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Study: Action-packed TV might make you snack more
CHICAGO (AP) — Could action-packed TV fare make you fat? That’s the implication of a new study that found people snacked more watching fast-paced television…
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US eating habits improve a bit, except among poor
CHICAGO (AP) — A new study says Americans’ eating habits have improved — except among the poor. Those results show a widening wealth gap when…
Md. Teacher Placed On Leave For Authoring Fictional Book On Mass School Shooting
Councilman Michael Julian Bond Under Fire for Spending Habits

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More Women Than Men Are Dying From Ebola
The current Ebola outbreak may ultimately infect as many as 20,000 people and a disproportionate number of those cases will be women, experts say. Since…
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Nigerian King Tells U.S. Investors Nation is Open for Business
When Oba (King) Adedotun Aremu Gbadebo visited Detroit this week to meet with local business leaders and promote development projects in Nigeria, all were eager…
Egyptian Newspaper Publishes Incredibly Racist Front Page
Mother of Bali murder suspect opens fundraising site

ENTERTAINMENT

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The “Black Panther” Movie Has Officially Been Confirmed
Marvel Studios executives and actors alike have been teasing this project for what seems like an eternity, but the big man himself, Stan Lee, has finally let…
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Funniest Memes of ‘Love and Hip Hop Reunion Part II’ Fight
Arguably the most anticipated reality show episode of all time popped off Labor Day night with Joseline-and-Stevie-J fueled fight on “Love and Hip Hop Reunion Part…
Nicki Minaj Dropping “The Pinkprint” On Black Friday
T.I. Shares His Plan To Make ‘ATL 2′ Happen [VIDEO]

POLITICS

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Rauner vow revives governor’s mansion question
SPRINGFIELD — It’s been more than a decade since an Illinois governor lived full time at the state’s Executive Mansion, but once again a Chicago-area…
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U.S. Rep. Duckworth announces she’s pregnant
CHICAGO (AP) — U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth, an Iraq war veteran and double amputee, said Monday she’s pregnant and expecting a baby girl in early…

BUSINESS

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Nintendo launching ‘amiibo’ with 12 characters
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Pikachu and Link will be among the first characters coming to “amiibo.” Nintendo announced Friday that 12 characters will initially be…
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Hershey takes wraps off new corporate logo
HERSHEY, Pa. (AP) — The Hershey Company is rolling out a new corporate logo that features a freshly stylized version of one of its most…
US consumer spending dips 0.1 percent
Video games come of age as spectator sport

SPORTS

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‘Bama opens vs West Virginia with QB questions
ATLANTA (AP) — Time to get some answers about Alabama’s quarterback competition. Florida State transfer Jake Coker and fifth-year senior Blake Sims have been vying…
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Sara Errani outlasts Venus Williams at US Open
NEW YORK (AP) — Sara Errani wagged her finger and cupped her hand to her ear for the U.S. Open fans who tried to will…
49ers linebacker Aldon Smith suspended by NFL
Sterling says Clippers deal started with 2 numbers

HEALTH

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US eating habits improve a bit, except among poor
CHICAGO (AP) — A new study says Americans’ eating habits have improved — except among the poor. Those results show a widening wealth gap when…
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Study Suggests Reason Why Black Mothers Breastfeed Less Than White Moms
When it comes to breastfeeding, a persistent racial disparity exists: Black mothers have lower breastfeeding rates than white mothers. In 2010, 62 percent of American…
Three Ways Insurers Can Discourage Sick From Enrolling
Third Doctor Dies From Ebola In Sierra Leone

EDITORS PICKS

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Chicago celebrates Jackie Robinson West with parade
The Jackie Robinson West Team may not have won the Little League World Series, but Chicago is still treating them like stars. Hopefully the young…

FEATURES

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‘The Doctors’ Rachael Ross Shoots Episode in Englewood, Does Yoga with ‘I am Chicago’ Youth
Dr. Rachael Ross from the popular TV-sitcom   The Doctors chose the Englewood community to shoot an episode for Season 7, which airs Sept. 8.…

FAITH

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The Walls Group “Love On The Radio” [WORLD PREMIERE]
  Darrel, Rhea, Paco and Ahjah are on a fast track to music notoriety, but under the watchful eye and firm hands of parents who…
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Relationship Doctor On Call: Breaking Up Is Hard To Do But Sometimes….
So here’s a question, how many songs in the history of music were written about breaking up? That’s what I was thinking – Too Many…

FOCUS

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5 Reasons Why We’ll Always Remember Michael Jackson
We find it really hard to believe that it’s been five years since Michael Jackson passed away, especially with the release of his second posthumous album, “Xscape.” Who hasn’t…
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Race and Beyond: Will The Troubles in Ferguson Point Toward a New Way Forward?
Perhaps I’m getting ahead of myself by writing a presumptuous summation of the turmoil roiling the streets of suburban St. Louis. After all, it’s been…

CULTURE

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Chris Brown Pleads Guilty in Washington, D.C. Assault Case [VIDEO]
Chris Brown accepted a plea deal this morning (September 2) in his Washington, D.C. assault case. According to TMZ, the singer plead guilty and was sentenced…
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Amber Rose May Be The Best Wife On The Planet, EVER [VIDEO]
Amber Rose isn’t afraid to tell the world how she feels about her husband’s new #1 album – and to be clear, she’s feeling great! In…

VIEWS

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Emmett Till, Mike Brown, and a New Movement for an Old Law
Despite progress over the last century, for black people this country has failed to ever make good on its earliest and most basic democratic protection:…
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Review: The case against binge-watching TV
LAKE CITY, Pa. (AP) — It’s no secret technology is changing our television-viewing habits. Americans are increasingly engaging in a practice known as television binge-watching…

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