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Mitt Romney Victorious in Iowa Caucus

Republican presidential candidate wins by eight votes

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney was declared winner of the Iowa caucuses early Wednesday morning,…

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Anti-obesity Ads Under Attack

Stark ad campaign has some within the public health community disturbed

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta’s Strong4Life campaign—a $50 million advertising project to be rolled out over…

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68 Occupy Protesters Arrested in NYC

Occupy Wall Street protesters arrested as they tore down the barricades that surrounded Zuccotti Park on New Year’s Eve

The New York Police Department reported 68 people were arrested, with at least one person…

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Soledad O’Brien’s Morning Show Named

CNN announced the news anchor’s show will be called Starting Point, debuting January 2, 2012

CNN announced Wednesday that Soledad O’Brien’s morning show will be called Starting Point. It’s set…

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In the News: Bishop Eddie Long’s School Shuts Down; Report Shows Youth Vote Set to Drop in 2012 and More

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Florida Rep Wilson to Offer Federal Anti-Hazing Bill

The death of Florida A&M student Robert Champion sparked the Democrat's bill proposal

The recent death of Florida A&M drum major Robert Champion has led US Representative Frederica…

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In the News: Sears Holdings to Close 100-120 Stores; Forgotten Black WWII Veteran Recognized and More

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President Obama has established the $13 million i6 Challenge competition and put up $33 million in grants for the Jobs & Innovation Accelerator Challenge program. Teams taking part in the i6 challenge can win up to $7 million for ideas that can be developed into scalable “green” product and service offerings, creating more jobs and boosting our nation’s competitiveness.  Urban and rural entrepreneurs can team up in “clusters” to win grant dollars through the Accelerator challenge for business ideas that will create jobs. (Source: U.S. Economic Development Administration)

In the News: Fewest Layoffs Since 2008; Congressman Calls Michelle Obama’s Posterior ‘Large’ and More

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In the News: BofA Settles Claims for $335 Million; Actor Graham Brown Dies and More

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In the News: Beyonce’s Parents Officially Call It Quits; Ralph MacDonald Dies and More

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In the News: Former NBA Security Director Sues the League; Heart & Soul Plans to Re-emerge and More

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U.S. War in Iraq Officially Over

The quiet flag ceremony marked the end of a nearly nine year war

Nearly nine years after President George W. Bush launched an invasion to overthrow former Iraqi…

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In the News: ‘The Help’ Leads SAG Award Noms; Romney Using KKK Slogan and More

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In the News: Child Homelessness Up 38% Since 2007; ‘BET Honors’ Award Recipients Announced and More

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In the News: Obama Calls Final End to Iraq War; Celebs Protest Lowe’s Ad Pullout and More

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In the News: Herman Cain May Sue Accusers; Eddie Murphy Rumored to Play DC Mayor Marion Barry in Biopic and More

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In the News: NYPD Facebook Group Offends; Russell Simmons’ PETA Stamp and More

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In the News: Millions of Children Receive Free School Meals; First Class Graduates From Oprah’s School and More

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In the News: Conrad Murray Sentenced to Four Years in Prison; Patrice O’Neal Dead at 41 and More

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Herman Cain Reassessing Decision to Run for President

The former Godfather's Pizza CEO is rethinking his candidacy and will make a decision in the coming days whether he'll stay in the race

Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain informed members of his campaign staff on Tuesday that he…

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