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Hastert Indictment Spotlights Republican Hypocrisy

By George E. Curry NNPA Columnist Hastert Indictment Spotlights Republican Hypocrisy Jolene Burdge told ABC that Hastert molested her brother, Stephen Reinboldt, all through high school. At the time, Hastert was the wrestling coach and Reinboldt was the student equipment manager at Yorkville High School in Illinois.” The indictment of former House Speaker Dennis Hastert and the disclosure that he may have b ...

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Bitter Sweet Celebration For Hadiya Pendleton’s Graduating Class

    By CHARLES ROUGHY Staff Writer  Bitter Sweet Celebration For Hadiya Pendleton’s Graduating Class Officials of King College Prep placed an empty chair, decorated with a lavender cloth, purple ribbon and fresh flowers, the chair marked the spot where Hadiya Pendleton would have sat had she lived to attend her high school graduation Tuesday night. The chair was a commemorative gesture by school o ...

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HOROSCOPES: Saturday 6th June to Friday 12th June

HOROSCOPES: Saturday 23rd May to Friday 29th May  Gemini May 22-June 21  The skies are action-packed this week, especially for Gemini, so get ready to take full advantage of the opportunities that come your way. A recent setback or delay could turn out to be a blessing in disguise, so stay focused on your goal and be determined. The stars are on your side and you can bring about a major breakthrough. Starli ...

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Word Of Mouth “2015 Movies In The Parks” Series

The DuSable Museum,and the Chicago Park District Present The DuSable Museum,and the Chicago Park District Present   “2015 Movies In The Parks” Series   The DuSable Museum of African American History is pleased to present the 2015 edition of the Chicago Park District’s “Movies In The Parks.” Beginning Saturday, June 20, 2015, and ending on Saturday, August 15, 2015, The DuSable will present screeni ...

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Open the Floodgates of Heaven

BY: LYNDIA GRANT NNPA COLUMNIST Open the Floodgates of Heaven Open the Floodgates of Heaven” by Bishop Paul S. Morton is a song with one line of lyrics. It’s about times when you find yourself suffering through a drought. It is a metaphor that reminds us that His Word says He will open the windows of Heaven and pour us out blessings we won’t have room to receive. It causes us to reflect on the tragedies in ...

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Improve Your Mental Sharpness

Improve Your Mental Sharpness Staying active physically is important as you age. But exercising the brain can also have some important health and disease-prevention benefits. In fact, a 2014 study conducted by the Wisconsin Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center found that participants who reported playing memory games at least every other day performed better on standard memory tests compared to those who pla ...

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Former Model, B. Smith, Seeks Greater Awareness of Alzheimers Among Minorities

By AJOYA LONG NNPA Columnist   Former Model, B. Smith, Seeks Greater Awareness of Alzheimers Among Minorities     Smith, the first African American woman to appear on the cover of Mademoiselle magazine in 1976, is reaching out to minorities who are battling Alzheimer’s disease. The model, born Barbara Smith, revealed her struggle with the disease in a CBS interview last July. Since then, she ...

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War Between Apple v. Samsung

BY: HARRY C. ALFORD Columnist War Between Apple v. Samsung Beyond the Rhetoric   On the surface, the Apple/Samsung trial that recently concluded appears to be a minor win for Samsung in a long-running patent war. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit cut Samsung’s damages payment from $930 million to $548 million, a substantial reduction in penalty. The legal reasoning behind the court’s de ...

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Verizon’s “POTENTIAL OF US” Inspires Inner City Youth Artists

BY: NAIMAH LATIF STAFF WRITER Verizon’s “POTENTIAL OF US” Inspires Inner City Youth Artists   An excited audience Tweeted and Facebooked images of award winning R & B artist Melanie Fiona, rap artists KM and lyricist OMEN during a special concert sponsored by Verizon held at the Harold Washington Cultural Center on 47th and King Drive Friday evening May 29, 2015. The new technology coupled with cel ...

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Entourage – The Boys Are Back for a Bawdy, Big Screen Adventure

Entourage  The Boys Are Back for a Bawdy, Big Screen Adventure Film Review:By Kam Williams   Entourage - went off the air in 2011, after enjoying a phenomenal, eight-year run on the HBO Network, thanks to its refreshingly-authentic take on cutthroat world of Hollywood. That semi-autobiographical TV-series revolving around the irreverent alpha-male antics of a fictional movie star and his posse was insp ...

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