METRO NEWS

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Highmark develops new bullying prevention guides
PITTSBURGH—The Highmark Foundation, in collaboration with the Center for Safe Schools, has developed new bullying prevention resources for parents, teachers, school administrators and volunteers who…
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Suspect arrested in the shooting death of Target hero
Authorities have arrested the suspect in the Jan. 20 shooting death of Hosea Davis, the man hailed as a hero last year when he helped…
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Ad Watch: Claims in Pennsylvania governor’s race
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – A look at key claims being made in TV ads that are being aired in Pennsylvania’s campaign for governor ahead of…
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Moore up for 4 Emmys
Chris Moore, the award winning producer from WQED Multimedia, has been nominated for four Emmy Awards at the Mid-Atlantic Emmy Awards held in Philadelphia on…
Metro Beat: Chase suspect critical after being shot by police
Politicians and Penguins craft deal for lower Hill development

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NATIONAL NEWS

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Sending military equipment to police questioned
WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Last week, Washington lawmakers grilled officials from the Defense Department (DOD), Homeland Security and the Department of Justice over programs that sent…
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A water deal in Detroit that makes sense?
The region’s political leaders met in federal court in downtown Detroit Tuesday afternoon to announce a water deal hailed as “historic,” because for the first…
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Handcuffed Georgia Man Killed by Police after Brandishing Gun in Patrol Car
A Savannah, Ga. man who was handcuffed and stuffed into the back of a patrol car was shot and killed by a police officer moments after…
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Most St. Louis County Whites believe Ferguson cop justified in killing Michael Brown
There is a vast racial gap in the perception of what was right and wrong in the Ferguson police officer shooting and killing of unarmed…
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Iowa Democrats say there’s room for a non-Clinton
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Not every Iowa Democrat is cheering for Hillary Rodham Clinton to run for president. Some have a gnawing desire for…
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Ohio woman wants playing cards to publicize crimes
CINCINNATI (AP) — A crime victim advocate’s use of decks of cards intended to help solve cold-case homicides is getting a boost from some Cincinnati…
Couple in Craigslist slaying sentenced to life
Clinton: Turn female economic issues into movement
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ENTERTAINMENT

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[Video] Sheryl Underwood Says the ‘Queens of Comedy’ Badmouthed Her
“The Talk” on CBS has a segment called “Talk Secrets” and this week one of the hosts, Sheryl Underwood told her secret of turning down…
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Gospel stars go on tour after recent operations
ATLANTA (AP) — Donnie McClurkin can hardly talk. Fred Hammond could barely walk. But the Grammy-winning gospel singers are preparing for the Festival of Praise…
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‘My Other Mother’ to premiere on UP
ATLANTA—UP presents the original movie “My Other Mother,” an emotional, heartwarming drama about a demanding national TV news anchor who reconnects with her equally-demanding birth mother. …
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What Iyanla Learned From the Upcoming Season of ‘Fix My Life’
Iyanla Vanzant  joined Roland Martin on “NewsOne Now” to talk about season 3 of OWN TV’s “Iyanla: Fix My Life.” During her appearance on “NewsOne…
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Sheryl Underwood’s Secret About 3 Bad-Mouthing ‘Queens Of Comedy’ Will Give You Goosebumps [VIDEO]
“The Talk” on CBS has a segment called “Talk Secrets” and this week one of the hosts, Sheryl Underwood told her secret of turning down…
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Beyonce And Jay Z’s 2014 in 80 Seconds [VIDEO]
Beyonce and Jay Z have had a pretty active year and somehow it seems that all roads lead to their ‘On The Run Tour’ HBO…
Funniest Mathew Knowles Memes, Twitter Responses to 2nd Baby Mama
‘The Voice’ winner goes to Broadway’s ‘Pippin’

SPORTS

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Appeals judges skeptical of Bonds conviction
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Skeptical members of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals questioned the soundness of Barry Bonds’ obstruction of justice conviction for…
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NFL to partner with domestic violence hotline
NEW YORK (AP) — Roger Goodell will make his first public statements in more than a week about the rash of NFL players involved in…
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WTH?!? Jonathan Dwyer head butted wife, broke nose because she refused sex?
In the “you’ve-got-to-be-kidding-me” files, Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer reportedly head-butted his wife and broke her nose after she refused his sexual advances, and…
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Pirates get late break in playoff push, top Bosox
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Everything seems to be going wrong for the Boston Red Sox one year after so many things went right. Their third World…
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‘NBA 2K15′ drafts 3-D face mapping for latest game
LOS ANGELES (AP) — “NBA 2K15″ is angling for a slam dunk with an innovative new way to put players in the game. The developers…
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Police: Cardinals RB Dwyer head-butted wife
PHOENIX (AP) – Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer head-butted his wife and broke her nose after she refused his sexual advances, and punched her…
Lo Lo Jones Says She’s Sick of Being Slandered, Slammed after Early ‘DWTS’ Exit
Another Wife Beater?!? NFL’s Jonathan Dwyer Arrested for Domestic Violence

OPINION

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America’s criminal justice problem
(NNPA)—Do you know what little respect Black and Hispanic citizens of New York City have for following the rules that make living in the city…
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Pressure mounts to drop name of D.C. football team
(NNPA)—Well, the season has begun and with it another round of calls for the Washington football team to rid itself of its insulting and racist…
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Guest Commentary…Ferguson was our 9-11
Ferguson. West Florissant. The street I grew up traveling up and down, riding the 74 Florissant bus, going to Charlie Chicken with my father, attending…
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Political EYE: Machiavelli according to Mike Jones
There is plenty for Political EYE to cover this week. The deadline for the grand jury in the Darren Wilson case has been pushed back…
Just Sayin’…A new police chief
Editorials from around Pennsylvania… Violence plus 20

BUSINESS

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Wig designer’s suit against Nicki Minaj dismissed
ATLANTA (AP) — A federal judge in Atlanta has tossed out a lawsuit filed against rapper Nicki Minaj by her former wig designer. In a…
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Blackonomics…Place the Black dollar under arrest
(NNPA)—Here’s an intriguing concept:  Arrest the Black dollar.  Say what, Jim?  You read it correctly.  We should arrest our dollars and charge them with neglect.…
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Discussing The Media’s Anti-Black Bias
Roland Martin and the “NewsOne Now” Straight Talk panel, featuring Dr. Jeff Gardere, Corey Dade, Danielle Belton and Peniel Joseph, break down the media’s selective bias against African Americans.…
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Home Depot breach affected 56M debit, credit cards
NEW YORK (AP) — Home Depot said Thursday that a data breach that lasted for months at its stores in the U.S. and Canada affected…
Issa Rae Kicks Off Urbanworld Film Festival 2014 [VIDEO]
Griffins share in local business venture

INTERNATIONAL

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Kenya: 1 year after attack, guards still unarmed
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — David Odhiambo was one of the blue-uniformed security guards tasked with protecting Nairobi’s Westgate Mall one year ago when four heavily…
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World leaders to appear at NYC’s Citizen Festival
NEW YORK (AP) — The leaders of India, Bangladesh, Norway and the United Nations are set to appear at the Global Citizen Festival headlined by…
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An emotional Beyonce, Jay Z end tour in Paris
PARIS (AP) — An emotional Beyonce was in tears as she and husband Jay Z wrapped up their “On the Run” stadium tour Saturday night…
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Rampant Ebola fear takes toll on Africa tourism
KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Ebola is thousands of miles away from Kenya’s pristine Indian Ocean beaches, but the deadly disease appears to be discouraging tourism…
Judge: Pistorius is guilty of culpable homicide
U.S. can’t be world policeman

LIFESTYLE

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Dance workout puts moves on women’s self-esteem
NEW YORK (AP) — When Janet Jones was laid off from her job as a financial assistant two years ago and hit rock bottom, inspiration…
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Lifestyles Report…Rice is cooking
“I do you like I do you because I know you can take it,” remember that line from ‘For Colored Girls’ who have considered suicide/­when…
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Second annual Pittsburgh Style Week a big hit!
There were pop up fashion shoots around the city, truck shows, designer fashion shows and a boutique crawl in Lawrenceville. These exciting fashion based events…
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Church Circuit
Renewal/Missions Conference     SEPT. 18—Bethany Baptist Church, 7745 Tioga St., Homewood, will host the 54th annual Spiritual Renewal/Missions Conference. The theme of the five-day conference…
Beyond the Rhetoric…Preparing family for the inevitable
Extended warranties a big sell. Are they worth it?

GENERATION Y

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Facebook CEO wants more students to explore tech
REDWOOD CITY, Calif. (AP) — Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg wants to turn more American high school students into well-paid techies — and even hire some…
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Clarion University of Pennsylvania student attends Harrisburg Internship Semester
Harrisburg – Prince Matthews of Pittsburgh is working in the Senate Democratic Research Office as part of a 15-week internship sponsored by the Pennsylvania State…
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Higher Ed reforms will hurt students of color
WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Last year, in an effort to improve accountability and return-on-investment in higher education, President Obama unveiled a plan to rate institutions and…
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Ellis senior wins $25,000 grant to fund Black history series
During a casual conversation with her mother a few months back about Black History Ellis senior Jourdan Washington realized that not all schools have the…
HBCU Classic Football Games Preview [VIDEO]
Which HBCU Has The Best Homecoming? Vote For Your Favorite!

HEALTH

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CHIC EATS: Zucchini Bread Cookie Whoopie Pies [RECIPE]
Ingredients: 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter, room temperature (must be room temp!) 1/2 cup (4oz) unsweetened applesauce 1/3 cup sugar 1/3 cup brown sugar 1…
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CHIC EATS: Triple-Berry Summer Salad [RECIPE]
Ingredients  9oz baby spinach, torn 1 cup sliced strawberries 1 cup raspberries 1 cup blueberries 1/2 cup sliced almonds, toasted 1/3 cup chopped basil 1…
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CHIC EATS: Vegetable Brochettes With Pimentón Marinade [RECIPE]
Ingredients For the marinade: 4 large cloves garlic, peeled and crushed 1 tablespoon pimentón dulce 1/2 teaspoon pimentón picante, or to taste 3/4 teaspoon sea…
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CHIC EATS: Grilled Peaches With Toasted Almond Granola Topping [RECIPE]
Ingredients: 2 tablespoons wheat germ or ground flaxseeds 1/8 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon almond extract or pure vanilla extract 1/4 cup slivered…
CHIC EATS: Panzanella [RECIPE]
CHIC EATS: Lamb Chops With Fresh Herbs And Roasted Figs [RECIPE]

Cover To Cover

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Crusader Writer Pens Retrospective about Chicago’s South Side
CHICAGO – Chicago Crusader columnist Elaine Hegwood Bowen has written her first book, Old School Adventures from Englewood—South Side of Chicago. The book is a…
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Review: ‘Voices’ draws attention to Black poets, Black Press
“Voices Beyond Bondage: An Anthology of Verse by African Americans of the 19th Century” (NewSouth Books), edited by Erika DeSimone and Fidel Louis George Moses…
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Isaacson, Chast on National Book Awards longlist
NEW YORK (AP) — Walter Isaacson’s group portrait of digital pioneers and cartoonist Roz Chast’s illustrated memoir about her parents have made it to the…
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Cover To Cover…‘Monster’s Chef’
It’s snack time. What do you crave? Maybe something salty-crunchy will get you through the day, perhaps saved over from lunch. Or something sweet from…
‘1954’: A glimpse of baseball’s dramatic changes
Cover To Cover…‘The Choir Director 2’

EDITORS PICK

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Fewer Black Pittsburgh cops since ACLU bias suit
PITTSBURGH (AP) – The city of Pittsburgh has a smaller percentage of black police officers since the American Civil Liberties Union sued two years ago…

FEATURES

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Having ‘the’ talk…Killing in Ferguson fosters must-have discussions with young Black males
When 18-year-old Michael Brown was shot to death by Ferguson, Mo. police officer Darren Wilson on Aug. 9, it resulted in riots, protests and international…
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2014 New Pittsburgh Courier 50 Men of Excellence

VIEWPOINT

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CeeLo Green: People who have really been raped remember

PEOPLE

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Beyonce shows off bikini body and Blue Ivy in Italy and South of France
Photoshop, huh?!? Well, photoshop this! You can almost hear those words floating along Beyonce’s brainwaves in reference to the accusations that all of her photo shoots…
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Funniest Memes of ‘Love and Hip Hop Hollywood’ Opening Episode
The votes have been tallied up by social media, and the winner of Round 1 of “Love and Hip Hop Hollywood” has to go to…
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Kerry Washington talks domestic abuse, motherhood
LOS ANGELES (AP) — It didn’t take the Ray Rice elevator video to get Kerry Washington talking about domestic violence. In fact, it was the…
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LA cops say protocol followed in detention of ‘Django’ actress
LOS ANGELES (AP) – Police said Monday they followed proper protocol when they demanded identification from an actress and her boyfriend while investigating a 911…
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Rice and wife attend high school football game
NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. (AP) — Ray Rice attended a football game at his high school in a New York City suburb Saturday, his first public…
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Best Photos from KixFair Sneaker Convention 2014
KixFair 2014 popped off at the Georgia World Congress Center in downtown Atlanta as sneaker heads from around the region converged to showcase signature and…
‘LHHATL’s’ Karlie Redd Listening Party for ‘Heartbreaker’ in Atlanta
Michelle Williams Album Release Party, Journey to Freedom, in Atlanta

Education

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East Allegheny teachers become second to strike
MCKEESPORT, Pa. (AP) — Teachers in a small western Pennsylvania school district went on strike Tuesday, making their union local the second to walk off…

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