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Barack Obama’s emotional evolution on gun control

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By Stephen Collinson, CNN   Washington (CNN)The Mr. Cool in the Oval Office rarely shows emotion. But on one issue — guns — President Barack Obama lets the public mask slip, revealing the ire boiling within. Before the cameras, moved by the massacres of innocents that have punctuated his presidency, Obama has wept, his voice […]

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Single-Parent Dating Rules

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Kellee Terrell/BET #Like Kara Lynch on “Being Mary Jane,” many single moms will find themselves back in the dating game. And trust, it’s not easy—juggling your kids, your job and the judgment of others can be exhausting. But these tips can help you get back into the dating game and maintain your sanity. #Don’t feel […]

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Sworn In

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Lastnight we was sworn in for a four years term. Last night made history in so many ways for the African American community first LaShay Harris was sworn in as the first African American female on the Monroe County Legislature and the second since Constance Mitchell when she serve in the Monroe County Board of […]

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Did You Know a 15 Year Old, Black Student Built a Multi-Million Dollar Tech Company

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At the tender age of 12 years old, Jaylen Bledsoe was your typical kid curious about the world, technology and entrepreneurship. However, what made him differ was action. He started a technology company that grew to over $3.5 million dollars in value in just three short years. As you can imagine, the future is very bright […]

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NY Knicks’ Cleanthony Early shot in robbery, police say

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By Sarah Jorgensen   (CNN)The New York Knicks’ Cleanthony Early was robbed and shot Wednesday morning in Queens, police said. Early was shot once in the left leg and was taken to Elmhurst Hospital Center in stable condition, authorities said. Based on preliminary information, police said it appeared Early had just left a gentleman’s club […]

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Bill Cosby arraigned, doesn’t enter plea

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By Mariano Castillo and Jason Hanna, CNN   (CNN)Bill Cosby has been charged with sexual assault in relation to a 2004 accusation in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. Cosby, whose legacy as a comedian has been tarnished by multiple accusations of sexual assault, faces three felony charges of aggravated indecent assault in the case. He was arraigned […]

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Sabres’ Evander Kane Denies Wrongdoing After Report of Sex Offense

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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 for morning practice with the team, then addressed the media about the situation. The Buffalo News reported that Buffalo police are investigating Kane, saying an […]

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Limit Calories and Cholesterol During the Holidays

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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 cholesterol. #Around the holidays, we are all prone to let healthy eating habits slide, and that’s the worst thing you can do if you have […]

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Superintendent Vargas to Leave Post This Week

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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 Vargas says he’s left on Rochester City Schools. Since he became superintendent four years ago Vargas has worked to give city students the most instructional […]

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Youth Project – A Proposal with Vision

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By Adelina Gonzalez   Back in 2004, I came up with an idea–a project that I believe would aid our youth in excelling in school, as well as in the future. My project could increase the low graduation rate here in Rochester, New York, with a great deal of dedication and lower the crime rate. […]

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Jekalyn Carr— Inspiring Youth

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      JC- There aren’t really any cons if you’re talking about peer pressure or anything like that. I’ve never really had to deal with that because peer pressure derives from identity confusion when you don’t know who you are. I thank God because He didn’t just bless me with a gift and the […]

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