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Monday | NewsOne

[Slideshow] HBCU Rivalry, Unity At Nation's Classic

The Howard University Bisons bested the Morehouse College Maroon Tigers 35-17 in the Nation's Classic Sunday. Howard Senior Greg McGhee was named the game MVP having rushed for three touchdowns and passing for two more in the game.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Bloomberg

Georgia County Fights to Retain the Right to Raise Its Own Taxes

The Democratic-controlled county government that's home to Atlanta is fighting Republican legislators determined to make it the only county in Georgia unable to raise its own taxes. Fulton County leaders last month approved the first property-tax increase in 23 years to close a shortfall of more than $35 million in its $625.4 million general-fund budget.

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Related Topix: Georgia, Georgia Government, Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, Clark Atlanta University, Spelman College

Thu Sep 11, 2014

Creative Loafing Atlanta

First Slice 9/11/14: Open carry advocates file lawsuit that aims to...

WATER GUNS: Open carry advocates want to be able to bring their weapons to U.S. Corps of Engineers controlled sites such as Lake Allatoona. Open carry advocates have filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Corps of Engineers' policy that prohibits guns at all Corps-controlled areas.

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Related Topix: Guns, Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, Buckhead (Atlanta, GA), Houston County, GA

Wed Sep 10, 2014

Switched

David Perdue Exaggerates His Father's Role Desegregating Georgia Schools

On March 21, Georgia GOP Senate candidate David Perdue spoke with some GOP students at Morehouse College in Atlanta. In an effort to connect with the young voters at the historically black college, Perdue said his father played a key role in desegregating the Houston County schools in Georgia.

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Related Topix: Georgia, Education Etc., African-American

WTLC-AM Indianapolis

Pastor E. Dewey Smith Takes Us Back To The Old Time Religion

Dr. E. Dewey Smith, Jr., is the Senior Pastor/Teacher of The House of Hope Atlanta Decatur, GA. Prior to moving to Metro Atlanta, he served as Senior Pastor of the Beulahland Bible Church in Macon, GA.

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Related Topix: Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, Decatur, GA, Dekalb County, GA, Macon, GA, Bibb County, GA, Interdenominational Theological Center

Business Journal

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute announces changes in president's cabinet

Marthers worked as vice president for enrollment and dean for undergraduate and graduate admissions at Rensselaer. He oversaw 10 years of record growth in first-year applications.

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Related Topix: Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Rensselaer, NY, Albany, NY

Mon Sep 08, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Historically black colleges seek students at Sacramento-area recruitment fairs

Recruiters from more than 35 universities will be at the fairs. Colleges represented will include Morehouse College, Stillman College, Alabama State University, Fisk University, Kentucky State University, Xavier University, Texas Southern University, Tuskegee University and Morgan State University.

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Related Topix: Sacramento, CA, Stillman College, Alabama State University

Fri Sep 05, 2014

On Common Ground News

Morehouse School of Medicine to install sixth president, first female

Dr. Valerie Montgomery Rice will be installed as the sixth president of Morehouse School of Medicine on Thursday, Sept. 11, kicking off a three-day celebration.

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Related Topix: Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, Morehouse School of Medicine, Nathan Deal, US Governors, Georgia Tech

Wed Sep 03, 2014

Post and Courier

Bakari Sellers endorsed by S.C. education group

"An outstanding product of South Carolina public schools, Rep. Sellers has established a strong record of support for public education," Bernadette R. Hampton, president of the SCEA, said in a media release Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Sellers, SC, Bamberg County, SC, University of South Carolina

Creative Loafing Atlanta

First Slice 9/3/14: Two Morehouse students robbed at gunpoint

Atlanta Police are investigating a pair of armed robberies that occurred at Morehouse College.

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Related Topix: Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, Georgia Tech

WTVC

Morehouse College students robbed at gun point

Police say they were called to the Atlanta campus around 7:45 a.m. Tuesday, where a student said he was walking from a Walmart store on Martin Luther King Dr. Drive when a man with a gun approached and demanded his belongings.

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Related Topix: Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA

Tue Sep 02, 2014

Chronicle.com

U.S. Is Urged to Curtail Alarming Dropout Rates Among Minority Men

The federal government should require all colleges to create early-alert systems that flag students with low test scores, missing assignments, or spotty attendance.

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Related Topix: African-American, Asian-American, Ohio State University, University of Texas at Austin, University of Pennsylvania

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Black Enterprise

Four Morehouse Professors Pen Open Letter in Michael Brown's Honor

Michael Brown's untimely and unjustified Aug. 9 death at the hands of Ferguson, Missouri police officer Darren Wilson came just days shy of Brown's first day of college.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO

Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Bradenton Times

Race Profile: State Attorney General Democratic Primary

Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi is unopposed in the GOP primary and will face either former Secretary of the Department of Children and Families George Sheldon or state House minority leader Perry Thurston, who face off in the August 26 Democratic primary.

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Related Topix: Charlie Crist, US Governors, Healthcare Law, Law, Environmental Law, Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, University of Miami

Mon Aug 18, 2014

WGN-TV Chicago

Chicago Football Classic coming back to Soldier Field

This year will be no different. The sponsors announced they are bringing the classic back to be played once again at Soldier Field.

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Related Topix: Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA

Business Journal

Uber tests moving service in Atlanta, Nashville

The San Francisco-based tech-enabled car service teamed up with the Chattanooga, Tenn.-based moving service Bellhops to test UberMovers, a professional moving service.

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Related Topix: Georgia Tech, Clark Atlanta University, Spelman College

ThinkProgress

Inspired By Ferguson, Performance Artist Plays Dead By Philly...

There was some caution tape draped around the Love sign in Philadelphia two days ago.

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Related Topix: Philadelphia, PA, UC San Diego, US News, Liberal Political News

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