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Young chefs to show off culinary chops

Members of the A.R. Gus Barksdale Boys and Girls Club of Rockdale County have one mission this upcoming week – to create the best salsa in metro Atlanta.

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Bill Cosby retrial is set for November, judge rules

Bill Cosby will be retried on three charges of assault starting November 6 of this year, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, Judge Steven O'Neill ruled Thursday.

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How Trump compares with Obama so far on jobs

For a president who loves to talk about creating jobs, it's been a strong start: Employers have added 863,000 jobs during Donald Trump's first five full months in office.

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Baton Rouge officer sues Black Lives Matter over 2016 ambush of cops

A wounded officer's lawsuit filed in federal court in Louisiana alleges Black Lives Matter and several of its leaders are responsible for last year's ambush on law enforcement in Baton Rouge.

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Solving the problem of sleep in hospitals

When Dr. Joseph Schlesinger's mother was in the hospital, it was hard to speak with her by phone above the beeps and blips of medical devices. It was even harder for her to get some shut-eye.

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The children most likely to be bullied by their own friends

Lindsey Averill's definition of torment was seventh-grade gym class.

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Ava DuVernay to do Central Park Five series for Netflix

Ava DuVernay's exploration of America's criminal justice system will continue with a new project about the Central Park Five on Netflix.

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Police: Video shows Venus Williams drove 'lawfully' before fatal crash

New evidence shows that tennis star Venus Williams "lawfully" entered a Florida intersection seconds before a fatal crash involving her SUV, police said.

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Police spokesman finds himself announcing his brother's killing

T.J. Smith, Baltimore's chief police spokesman, has been getting the names of city homicide victims by text message with increasing regularity of late.

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This STD is becoming 'smarter' and harder to treat

Gonorrhea is becoming harder and in some cases impossible to treat with antibiotics, the World Health Organization said.

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How to make fast food healthier for vegetarians and vegans

Ordering fast food can be tricky for people who are trying to eat healthfully, but it can be particularly challenging for vegetarians. Menus are often limited in vegetarian staples such as beans, lentils, whole grains and vegetables.

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Martha Rivera Chavis, wife of NNPA President, dies

Martha Rivera Chavis, the devoted wife of civil rights leader and National Newspaper Publishers Association President and CEO Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr., has died.

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AT&T presents jerseys, trip to O’s game for James Mosher Little League team

AT&T’s commitment to sponsoring the historic West Baltimore James Mosher Little League U-11 Team in the Ripken Baseball Blue Crab Tournament this summer kicked off with a night at Orioles Park and some pristine new uniform jerseys.

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A funny thing happened on the way to the job market

Deans of colleges and schools have an annual ritual. Each fall, they greet their incoming class of freshmen— excited, hopeful and mostly young minds ready to enter adulthood, citizenship and self-sufficiency.

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HBCU leaders, advocates must engage Democrats and Republicans

“Working with the White House, through open communication and lots of effort, HBCU leaders and I were able to deliver flat funding for HBCUs in the upcoming fiscal year budget. Flat funding is a big win, considering President Trump proposed a 13.9 percent overall funding decrease in federal education dollars this year.”

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Local attorney advocates helmets to prevent head injury

The third annual Bikes & Beers event celebrating the biking community in Baltimore went off without a hitch on Saturday, June 24, 2017, according to organizers.

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Ravens have a big dilemma at tight end

The Baltimore Ravens will have an interesting road to travel when it comes to the tight end position. The team will be without Dennis Pitta, last year's team leader in receptions.

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Baltimore woman receives small business award

Small business owners across the United States are making a difference every day, according to Vistaprint, the company that creates business cards, marketing materials, signage and other products in just minutes.

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James Mosher Baseball field gets Hall of Fame makeover

William Neal is optimistic about the future of the James Mosher Baseball League and the fields they have called home for more than a half-century.

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MSU appoints interim radio general manager to help revitalize station

Morgan State University's School of Global Journalism and Communication (SGJC) has appointed Mireille Grangenois, the former publisher of The Chronicle of Higher Education as interim General Manager for its NPR-member public radio station, WEAA.FM (88.9).

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