl XLIX in Phoenix, AZ. The concert event and Super…
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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,…

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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Black History Month 2015: Barack Obama Name-Drops Young Jeezy And Mocks Political Elite
In honor of Black History Month in 2015, The Urban Daily will highlight amazing moments in Black American sports and entertainment history. Each week, we’ll…
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Michelle Obama Causes Uproar For Not Wearing Headscarf In Saudi Arabia
First Lady Michelle Obama found herself in a little bit of hot water with Saudi Arabian Twitter users during her visit to their country on…

VIEWS

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Success Comes in All Shapes, Colours and Sizes
For two decades, the Screen Actors Guild has been highlighting its members’ best performances. The annual gala isn’t as white as the 2015 Oscar nominees,…
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Gabrielle Union Shares Her Thoughts On The State Of America Following The Michael Brown Case
–Actress Gabrielle Union shares her thoughts on the state of America following the grand jury decisions of Michael Brown and Eric Garner. (Yahoo Style) Huffington…

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