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Seventy killed in bus blasts outside Nigerian capital

| April 14, 2014
Seventy killed in bus blasts outside Nigerian capital

Observers have said that the religion-driven conflict in Africa’s largest nation, typically thought of as being reserved to the north, was threatening to spill into the rest of the nation and destabilize the country. While early reports are incomplete, many are wondering if Boko Haram has decided to take their fight past the confines of […]

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White supremacist held in killings at Jewish center

| April 14, 2014
White supremacist held in killings at Jewish center

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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Hepatitis C ‘cure’ costs $1000 a day—$80k total

| April 13, 2014
Hepatitis C ‘cure’ costs $1000 a day—$80k total

Hmmmm. No need for healthcare reform, eh? Once again, here’s evidence that we live in an oligarchy driven world. Freedom, power, even healthcare are available to all—all who have money, that is. This is not to say that corporations shouldn’t make money given what they invest in research but when the cure is reserved only […]

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Seven dead babies found in Utah home

| April 13, 2014
Seven dead babies found in Utah home

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

| April 13, 2014
Shooting at Jewish community centers leave three dead

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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The power of one

| April 13, 2014
The power of one

Rev. Stewart Speaks! By the Rev. Lakeya Stewart  Over the last couple of weeks, we have discussed the biblical marital roles of husband and wives. Yes, each person has a role to play, however, the ultimate goal should be to function as one. Jesus said to the Pharisees in Matthew 19:6, “Wherefore they are no more […]

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Jimmy Carter says his life shaped by ‘black culture’

| April 13, 2014
Jimmy Carter says his life shaped by ‘black culture’

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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Acceptance by eight Ivies doesn’t remove race stigma

| April 13, 2014
Acceptance by eight Ivies doesn’t remove race stigma

By George E. Curry NNPA Columnist You would think that news of a high school student from a family of African immigrants getting accepted into all eight Ivy League universities would be met with universal celebration. If you thought that, think again. First the news: In the next month, Kwasi Enin must make a tough […]

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