Category: Featured News, State/National News

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NNPA Foundation Launches ‘STEM Reach 2020’

(TriceEdneyWire.com) – The National Newspaper Publishers Association Foundation (NNPAF) will harness the genius of scientist,...

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Video Released of Chicago Police Shooting

By Staff   Recently-released video shows an unarmed, African-American teen running away from two police officers, after stealing a car...

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Ithaca College President Retires Following Student Protests

By Staff   Ithaca College President Tom Rochon has announced he will be stepping down from the position at the college in 18 months....

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President Obama Gives Final State of the Union Address

By Staff   President Barack Obama gave his final State of the Union address Jan. 12, which White House officials said would be less...

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Cuomo Proposes $145 Billion Budget in State of the State Address

By Staff   Gov. Andrew Cuomo delivered his $145 billion 2016-17 state budget proposal and State of the State address in Albany, Jan....

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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Legacy and Impact, Beyond the Holiday

By Hazel Trice Edney   (TriceEdneyWire.com) – On March 25, 1968, Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel, among the leading theologians and...

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Bharara Won’t Pursue Charges Against Cuomo for Moreland Commission Shutdown

By Staff   U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara has announced he will not pursue charges against Gov. Andrew Cuomo for shutting down the...

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President Obama Begins Final Year with Plea for Gun Control

By Hazel Trice Edney   (TriceEdneyWire.com) – President Barack Obama, citing the thousands of people who are killed each year by...

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Cuomo: SUNY to Raise Minimum Wage to $15 Per Hour for Workers

By Staff   Gov. Andrew Cuomo has announced the minimum wage for State University of New York workers will increase, incrementally, to...

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Water Rationing is the New Reality in Southern Africa

(TriceEdneyWire.com)  – Water shortages are the frightening new future for African cities and towns. The southern Africa nation of...