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$8M for 88 victims of abuse by Franciscan friar
PITTSBURGH (AP) – Eighty-eight former students who were sexually molested by a Franciscan friar who worked as an athletic trainer at a Catholic high school…
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Judge approves sale of Pittsburgh’s Wilson Center
PITTSBURGH (AP) – An Allegheny County judge has approved an $8.85 million deal by a consortium of charities to buy Pittsburgh’s August Wilson Center for…
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Carnegie Museum of Natural History hosts youth summit for teens
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania… As a capstone to the supplemental programming for the groundbreaking exhibition RACE: Are We So Different?, a youth summit planned and organized by 20…
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Our children need schools that work
On Tuesday, Oct. 28, my office will be hosting Dr. Howard Fuller in a community conversation about what schools are doing to get children to…
Judge expected to approve August Wilson sale deal
Pittsburgh wins Gawker.com ugliest accent tourney

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NATIONAL NEWS

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On visit home, Obama looks backward and forward
CHICAGO (AP) — A lesson from President Barack Obama’s brief trip home, straight out of Shakespeare: What’s past is prologue. While his trip to Chicago…
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Corbett signs law to curb Abu-Jamal’s ‘obscene celebrity’
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Ignoring the chants of protesters on the block where a police officer was killed and the cause célèbre of Mumia Abu-Jamal was…
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Is ‘Brother’s Keeper’ keeping out community groups?
WASHINGTON (NNPA) – In an effort to spark innovation at the local level to improve life outcomes for young men and boys of color, White…
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Adorable Brooklyn child brutally beaten to death by stepfather after soiling herself
3-year-old Brooklyn tot, Jeida Torres was brutally beaten to death by her mother’s boyfriend, Kelsey Smith in Brooklyn after she accidentally went to the bathroom…
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NewsOne Minute: Missouri State Senator arrested during Ferguson protest
Missouri State Senator Jamilah Nasheed of St. Louis was arrested during a protest in Ferguson. According to reports, Nasheed walked on a street Monday night…
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Gov. Deal names members of Ebola response team
Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal has announced the makeup of his 14-member Ebola Response Team that is charged with making sure the state is prepared in the…
Police: Indiana serial killer suspect hints at more killings [VIDEO]
Praise for new rules on racial disparities in schools
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ENTERTAINMENT

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‘Sex and the City’ Brazil criticized by viewers for demeaning Black women
The new Brazilian adaptation of the famous show “Sex and the City” has received extremely negative feedback. Viewers are outraged with the series stating that…
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Black actress who accused LAPD of racial profiling charged with lewd conduct
The foolish Django Unchained bit actress who was having sexual relations with her boyfriend in an open car — and then had the nerve to…
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Tyga: ‘I don’t like Drake, he’s just Fake’
Tyga‘s had a few things to say about his Young Money family recently. First, he went on a vented his frustrations earlier this month about…
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‘Django Unchained’s Daniele Watts Charged With Lewd Conduct
Daniele Watts (pictured left) who co-starred in the film “Django Unchained,” has been charged with lewd conduct for allegedly engaging in a sexual act in…
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Actress Daniele Watts charged with lewd conduct
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actress Daniele Watts, who suggested she was detained by police because of racial profiling after she was found in a parked…
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John Holt Reggae Icon Dead At 69
John Holt (pictured), one of Jamaica’s most-beloved and smoothest sounding vocalists, passed away at age 69 on Sunday morning in London.  The cause of death…
Tyra Banks taps Chrissy Teigen to co-host her new talk show
From Kors to DVF, fashion mourns de la Renta

SPORTS

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Steel Sensations…What we know thus far
The Steelers improved to 4-3 after beating the Houston Texans on Monday Night in a must win game. In doing so, many things were further…
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Overtime 10-22-14
:10—Pretty good times around the local football fields. Here’s a little update: •Penn Hills wins again and continues to maintain the comeback to where they…
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Youngsters help Steelers past Texans; now must face hottest team in NFL
The Steelers revamped their defensive line with kids who had not played and made changes in their secondary and the result was an outstanding performance…
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Kisner keads Penn Hills into showdown at Woodland Hills
Penn Hills quarterback Billy Kisner rushed for two touchdowns and threw a touchdown pass in the Indians 55-28 win over Seneca Valley, The Indians will…
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Gay football player Michael Sam cut by Dallas Cowboys
Michael Sam, the first openly-gay football player to ever be drafted in the NFL has now been cut by the Dallas Cowboys after less than…
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Cowboys release Michael Sam from practice squad
IRVING, Texas (AP) — The Dallas Cowboys released defensive end Michael Sam from the practice squad Tuesday, another setback as the NFL’s first openly gay…
Inside Conditions…The Immaculate Interception
Frantic flurry helps Steelers salvage season

OPINION

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Fund the fight against Ebola
The number of new Ebola cases in West Africa could grow as high as 10,000 new cases a week within two months, according to a…
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Black vote is up for grabs
(NNPA)—I had separate conversations with two governors last week. Both were White, one was a Democrat and one was a Republican. We were discussing next…
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U.S. trails more than 100 countries in voter turnout
(NNPA)—Lost in the frenzy to erect barriers to voting, including reducing the hours available for early voting and imposing strict voter ID requirements, is the…
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Editorials from around Pennsylvania
  BLOW THE WHISTLE ON RACE-BAITING SOCCER PLAYERS In recent years, “Say no to racism” signs have flashed electronically on the sidelines of soccer games…
‘This ain’t your grandparents’ Civil Rights Movement’
Dems bash Obama yet want Black vote

BUSINESS

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CCAC President Bullock welcomed at Chamber PowerBreakfast
Though Quintin Bullock has been President of the Community College Of Allegheny County for eight months, he hadn’t been able to visit the African-American Chamber…
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Business Calendar 10-22-14
    NDEAM Breakfast OCT. 30—The PA Department of Labor & Industry, Office of Vocational Rehabilitation will host its 2014 National Disability Employment Awareness Month…
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Apple Pay Q&A: What you need to know
CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) — Apple’s mobile payment system, Apple Pay, made its debut Monday. Now you can flash your new iPhone in the checkout line…
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Central State honors businessman Joshua I. Smith
Business executive and philanthropist Joshua I. Smith was honored at building renaming ceremony on October 17, 2014. WILBERFORCE, Ohio, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Central…
‘SNL’ adds Black woman to cast from writers room
McDonald’s CEO outlines changes as sales slide

INTERNATIONAL

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Blade Runner’ Pistorius gets 5 years in prison
PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) – Oscar Pistorius was sentenced to five years in prison Tuesday for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, completing a transformation from an…
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Ebola: Africa’s image takes a hit
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — In the United States, some parents fearful of deadly Ebola pulled children out of a school after the principal returned from Zambia,…
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Serena Williams hits back at Russian official
SINGAPORE (AP) – Serena Williams says comments by the head of the Russian Tennis Federation referring to her and older sister Venus as “brothers” were…
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Nigeria, Boko Haram agree to immediate cease-fire
ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria’s government and Islamic extremists from Boko Haram have agreed to an immediate cease-fire, officials said Friday, in a move that…
Europe, others weigh risks of West African flights
President Barack Obama declares it International Day Of The Girl!

LIFESTYLE

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Fashion Icon Oscar De La Renta dies at 82
Iconic fashion designer Oscar de la Renta has passed away tonight at the age 82. The cause of his death is not clear as of…
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Brown Beauties Who Stunned In Oscar De La Renta
Oscar de la Renta passed Monday, and we’re looking back at some of the Black women who wore him best.  
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Fit!Live!Win! ‘Black women do workout’ debunks myth that they don’t
Crystal Adell, CEO of Black Women Do Workout joined guest host Jeff Johnson on “NewsOne Now” for this week’s installment on Fit!Live!Win!. Adell dispels the myth that Black…
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PUT A RING ON IT: She cornered her man to ask him to propose, what happened next surprised us!
Who doesn’t love Black love!? We do and we celebrate it with our “Put A Ring On It” series. Each week, we’ll feature YOUR engagement and wedding…
Brothers’ ‘Fix My Life': No fix, but path to healing
Miss Africa Southwestern Pennsylvania 2014 crowned

GENERATION Y

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Racist vandals strike at UMass dorms
Investigators at the University of Massachusetts are searching for vandals who recently scrawled hate messages on the walls of dorm buildings, according to the Daily…
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Duquesne U. goes test-optional for liberal arts
PITTSBURGH (AP) – Duquesne University will no longer require students to meet SAT or ACT test standards if they apply to its College of Liberal…
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Shanti Das launches ‘Passion Drives My Purpose’ scholarship contest
Music impresario and author Shanti Das, aka The Hip-Hop Professional, has launched the “Passion Drives My Purpose Scholarship Contest. The former music executive and co-creator of the…
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National mentoring program encourages Black girls to break stereotypes, become leaders
Tracy Wilson Mourning, wife of NBA hall of famer Alonzo Mourning, joined Roland Martin on “NewsOne Now” to talk about her mentoring program Honey Shine Inc. Honey Shine’s…
Obama girls, Mo’ne Davis top Time Magazine’s ’25 Most Influential Teens Of 2014′ list
Westinghouse grad attends Harrisburg Internship program

HEALTH

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Walking is the new running: 9 things you need to know before your first step
I remember back in the 90s when my mom would go “power walking” after dinner and I would be in awe. I would try to…
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S. Epatha Merkerson and Merck challenge African Americans with Type 2 Diabetes to get to their goals
Merkerson Visits Atlanta, Georgia on October 20 With America’s Diabetes Challenge: Get to Your Goals Program WHITEHOUSE STATION, N.J., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Merck…
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SHE EATS: Steak has delicious way of punching your taste buds In The Face [REVIEW]
I don’t ask for much in a steakhouse–just quality meat really. However, a steakhouse like STK gives me what I want and so much more–a…
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Existing protocols might not be enough for Ebola
DALLAS (AP) — As Thomas Eric Duncan’s health deteriorated, nurses Amber Joy Vinson and Nina Pham were at the Ebola patient’s side. They wore protective…
Michelle Obama goes viral with #TurnipForWhat
Fit!Live!Win!: Replace expensive supplements with natural alternatives

Cover To Cover

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Cover to Cover…‘Fire Shut Up in My Bones’
Take a deep breath. Sometimes, nothing is sweeter: a newborn’s first lungful of air. The headiness of roses, new-mown grass, or familiar perfume. A gasp…
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TV pioneer and sitcom king Norman Lear pens a book
NEW YORK (AP) — From the moment Norman Lear began writing his memoir, he knew what the first line would be: “When I was a…
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Valorie Burton shows you how to become unstoppable
Author Valorie Burton appeared on “NewsOne Now” with host Roland Martin to discuss her new book, “Get Unstuck. Be Unstoppable. ” Burton explained how people become…
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Black college football coach prepares to launch children’s book
Greenville, NC (BlackNews.com) — From playbooks to children’s books, he’s the Coach we all love and adore and now in true Ruffin McNeill fashion he’s…
‘The Biology of Beating Stress’
Cover to Cover: “Cosby: His Life and Times”

EDITORS PICK

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Courier named Pennsylvania Newspaper of the Year, wins 9 awards
America’s best weekly is once again the state’s best weekly as well. As announced late last week by the Pennsylvania NewsMedia Association Foundation, the New…

FEATURES

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Reagan Gomez stresses importance of Black women behind the scenes
If Black women are ever going to see themselves more on TV and in film, Reagan Gomez insists that more of us have got to…
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‘Gone Girl’ Review: Tyler Perry’s independent acting attempt brief yet brilliant
Director David Fincher took a huge risk by taking Gillian Flynn’s New York Times Best Seller and creating his own interpretation of ‘Gone Girl’.  The…

VIEWPOINT

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The 2014 Elections: What’s at stake for African Americans

PEOPLE

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Kirk Cameron: Halloween masks mocking Obama represent Jesus defeating Satan
Oh, look. Little Mikey Seaver is spreading his madness to anyone who will listen again. The child-actor turned fundamentalist, Bible-thumper recently said that Halloween is…
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Ashanti shows off bikini body during birthday celebration
Singer Ashanti and her fine female family members decorated the Caribbean Island of Turks and Caicos with their skimpy bikinis this past week for her…
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Tamar Braxton on K. Michelle beef & Why her relationship with Vince changed [EXCLUSIVE VIDEO]
A lot has changed in Tamar Braxton‘s life including her relationship with husband/manager, Vince Herbert. The ‘Love & War’ singer is very open about her love…
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NBC’s Snyderman faces credibility issues
NEW YORK (AP) — The quarantine against possible Ebola exposure ends this week for Dr. Nancy Snyderman, but the troubles clearly aren’t over for NBC…
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14th Annual Little 5 Points Halloween Parade in Atlanta
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‘Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood’ star Princess Love shuts down sex tape leak
One of Mona Scott-Young’s newest stars has effectively stopped a potential sex tape scandal from blowing up. Princess Love of “Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood”…
Iggy Azalea gave her ex-boyfriend Hefe Wine an STD?
Girl, calm down: Claudia Jordan comes for Phaedra Parks & NeNe Leakes

Education

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Obama girls, Mo’ne Davis top Time Magazine’s ’25 Most Influential Teens Of 2014′ list
First Daughters Sasha Obama and Malia Obama, Little League superstar Mo’ne Davis and Jaden Smith are included in Time Magazine’s “25 Most Influential Teens of…

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