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What’s the sunniest place in Pennsylvania?
The southeastern corner of Pennsylvania is a sun hog. And it’s probably little to no surprise to residents of Erie and Pittsburgh that their cities…
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Both Pittsburgh-area hospital networks were fined for medical waste violations
  The red bags in a Monroeville landfill were red flags for one resident. And they sparked a two-year investigation that has resulted in the…
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Graffiti unit to arrest former Pittsburgh Steeler Baron Batch
PITTSBURGH, PA – An arrest warrant has been issued today for 28-year-old Baron Batch for 30 counts of criminal mischief involving graffiti found along the…
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Pittsburgh community groups want $10 million affordable housing fund on November ballot
Can $10 million keep Pittsburgh from pushing out low-income residents? Carmen Brown, president of Action United, is hopeful city voters will have a chance to…
Taking care of an older relative is hard. Will Pennsylvania’s CARE Act make it easier?
Push for corporate equity and inclusion continues

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NATIONAL NEWS

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Two-thirds say Obama tried to make race relations better
By JESSE J. HOLLAND Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) _ Almost eight years after electing a Black president, vast majorities of Blacks and Hispanics think President…
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Red Cross apologizes for “super racist” pool poster
"Be Cool, Follow the Rules," headlines the top of the poster. Arrows are used to differentiate who is "not cool," and who is exercising "cool" behavior.
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‘I don’t see any upsides to it:’ Black GOP rising star Mia Love to skip convention
"I don't see any upsides to it," Love said Friday. "I don't see how this benefits the state."
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Roland Martin & NewsOne Now Examine SCOTUS’ Decision To Reject Kwame Kilpatrick’s Appeal
The Supreme Court has rejected former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick's appeal and will not review his corruption conviction. The High Court's decision was announced on its order list without further comment.
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Supreme Court ruling imperils abortion laws in many states
NEW YORK (AP) — By striking down tough abortion restrictions in Texas, the U.S. Supreme Court has emboldened abortion-rights activists nationwide and imperiled a range…
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Antwun Shumpert Killed By Tupelo Police During ‘Routine Traffic Stop’
Antwun Shumpert was pulled over by Tupelo Police on June 18th. Officers say that before they approached the vehicle, Shumpert allegedly got out and ran.
Most GOP Voters Do Not Want President Donald Trump
EPA claims filtered Flint water is safe to drink
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ENTERTAINMENT

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Watch A Never-Before-Seen Sketch From Drake’s Episode Of ‘Saturday Night Live’
With all of the hilarious Saturday Night Live skits that Drake has done, there are surprisingly a few more locked away in the NBC vault.
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Award-winning Barbadian-born author Austin Clarke dies at 81
TORONTO (AP) _ Austin Clarke, the award-winning Barbadian-born author who wrote about the immigrant experience and being Black in Canada, died Sunday at age 81.…
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‘Daily Show’ faces backlash for abortion ruling tweet
NEW YORK (AP) — “The Daily Show” is facing backlash on social media for a tweet about the Supreme Court’s decision on Texas abortion laws.…
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Homeless D.C. high school teen graduates at the top of her class
Faced with D.C.'s sky-rocketing rent and surges in the price of living, Tyree's mother lost her job. The family was forced to make the difficult decision to move into the shelter, which houses around 243 people.
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9 times Jesse Williams said everything you wanted to about race
Jesse Williams is no stranger to being "woke." Check out nine other times he spoke perfectly about race in America.
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Bernie Worrell, masterful P-Funk keyboardist, dead at 72
NEW YORK (AP) _ Bernie Worrell, the ingenious “Wizard of Woo” whose amazing array of keyboard sounds and textures helped define the Parliament-Funkadelic musical empire…
Justin Timberlake apologizes for tweet after backlash
We’re Magic: Top 10 moments from the 2016 BET Awards

SPORTS

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Historic black-owned golf course has fallen into rough times
SICKLERVILLE, N.J. (AP) _ A historic Black-owned golf course in New Jersey has fallen into rough times. The Freeway Golf Course, built on a sprawling…
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Chamique Holdsclaw: Summitt will ‘always be my superhero’
I remember the first time I met coach Summitt. My grandmother and I were in awe of how powerful and sharp she was in person…
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Former Steeler Woodley hoping to provide exposure for overlooked prospects
SAGINAW, Mich. (AP) _ LaMarr Woodley has created a football camp he hopes will provide exposure for overlooked prospects. The NFL linebacker and former Michigan…
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Legendary Tennessee coach Pat Summitt, 8-time champion, dies at 64
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Pat Summit is the greatest coach in women’s college basketball history. Period. She is the one who introduced many people to the…
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2 years after cancer diagnosis, Duval is back at Wimbledon
LONDON (AP) — Back at Wimbledon for the first time since she found out two years ago she had cancer, Vicky Duval felt her eyes…
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Cover to Cover…‘Running with the Champ’
Two heads are better than one. Another body can make work lighter, both in mood and in task. A partner can support you, encourage you,…
Inside Conditions…Spoiled brats’
Ex-NFL star says Trump friendship has cost him

OPINION

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The Field Negro…When talking gets real
The Jesse Williams (Not Jackson) acceptance speech at the 2016 BET Awards was all that. The Field Negro education series continues. “This award is not…
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‘Terrorism’ moves Congress more than dead children
   The shooting at the Pulse Club in Orlando was horrific. Nobody would argue that. But the fact that the shooter dubbed himself a sympathizer…
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After Orlando, drive out hate with light and love
Orlando now will be added to the haunting list: Newtown, Conn., Virginia Tech, San Bernardino, Calif., Charleston, S.C., Aurora, Colo. and more. USA Today provides…
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Child Watch…Inaction cannot be an option
“This massacre is therefore a further reminder of how easy it is for someone to get their hands on a weapon that lets them shoot…
State leaders must do better on this year’s budget process
Homelessness grows in the United States

BUSINESS

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Click here when I die: Sites lay out plans for loved ones
NEW YORK (AP) _ Several websites are trying to make death easier — for the people left behind. Everplans, Everest Funeral, My Life & Wishes…
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Supreme Court rejects apartheid victims’ appeal
WASHINGTON (AP) _ The Supreme Court has rejected an appeal from victims of apartheid in South Africa who wanted to sue IBM Corp. and Ford…
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Toyota’s US robotics boss promises results within 5 years
TOKYO (AP) _ The U.S. robotics expert tapped to head Toyota’s Silicon Valley research company says the $1 billion investment by the giant Japanese automaker…
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Digital media innovator to lead PublicSource
Mila Sanina, deputy managing editor of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and a digital media innovator, has been named the new executive director of PublicSource, the Pittsburgh…
Court says lawsuit against Missouri’s Bass Pro can proceed
Lump-Sum Payout Vs. Pension, Which Is The Best Option For You?

INTERNATIONAL

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Michelle Obama, daughters, mother land in Africa for visit
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — First lady Michelle Obama landed in Africa on Monday with her daughters and her mother for an overseas trip promoting education for…
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Between Brexit & The EU: Did People Of Color Have A Viable Option?
What Brexit does make clear, however, is that those who identify with leftist policies must continue fighting for alternatives, because neither option serves marginalized people of color or the masses of working-class immigrants in the long run.
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Britain votes to leave EU: Cameron to resign; markets rocked
LONDON (AP) — Britain voted to leave the European Union after a bitterly divisive referendum campaign, toppling the prime minister Friday, sending global markets plunging…
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40 years after students sparked apartheid’s end, a new anger
By JOHANNESBURG (AP) _ The day was a key moment in the long campaign to end South Africa’s harsh apartheid system of white-minority rule. Forty…
State Department Leaders Push For Military Action In Syria
Did Islamic State claim credit for latest attacks too soon?

LIFESTYLE

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BET Awards 2016 Red Carpet Rundown
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Local students compete in Dancing Classrooms ‘Colors of the Rainbow’
Ten teams of fifth-grade students from participating Pittsburgh Public Schools (Banksville, Brookline, Carmalt, Colfax, Phillips, West Liberty, Westwood, and Whittier, Environmental Charter School at Frick…
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Brady serves on nuclear-powered submarine
PEARL HARBOR—A 2007 Wilson Academy High School graduate and Pittsburgh, Pa. native is serving in the U.S. Navy aboard one of the world’s most advanced…
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Finding Mr. Right: Why Women Should Date More Than One Man
Ladies — when you're shopping around for a new car, shoes, or clothes, you give yourself options. So why doesn't that theory apply to your dating life?
Classic Events presents Fourth Annual Ladies Who Network
Lifestyles Report…Gator vs. Gorilla

YOUTH

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Homeless D.C. high school teen graduates at the top of her class
Faced with D.C.'s sky-rocketing rent and surges in the price of living, Tyree's mother lost her job. The family was forced to make the difficult decision to move into the shelter, which houses around 243 people.
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Brady serves on nuclear-powered submarine
PEARL HARBOR—A 2007 Wilson Academy High School graduate and Pittsburgh, Pa. native is serving in the U.S. Navy aboard one of the world’s most advanced…
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A Little Positivity: An Offer To Carry Groceries Turned This Memphis Teen’s Life Around
Chauncy Jones Black received $100,000 in donations after offering to help a shopper carry his grocery bags in exchange for doughnuts.
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Mayor recognizes 14 Generation Next Candidates— Young people making a difference in their lives
A Celebration was held on Wednesday, June 15, at the Hill House Association, Hillman Auditorium, recognizing the first 14 Generation NEXT Candidates.  Co-sponsors of this…
Garland speaks at school where he tutors kids
Community Celebrates Valedictorian Banned From Graduation Over Facial Hair
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HEALTH

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High blood pressure, strokes and Blacks
Among the deadliest health issues facing African Americans today: Cancer; homicides; HIV/AIDS; etc. But few, if any, touch the lives of more African-Americans than high…
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‘Holding Hope‘…Allegheny Family Network Mental Health Expo
Allegheny Family Network recently  held its Annual Mental Health Expo at the Marriott City Center. This year’s theme, “Holding Hope,”centered around parents of children with…
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Sexuality and Stigma
This month, the “Take Charge of Your Health Today” page focuses on sexuality and the stigmas associated with sexual behavior that sometimes prevent people from…
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Reducing stigma is everyone’s responsibility
Stigma is a strong feeling of being shamed or disgraced. It can come not only from strangers but also from families, friends and peers. When…
Examining contraceptive use and unmet contraceptive need among women veterans
PrEP clinic helps prevent HIV infection

Cover To Cover

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Cover to Cover…‘Running with the Champ’
Two heads are better than one. Another body can make work lighter, both in mood and in task. A partner can support you, encourage you,…
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Critics Say Children’s Book On Ferguson Whitewashes History
According to a review of the book by The St. Louis Post-Dispatch, the authors were seeking to spread a message of “hope, healing and unity,” but instead many are saying the book doesn't do enough to explain the traverse effects surrounding what led to the city's collapse.
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Cover to Cover…‘I Almost Forgot About You’
    In every love life, there’s always The One That Got Away. He got away because you were both too young, too scared, too…
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Lifestyles Report…Summer reading list
For as long as I can remember I have loved to read. There is nothing like escaping into the pages of a good book. Not…
Former teacher creates a new super hero to drive home family values from ground zero
Cover To Cover …‘Chasing Perfection’

EDITORS PICK

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Black community political forum addresses issues
For the 13th year, Talk Magazine held the Pa. Black Community Network Conference and Pa. Black Community Candidates’ Forum. Black Leaders from around the state…

FEATURES

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Lifestyles Report…First in March
On Easter Sunday evening I went to see Disgraced, the current offering at the Pittsburgh Public Theater. Including myself there were four of us. Those…

VIEWPOINT

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The Wendy Bell diversion

PEOPLE

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This Adorable Baby Is Convinced The Child On Diaper Bag Is Him
Bennett said she's tried hard to convince her son that the baby on the package is not him, but he's not having it. He even cuddles with it at night, she told Buzzfeed.
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Ex-NFL star says Trump friendship has cost him
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Retired NFL player Herschel Walker says he’s being dropped from speaking engagements because of his relationship with Donald Trump. In an…
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Cavs’ Kyrie Irving gets roasted on Twitter for all-White girls party on yacht
Kyrie Irving, the Cleveland Cavaliers emerging superstar point guard, attained overnight international fame after he boldly splashed the game-winning 3-point shot in the face of…
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Kim Kardashian shows off cute photos of Saint West
  Kim Kardashian has had no problems showing off photos of older sister North West on her Snap Chat and Instagram. However,  Saint has been a…
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Porsha Williams, Phaedra Parks Show Off Backsides In Running Man Challenge
The reality show stars stepped up to the challenge while in gym clothing.
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This 1-Year-Old Drumming Sensation Is The Cutest Thing You’ll See Today
A 1-year-old can teach you a thing or two on the drums.
FLOTUS Joins Snapchat On #NationalSelfieDay
LeBron James fans want wife Savannah to stomp Rihanna for coming on to him after title win

Education

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NY Student Accepted At All 8 Ivy League Schools
For the second straight year, a student from Long Island, New York's Elmont Memorial High School has been accepted at all eight Ivy League schools, according to NBC 4 New York. The student, Augusta Uwamanzu-Nna, 17, who is the class valedictorian, has until May 1 to decide whether she'll attend one of the prestigious northeastern schools