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Save Black Men – Get Your PSA

By Marc H. Morial NNPA Columnist “With the prevalence of prostate cancer disproportionately affecting our men, we must be vigilant to ensure aggressive testing continues for this most vulnerable population.” — Cedric M. Bright, M.D., president of the National Medical Association Last week, the United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommended that healthy men should no longer take a routine ...

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Horoscopes June 7 – June 13, 2012

ARIES Lover, friends, relatives are in your corner. They just have a hard time verbalizing it. Their support gives you the boost you need if you’d swallow your pride and reach out for it. Their help may not come in the form you want it, but it is in the form you need. Lucky Numbers: 10, 34, 37 TAURUS It wouldn’t hurt to be a little less independent. Depend on someone. Declare a truce. Decide that you are no ...

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Word Of Mouth

The Chicago Park District and the Jazz Institute of Chicago present Jazz Cabaret: Joan Collasso 7 p.m. June 8 at Columbus Park Refectory, 5701 W. Jackson Blvd. Jazz Links students will perform during the free show before Collasso takes the stage to pay tribute to musical influences that helped shape the sound of jazz. For more information, call 312-427-1676. “SAFE NEIGHBORHOODS ARE EVERYBODY’S BUSINESS” Man ...

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Better Business Bureau Warns Look for the Red Flags During Your Summer Job Search

CHICAGO, IL - June 7, 2012 - Many students are off for summer break and find themselves searching for temporary work. The Better Business Bureau serving Chicago and Northern Illinois (BBB) is warning high school and university students looking for work this summer to avoid common job scams.   “Many students seeking summer jobs may have little to no previous work experience, And are tempted to apply for jobs ...

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The Underemployed Also Struggle to Survive

By Akeya Dickson Washington Correspondent NNPA News Service WASHINGTON (NNPA) – The woman selling you lottery tickets at 7-11 could be an engineer with multiple degrees. The guy bagging your groceries may have earned a six-figure salary in the not-too-distant past. Welcome to underemployment, the new norm in America. As of April, there are nearly 8 million adults in this country who are underemployed, defin ...

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Letter To The Editor: Nato 2012

I have several concerns regarding the front page story, “NATO Summit 2012”. In the article, it is stated that the Summit ended up being a, “two day traffic inconvenience” and, “generated over $100 million dollars in...revenue”. Where did this figure come from? As many Chicagoans can attest, downtown was devoid of people during the Summit, countless businesses were closed or covered with boards and thousands ...

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WORD OF MOUTH

  Congressman Davis Accepting Black Caucus Scholarship Applications Congressman Danny K. Davis (IL-7) is now accepting applications for The Congressional Black Caucus Spouses and Foundation for the following scholarships: CBC Spouses 2012 Essay Contest CBC Spouses Heineken USA Performing Arts CBC Spouses Visual Arts CBC Spouses Education ·CBCF General Mills Health Scholarship applications can be found ...

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Horoscopes MAY 31-JUNE 6

ARIES Feather the nest. Stock up on stuff for the long haul. Cement relationships. A friend needs your support. Enjoy giving it. You will receive good news about a pal. Lucky Numbers: 13, 22, 31 TAURUS Be cautious and conservative with money. You are extremely witty this week. Allow others to enjoy your good humor. Your leadership skills are very high, and others will follow. Lucky Numbers: 14, 20, 44 GEMIN ...

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Following a Trusted Leader Out of Egypt

FIRST WORDS Last week we dealt with the final lesson on Joseph as he died and passed on the inheritance that was spoken to Abraham.  He told his brethren that God was going to visit them even though he would not be present.  This week we are blessed to see once again how God takes care of his own, the infamous story of how the children of Israel sojourned through the Red Sea is the lesson on display, let’s ...

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Buick Verano

By Frank S. Washington DETROIT – A 2012 Buick Verano was delivered to me on a Friday and I was headed down Interstate 75 to Toledo on Saturday. My point is that I got a chance to test drive Buick’s entry level sedan in several traffic environments. I had a full load. Two 11-year-olds and a four-year-old occupied the back seats and the mother of one my backseat passengers was in the front.  Although all of t ...

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