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Two men. One coal-ash dump. No answers.
Inmates at a state prison in LaBelle, Fayette County, and town residents believe a coal ash dump has made them sick. George “Sonny” Markish stood…
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Millennials are buying homes later, but still want a place of their own
The lingering fallout from the economic recession, and social trends of delaying marriage and children, has left Millennials struggling to take the first step on…
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Woman struck by bullet while at Kennywood park
  WEST MIFFLIN, Pa. (AP) _ Police believe a shot that injured a woman at a suburban Pittsburgh amusement park came from outside the park,…
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Wolf’s new political action committee ‘Rebuild Pennsylvania’
Gov. Tom Wolf has a new political action committee named “Rebuild Pennsylvania” that will be another avenue to advance his agenda and support other candidates,…
Pittsburgh police probe slaying, shots fired 5 hours later
State awards $50,000 grant to preserve August Wilson home

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NATIONAL NEWS

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Police post photo of MARTA rape suspect
MARTA police are asking the public for help in helping to locate what they believe is a man responsible for a rape in the woods…
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Cosby said he got drugs to give women for sex
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bill Cosby admitted in 2005 that he got quaaludes with the intent of giving them to young women he wanted to have…
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Bill Cosby admits drugging and sexing women
Comedy and TV legend Bill Cosby admitted that bought Quaaludes and used Benadryl to knock out woman in order to have sex with them, according to a…
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President Obama set to commute sentences for dozens of non-violent drug offenders
Following his plan to rectify the “war on drugs” that jailed thousands and destroyed communities, President Obama is expected to commute the sentences of dozens…
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Obama set to address NAACP convention July 14 in Philly
President Barack Obama will deliver the keynote address on July 14 during the NAACP’s 106th annual convention in Philadelphia. This marks the second time Obama…
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Haley says church shooting will forever change her outlook
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) _ For five years, Gov. Nikki Haley, South Carolina’s first minority governor, dismissed calls to remove the Confederate battle flag from the…
UPDATED: South Carolina lawmakers vote to remove Confederate flag From State House Grounds
George Takei apologizes for Clarence Thomas ‘clown In blackface’ comments
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ENTERTAINMENT

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‘Unsung’ This Week: Was Xscape really ready for stardom?
Xscape was the R&B group of around the way girls everyone wanted to be down with in the ’90s. They kicked their ways into our…
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Remy Ma joining ‘Love & Hip-Hop New York’
Big News! Remy Ma is still around. And soon, she’s going to be around on Love & Hip-Hop: New York. #RemyMa will be joining the cast…
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Bill Cosby memes on admitting that he drugged and sexed down women
When the Associated Press successfully filed papers for the release of the Bill Cosby legal documents detailing his alleged sexual assault case at Temple University…
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Mimi Faust wishes she could undo her sex tape & the time she rekindled with Nikko at VMAs
Mimi Faust is not an angry Black woman.
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‘Love Merchant’ Natalie Cole coming to Meadows Casino
February is generally not one of the most memorable months of the year, if you reside on the east coast. I would surmise that the…
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Watch Portions Of The NewsOne Now Music Special
BriaMarie Chats About Her “Freshman” Album And Inspiration Behind It Singer, songwriter, and rapper BriaMarie recently sat down with Roland Martin to talk about her debut…
2015 EMF Performances: Floetry reunites; Missy shuts it down & Kendrick closes the show
INTERLUDES: Watch Lyfe Jennings’ acoustic performance of ‘Crashing Down’

SPORTS

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Mayweather stripped of title he won from Manny Pacquiao
Floyd Mayweather is 48-0 and will probably retire undefeated. He still has to obey the rules, though. Mayweather did not, so one of the sanctioning bodies…
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Video shows FSU quarterback De’Andre Johnson punching woman in the face at Florida bar
Footage of Florida State University freshman quarterback De’Andre Johnson punching a woman in the face was released today, leading to several battery charges lodged against…
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Atlanta’s new soccer team to unveil name and logo at party
  The brand new Atlanta franchise of Major League Soccer will unveil it’s official logo and name in a private and public viewing in central…
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Florida State QB De’Andre Johnson gets caught red-handed assaulting woman
Based on his university's athletics' policy, Johnson may or may not be expelled.
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Williams sisters at Wimbledon: A look back at the Venus & Serena rivalry
When the Williams sisters played each other at Wimbledon today, it was a somber demonstration of their places in the sport. This rare encounter was…
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Odell Beckham Jr. and Brittney Griner bare flesh and muscle for ESPN’s Body Issue 2015
Need some inspiration to hit the gym after the long holiday weekend of indulgence? Exhibit A, folks. ESPN The Magazine debuted its annual athlete-hailing The…
U.S.A. destroys Japan in Women’s World Cup Final
Serena defeats Venus 6-4, 6-3 in historic Wimbledon matchup

OPINION

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Obama more comfortable with the presidency
Presidents are almost always scripted in public. When they speak before the American people, whether it’s at a State of the Union address, an “impromptu”…
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U.S. should take gun lessons from Britain
In Manchester, one of Great Britain’s largest cities, only 209 of the 6,700 police officers carry guns. These officers are bound by tight restrictions, Sir…
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Has the “Lost Cause” finally lost?
Has the pernicious fiction that there was something honorable about the Confederate rebellion–treason in the defense of slavery, as one observer so trenchantly put it…
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The ‘new’ President Obama is bolder, more impassioned
I like the “new” President Barack Obama. I also liked the former Obama, but this new guy is really doing it for me these days.…
Rewriting Confederate history
To Be Equal…One nation, one flag

BUSINESS

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‘Terminator,’ ‘Magic Mike’ fizzle at July 4th box office
NEW YORK (AP) _ July 4th went off like a dud at the box office. Anticipated new releases “Magic Mike XXL” and “Terminator Genisys” fizzled,…
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ER visits for dental crises doubled in 12 years
The number of emergency room visits by people in need of critical dental care doubled between 2000 and 2012, and the nation’s new healthcare law…
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Black Women represent fastest-growing group of entrepreneurs in U.S.
A new report shows that the number of businesses owned by African-American women has grown 332 percent since 1997, according to Fortune magazine. The recently…
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Aetna to buy Humana as health insurer landscape shifts
Aetna aims to spend about $35 billion to buy rival Humana and become the latest health insurer bulking up on government business as the industry…
PA labor secretary pushes for more jobs funding for youths with disabilities
Budget talks to resume next week; Wolf vetoes Republicans’ liquor bill

INTERNATIONAL

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Cuba becomes first country to end mother-to-child HIV transmissions
The World Health Organization declared Cuba the first country in the world to eliminate the transmission of HIV and syphilis from mother to child on Tuesday,…
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Afghanistan girls attacked with acid for going to school
What kind of world are we living in?
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Women talk everyday sexism with #BeingFemaleInNigeria hashtag
Women talk about issues including being pressured to stay in abusive relationships, slut-shaming and double standards for men and women.
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US same-sex marriage ruling likely to impact other countries
LONDON (AP) _ The landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling in favor of same-sex marriages has no legal force outside the United States, but gay rights…
Dominican Republic resumes ethnic cleansing through mass deportation
World shocked at enduring racism, gun violence in US

LIFESTYLE

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Versace kicks off Paris couture week in style
PARIS (AP) — Actress Michelle Rodriguez and model Naomi Campbell joined celebrity attendees Sunday at the start of Paris’ fall-winter 2015-16 haute couture week —…
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Straight out of Egypt
The holiday that kicks-off the summer is Memorial Day weekend and traditionally in Pittsburgh that is also Alpha Weekend as in the Alpha Phi Alpha…
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Cover to Cover…‘I’ll Miss You Too’
Thirteen long, interesting years. Imagine: more than 115 months of your life spent with your hiney under a school desk. That’s a lot, but now…
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Here’s everything you need to get your summer style on fleek
Vlogger Missy Lynn has got some fabulous notes on how to look cute at all of your favorite outings this summer.
Look hot, stay cool: 7 essentials for your fiercest summer ever
Here are the 10 people you’ll see at the Fourth Of July barbecue

GENERATION Y

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Millennials are buying homes later, but still want a place of their own
The lingering fallout from the economic recession, and social trends of delaying marriage and children, has left Millennials struggling to take the first step on…
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Malia Obama’s summer internship makes her the envy amongst all the ‘girls’
First Daughter Malia Obama may get to live in a big old White House, but it’s her new internship that makes her the envy of all…
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Teen with viral prom dress designs Naturi Naughton’s stunning BET Awards gown
Kyemah McEntyre, the teen who achieved viral fame after creating the prom dress of the year, has gone on to do even bigger and better…
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Local Ellis School student Taylor Robinson dreams big, wins big
Fifteen-year-old Taylor Robinson from Regent Square has become quite an inspiration for youth. She finds time to volunteer, intern, compete in competitions and plan for…
Local Navy culinary specialist
Sasha & Malia Obama all grown up in Europe

HEALTH

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ER visits for dental crises doubled in 12 years
The number of emergency room visits by people in need of critical dental care doubled between 2000 and 2012, and the nation’s new healthcare law…
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All The Mouth-Watering Dishes You Make For The 4th Of July
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Pervasive myths and misconceptions about organ donation still exist in the Black community
Dr. Velma Scantlebury has completed more than 1,000 kidney transplants—and counting. But since 1989, when she became the first African-American female surgeon to perform organ…
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Real Women Sweat: These 5 tips will get you to the gym today
Gym or dinner? If your choice is dinner, you need these motivational tips to get your sweat on.
Take a Healthy Step 1-2-3…It’s Never Too Late to Quit
MINI of Pittsburgh supporting Central Blood Bank with Summer Blood Drive

Cover To Cover

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The Book Of Yeezus: ‘The World According To Kanye’ collects best Kanye West quotes in a book
When you’re one of the most controversial figures in pop culture, you tend to have a lot of quotables. Kanye West has a lot of quotables —…
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Cover to Cover…‘I’ll Miss You Too’
Thirteen long, interesting years. Imagine: more than 115 months of your life spent with your hiney under a school desk. That’s a lot, but now…
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Cover to Cover…‘The Red Bicycle’
  Last years’ swimsuit is way too small for you now. You’ve outgrown most of your summer clothes, in fact, and you’ve given them away;…
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Aurora Reading Club celebrates 120 years
The Aurora Reading Club of Pittsburgh recently celebrated their 120th Anniversary. In celebration they brought to Pittsburgh Ann Jeffries, the award winning author of the…
Cover to Cover…‘Finding Samuel Lowe’
Cover to Cover…‘Miss Jessie’s’

EDITORS PICK

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Are our churches safe?
The horrific, racially charged shooting that took place last week in the historic Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, S.C., and took the lives of nine…

FEATURES

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If living alone doesn’t teach you these lessons, you’re doing it wrong
Because living alone is proof that you're doing something right.
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Marvin Winans preaches at Pentecostal Temple
It wasn’t a musical concert, but a special Men’s Day Service that brought Bishop Marvin L. Winans of the famed Winans family and The Winans…

VIEWPOINT

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Just Sayin’…Some good, some bad from recent election

PEOPLE

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Safaree replaces Nicki Minaj with beautiful banger
It looks like Nicki Minaj’s ousted boyfriend Safaree has rebounded quite nicely since being kicked to the curb by the Young Money queen. The musician…
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Brown family banned from Bobbi Kristina’s room after photo leak
Bobby Brown‘s family can no longer visit Bobbi Kristina Brown in hospice care after word broke of a photo of her unconscious was being shopped around, according to…
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Trina blasts Khloe Kardashian for dating yet another of her ex-boyfriends
Rapper Trina has grown tired of former friend Khloe Kardashian scooping up her hand-me-down boyfriends. Trina used to date rap impresario French Montona before Khloe…
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Kourtney Kardashian dumps Scott Disick after he goes on month-long party binge
Kourtney Kardashian has had enough.
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Safaree Samuels celebrated b-day with new Boo & the internet reacted like this
Nicki Minaj isn't the only one who moved on.
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Kevin Hart gets real about his fiancé taking charge of their upcoming small wedding
Guess who's keeping their wedding small? Kevin Hart. No pun intended.
What celebrities did on 4th of July weekend
Beyonce, Solange, Kelly Rowland and Missy Elliott party at Essence

Education

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Local Ellis School student Taylor Robinson dreams big, wins big
Fifteen-year-old Taylor Robinson from Regent Square has become quite an inspiration for youth. She finds time to volunteer, intern, compete in competitions and plan for…
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Generation NEXT: Carter Redwood, actor
Charismatic energy and infectious enthusiasm exude from Carter Redwood, 23, when he talks of being able to live in New York City as he pursues…

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