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    Teen OK After Riding in Wheel Well of Hawaii Jet
    HONOLULU (AP) — Officials say a 16-year-old boy is “lucky to be alive” and unharmed after flying from California to Hawaii stowed away in a…
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    More than a dozen food truck vendors to descend on downtown Atlanta starting Monday, April 21
    ATLANTA –The City of Atlanta has launched the first ever Public Property Food Truck Program that allows food trucks to vend from designated city streets.…
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    Boston Marathon: After bombs, Race Under Tight Security
    BOSTON (AP) — For years, state and local officials have conducted a “tabletop exercise” before the Boston Marathon, a meeting that allows them to study…
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    HS Vice Principal Commits Suicide After Ferry Sinking Has 270 Teens Missing
    MOKPO, South Korea — The investigation into South Korea’s ferry disaster focused on the sharp turn it took just before it began listing and on…
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    E-Cig Industry Awaits Looming Federal Regulation
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Smokers are increasingly turning to battery-powered electronic cigarettes to get their nicotine fix. They’re about to find out what federal regulators…
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    GM, Lawyers Fight Over Bankruptcy Protections
    DETROIT (AP) — General Motors Co. and a battalion of trial lawyers are preparing for an epic court fight over whether GM is liable for…

    SPORTS

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    Former Boxing Champ Arrested For Assaulting Flirting Man
    Former boxing champion Kassim Ouma just landed himself in a world of trouble. Ouma was arrested this past weekend in Los Angeles for knocking a…
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    Keyshawn Johnson Arrested For Domestic Violence
    Former NFL star Keyshawn Johnson didn’t finish his Easter weekend in the most positive way. He was arrested early Monday morning for domestic violence. According…

    ENTERTAINMENT

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    OUTKAST to Headline BET Experience at L.A. Live
    BET Networks and AEG recently announced GRAMMY® Award winning group OUTKAST as this year’s headlining act for the BET Experience at L.A. LIVE, taking place…
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    Pharrell Showcases Beauty In Every Hue In “Marilyn Monroe” Video
    Since unveiling the artwork for his hit album “G I R L,” Pharrell Williams has taken heat because people felt the models on the cover…

    POLITICS

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    SCOTUS slams door on minority education in Michigan
      By Bankole Thompson CHRONICLE SENIOR EDITOR The conservative majority of the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) on Tuesday issued a final ban…
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    High Court Upholds Mich Affirmative Action Ban
    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld Michigan’s ban on using race as a factor in college admissions despite one justice’s impassioned dissent…

    ATL BLOG

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    Atlanta Based Hollywood Producer Will Packer Celebrates 40th Birthday Weekend in Nassau
    The Bahamas Department of Tourism hosted a “Welcome to the Bahamas” reception Friday night for Ride Along and Think Like A Man filmmaker Will Packer to kick-off a weekend celebration…
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    90s Rhythm and Blues Star Accused of Kicking His Wife While Pregnant
    The estranged wife of Raphael Brown, a member of the popular 90s group Next, is accused of getting “Too Close” — and not in a…

    COMMUNITY

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    Retired NYPD Cop Confesses To Fatally Shooting Wife Ten Times In Front Of Children
    Kevin Canty (pictured above), a retired New York City police officer, stands accused of fatally shooting his wife, Jessica Mera (pictured below), 40, ten times in front…
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    Everything You Need To Know About E-Cigarettes: Are They Really A Healthier Alternative To Smoking?
    This past weekend, a city-wide ban of electronic cigarettes went into effect in Los Angeles. Before the new law, vapors — as e-cigarette users like…

    PRAISE

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    8 Interesting Things To Know About Holy Thursday To Use Everyday
      1. In Exodus, the blood of the Passover lamb was painted on the door frames, causing the plague of the firstborn to pass over…
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    What Is Maundy Thursday?
    Maundy (or Holy) Thursday solemnly commemorates the institution of the Eucharist and is the oldest of the observances peculiar to Holy Week. In Rome various…

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    The Home Depot Retool Your School Contest Coming to a Close, Last Chance to Vote for Your Favorite HBCU
    The Home Depot Retool Your School Campus Improvement Grant Program is coming to a close today, bu you can still get your vote in and…

    FEATURES

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    Why Is Diabetes Improving For Whites, But Not For Blacks?
    First the bad news: The percentage of Americans with diabetes has doubled since 1988, with nearly one in 10 adults now diagnosed with the blood-sugar…
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    Apple Cider Vinegar: What’s It Actually Good For?
    Of all the homegrown, “cure-all” tonics that exist today, apple cider vinegar continues to be one of the most popular ones. But why? While the…
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    3 Looks for the Perfect Coachella Wardrobe
    Spring is finally here and that means festival season has officially started. This weekend marks the beginning of the 2014 Coachella festival in Indio, California…

    VIEWPOINTS

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    Ignorance Is Not Bliss
    Yoga is a pathway to happiness. As more and more people have begun to practice yoga postures, some once or twice a week, others everyday,…
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    How Does Phylicia Rashad Feel About TV Today? Her Face Tells It All
    Phylicia Rashad is not a fan of sitcoms today and she had no problem sharing her true feelings during a recent interview with the HuffPost…

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