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High Rates of Obesity Among Black Women

Photo credit: Martin Barraud/Getty Images When you hear about the growing waistline of the United States, study after study, report after report, seems to place special focus on minority communities, particularly African Americans. According to the CDC: Nearly 60 percent of black women are obese Nearly 38 percent of black men 20 years and over are obese CDC studies also have shown that obesity rates can var ...

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MIAMI DOLPHINS QUOTES AFTER DEFEATING NEW ENGLAND

MIAMI DOLPHINS QUOTES AFTER DEFEATING NEW ENGLAND Head Coach Joe Philbin (Opening statement) – “I think after watching the tape and looking at it closely in all three phases, I think there was obviously a lot of good things. I thought we played a very good second half. I thought the guys played hard. We were very resilient throughout the course of the game. We made enough plays to win the game.” (On if last ...

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PRAYER RALLY FOR PEACE

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Man Shot and Killed by St Louis Police Officers [Original]

On Tuesday, two officers from the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department shot and killed Kajieme Powell, who was 25 years old. Powell was suspected of shoplifting energy drinks and donuts from a convenience store. The shop owner, believing that Powell was carrying a weapon, contacted police. Another witness, Ald. Dionne Flowers, who represents the area and owns a beauty salon in the same block, noticed th ...

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Quick Action on Possible NYC Ebola Patient

By Michael Smith, North American Correspondent, MedPage Today Emergency department (ED) staff at New York City's Mount Sinai Hospital reacted swiftly to a patient possibly infected with Ebola virus. "It was about 7 minutes from the time [he] walked in the door to the time [he was] in the isolation room," said Jeremy Boal, MD, the hospital's chief medical officer. The man -- whose name and occupation have no ...

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White House, Obama Unveil ‘Rebuild America’ Infrastructure Plans

President Barack Obama (pictured) has turned part of his focus on improving the economy through the development of jobs. This week, the President will unveil a series of plans in order to bring improvements to the nation’s infrastructure.   The Obama administration has taken ambitious leaps to address the needs of the sagging middle class by bolstering several key facets of health care, education, hous ...

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First Black Woman To Win Olympic Gold Dies In Ga.

ALBANY, Ga. (AP) — The first black woman to win an Olympic gold medal, Alice Coachman Davis, died early Monday in south Georgia. She was 90. Davis’ death was confirmed by her daughter, Evelyn Jones. Davis won Olympic gold in the high jump at the 1948 games in London with an American and Olympic record of 1.68 meters (5.51 feet), according to USA Track and Field, the American governing body of the sport. Dav ...

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The KKK Tries To Lure New Members With Sweet Treats

  By Michael Arceneaux It's Time For Men To Help Fight Street Harassment This Week In Obama Crazy Talk: Lauren Ingraham, Stacey Dash & Sarah Palin Ray Nagin: I Was 'Targeted' By the Feds Where Are The Jobs? The Labor Secretary Explains Just Broke Up? Blame Twitter NewsOne On TV One: Daily 9AM EST Home » NewsOne Original » The KKK Tries To Lure New Members With Sweet Treats The KKK Tries To Lure New ...

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Malaysian Plane Shot Down Over Ukraine

 Ukraine (AP) — A Ukrainian official said a passenger plane carrying 295 people was shot down Thursday over a town in the east of the country, and Malaysian Airlines tweeted that it lost contact with one of its flights over Ukrainian airspace. Anton Gerashenko, an adviser to Ukraine’s interior minister, said on his Facebook page the plane was flying at an altitude of 10,000 meters (33,000 feet) when it was ...

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