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Target to Boost Its Minimum Wage to $15 by 2020’s End

September 25, 2017

NBC10: Target Corp. is raising its minimum hourly wage for its workers to $11 starting next month and then to $15 by the end of 2020 in a move it says will help it better recruit and retain top-quality staff and provide a better shopping experience for its customers. The initiative, announced Monday, is part...

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg grabs a late night eat at Pat’s Steaks, and “likes” it!

September 25, 2017

NBC10–Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook co-founder and CEO, issued an official ‘like’ for Philadelphia’s original cheesesteak joint: Pat’s Steaks. The 33-year-old tech titan visited the South Philly steak shop at 9th and Passyunk late Sunday to order half a dozen cheesesteaks “Whiz wit” (Cheez Whiz and onions), Pat’s King of Steaks night manager Michael R

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McCain calls brain cancer prognosis ‘very poor’

September 25, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Sen. John McCain says doctors have given him a “very poor prognosis” as

Oprah Winfrey Takes on Trump-Era Political Divide in ’60 Minutes’ Debut

September 24, 2017

📷 & Story: Variety/Yahoo Oprah Winfrey convened a group of voters to examine the nation’s b

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UK lowers official terrorist threat level after 2nd arrest

September 22, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Emergency workers help people to disembark a train near the Parsons Green Underground

Governments turn tables by suing public records requesters

September 22, 2017

associated press IOWA CITY, Iowa  — An Oregon parent wanted details about school employees gettin

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ReelBlack: Sweet Love, Bitter

October 13, 2017

Commentary

Killer cop trials are America’s big charades

The judge who acquitted Jason Stockley gave a revealing glimpse into the “Mt. Everest-high” bar in trying to get a cop conviction in deadly force cases.   By Earl Ofari Hutchinson Former St. Louis police officer Jason Stockley is the latest in the never-ending revolving door of cops charged with murder, manslaughter, reckless endangerment or…

Sports

Elliott’s 61-yard field goal lifts Eagles over Giants, 27-24

By Rob Maaddi, 📷Twitter @Eagles PHILADELPHIA (AP)–Jake Elliott kicked a 61-yard field goal as the clock expired to lift the Philadelphia Eagles to a 27-24 victory over the New York Giants on Sunday. Eli Manning threw three touchdown passes in the fourth quarter, including a 77-yard score to Sterling Shepard, but Philadelphia (2-1) rallied twice….

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Hollywood Insiders upset over the manner which Sterling K. Brown’s acceptance speech was cut at the Emmy Awards

September 22, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Sterling K. Brown   (Photo: Kathy Hutchins / shutterstock) By Florence Anthony Hollywood Insiders were...

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Tips for choosing the Medicare plan that’s right for you

September 22, 2017

BPT Fall and winter don’t just bring cooler temperatures and the holidays – the final seasons of...

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Throw the ultimate tailgate

September 22, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Buffalo Chicken Wings   Family Features Football season is back, and that means it’s time...

Entertainment

Words With Friends adds 50,000 pop culture words

September 22, 2017

By Mark Kennedy associated press NEW YORK — Tell your bae or your bestie: The mobile game...

Health

Americans address the need to better prepare for Alzheimer’s disease

September 22, 2017

NewsUSA The odds that you know someone affected by Alzheimer’s are high, considering that more than five...

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Call for auditions for the production of ‘Gospel on Broadway’ production of ‘Black Nativity’ for 2017

September 22, 2017

Director/playwright Douglas Rucker and artistic/music director Brian Dandridge are thrilled to announce the 2017 auditions for the...

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