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Gov. Wolf and Legislature tangle over new budget
  As members of the Legislature jeered Gov. Tom Wolf’s assertion that House Republicans walked away from budget negotiations in December, it appeared that open…
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SWAT finds vacant Pittsburgh home empty after shooting
PITTSBURGH (AP) _ Pittsburgh police have been looking for a teen shooting suspect after a SWAT team found a vacant home empty after someone inside…
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Costly overtime shifts filling gaps at county-owned nursing homes
Overtime pay at the Allegheny County-owned nursing homes continues to climb. Over three years, the four Kane Regional Centers have shed employees and the dollars…
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Planned protest cancelled as negotiations about Penn Plaza continue
Derek Fuller was planning to be angry when he gathered with neighbors at his apartment complex Friday morning. The 55-year-old veteran was supposed to be…
DA: Police fired 12 shots at man who fatally stabbed K-9
Report: PA lags in LGBT equality

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NATIONAL NEWS

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DOJ Weighs “Legal Actions” Against Ferguson
The Ferguson City Council on Tuesday called for changes to a tentative agreement to overhaul the police department.
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Compton Family Mourns After One-Year-Old Baby Is Fatally Shot In Crib
The family of Autumn Johnson is mourning her death after the toddler was fatally shot just a week after her first birthday.
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Twitter user mocks proud Black college graduate’s photo with Nutella blackface
After sharing a special photo on Twitter, a Black woman was trolled with a photo of a young man wearing Nutella as blackface.
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NEWS ROUNDUP: Jury Deliberations Begin For Cop Who Shot Akai Gurley…AND MORE
If found guilty, 28-year-old police officer Peter Liang could face up to 15 years behind bars.
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NewsOne Picks New Hampshire Primary Winners
New Hampshire voters will make their choice in the first-in-the-nation primary election Tuesday in an effort to narrow the field of presidential candidates for the 2016 race.
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Gun, drug, car deaths loom large in US longevity gap: Study
CHICAGO (AP) — Guns, drugs and cars contribute substantially to the life-expectancy gap between the United States and other developed nations, a study found. Deaths…
Pastor’s widow: Daughters must live without ‘sense of fear’
Ex-Texas Prosecutor Disbarred After Sending Innocent Man To Death Row
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ENTERTAINMENT

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Arts and Culture Calendar 2-10-16
    Thursday 11 Jelani Cobb Carnegie Mellon University presents its Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration featuring Jelani Cobb at 4:30 p.m. at Carnegie Mellon…
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Protesters plan to #BoycottBeyonce over Super Bowl performance
The backlash against Beyonce's new single "Formation" has hit a new high as critics plan to take their distaste for the Black pride track to the streets.
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Attorney: DMX has recovered after being resuscitated
NEW YORK (AP) — An attorney for DMX said the rapper has recovered after he was resuscitated by police outside Yonkers, New York hotel on…
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Danielle Nicolet Talks Season 2 Of TV One’s “Born Again Virgin”
Danielle Nicolet, star of TV One's Born Again Virgin, sat down with NewsOne Now host Roland Martin to dish on season two of the comedy series.
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Rudy Giuliani calls Beyonce’s Super Bowl performance an “attack on the police”
"This is football, not Hollywood, and I thought it was really outrageous that she used it as a platform to attack police officers who are the people who protect her and protect us, and keep us alive," Giuliani said of Beyonce's halftime performance.
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Black History Month: The Women Behind The Veil
In honor of Black History Month 2016, NewsOne will honor the accomplishments of our Black politicians, organizers, entertainers, and everyday people who have undoubtedly contributed to this great nation.
Holtzclaw Victims Anxious After He Disappears From Prison Database, Lawyer Says
‘Here We Go Again’ red carpet premiere

SPORTS

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Super Bowl 50 roundup
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP)—If this was the final game of his magnificent career, what a Super way to go out for Peyton Manning. He can…
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Newton defends actions at Super Bowl: ‘I will not conform’
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Cam Newton isn’t apologizing for acting like a “sore loser” after the Super Bowl. The league’s MVP has been widely criticized…
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UCLA gymnast Sophina DeJesus hits the Quan, Whip and Nae Nae In floor routine
If one ever needed proof of the power of dance, they needn’t look any further than the floor routine of UCLA gymnast, Sophina DeJesus. DeJesus, a senior at the school, managed to hit the Quan, the Whip and the Nae Nae dances during her flawless floor routine over the weekend reports the Daily Bruin. The […]
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Memes that SUPPORT Cam Newton of the Carolina Panthers
It is open season on Carolina Panthers star quarterback Cam Newton. The current NFL MVP is taking the vast majority of the blame for the…
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Inside Conditions…Desertion
Hey boys’ and girls’. The NFL held Super Bowl 50 this past Sunday and the Denver Broncos defeated the Carolina Panthers 24-10.  Okay, okay I…
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Funniest Cam Newton memes after losing Super Bowl 50
SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton can only take solace in his stellar season, prior to Super Bowl 50, that earned league…
LeSean McCoy investigated over fight with off-duty cops
How Donald Trump, with pizazz and bluster, took on the NFL

OPINION

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Filthy rich and dangerous, Part 2
(NNPA)—Yes, the new Progressive Movement is in full form and they are not taking any “prisoners.” Move On.org, ACORN and others are basically a memory.…
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Blackonomics: Raising money or just raising Cain?
Bernie Sanders raised $20 million with the average donation being just $27.00. What is wrong with Black folks? For decades conscious Black leaders have cajoled,…
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All Elections Matter: It’s time to make our voices heard at the ballot box in 2016!
On Feb. 1, Iowa, which has a 3.4 percent Black population held their presidential caucus. On Feb. 9, New Hampshire, which is less than 2…
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The RNC’s continued disdain for ol Blacks
Once again the Republican National Committee (RNC) has demonstrated why they can’t get more Blacks involved in the party. In all fairness, party chairman, Reince…
Field Negro: The haters get in formation
Don’t get me wrong, but abolish Black History Month

BUSINESS

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Business Calendar
Women Business Leaders Breakfast     FEB. 12—The Center for Women’s Entrepreneurship at Chatham University will host its Women Business Leaders Breakfast Series from 7:30-9:30 a.m.…
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Blackonomics…Black dollars don’t make sense
(GEORGE CURRY MEDIA)—Bernie Sanders raised $20 million with the average donation being just $27.  What is wrong with Black folks?  For decades, conscious Black leaders…
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Employment Opportunities 2-10-16
  COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT POSITIONS Northside Leadership Conference This non-profit community-based organization representing the 14 neighborhoods of Pittsburgh’s Northside is seeking creative and experienced candidates for:…
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Bids and Proposals 2-10-16
ADVERTISEMENT Sealed bid proposals are hereby solicited for the Community College of Allegheny County, 800 Allegheny Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15233 (412.237.3020) on the following items:…
Red Lobster enjoys sales surge after mention in Beyonce song
Offbeat humor and upbeat messages dominated Super Bowl 50 ads

INTERNATIONAL

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Sex Workers Flock To Sub-Saharan Africa Following Crackdowns On Chinese Prostitution
In what one researcher calls the "new El Dorado for the prostitution business," there are now between 13,500 and 18,500 Chinese sex workers providing services in countries like Ghana, Cameroon and Nigeria.
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Suicide Bomber Forces Somali Airplane Into An Emergency Landing
Only two people were injured in the bombing attack on a Daallo Airlines Airbus A321 that held over 70 passengers.
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More sex abuse by UN troops alleged in C. African Republic
  UNITED NATIONS (AP) _ A human rights group alleged Thursday that at least eight women and girls were raped or sexually exploited by U.N.…
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Boko Haram burning kids alive in northeast Nigeria: witness
ABUJA, Nigeria (AP)—A survivor hidden in a tree says he watched Boko Haram extremists firebomb huts and heard the screams of children among people burned…
NYC’s Bloomberg offers Latin American city-innovation prizes
Good Works and Good Looks: Meghan Markle Gives Us Humanitarian Glam In Rwanda

LIFESTYLE

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Church Circuit 2-10-16
    Absalom Jones Day FEB. 12—The Episcopal Diocese of Pittsburgh will host its 2016 Absalom Jones Day Celebration at Trinity Cathedral, 328 Sixth Ave.,…
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9 Times Cam’ron & JuJu Made Us Gush Over Their ‘Ride Or Die’ Love
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Beyoncé Steals Style Swag For New Video?
Uh, oh, uh oh, uh oh...did Beyoncé steal style to create her latest video Formation?
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Black And Proud: How Beyoncé used fashion to make a powerful political statement
Queen Bey had a very black, very stylish, weekend. See all the trends and inspiration here!
#NYFWNoir: Chanel Iman Nails The Athleisure Look
9 Super Bowl Commercials That Made Up For The Panthers’ Disappointing Loss

YOUTH

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Twitter user mocks proud Black college graduate’s photo with Nutella blackface
After sharing a special photo on Twitter, a Black woman was trolled with a photo of a young man wearing Nutella as blackface.
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Black Lives Matter Activist MarShawn McCarrel Fatally Shoots Himself On Ohio Statehouse Steps
Black Lives Matter activist MarShawn McCarrel reportedly shot himself Monday in front of the Ohio Statehouse building in Columbus.
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Generation NEXT: Two East Liberty sisters aspire to successful career paths
Sisters Chandel and Cieayrra Boozer, of East Liberty, have some very lofty pursuits when it comes to career choices. Their maturity is underpinned with a…
Music, dance, worship at Macedonia’s Teen Bash 2016
11-Year-Old Girl Launches #1000BlackGirlBooks: “I Was Sick Of Reading About White Boys & Dogs”
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HEALTH

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February Is American Heart Month: Here Are 4 Things You Should Know To Prevent Heart Disease
Because February is American Heart Month, it's only right that we highlight ways to keep your heart healthy.
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Take charge of your health today. Be informed. Be involved….Vitamins and ­Supplements
This month, the “Take Charge of Your Health Today” page focuses on vitamins and supplements. Jennifer R. Jones, MPH, community engagement coordinator with the University…
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Which dietary supplement is right for you?
Do you take a daily multivitamin? An herbal supplement? How about a pill that advertises weight loss? If so, you are a part of the…
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Vitamin D and a Healthy Heart Research Study Opportunity
Vitamin D is important for our bone health. Maintaining adequate vitamin D levels in our blood may be beneficial for our heart-health. Our bodies make…
Zika virus in PA but not spreading
Stay Informed: 6 Things You Need To Know About The Zika Virus

Cover To Cover

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Cover to Cover…‘Best Friends Forever’
You’d do almost anything for your best friend. You’d take a bullet, take her in, or take her anywhere she needed to go. You keep…
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11-Year-Old Girl Launches #1000BlackGirlBooks: “I Was Sick Of Reading About White Boys & Dogs”
Here's a little #BlackGirlMagic to make it through your Tuesday.
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Cover To Cover…‘Women Who Broke the Rules’
Leaders come from surprising places. The quiet girl that sits the next row over may know how to inspire people. The know-it-all in your class…
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New memoir by AP reporter recalls covering MLK and family
In a new memoir, “My Time with the Kings: A Reporter’s Recollections of Martin, Coretta and the Civil Rights Movement,” retired Associated Press reporter Kathryn…
Tavis Smiley: Black America has lost ground in nearly every major economic category over last ten years
Cover to Cover…‘Breakthrough!’

EDITORS PICK

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FEATURES

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Do Black men prefer interracial relationships?
Paul Carrick Brunson, dating and relationships expert, recently excoriated the producers of FYI’s Married at First Sight for spewing inaccurate information about Black female dating pools and interracial relationships.

VIEWPOINT

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Is Islamophobia the ‘acceptable’ racism of the 21st century?

PEOPLE

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Ciara Hits Future With $15 Million Defamation Lawsuit
Ciara is reportedly suing ex-boyfriend Future and Dirty Sprite artist for $15 million for defamation, claiming that he is dragging her name through the mud in an effort to promote his new his album, reports TMZ .
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Goodbye Ne-Yo: Monyetta Shaw flosses new millionaire boyfriend at plush vacation
Monyetta Shaw has traded in a millionaire for a mega-millionaire for a full-blown swirl relationship. Shaw, the ex-girlfriend and mother of singer Ne-Yo’s two children,…
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L.A. Reid Clears Pebbles’ Name: “She Never Robbed Anybody Or Ripped Anybody Off”
L.A. Reid gets candid about his ex-wife and her involvement in TLC's financial troubles.
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Best of NAACP Image Awards red carpet and backstage
PASADENA, Calif. — In the aftermath of the complete blackout in the Oscars nominations debacle, the 2016 NAACP Image Awards in suburban Los Angeles had…
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Stunning Viral Photo Has Everyone Asking, Which One Is The Mom?
The Indianapolis natives' photo went viral, garnering over 19,000 retweets and the formation of their own "Mom, twin and me" Instagram page.
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Blac Chyna has a warning for Rob Kardashian groupies and fans
The notoriously reclusive Robert Kardashian Jr., better known as “Rob,” has been living like a hermit the past few years as he battles his considerable…
Kim Kardashian and Amber Rose photo’d together and the funniest responses
‘Real Housewives of Atlanta’ star wanted by police

Education

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Students weigh in on Pittsburgh and Wilkinsburg educational partnership
Pittsburgh Public Schools and Wilkinsburg School District have agreed upon an educational partnership to start next school year, where Wilkinsburg students in grades 7-12 will…