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Week In Review

Record exec dies after Hollywood street rampage

December 17, 2011

A music executive died last Monday after being shot last week by a rampaging gunman in the heart of Hollywood, a hospital spokeswoman said. John Atterberry, who had worked with the Spice Girls, Jessica Simpson and others, died at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center shortly before 5 PM Monday…

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PECO customers must act now to receive LIHEAP Grants this season

December 17, 2011

LIHEAP grants are now available, and because of expected Federal funding cuts, significantly less money could be available to help low-and fixed-income customers pay their bills. Currently, $133 million is available to help Pennsylvania customers compared to $286 million last season.

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FAMU student leaders call for an end to hazing

December 12, 2011

Florida A&M President James Ammons said last Monday the university is committed to breaking a conspiracy of silence that has for decades shrouded hazing practices at the school and finally resulted in a band member’s death.

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Dominican-Haitian activist Sonia Pierre dies at 48

December 12, 2011

The renowned activist died outside of the municipality of Villa Altagracia while being rushed to a hospital after suffering a heart attack around noon Sunday, said Genaro Rincon, a lawyer who works with Pierre’s Dominican-Haitian Women’s Movement.

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Obama signs bipartisan bill to help jobless vets

November 28, 2011

Heralding a rare moment of bipartisan agreement, President Barack Obama signed into law last Monday legislation aimed at helping unemployed veterans find work while putting more cash in the hands of companies with government contracts.

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Sun Report

Police agencies pulling out of Democratic convention

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July 31, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO: Actor-director Werner Herzog, left, and actress-director Regina King. The Toronto International Film Festival on Thursday...

Stateside

NAACP Kicks Off 111th Annual Convention with Arts, Culture & Entertainment Festival

August 3, 2020

Washington, D.C. – The NAACP will kick off its 111th Annual Convention on Monday, August 3, 2020, with...

Commentary

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Seniors

How self-determination is changing elderly and disability care in the age of COVID-19

July 31, 2020

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Go With The-Flo

Cuba Gooding Jr. catches the Gov. Cuomo’s ire after being photographed with his mask down at charity event

July 31, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO: Cuba Gooding Jr. (Photo: Denis Makarenko / Shutterstock) By Florence Anthony Oprah Winfrey has set...

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