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Obama Supporters On Defensive Over Healthcare Glitches


President Obama and White House officials continue to struggle as they try to blunt criticism over the Affordable Care Act.

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Livingstone College presents Bishop George Battle with award

On Nov. 2, Battle received Livingstone's Distinguished Alumnus Award

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Memorial Day “Tribute” to Veteran, Woody Woodard

There was overflow attendance at Landmark Church of God for retired airman Woody Woodard's memorial service.

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Forbes List Charlotte as # 8 for Job Success

According to the magazine Charlotte ranks eighth in job opportunities in the US, putting us on the map as a place to relocate to if you’re looking for a new career.

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Livingstone College presents Bishop George Battle with award

Posted on 01 December 2013

As young boy, Bishop George E. Battle, Jr. became quite adept at pulling tobacco, picking cotton and planting corn, soybeans and sweet potatoes. Farming was second nature to Battle, the second of eight children born to Mary Battle. “My teachers all felt like I would make a good farmer or a good mechanic because I […] Continue Reading

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Obama Supporters On Defensive Over Healthcare Glitches

Posted on 01 December 2013

  WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Under unrelenting attacks –including from Democratic supporters – President Obama and White House officials continue to struggle as they try to blunt criticism that that President Obama stretched the truth in describing coverage options for consumers who already had health insurance before the roll out of healthcare.gov and the individual mandate […] Continue Reading

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Racism Costs the U.S. Billions Every Year

Posted on 01 December 2013

  WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Closing the income gap between Whites and minorities, would boost earnings by 12 percent, an economic windfall of $1 trillion, for a nation burdened by debt and an anemic job market, according to a recent study by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation and the Altarum Institute. The study titled, “The Business Case […] Continue Reading

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Healthy Living, Money & Business

Forever Living offers health benefits and financial independence

Posted on 01 December 2013

Are you looking for the best aloe vera products in the industry and a way to create great wealth and success for yourself? Forever Living is the largest manufacturer of premium aloe vera products and aloe drinks in the world. I had the pleasure to attend a Forever Living Products event at the Concord Embassy […] Continue Reading

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Take a Recess from Closing Public Schools

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Take a Recess from Closing Public Schools

Posted on 06 June 2013

Chicago Public Schools CEO Barbara Byrd-Bennett has announced plans to close at least 50 schools as a cost-cutting measure. But before any other urban school system follows suit, it should take an extended recess and reflect on what has happened in the past that makes this such a foolish idea. We can start by looking […] Continue Reading

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In Jobs, we’re in a Race to the Bottom

Julianne Malveaux

In Jobs, we’re in a Race to the Bottom

Posted on 05 June 2013

On May 21, I had the opportunity to testify before a Congressional Progressive Caucus meeting on how federal dollars drive inequality by paying contractors who pay too many of their workers too little. The hearing was driven by a study from Amy Traub and her colleagues at Demos, a New York based think tank, that […] Continue Reading

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Memorial Day “Tribute” to Veteran, Woody Woodard

Posted on 05 June 2013

STATESVILLE, NC – Memorial Day is a United States federal holiday which occurs every year on the final Monday of May, and is a day for remembering the men and women who died while serving in the United States Armed Forces. While William Thomas Woodard, affectionately known by all as “Woody,” did not die while […] Continue Reading

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Livingstone College student-athlete captures National Championship in 400 meters

Posted on 05 June 2013

SALISBURY, N.C. – Livingstone College student-athlete Quanera Hayes is the Division II National Champion in the 400 meters. Hayes, a sophomore from Hope Mills, N.C., ran the 400 meters in 51.53 to capture the national title on Saturday in Pueblo, Colo., at the NCAA Division II Outdoor Track and Field National Championships. Hayes’ record-breaking time […] Continue Reading

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