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51 min ago | The Item

Blues festival comes to South Mountain Reservation

Orange native and long-time South Orange resident Mike Griot is hosting the annual South Mountain International Blues Festival, formerly the South Orange International Blues Festival, which is entering into its fifth year.

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Related Topix: Orange, NJ, South Orange, NJ, Blues, us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Washington D.C. Travel, Music, Entertainment

4 hrs ago | Switched

Ferguson Protests Reach White House Doorstep With Call For Prosecutor To Resign

A coalition of activists carried 900,000 petitions to the gates of the White House on Thursday afternoon demanding that Attorney General Eric Holder prosecute the white police officer who shot unarmed black teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Jay Nixon, US Governors

8 hrs ago | Business Journal

Howard University's accidental Ebola researcher sees interest,...

Sergei Nekhai is co-director of the Howard University Center for Sickle Cell Disease and started the Sergei Nekhai Molecular Virology Research Group.

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Related Topix: University of Texas Medical Branch

8 hrs ago | Examiner.com

The amazing Year Up program and a powerful lesson that suicide is not the answer

Imagine an auditorium filled with small business corporations and community partners joined together with parents, teachers and friends all working together empowering urban talent to teach their potential.

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Related Topix: Baltimore, MD

12 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Seoul and other Asian cities provide surge of foreign students to U.S. universities

Seoul is sending more students to U.S. universities than any other foreign city, followed by Beijing and Shanghai, according to a new analysis of federal data that shows in vivid detail a huge surge of visitors from overseas in recent years seeking higher education in the United States.

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Related Topix: South Korea, World News, Nepal, Asia, India, China

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Ohio.com

Zips football: UA opens with impressive win over Howard

The University of Akron football team left an impression at InfoCision Stadium Thursday night after beating Howard University 41-0 as quarterback Kyle Pohl flashed some potential and the Zips defense showed how dominating that it can be.

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Related Topix: University of Akron, Akron, OH

Daily Dispatch

Charlie Parker's influence lives on

Jesse Adams plays keyboard with Just Friends, a jazz sextet that recorded a CD called "27536: Alive & Well," which features original compositions with locally familiar titles.

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Related Topix: Charlie Parker, Jazz, New York, West End (Washington, DC)

Yahoo!

More bad news for Malaysia Airlines

Malaysia Airlines is facing dire economic straits after being involved in the two worst air tragedies of the year.

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Related Topix: World News, Malaysia, Nigeria, Africa,

Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Washington Post

Howard Universitya s Kathmandu connection

Howard University has long been known for the global feel of its campus in Northwest Washington.

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Related Topix: Nepal, World News, Washington, DC, Asia, Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Standardized Testing, Education

The Washington Post

National Zoo's American bisons named: Zora and Wilma

Zora and Wilma, two female American bison that moved into the zoo in July as part of its 125th anniversary, were officially named Wednesday by students from Howard University and Gallaudet University.

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Related Topix: Gallaudet University, World News, South Africa, Africa

The Independent

MH370: Malaysia Airlines 'burning A 1.3 million in cash reserves' each day

Majority shareholder Khazanah is expected to propose a major overhaul for the troubled carrier after two major aviation disasters in one year Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature.

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Related Topix: World News, Malaysia,

Spring Hope Enterprise

Spaulding alumni set 40th reunion

By KEN RIPLEY Continuing a Labor Day tradition, the C.C. Spaulding Alumni Association will hold its 40th annual reunion of the alumni of the former Spaulding High School this Friday through Sunday at the old Spaulding campus and in Nashville.

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Related Topix: Nashville, NC, Spring Hope, NC, Law, Employment / Labor Law

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Rocky Mount Telegram

Twin County Hall of Fame announces 2014 inductees

The Twin County Hall of Fame has announced the class of 2014, who will be inducted into the hall Nov. 20 at Nash Community College.

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Related Topix: Tarboro, NC, East Carolina University, Rocky Mount, NC

US News & World Report

GOP Courts Black Voters with Sweet Tea and Political Talk

Republicans believe they can woo minority voters with ideas , while others argue it's the ideas that need to change.

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Related Topix: US News, Reince Priebus, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, 2012 Presidential Election, Mitt Romney

Mon Aug 25, 2014

City Paper

District Line Daily: Back to School

A morning roundup of news, opinion, and links from Washington City Paper and around the District.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

SavannahNow

Savannah singer/songwriter turning poems into inspiration

She often turns her poems into songs. "Teens Try to Prevent Crime in America" is one of those songs, and it currently is featured on the CD "America," released by HillTop Records and selling for $12.99 online and in targeted record stores.

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Related Topix: Savannah, Country, Arts, Poetry, Savannah, GA, Chatham County, GA, Isle of Hope, GA

The Washington Post

Trillectro festival proves it can keep up with the big boys

For six hours every autumn, the hip-hop cosmos temporarily spins around the emerald quadrangle of Howard University during the annual Yardfest homecoming concert, a rap saturnalia that's been immortalized in a Notorious B.I.G. lyric.

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Related Topix: Rap, The Notorious B.I.G., Mississippi, Music, Travel, Entertainment

Common Dreams

Undercover in White America: Why Black Rage is Conscious, Justified, and Long Overdue

Students at Howard University pose for this photo with their 'Hands Up' as they acknowledged the police violence that took hold of Ferguson, Mo.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, US News, Liberal Political News

Lansing State Journal

People News: LCC's Benita Duncan to receive service honor

The Association of Community College Trustees will honor Lansing Community College's Benita Duncan with the 2014 Central Regional Professional Board Staff Member Award for exemplary service.

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Related Topix: Lansing, MI, East Lansing, MI, St. Johns, MI, Dewitt, MI

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Dixon brings experience as legislative aide to campaign for 17th District seat

Editor's note: Second in a series profiling candidates running for state representative in the 17th Worcester District.

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Related Topix: Clark University, US News

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