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Shoe thrown at Hillary Clinton

Shoe thrown at Hillary Clinton

| April 11, 2014

We’re glad we can show the world that we’re the most civilized democrcay in the world and that we know how to have spirited political debate and still maintain manners and proper decorum. (Remember how outraged folks were when this happened to President Bush in an Arab country?) And, people wonder why David Bowie wrote […]

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Scientist say document on Jesus’ wife likely ancient

Scientist say document on Jesus’ wife likely ancient

| April 11, 2014

The story isn’t new. Still, some people react with outrage that something of such is even suggested. But, the question is, if it were true, would it or should it diminish your faith? It seems that too much time is spent debating the particulars of Jesus’ life and not enough living the message. We find […]

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Doctors group sounds alarm over Ebola outbreak

Doctors group sounds alarm over Ebola outbreak

| March 29, 2014

(GIN)—The deadly Ebola virus, once limited to central and east Africa, has erupted in the West African nation of Guinea. The latest official statistics put the toll at 86 suspected cases and 59 deaths. “This is a rare disease,” cautioned Dr. Esther Sterk, tropical medicine advisor to Doctors Without Borders. “Epidemics are limited, but they […]

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Ways to close nation’s wealth gap

Ways to close nation’s wealth gap

| March 17, 2014

By Charlene Crowell NNPA Columnist Today, middle class households feel the same financial stress that low- and moderate-income families have borne for years, says new research by the Corporation for Enterprise Development (CFED), a national nonprofit organization working to alleviate poverty and create economic opportunity.  In its report, Treading Water in the Deep End, CFED […]

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Anti-gay preacher Fred Phelps Sr. reportedly at death’s door

Anti-gay preacher Fred Phelps Sr. reportedly at death’s door

| March 16, 2014

We’re sure a lot of of folks will try to read God’s “motives” behind the imminent taking of Fred Phelps. Truth of it is, none of us knows why anyone is “called home”—or where that person’s spirit will end up. Rather, folks might look at a number of issues here, including the incredible polarization of […]

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African hearts swell at Lupita Nyong’o’s Oscar prize

| March 7, 2014

(GIN)—The chatter on social media sites was off the charts as the Oscar choice for best supporting actress was named—the luminescent Lupita Nyong’o—for her role in the Hollywood feature “12 Years a Slave.” Nigerian journalist Bim Adewunmi, writing in The Guardian, was one of many Africans covering the long night of prizes and accolades and […]

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BBC News – Venezuela’s Maduro breaks diplomatic links with Panama

BBC News – Venezuela’s Maduro breaks diplomatic links with Panama

| March 6, 2014

Venezuela’s Maduro breaks diplomatic links with Panama Protests against President Maduro have continued as Venezuela marks the first anniversary of the death of Hugo Chavez Venezuela’s President, Nicolas Maduro, has broken diplomatic relations and frozen economic ties with Panama. The decision comes after the Central American nation requested a meeting at the Organization of American […]

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Words of the Week—Science does NOT refute God

| February 28, 2014

By Minister Jason Malveaux Special to the NNPA from the Los Angeles Sentinel Great thinkers deny the existence of Almighty God only to replace Him with almighty science. Findings are quoted with religious fervor and science is quoted as if it were a great prophet or holy writ. God is called to defend Himself against […]

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Crime & Safety Briefs: Feb. 26 Edition

| February 20, 2014

  Five injured in car chase, shootout FORT WAYNE—At approximately 4:31 a.m., Feb. 16, the City of Fort Wayne Police Department responded to 1800 block of Fox Point Trail on an unknown problem after the initial callers were not answering the call taker’s questions, to specifically describe the problem. Upon arrival, officers located two adult […]

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Photo gallery: Garry Hamilton sworn in

Photo gallery: Garry Hamilton sworn in

| January 10, 2014

Garry Hamilton is sworn along with a new slate of high-ranking public safety officials in front of a capacity crowd and live television cameras.

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