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Chivalry Died in Starbucks

I imagine if I was one who was brave enough to get a card reading, or if I believed in such a thing, that the gypsy woman would have laughed me out of her tent if I inquired about the not so gentlemanly sir I haphazardly met a few weeks ago. To say we didn’t have a love connection is an understatement.  We did not even have a human connection. I should have been forewarned when an hour after meeting, he was ...

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A Free Fun Fall Festival Hosted By Harmony Health Plan

By: Jazmyne Walker WCW Staff Writer To kick off the weekend before Halloween, Harmony Health Plan held their free Fall Fun Festival Saturday, Oct. 26 at LaFollette Park Auditorium, 1333 N. Laramie.  The festival was open to the community and not only had fun activities for children but also provided information of programs and benefits offered by Harmony. The auditorium was heated to a comfortable temperatu ...

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Xfinity Tv Customers Can Now Stream Up To 35 Live Tv Channels On-The-Go With Xfinity Tv Go App

October 29, 2013 – This week Comcast will launch a major update to its Xfinity TV Player App, now called Xfinity TV Go.  The new Xfinity TV Go app will enable customers to watch up to 35 television channels over the Internet on their Apple and Android-powered mobile devices. Coupled with the ability to stream more than 25,000 On Demand choices and download thousands of hit movies and TV shows to watch offli ...

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‘Entitlement Programs’ Serve Elderly and Poor

By George E. Curry NNPA Editor in Chief Republicans have made it clear that their next budget goal is to slash so-called entitlement programs. Democrats have failed to explain to the public that the misnamed programs are valuable and prevent millions of Americans, many of them elderly or children, from living in poverty. The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (CBPP) issued a report last week that found: ...

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Health Insurance Website Stumbles on Launch

By Freddie Allen NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Last week, President Barack Obama said what many people who visited to browse and buy affordable health insurance already knew: The website, tied so heavily to the success of the Affordable Care Act, wasn’t working properly. “And there’s no sugarcoating it,” said President Obama during a speech on the Affordable Care Act on Oc ...

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Breast Cancer: A Major Health Concern for Black Women

by Zachary Lester and Maria Adebola Special to the NNPA from the Afro-American Newspaper When Linda Williams first learned that she had breast cancer, she felt doomed. “Cancer seems always associated with death,” Williams said. “I was feeling defeated, like I had to succumb.” October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. National public service organizations, professional medical associations, and gove ...

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By Frank S. Washington DETROIT – The Hyundai Elantra makes you ask is the glass half empty or half full. For the road test, we had the 2013 Hyundai Elantra Coupe SE. The car had not one option, thus the price was a very affordable $20,615. And to answer the question posed earlier, the glass is half full – well actually it is full. The only downside of the car; it was nowhere near as fast as it looked. There ...

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CPS Awarded Competitive $2.25 Million Physical Education Grant from U.S. Department of Education

CHICAGO – The U.S. Department of Education (USDOE) has awarded Chicago Public Schools (CPS) a competitive $2.25 million grant under the Carol M. White Physical Education Program (PEP), which will provide $750,000 annually over three years to help support the District’s efforts to expand physical education (PE) and professional development for PE teachers and strengthen health and nutrition education program ...

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The Columbus Park Chicago Chargers Is Heading to the National Championship a third year and a row: The Quest begins to be National Champions.

The Columbus Park Chicago Chargers Youth football and Cheer (CCYP) youth have all worked hard for 10 months; the kids are all having a great season. All 6 CCYP teams are winning, three are 7-1 and heading to the playoffs with intentions on making it to the national championship and one level is 8-1 and is already eligible to compete at the UYFL National Championship in Tampa bay, Florida from December 6th – ...

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Who Stole My Identity? Identity Theft is More Common than You Think

by Jeffrey L. Boney Special to the NNPA from the Houston Forward-Times Identity theft is a term used to describe all types of crime in which someone wrongfully obtains and uses another person’s personal data in some way that involves fraud or deception, typically for economic gain. There is nothing like going to apply for a loan, attempting to buy a home or opening a checking account, and having a represent ...

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