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7-Year-Old Girl Set To Testify Against Man Who Killed Her Whole Family

UPDATE: 4:40 P.M. EST Richard Ringold has just pleaded guilty to the shooting deaths of his ex-girlfriend, Antonia Butler, her 11-year-old daughter and two adults in 2009. Ringold enter guilty pleas to four counts of murder, aggravated assault and possession of firearm. He will spend the rest of his life behind bars without the possibility of parole. The Nhaje Butler was set to testify against Ringold befor ...

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CITIZENS NOTES MORE TAKEOUTS, RESPONDS TO CRITICS

THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE, October 18, 2012........Citizens Property Insurance Corp. on Thursday defended its decision to shutter an internal watchdog unit, while another 100,000 Citizens policies will be taken over by private firms starting in December. The state Office of Insurance Regulation announced the takeout late Thursday afternoon. Combined with earlier announcements, 318,000 Citizens policies are h ...

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Supreme Court considers limiting Affirmative Action

Supreme Court considers limiting Affirmative Action ...

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NNPA Annual Convention 2012

The National Newspaper Publishers Association, the nations largest group of black newspaper publishers, met in Atlanta this summer for their annual convention. This opportunity gave some of the nations most influential African Americans the chance to chat and exchange ideas. The Hyatt Regency in downtown Atlanta hosted the convention, which was full of seminars, workshops, and speakers on a host of topics. ...

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The Virgin group founder says America’s approach to illegal drugs is ‘racist’ and calls for legalisation of marijuana

The Virgin group founder says America’s approach to illegal drugs is ‘racist’ and calls for legalisation of marijuana RICHARD BRANSON has slammed America’s drugs policy for being “racist” and a “war on black people” in an interview with US freesheet Metro. “The fundamental difference [in drug policy] in America is that it is a war against black people. 85 percent of people who go to prison for drug use in A ...

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TOP 10 POLICE BRUTALITY CAPTURED VIDEOS!

By Clint Henderson   The internet is full of videos exposing police officers' use of excessive physical force when trying to apprehend or detain "potential criminals". Every year in fact there seems to be an increase in YouTube video uploads, video views, and news stories depicting this type of injustice. Much of this increase is due to the rising number of security cameras, which allow us to witness e ...

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Detroit’s Top Cop Retires Amid Sex Scandal

By Associated Press     Detroit Police Chief Ralph Godbee has announced his retirement from the Detroit Police Department following allegations of a sex scandal with an officer -- his third extramarital liason brought to light since taking over the department and his second alleged affair with a subordinate employee. Detroit Mayor Dave Bing, who had suspended Godbee for 30 days after DPD officer Angelica Ro ...

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OIR APPROVES CITIZENS RATE INCREASES FOR 2013

By MICHAEL PELTIER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA  THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE, October 2, 2012.........State insurance regulators on Tuesday announced they have approved a 10.8 percent average rate hike for Citizens Property Insurance Corp. homeowners policies and even higher increases on sinkhole coverage. Following more than a month of review and multiple hearings by Citizens board members and the agency, the ...

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HIGH COURT WEIGHS LESBIAN PARENTAL RIGHTS CASE

By JIM SAUNDERS THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE Oct. 2, 2012.......Florida Supreme Court justices heard arguments Tuesday in a legal battle that raises new questions about parental rights after the break-up of same-sex relationships. The Brevard County case pits two women who were lesbian partners when they decided to have a child. It is unique because one of the women provided an egg t ...

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Black publishers frame coalition with Black churches and Black universities to address socio-economic issues during NNPA Annual Retreat

Black publishers frame coalition with Black churches and Black universities ...

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