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3:53 AM / Thursday January 21, 2021

Week In Review

Obama heralds end of divisive Iraq war

December 17, 2011

President Barack Obama heralded the end of the divisive Iraq war last Monday, and warned Iraq’s neighbors that the United States would remain a major player in the region even as it brings its troops home. “Our strong presence in the Middle East endures,” Obama said.

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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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