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Trayvon Martin Case: Defense Releases Texts and Photos on Trayvon’s Phone

In one text, Trayvon talks about smoking "weed"

An upcoming hearing to determine if photos and texts can be used

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Homeless Teen Graduates as Valedictorian, Will Attend Spelman

Her advice: 'Do what you have to do right now so that you can have the future that you want'

Teen who lived in mother’s car and ‘went hungry sometimes’ excels in school

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JetBlue Airways Takes Flight to Philadelphia

JetBlue Airways Takes Flight to Philadelphia International Airport

Five daily nonstop flights between Boston and Philadelphia begin today

Starting today, JetBlue will serve Philadelphia International Airport with nonstop flights from Boston’s Logan Airport

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Michelle Obama calls on Business Leaders to Hire Veterans

Michelle Obama Makes No. 4 on Forbes’ ‘Most Powerful Women’ List

Mrs. Obama was right behind Melinda Gates

Michelle Obama named one of the World’s ‘Most Powerful Women’

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Gospel Singer Files Suit Against McDonalds Over Chicken Sandwich

The sandwich was allegedly purchased at the McDonalds near the World Trade Center

Brooklyn woman says she will never be the same

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Lessons on Customer Engagment from the Detroit Auto Show

U.S. Automakers Trim Traditional Summer Breaks

Major automakers speeding up production to meet growing demand for new cars and trucks

What do you think of this move?

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Virginia Walmart Suspects White Father of Kidnapping Biracial Daughters

The interracial couple has been married for ten years

Walmart shoppers think biracial daughters “don’t fit” with white father

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12-Year-Old Boy Shot and Killed During Robbery Attempt

"It's really a shame you can't even let your kids play outside," the mother said

Boy killed during a robbery attempt on the streets of New Jersey

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Retailers Facing Backlash Over Factory Conditions

Beyonce pushing swimsuit for H&M that is mass produced in Bangladesh

H&M says its leading an effort to hold factory owners accountable for unsafe facilities.

By Aaron Morrison

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Winning $590M Powerball Ticket Bought In Florida

Sunshine State has had more Powerball winners than any other state

For the sole winning ticket holder, the jackpot includes a nearly $376.9 million cash payment…

By Aaron Morrison

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More Controversy! Obama Admin. Spied on a Fox News Reporter

President may have a hard time defending assertion he's all for free press

Justice Department collected reporter’s phone records, tracked his movements and seized two days of personal…

By Aaron Morrison

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Not a Joke! Comedian Sinbad Files For Bankruptcy

It's the comedian's second time doing so

It’s ‘A Different World’ for Sinbad as he is now flat broke.

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‘The Root’s Managing Editor Resigns

No reason was given for the departure

Popular African-American news site ‘The Root’ loses a managing editor

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Anti-Gay Killing in Greenwich Village Called Hate Crime

A suspect is in custody

Man killed in ‘liberal’ New York, simply for being gay

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Pres. Obama Gives Rousing Morehouse College Commencement Address

Obama tells newly-minted 'Morehouse men' there's "no time for excuses"

Obama addresses fatherhood, responsibility and good deeds

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Singer Akon Ordered to Pay $5K a Month Child Support

Akon makes seven different child support payments per month

Akon steps up to the plate and asks to pay child support

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Dwayne Wade: ‘I Was Probably a Terrible Husband’

Dwayne Wade and Siovaughn Funches have been apart for 6 years

Is Dwayne Wade coming clean?

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75 Year Old Man Accused of Running Prostitution Ring in Senior Housing

A lack of adequate security is said to have contributed to the problem

Senior citizen accused of pimping senior citizen women

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Father and Son to Graduate Morehouse Together

President Obama will deliver the commencement address at Morehouse this weekend

A father and son will both be awarded bachelor degrees at Morehouse this weekend

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Allen West Signs on as Fox News Contributor

Allen West served Florida in Congress until last fall

Is anyone surprised by this?

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