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Senator and Pastor, Rev. Clementa Pinckney, Among Charleston Church Shooting Victims

By Staff   Update: Former Rochester pastor Rev. Dr. Norvel Goff Sr. will reportedly take over leadership of the church. In addition,...

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Albany Website Company Offers Free Domain Forum

An Albany website services company has recently added more services, including the formation of free websites and domain listings. PR.com...

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Spokane NAACP President Accused of Falsely Representing Herself as African-American

By Staff   Update: Rachel Dolezal officially stepped down from her post as president of the Spokane chapter of the NAACP Monday, June...

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Kalief Browder Commits Suicide after Being Jailed for Three Years at Rikers Island Without Trial

By Staff   After being jailed for three years at Rikers Island without ever being convicted of a crime, Kalief Browder killed himself...

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WWI Soldiers Awarded Posthumous Medals of Honor

By Staff   President Barack Obama posthumously awarded two World War I army heroes, Sgt. William Shemin, a Jewish soldier, and Pvt....

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Urban Students Receive Math and Science Scholarships

WASHINGTON–Four high school seniors have been selected by the Council of the Great City Schools (CGCS) to receive the 2015 ExxonMobil...

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Beau Biden, Vice President’s Son and Former Attorney General of Delaware, Dies

By Staff   Joseph “Beau” Biden III, son of Vice President Joe Biden, Iraq war veteran, and the former attorney general of...

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Buffalo’s Innovation Center Helps Out Small Businesses in the City

On May 12th, more than one thousand people toured Buffalo’s Innovation Center in the downtown Niagara Medical Campus during the...

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Manufacturer Makes Big Waves in New York’s Smallest City

It’s been estimated that retailers both on and offline will require a a combined 25 million square meters of additional warehouse...

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Legendary Guitarist B.B. King Dies at 89

By Staff   Legendary blues guitarist Riley B. King, also known as B.B. King, died Thursday, May 14, at the age of 89. King’s...