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  • Nats Beat Braves to Clinch Another NL East Title

    ATLANTA (AP) — The Washington Nationals are again champions of the NL East, wrapping up their second division title in three years against the team that knocked them out of the top spot last season. Tanner Roark pitched five-hit ball over seven innings, Ian Desmond’s two-run homer broke a ...

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  • Live Whitney Houston CD/DVD to be released Nov. 10

    NEW YORK (AP) — A CD/DVD featuring Whitney Houston’s first public performance — and one of her last in 2009— will be released Nov. 10. “Whitney Houston Live: Her Greatest Performances” is the pop singer’s first live album. Her mentor, Clive Davis, said the album will ...

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  • In Memory of The Four Little Girls

    (Originally run September 28, 1963)—Birmingham, Ala. Perhaps in time, the ache in the hearts of Mrs. Alice Collins and Mrs. Alvin Robertson will ease – but now the hurt is too recent for them to do anything but cry when they speak of their daughters. Addie Mae Collins, 14, and Carole Rosamond ...

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  • Will Ray Rice Ever Return to the NFL?

    If defamed former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice could reverse the week that was he would certainly do it. From rising star in the NFL to outcast, the fallout from a video recording of Rice punching his now wife, Janay Rice, knocked the league out. Now, suspended indefinitely by NFL ...

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  • Jazz-Great Joe Sample Dies at 75

    Pianist and composer Joe Sample, a founding member of the genre-crossing Jazz Crusaders who helped pioneer the electronic jazz-funk fusion style, has died at age 75. His manager, Patrick Rains, said Saturday that Sample died of complications due to lung cancer Friday evening at the MD Anderson ...

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  • Ray Rice Attends High School Football Game

    NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. (AP) — Ray Rice attended a football game at his high school in a New York City suburb. WABC-TV in New York reports that the recently released running back attended the game at New Rochelle High School with his wife, Janay Rice, and their daughter in New Rochelle. Rice was ...

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  • Afro.Com Privacy Policy

    This privacy policy has been compiled to better serve those who are concerned with how their ‘Personally identifiable information’ (PII) is being used online. PII, as used in US privacy law and information security, is information that can be used on its own or with other ...

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  • Texting as Depression Therapy

    Text messaging has been blamed for all manner of calamity, from car crashes to sex scandals. But what if its powers could be used for good—say, to treat depression? Researcher Dr. Adrian Aguilera thinks it can. Aguilera works in cognitive behavioral therapy, which aims to alter dysfunctional ...

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