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Week In Review

Former NBA great Maurice Lucas dies of cancer

November 8, 2010

Maurice Lucas, the fierce power forward known as “The Enforcer” who helped lead the Portland Trail Blazers to the 1977 NBA title, has died after a long fight with bladder cancer. He was 58. Lucas died Sunday at his home in Portland, the team said.

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Bishop Long denies abuse allegations in filing

November 8, 2010

The megachurch pastor accused of luring four young men into sexual relationships categorically denied the allegations for the first time in a court filing last Monday, saying he was only a mentor to the men who filed civil lawsuits against him.

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GOP sweep in Pa. spawns debate over what it means

November 8, 2010

The GOP scored a clean sweep Tuesday, winning a hotly contested U.S. Senate race, picking up five congressional seats, and reclaiming the governor’s mansion and the state House from Democrats in their biggest electoral victory since 1994.

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NJ weighs new bullying laws after Rutgers suicide

November 1, 2010

New Jersey lawmakers introduced an “anti-bullying bill of rights” last Monday that one advocate said would be the toughest state law of its kind in the nation, a proposal that follows the widely publicized suicide of a Rutgers University student who was humiliated online.

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Obama campaigning quietly from the White House

November 1, 2010

Less than a week before Election Day, President Barack Obama is using the power of his office to reach Democratic voters in a final effort to get supporters to the polls and nudge close races in his party’s favor.

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4 men are convicted in NY synagogue-bombing plot

October 24, 2010

Four men snared last year in an FBI sting were convicted Monday of plotting to blow up New York City synagogues and shoot down military planes with the help of a paid informant who convinced them he was a terror operative.

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Obama in Philadelphia urges voter energy of ‘08

October 17, 2010

President Barack Obama tried to recapture some of the big-stage excitement of his 2008 campaign Sunday, imploring voters not to reward what he called Republican cynicism and incompetence by sitting out the November 2 elections.

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Survey: Latinos still strongly support Democrats

October 11, 2010

In a year when Democrats are struggling to energize supporters, Hispanic voters appear significantly less motivated than the rest of the U.S. to cast election ballots even though two-thirds of Latino registered voters say they’ll vote Democratic in their congressional race, a Pew Hispanic Center study shows.

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Recent News

Sun Report

Police agencies pulling out of Democratic convention

July 31, 2020

MILWAUKEE (AP) — More than 100 police agencies are withdrawing from agreements to send personnel to bolster...

Entertainment

Toronto sets lineup, Regina King to debut Muhammad Ali film

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

A Millennial Voice: Vital Tonics

July 31, 2020

By Danaé Reid To the naked eye, Natalie Bustamante looks like your ordinary, successful, beautiful Latina woman,...

Seniors

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

July 31, 2020

BPT The threat of COVID-19 in nursing homes and assisted living facilities has led elderly individuals and...

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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