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METRO NEWS

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City to open regional warming centers, residents urged to stay inside if possible
  PITTSBURGH, PA  – The City of Pittsburgh will open several regional warming centers this weekend to help residents through dangerously low temperatures and wind…
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Juvenile lifers now eligible for parole
In July of 2007, college-bound Jehru Donaldson was sitting in his father’s Oldsmobile in front of a North Side home waiting for his girlfriend’s nephews,…
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Sanders hearing on council seat postponed
Senior Allegheny County Common Pleas Judge Joseph James has rescheduled a hearing for Corry Sanders, who is seeking to take the McKeesport Council seat he…
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EMS Chief Mark Bocian retiring next month after 40 years of service
PITTSBURGH, PA — Emergency Medical Services Chief Mark A. Bocian has announced he will retire March 2, 2016, after more than 40 years of service…
Peduto discusses Pittsburgh’s uneven development
Questions and outrage… Is dog’s life more important than Black man’s life?

Pittsburgh TV

NATIONAL NEWS

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John Lewis on Sanders’ civil rights work: ‘Never saw him’
WASHINGTON (AP) — Civil rights leader John Lewis on Thursday dismissed Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders’ 1960s work on racial equality, saying, “I never saw…
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Black History Month Video Sparks Outrage In Virginia School District
School officials in Henrico County, Va., apologize to parents for showing students a racial discrimination video during Black History Month. The parents complained that it promoted white guilt.
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Cleveland mayor apologizes for billing family of Tamir Rice
CLEVELAND (AP) — The mayor of Cleveland has apologized for the city sending a claim to the estate of Tamir Rice, a 12-year-old Black boy…
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Ohio cop fired after 137-shot barrage wants back on force
CLEVELAND (AP) _ A Cleveland police officer who was fired after a high-speed chase led to a 137-shot barrage that killed two unarmed Black people…
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Exit of California Senate candidate could help ailing GOP
 LOS ANGELES (AP) _ The sudden withdrawal of one of the Republican candidates in California’s U.S. Senate race could help a party that’s been battered…
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Cleveland To Tamir Rice Estate: Pay $500 For Child’s Last Ambulance Ride
The child's estate owes $500 for "emergency medical services rendered as the decedent’s last dying expense."
This Week In Black History
Metro Atlanta black family terrorized by racist graffiti after dog was poisoned
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ENTERTAINMENT

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Even before controversy, Blacks cool to Oscars telecast
NEW YORK (AP) — The largest Black audience for the Academy Awards over the last dozen years came in 2005, when Chris Rock was host…
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Young Pgh DJ encourages youth through his career
Local Pittsburgh DJ, DJ Brickz aka Rich Burton Jr. is not your average DJ on the 1’s and 2’s. He has a particularly unique style…
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Will Smith admits he may have gone too far
Hollywood heavyweight Will Smith admitted recently to a reporter that he may have gone too far. He wasn’t referring to his and his wife Jada’s…
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Comedian Godfrey Reads Langston Hughes’ Timeless Poem “Harlem”
We all have dreams. But it’s not until they’re realized that they can be acted on. In the latest installment of Black History Retold, we…
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Wildin’ Out Wednesday With Actress/Comedian Kym Whitley
During Roland Martin and NewsOne Now’s annual trip to Los Angeles for the NAACP Image Awards, Martin sat down with actress/comedian Kym Whitley for a hilarious, wild, and crazy interview. During the comedic barrage of one-liners and jokes between Martin and Whitley, they were able to sneak in a few moments to talk about all of […]
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White Feminists Attack Beyonce For Being Left Out Of “Formation”
Beyonce's Super Bowl Sunday performance of "Formation" left the world in either shock or awe, depending who you are. But many White feminists seemed to feel merely left out.
Pgh celebrates Black History Month with tribute to Blacks in film
7 Snapchat Accounts That Will Help You Get Your Life

SPORTS

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US women start quest for 4th straight Olympic gold medal
The United States starts its pursuit of a fourth straight gold medal in women’s Olympic soccer over the next two weeks at the CONCACAF qualifying…
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Heat retiring Shaquille O’Neal’s No. 32 jersey next season
MIAMI (AP) _ Shaquille O’Neal helped the Miami Heat put up their first championship banner, and soon another banner will sway over the team’s home…
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Legendary receiver at Jackson State, Willie Richardson, dies
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) _ Jackson State legendary wide receiver Willie Richardson has died. Hinds County Coroner Sharon-Grisham Stewart tells The Clarion Ledger (http://on.thec-l.com/1KatQfP ) Richardson…
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APNewsBreak: Kenya athletes allege doping bribery
EMBU, Kenya (AP) — Two Kenyan athletes serving four-year bans for doping at the 2015 world championships say the chief executive of Athletics Kenya, the…
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Cover to Cover…‘NFL Confidential’
Three points! That’s all your team needs to win. Can they make it? You’re doing your part: you’re wearing your lucky shirt and hat. A…
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Overtime 2-10-16
SPECIAL FIVE STAR EDITION ~ THE “50 YEAR ANNIVERSARY” SUPER BOWL “TOP 10 THINGS” :10—Coming to you live from the Super Bowl in the Bay…
Super Bowl 50 roundup
Hawks’ Jeff Teague selling Buckhead condo for $2.1 million

OPINION

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Just Sayin’…Is a dog’s life more important than a man’s?
A recent incident involving a dog and a Black man is bringing back some terrifying memories for Black folks. We all remember the dogs being…
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The water crisis in Flint is a man-made disaster
(NNPA)—Something is definitely rotten in the state of Michigan. And it’s not just the lead-poisoned water coming from the corroded pipes undergirding Flint’s public water…
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Casualties of underestimation
On May 1, 2003 President George W. Bush donned a flight suit, boarded a Lockheed S-3 Viking aircraft, landed on the USS Abraham Lincoln, posed…
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Black quarterbacks are still held to a different standard
(GEORGE CURRY MEDIA)—Despite Cam Newton leading the Carolina Panthers to a 15-1 record during the regular reason and two playoff victories en route to his…
My head says Hillary, my heart says Bernie
Filthy rich and dangerous, Part 2

BUSINESS

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Pittsburgh Bicentennial Program…Yearlong activities foster involvement for all
Attention artists, entrepreneurs, entertainers and residents of the Pittsburgh metropolitan area. The year 2016 is scheduled to be filled with activities for different levels of…
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Four Black Female Engineers Just Won One Of The Most Coveted Awards In The Tech Industry
The stereotype of what engineers are supposed to look like is quickly changing, as evidenced by the Black female engineers kicking ass at Slack, the startup behind the popular messaging platform.
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After 40 years of fair credit laws, racial discrimination continues
Each year observances and events offered in recognition of Black History Month offer opportunities for people of all colors and locales to reflect on the…
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Detroit native starts online marketplace for high-end items
DETROIT (AP) _ A new company launched by a Detroit native offers an online portal similar to the stock market for the buying and selling…
Nielsen’s top programs for Feb. 1-7
Business Calendar 2-10-16

INTERNATIONAL

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58 Killed In Nigeria Suicide Bomb Attack
Two female suicide bombers between the ages of 17 and 20 reportedly blew themselves up this week in a camp in northeastern Nigeria designed to protect people trying to escape Boko Haram terrorists, killing at least 58 people.
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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. peacekeepers late last…
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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.
More sex abuse by UN troops alleged in C. African Republic
Boko Haram burning kids alive in northeast Nigeria: witness

LIFESTYLE

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9 Of The Steamiest Black Love Scenes Ever Made
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What Love Looks Like: Win This Patriotically Pink Sweater For Valentine’s Day!
Enter to win this super cute sweater!
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The Women Of The Black Panther Party
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#NYFWNoir: Caribbean Makeup Artist Walks Own Path To Success
Renee turns her passion into her career.
#NYFWNoir: Everything You Need To Know
Church Circuit 2-10-16

YOUTH

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Black teen who volunteered for Donald Trump’s Iowa campaign shares his experiences
"When I would come into contact with people that I knew were going to vote for Trump -- I knew these were people who did not want minorities to succeed in this country."
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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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Purchase Fab 40 Tickets Here!
Generation NEXT: Two East Liberty sisters aspire to successful career paths
Music, dance, worship at Macedonia’s Teen Bash 2016
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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…‘NFL Confidential’
Three points! That’s all your team needs to win. Can they make it? You’re doing your part: you’re wearing your lucky shirt and hat. A…
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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…
New memoir by AP reporter recalls covering MLK and family
Tavis Smiley: Black America has lost ground in nearly every major economic category over last ten years

EDITORS PICK

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Purchase Fab 40 Tickets Here!

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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WTH?! Thursday: Woman Wrecks Her Own Car While Crashing It Into Cheating Boyfriend’s Vehicle, & More
It’s WTH?! Thursday on NewsOne Now, and we’re breaking down all of the crazy stories trending in this week’s news. Roland Martin is joined by WETV Digital Correspondent Ray Cunningham aka MissterRay, Washington Mystics Announcer and 92Q Radio Personality Autumn Joy, and comedian Lamont King for this week’s foray into madness. Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned: Video has […]
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Picture of Black mom and her twin daughters goes viral — people can’t figure out who’s who!
Kaylan Mahomes (@kaylan_17) recently posted a photo/ video of herself with her twin sister, Kyla (@kylllllaaaaa), and her mother on her Twitter account, but she…
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The women of the Black Panther Party
While the image of the Black Panther Party often conjures one of a man in the signature beret carrying a gun, women were right there alongside the men of the party, making up an estimated 50 percent of membership.
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Meet The UK Twins Who Were Born With Completely Different Skin Tones
Hannah Yarker has one Black daughter and one White daughter with her husband, Kyle Armstrong.
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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,…
L.A. Reid Clears Pebbles’ Name: “She Never Robbed Anybody Or Ripped Anybody Off”
Best of NAACP Image Awards red carpet and backstage

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…