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Farewell to Eric Garner dies after police intervention in New York

Keepin’ It Real with Al Sharpton: Policing in Black America

On today’s Hot Button Monday, Reverend Al Sharpton discussed police brutality along with his guest, Dr. Ofari Hutchinson. On August 9th, 17-year old Michael Brown was shot multiple times by a police officer in St. […]

WAOK-AM–08/11/2014

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Roland Martin: “Why Do We Insist On Watching ‘Ratchet Reality’ TV?”

Today on #NewsOneNow, Roland Martin questions why our society insists on watching “ratchet” television shows. In this day and age we love to watch drama unfold across the screen, especially if the word “reality” is […]

WAOK-AM–07/17/2014

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Best Places In America To Celebrate The 4th Of July

In celebration of Independence Day, several cities across the nation are hosting fun-filled activities by day and then concluding with spectacular pyrotechnic shows that can be viewed from miles away. Here are five of the best places in America to celebrate the Fourth of July

06/17/2014

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Best Destinations For The Wine Lover’s Vacation

While Napa Valley deserves to be mentioned on any short list of the country’s top wine destinations, there are several other destinations nationwide that are worthy of merit.

06/10/2014

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America’s Best High-End Restaurants

New York City has many of the country’s best restaurants but other foodie towns give the city some competition. For instance, Chicago’s Alinea and the Napa Valley’s Restaurant at Meadowood also deserve merit.

06/03/2014

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Read An Excerpt From Lynn Cullen’s “Mrs. Poe”

Told through the eyes of poet Frances Osgood, Mrs. Poe traces the stellar rise of Edgar Allan Poe upon the publication of ‘The Raven’ in 1845 to his plunge from grace just one year later.

04/30/2014

Super Bowl Boulevard in Times Square (credit: Jason Keidel/CBS Local Sports)

Keidel: Super Bowl-ing On The Boulevard

Everything is larger in New York, and Super Bowl Boulevard is no exception. It has the obscene, fun-house distortion you expect when a party is thrown in Times Square.

01/30/2014

The "Big House" in Ann Arbor, MI (credit: Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Gallo Goes There: Major College Football Towns Should Host Future Super Bowls

With all the extra attention an outdoor, cold weather Super Bowl has given the league, the NFL should commit to making the host city a major part of the Super Bowl story every year.

01/24/2014

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Keidel: New York, The Worst Sports Town In America

Local cable providers love to remind us that we have nine – yes, nine – professional sports clubs, a way of persuading us to click on this package or that so we can view the screen-in-screen horror we call baseball, football, and basketball.

12/20/2013

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2013’s Best Cities To Live In

The East Coast of the United States is the place to be if you love city living. Check out our favorite choices this year.

12/16/2013

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