METRO NEWS

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Treasurer McCord to plead guilty in campaign finance case
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Rob McCord, who resigned abruptly Friday after serving six years as Pennsylvania’s elected treasurer, plans to plead guilty to federal charges…
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PUC gives Uber 2-year Pennsylvania license _ except Philly
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – The state Public Utility Commission has given ride-sharing service Uber a two-year experimental license to operate anywhere in the state except…
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Allen fails to get GOP endorsement for Pa. high court, vows to remain in race
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – The Republican State Committee on Saturday threw its support behind two state appellate judges and a county judge for an unprecedented…
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Oldtimers give back to community in big way
Eight years ago a few men came together, recognizing that the community was in desperate need of a change. With Black on Black crime on…
PCRG announces three new community coordinators
DA: May be illegal for mayor to give ‘Undercover Boss’ money

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NATIONAL NEWS

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Northern California chief’s new approach revitalizes force
RICHMOND, Calif. (AP) — In December, the openly gay, White police chief of this tough, minority-dominated Northern California city held up a sign reading “#blacklivesmatter”…
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Black breast-feeding gatherings battle troubling health gaps
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Once a month, baby-toting young women gather in a YMCA conference room to share tips, talk about and demonstrate breast-feeding — an…
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NY cop draws gun on kids over a snowball fight
A police officer in New Rochelle, Ny was caught on video drawing his gun on a group of black teenagers having a snowball fight. An…
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Occu-Evolve protesters attempt to disrupt pro-cop rally in Staten Island
Occupy Wall Street offshoot Occu-Evolve held a small counter rally in response to a pro-police one on Staten Island Saturday. Staten Island, of course, is the…
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NYC pays out $3.9 million to family of police shooting victim Ramarley Graham
The city of New York has agreed to pay out $3.9 million to settle a wrongful lawsuit settlement filed by the family of a Bronx…
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Johnson Publishing selling ‘Ebony’ and ‘Jet’ magazine photo archives
Johnson Publishing, the mothership company of the beleaguered yet iconic magazines Ebony and Jet has put their legendary photo archives on the market for an estimated $40 million. The 5…
Cops caught on tape: 3 stunning cases of police misconduct [video]
Fight continues despite commuted sentence for former Chicago cop
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ENTERTAINMENT

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Idina Menzel, John Legend shine ahead of Super Bowl
Ms. “Frozen” was on fire at the Super Bowl. Idina Menzel belted out an outstanding live rendition of the national anthem ahead of the big…
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First Look: Viola Davis goes vigilante in ‘Lila and Eve’
PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — Viola Davis and Jennifer Lopez are grief-stricken mothers in “Lila and Eve,” which premiered Friday night at the Sundance Film…
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‘Sniper’ shoots down Super Bowl weekend record with $31.9M
NEW YORK (AP) — “American Sniper” shot down another box-office record: Its $31.9 million is the biggest Super Bowl weekend gross ever. According to studio…
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Oh Mimi: Mariah Carey busted lip syncing badly (video)
This year isn’t starting off to be a banner one for Mariah Carey. Months after Mariah made headlines for her disastrous performance at NBC’s Christmas in Rockefeller Center…
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SAY CHEESE: Kanye & Kim take picture with President Obama
Kanye West doesn’t smile often, but he managed to crack one this month for President Barack Obama! Yeezy and the president haven’t always been on…
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Bobbi Kristina In medically induced coma
  Bobbi Kristina Brown has been placed into a medically induced coma after she was found unconscious in a bathtub. Whitney Houston’s daughter was rushed…
Nile Rodgers to be honored during this year’s Grammy celebration
Missy Elliott may join Katy Perry during Super Bowl Half Time Show!

SPORTS

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2015 Hall of Fame class announced, includes Jerome Bettis and the late Junior Seau
PHOENIX (AP) — One by one, the newest members of the Pro Football Hall of Fame stepped onto the stage as their names were called.…
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How Marshawn Lynch says so much by barely saying anything
As a journalist, one thing I hate is when a source won’t answer my questions. It’s frustrating, it stops me from getting my work done,…
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NASCAR’s Hall of Fame makes room for Wendell Scott
Trailblazing driver Wendell Oliver Scott, the first African-American driver elected to NASCAR’s Hall of Fame, was honored posthumously this week. Saluted in the sixth class…
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Rams DT Aaron Donald is top defensive rookie
PHOENIX (AP) — St. Louis Rams tackle Aaron Donald has won The Associated Press NFL Defensive Rookie Of The Year award for 2014. The Penn…
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The Opinionated Spectator…My Super Bowl championship pick
It’s Super Bowl Sunday, baby!!! We are down to the final two teams. New England Patriots vs. Seattle Seahawks. Think about all the intriguing matchups…
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The best ever NFL players never to win a Super Bowl
It seems almost like a crime that these Hall of Fame-caliber players (or actual inductees) never got a chance to win a Super Bowl. Some…
Floyd Mayweather says Pacquiao bout ‘not made yet’ via Instagram
Serena beats Sharapova again, wins 19th Grand Slam title

OPINION

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Beyond the Rhetoric…’Selma’ can help teach the young
If you haven’t seen the movie “Selma” yet please hurry up and do I and take your family and anyone else who is close to…
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It shouldn’t have taken GOP 6 years to see how foolish Sarah Palin is
On Wednesday, the Washington Post asked Senator John McCain (R-AZ) how would his former running mate, Sarah Palin (pictured), do if she decides to run…
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Every day is Ferguson
We are all justifiably outraged at the events occurring in Ferguson, Missouri. Headlines scream almost daily about a new incident of racial violence boiling over…
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Stacey Dash thinks ‘naughty’ girls get raped [video]
Stacey Dash slayed us again with her ridiculous views on the world. But this time, a line might’ve been crossed. On the FOX News show…
CBC members visit Ferguson, Mo.
Chicago Sun-Times columnist labels ‘Empire’ a modern ‘Blaxploitation’ movie

BUSINESS

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Network execs realizing and cashing in on strength of Black TV’s success
BuzzFeed senior editor, Kelley Carter and digital correspondent, Ray Cunningham otherwise known as MissterRay joined Roland Martin on “NewsOne Now” to discuss network TV rediscovering African American audiences…
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Consumers fuel steady US economy as rest of world struggles
WASHINGTON (AP) — There’s a good reason the U.S. economy is impressing the world right now despite a slowdown in the final three months of…
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Jim Moss, former daily N.Y. newspaper publisher dies at 72
Jim Moss, who served 10 years as one of a handful of Black publishers of an American daily newspaper, died Jan. 20 of throat cancer.…
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NewsOne Now Exclusive: Ben & Jerry’s co-founder, a supporter of #BlackLivesMatter, responds to critics
Ben & Jerry’s founders incited anger for publicly coming out in support of the #BlackLivesMatter movement. In a speech earlier this month at their yearly…
Study Reveals That 100% Of Women Of Color Scientists Experience Gender & Culture Bias More Than Their White Co-Workers
WealthyU: Invest Your Tax Refund And Start Building Wealth (VIDEO)

INTERNATIONAL

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Africa agrees to send 7,500 troops to fight Boko Haram
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — African leaders agreed to send 7,500 troops to fight the Boko Haram insurgency in northeast Nigeria, an African Union official…
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Michelle Obama headscarf “scandal” draws fire
Michelle Obama’s absent headscarf on a visit with President Barack Obama to pay respects to the late Saudi King Abdullah Tuesday has sparked outrage among some…
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French arrests raise question: Is free speech for all?
LONDON (AP) — When cartoonists at a French publication that had poked fun at the Prophet Muhammad were shot dead, millions around the world felt…
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After Ebola cases have dropped down to five, there’s now a vaccine on the way
The West African nation of Liberia has just five remaining confirmed cases of Ebola, a senior health official from that country said on Friday. The…
Miss Universe: New friends, countless dresses and 1 crown
Obama offers condolences on death of Saudi King Abdullah

LIFESTYLE

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Did QVC insult Black model’s natural hair on the air? [video]
QVC, America’s fave home shopping network has recently come under fire for a segment that appeared featuring an African-American woman modeling a handbag and sporting…
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I Got Baking Soda! I Got Baking Soda! 7 Ways To Use This Household Staple For Fitness
While “I’m in love with the CoCo” may be playing during my workout, it is the baking soda that’s doing the double duty after my…
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Tameka Raymond Leads ‘Style Theory Tour’ With Top Style & Beauty Experts
Celebrity wardrobe stylist and business maven Tameka Raymond, along with a team of top style and beauty insiders, set out to focus on inner and…
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Don’t Be That Girl: 13 Tips On How To Act At Super Bowl Parties
All eyes are on Phoenix as Super Bowl XLIX takes places this Sunday between the Seattle Seahawks and New England Patriots. If you’re attending a…
Fashion Watch on that little black dress
The Best Style & Beauty Moments From Kerry Washington

GENERATION Y

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Panera MLK writing contest and leadership awards presented
PANERA BREAD FRANCHISEE, COVELLI ENTERPRISES announced the winners of its Third Annual Martin Luther King Jr. writing contest and leadership award honorees. The review committee…
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Philadelphia native and Howard student crowned Miss Black Pennsylvania USA 2015
Kayla Shuler of Philadelphia has been crowned Miss Black Pennsylvania USA 2015. Shuler studied dance at The Philadelphia High School for Creative and Performing Arts.…
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Transgender teen’s death stirs action in US and beyond
CINCINNATI (AP) — Leelah Alcorn wrote a note on her Tumblr blog, then walked through the night and into the path of a tractor-trailer rumbling…
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Current state of HBCUs: A mixed bag, but many remain hopeful
HBCUs, or Historically Black Colleges and Universities, have long been a major source of pride for aspiring African-Americans. Yet, between significant financial woes and questions…
Gateway Medical Society closing the gap
Joe Biden to announce $25 million HBCU cybersecurity fund

HEALTH

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Black breast-feeding gatherings battle troubling health gaps
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Once a month, baby-toting young women gather in a YMCA conference room to share tips, talk about and demonstrate breast-feeding — an…
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Take Charge Of Your Health Today…Environmental Health
This monthly series is a partnership of the New Pittsburgh Courier, Community PARTners (a core service of the University of Pittsburgh’s Clinical and Translational Science…
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How does the current environment affect our health?
Pittsburgh is decades beyond a time when the city’s air was so polluted and dark that streetlights were turned on at midday. Because of booming…
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What Is Environmental Justice?
Across the United States and globally, people who live, work and play in the most polluted environments tend to be people of color and the…
Sources of lead in the environment
Want a full body workout that’s fun? Try rowing & watch your pants size shrink

Cover To Cover

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‘Ghettoside: A True Story of Murder in America’
Book tells of gang-related homicides in African-American neighborhoods. The killings of unarmed Black men by police in Missouri and New York have dominated recent headlines,…
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Cover to Cover…‘Driving the King’
  Everybody has that one friend… She’s the person you call in the middle of the night because you don’t know what else to do.…
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Floyd Mayweather’s ex-aide writes sensational tell-all
As Floyd Mayweather rose from relative obscurity as a boxer to become the undefeated champion of the world in five different weight classes, one woman…
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Cover To Cover: ‘Is There Life after Football? Surviving the NFL’
Your favorite player was out for most of the season. Last fall, he took a hit mid-pass and went down like a sack of rocks.…
Cover to Cover…‘All I Really Want’
Cover To Cover…“Stella by Starlight”

EDITORS PICK

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Take Charge Of Your Health Today…Environmental Health
This monthly series is a partnership of the New Pittsburgh Courier, Community PARTners (a core service of the University of Pittsburgh’s Clinical and Translational Science…

FEATURES

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Lifestyles Report…Cupid, where is your bow?
If you have been inside of a retail store you know that Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. One store I stopped in already…
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Fashion Watch on that little black dress
Even if the event is titled “The Pink Ice Ball” most of the ladies wore black. It goes to show you that there is nothing…

VIEWPOINT

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Just Sayin’…Does school desegregation really matter?

PEOPLE

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REPORT: Bruce Jenner ‘transitioning into a woman’ & filming new reality show
Months of speculation about Bruce Jenner’s appearance have seemingly been explained as someone from his circle claims he is, in fact, becoming a woman. Someone…
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LAPD confirms video of additional Suge Knight altercation
According to the Associated Press, LAPD Sherriffs spokeswoman Nicole Nishida confirmed detectives are reviewing video of Marion ‘Suge’ Knight while the Death Row Records co-founder…
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Nitty Scott recalls relationship with Kendrick Lamar
Followers of Brooklyn, New York’s Nitty Scott MC have likely been witnessing a subtle change if they’re paying attention to the rapper’s Instagram feed. It’s…
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Bernie Mac’s widow drops wrongful-death suit against doctor
Bernie Mac’s widow, Rhonda McCullough, has dropped a wrongful death lawsuit against the late star’s longtime doctor following Mac’s untimely death in 2008, the Chicago Tribune…
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Did Nicki Minaj accuse her ex Safaree Samuels of cheating during concert?? (video)
The fallout from Nicki Minaj’s split with longtime boyfriend Safaree Samuels is still raging on. Last night, Nicki popped up at the Bud Light House…
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Dr. Dre denies wanting “peace summit” with Suge Knight
Dr. Dre is denying reports he tried to end the feud between himself and former partner Suge Knight. Sources close to Knight told TMZ on the day…
50 Cent confronts A$AP Rocky over Tatted Up Holly Via Instagram
Erica Mena explains romance with Bow Wow & reality show legacy

Education

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New education official wants to reform ‘No Child Left Behind’
WASHINGTON (NNPA) – John King, Jr., a highly-respected educator from New York City, says that teachers saved his life and in his new post as…
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Panera MLK writing contest and leadership awards presented
PANERA BREAD FRANCHISEE, COVELLI ENTERPRISES announced the winners of its Third Annual Martin Luther King Jr. writing contest and leadership award honorees. The review committee…

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