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Chicago cop pleads not guilty in Laquan McDonald killing

By Ashley Fantz, CNN Updated 1:10 PM ET, Tue December 29, 2015 (CNN)Chicago police Officer Jason Van Dyke pleaded not guilty Tuesday to murder and misconduct charges in the shooting


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YS: That this is the “end all” for the family, and it will be generational in the family. That is a myth! I was raised on the west side of

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First African American Owned Textile Mill Finally Gets Recognition in the National Register of Historic Places

PreviewBy Victor Ochieng The Warren C. Coleman Mill located in Concord, North Carolina, is finally getting national recognition as it joins the list of historic places in the U.S. The

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BET Founder Bob Johnson Shares the Challenges He Faced Building His Business Empire

By Victor Ochieng Multimillionaire BET founder, Bob Johnson, isn’t your ordinary businessman. According to the business mogul, there are moments during his journey that he felt like breaking down, but

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Fifteen Black Entrepreneurs Make a Big Deposit In A Black-Owned Bank

By Robert Stitt Fifteen young Black businessmen entered the Black-owned Industrial Bank with the intent of opening accounts. The men were members of the Black Male Entrepreneurship Institute (BMEI), a

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Operation Transformation Rochester (OTR)

Operation Transformation Rochester (OTR)   Overseen by Bureau of Employment Skills Training and Youth Services, an office within the Department of Recreation and Youth Services, Operation Transformation Rochester (OTR) serves

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Sabres’ Evander Kane Denies Wrongdoing After Report of Sex Offense

By Rebecca Vogt   BUFFALO, N.Y. — Buffalo Sabres forward Evander Kane is denying wrongdoing after being named in an alleged sex offense investigation. The 24-year-old took the ice Monday

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Limit Calories and Cholesterol During the Holidays

The fall and winter holidays are full of F-words: fun, frolicking and fattening food. That last one is bad for everyone, but can be particularly dangerous for people with high

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Harlem Globetrotter Meadowlark Lemon, famed hoops jester, dies at 83

By Brandon Griggs, CNN (CNN)George “Meadowlark” Lemon, the basketball star who entertained millions of fans around the world with his antics as a longtime member of the Harlem Globetrotters, died

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Superintendent Vargas to Leave Post This Week

ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Rochester City Schools superintendent Bolgen Vargas is leaving his post this week. “More and better learning time for our students,” he said. That’s the mark Dr. Bolgen


Surveillance Camera Captures Webster Vehicle Break-In

By Tara Grimes Sunday, December 27, 2015 at 11:30 PM EST WEBSTER, N.Y. — A string of car break-ins has Webster residents taking to social media, spreading the word in

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Rochester Restaurant Mario’s Serves its Final Dinner

By Jordan Mazza BRIGHTON, N.Y. – A longtime Rochester restaurant will remain dark and quiet for the foreseeable future having served its last meal. “It has such fond, good, wonderful

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‘Race Penalty’: Economic Policy Institute Study Finds Unemployment Among Black College Graduates Is the Same as Whites with a High School Diploma

A new study on the subject of Black vs. white unemployment is not a new story, reflecting what we have known for years– Black unemployment is double that of the

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Medical Marijuana Patients Can Now Apply for State ID Card

A new online registration system will allow patients to buy medical marijuana when it becomes available in January. State health officials say patients need certification from a registered doctor, before

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An Experience Our Voice and Your Voice will have! By Mike Yates

by Mike Yates   It is an experience we’ve all had: you are listening to the radio and you hear a song that you love so much it seems impossible