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Black Children Rank Last on Milestone Index

Black Children Rank Last on Milestone Index

| April 15, 2014

Black Children Rank Last on Milestone Index  By Freddie Allen NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Despite great progress that grew out of the Civil Rights Movement, “a web of stubborn obstacles remains” that prevents children of color, especially black children, from reaching their full potential, according to a recent report by the Annie E. […]

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Don’t stress over fraud

Don’t stress over fraud

| April 15, 2014

By Chuck Stovall Social Security Administration April is Stress Awareness Month, but one thing that should never cause you stress is doing business with Social Security. However, if you fall victim to fraud, it can really stress you out, not to mention damage your credit score and wallet. We encourage you to be cautious of […]

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5-year-old shoots 7-year-old to death

5-year-old shoots 7-year-old to death

| April 15, 2014

The other side of “rights” is “responsibility.” While much of the debate over guns is about whether access to them should be limited incidents in recent times—like this tragedy—suggest that there also needs to be extensive discussion over responsible ownership. That includes not only keeping weapons out of the hands of children but also securing […]

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Baraka says man busted in bus burning operative of political opponent

Baraka says man busted in bus burning operative of political opponent

| April 14, 2014

If you have any doubt that political debate has gotten way out of hand in this country, take a look at this article. Is this the wave of the future? Man arrested in connection to Baraka bus blaze Craig D. Frazier | 4/11/2014, 7:29 p.m. Ras Baraka Last week, Newark mayoral candidates Ras Baraka and […]

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White supremacist held in killings at Jewish center

White supremacist held in killings at Jewish center

| April 14, 2014

As the U.S. continues to commit itself to fighting terrorism abroad, the threat continues to raise its head within our borders. While it seems to have been only as of late that the nation has been fighting this battle overseas, domestic terrorism has existed in this nation for quite some time. Just ask the people […]

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Seven dead babies found in Utah home

Seven dead babies found in Utah home

| April 13, 2014

Call it demonic possession, call it extreme mental illness—we are living in a crisis era in which violence runs rampant. When it is violence against the most vulnerable in our population, it is especially gut-wrenching. Today’s headlines lead many to wonder if things are deteriorating. There is, however, some reason to believe that what’s happening […]

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Avoid Common Mistakes Filing Taxes

| April 13, 2014

Okay, so this might be a little late, be we can count at least one person in our own office who just filed his taxes. So, there probably are still people who could utilize this information: Avoid Common Errors when Filing Tax Return By: Millie Warren  RENO, NV – Remember, April 15, 2014 is the […]

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Shooting at Jewish community centers leave three dead

Shooting at Jewish community centers leave three dead

| April 13, 2014

There were no details at the time we first saw this. Let it suffice to say that given recent history, we can only assume the worst. Pray for the folks there; prayer for this nation: Three people killed, one wounded in shootings at Jewish centers in Kansas Police at the scene of the Jewish Community […]

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VA Northern Indiana Health Care System celebrates volunteers

| April 13, 2014

FORT WAYNE—April 6 through April 12 was deemed National Volunteer Week and the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) used the opportunity to thank more than 79,000 citizen volunteers who give back to Veterans every day at local VA medical facilities. Locally, the VA Northern Indiana Health Care System (VANIHCS) recognized the 507 volunteers for the […]

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Jimmy Carter says his life shaped by ‘black culture’

Jimmy Carter says his life shaped by ‘black culture’

| April 13, 2014

Says little has changed in civil rights past 50 years By George E. Curry NNPA Editor-in-Chief AUSTIN, Texas (NNPA} —Although he grew up in a rural farming community in Georgia during an era of rigid racial segregation in the 1920s and 1930s,  former President Jimmy Carter said his life was shaped at an early age […]

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