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6 hrs ago | NOLA.com

Boy Scouts will host awards program in Gentilly, missing signs are being replaced

The Southeast Louisiana Council of the Boy Scouts of America will hold a reception to honor is 2014 Whitney M. Young Jr. Service Award recipients James Austin Gray II and Kenneth Pickering.

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Related Topix: Gray, LA, Metairie, LA

10 hrs ago | HeraldSun.com

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A new ministerial position at Duke University Chapel honors a late professor and is designed to reach more students.

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Related Topix: Duke University, New Orleans, LA, Fisk University, Interdenominational Theological Center

Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Times-Picayune

What's on TV tonight? 'America's Got Talent,' 'Dark Horse Nation,' 'Drunk History'

Here's what's on TV tonight: " America's Got Talen t" continues on to live shows at Radio City Music Hall, and the New Orleans-born act Acte II has advanced.

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Related Topix: New Orleans, LA, Comedy, Entertainment, Television

Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Detroit News

Black colleges face hard choices on $25M Koch gift

America's black colleges are struggling for funds. The Republican Party is struggling to attract black voters.

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Related Topix: African-American, Life, Charity

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Black colleges face hard choices on $25M Koch gift

America's black colleges are struggling for funds. The Republican Party is struggling to attract black voters.

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Related Topix: African-American, Life, Charity

The Island Packet

Historically black colleges face uncertain future

Three days before Payton Wilkins returned home to Detroit last May with a bachelor's degree, his cousin was arrested for selling heroin and crack cocaine.

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Related Topix: South Carolina State University, Elizabeth City State University, Elizabeth City, NC, University of Pennsylvania

Mon Jul 21, 2014

NOLA.com

St. Joseph Church in Gretna honors retiring deacon

Many parishioners of St. Joseph Church and Shrine in Gretna gathered for a special Mass and retirement party for Deacon Herman J. Williams, who has also served as business manager at the church since 2006.

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Related Topix: Gretna, LA, Dialysis, Medicine, Health, New Orleans, LA

NOLA.com

New Orleans-born opera duo Acte II prepares for 'America's Got Talent' Judgment Week

It's Judgment Week on " America's Got Talent ," and the New Orleans-born opera duo of Acte II will perform again for celebrity judges Howie Mandel, Mel B, Heidi Klum and Howard Stern for a chance to advance to later live-show rounds.

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Related Topix: New Orleans, LA, Arts, Opera, University of Oklahoma, Television

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Best of New Orleans

Panel marks 150th anniversary of first black-owned daily U.S. newspaper

Monday, July 21, is the 150th anniversary of the debut of the New Orleans Tribune , which became the first black-owned daily newspaper in the United States.

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Related Topix: New Orleans, LA

Tue Jul 15, 2014

The Raw Story

The interrupted meal that proved fatal for one college freshman

New Orleans photographer Sabree Hill wanted to document the way crime affects her city, and she found Helping Mothers Heal - a support group that meets at the Watson Teaching Ministries on St. Charles Avenue.

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Related Topix: New Orleans, LA, Student Society, Sororities, Delta Sigma Theta

WAVY-TV Portsmouth

Hampton Univ. Named HBCU of the Year Photo from Hampton University Office of University Relations

Hampton University has a new honor. The school was named 2014 HBCU of the Year, denoting it as a historically black college or university.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

NOLA.com

University of New Orleans to become 'tobacco-free' campus in August

The University of New Orleans will become tobacco-free as of Aug. 1 in compliance with state law, university officials said on Monday .

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Related Topix: New Orleans, LA, Life, Holidays, Lughnasadh, Smoking, Medicine, Health, Tulane University

Thu Jul 10, 2014

The Times-Picayune

La. Campaign for Tobacco-Free Living awards grants to New Orleans community organizations

The Louisiana Campaign for Tobacco-Free Living , a program of the Louisiana Cancer Research Center administered by the Louisiana Public Health Institute, recently awarded over $105,600 in Community Advocacy Grants to seven New Orleans area community organizations.

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Related Topix: Louisiana, New Orleans, LA, Smoking, Medicine, Health

Wed Jul 09, 2014

NOLA.com

Famous 'G' Club dresses to impress at its annual 86th annual Summer Ball

When the Famous 'G' Club was established in 1927, it was to "bring about closer social relationships among members and engage in welfare and civic endeavors."

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Related Topix: New York, Pop/Rock, The Call

Wed Jul 02, 2014

NOLA.com

Hot books for New Orleans summer from Wilton Barnhardt, Mona Lisa Saloy and Frederick Starr

Old South and New South collide in this witty, character-rich tale of a family in decline.

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Related Topix: New Orleans, New Orleans, LA, Jazz

NOLA.com

NOLA-born duo Acte II, currently competing on 'America's Got Talent,' to perform locally

Olanna Goudeau and Ashley Renee Watkins, the dynamic opera-singing duo known as Acte II to fans of the current season of NBC's " America's Got Talent ," have more singing to do on the competition.

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Related Topix: Arts, Opera, New Orleans, LA, University of Oklahoma, Television

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