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  • Wichita woman nominated for Black Essence Grammy award

    Wichita woman nominated for Black Essence Grammy award
    “Regardless of what the doctors said, what anybody had said, I just did not believe it,” said Cherryl Ann Clark. Not once, but twice, doctors gave up.  She refused to.  Now, a Wichita grandmother is sharing her story with others in the...
  • Principal Who Banned 'God Bless The USA' Getting Death Threats

    Principal Who Banned 'God Bless The USA' Getting Death Threats
    The controversy over the songs kindergarten students will sing at their graduation from a Brooklyn school continues. First, Lee Greenwood's patriotic "God Bless the USA" was out and Justin Bieber's flirty tune "Baby" was in, but that has all changed....
  • Retired Doctor Attacked And Carjacked

    Retired Doctor Attacked And Carjacked
    A respected member of the city's medical community is recovering from a brutal attack. He and his wife were beaten and carjacked Monday, in front of their uptown home. "I hurt, my ribs hurt. If I take a deep breath it hurts. I lift my arm, it hurts,"...
  • Food stamp court battle ends as state steps up on-time record

    After three years of intense scrutiny, a Baltimore judge has decided that the state had done enough to get poor Marylanders signed up quickly for food stamps, medical help and cash assistance — a decision that has advocates for the poor worried that...
  • Health care reform moves ahead in Maryland, nationally

    Health care reform moves ahead in Maryland, nationally
    States including Maryland can move with more certainty to insure their poor, and the federal government can require others to buy health coverage after the Supreme Court upheld President Barack Obama's landmark health care law Thursday. The highly...
  • Richard Petty: Still King of NASCAR at 75

    Richard Petty: Still King of NASCAR at 75
    He will climb atop of one of the team haulers Saturday night as he always does, finding solitude in the roar of 43 engines churning along Daytona's super-speedway. The moonlit skies will cast an iconic silhouette of a tall, slim man wearing sunglasses, a...
  • Transplant of sibling's stem cells shows promise in sickle-cell fight

    Transplant of sibling's stem cells shows promise in sickle-cell fight
    Ieshea Thomas, who has suffered from sickle cell anemia nearly all of her life, recently received a life-changing gift from her sister: stem cells. Her sister Ivenus' donation of stem cells in November means Thomas' body is now able to produce normally...
  • Red Cross calling for blood donations

    Red Cross calling for blood donations
    As the weather heats up every summer, blood supplies typically run low. And in this unusually hot year, supplies are even lower than usual. "It's the lowest in 15 years," says Kristen Hatfield, marketing manager for Mid-Atlantic Blood Services of the...
  • Innocent Woman in Wheelchair Shot, Recounts Horror to FOX40

    Innocent Woman in Wheelchair Shot, Recounts Horror to FOX40
    Brenda Dixon was just sitting outside enjoying the day when she found herself in the middle of a firing squad Wednesday afternoon. Two men in a gold car stopped aimed handguns and unloaded 37 rounds. "Shell casings were jumping everywhere, I said,...
  • Twelve school football players die each year: study

    Twelve school football players die each year: study
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Each year in the U.S. an average of a dozen high school and college football players die during practices and games, according to a new study that finds heart conditions, heat and other non-traumatic causes of death are twice...
  • New York Fashion Week fall 2013: Raif menswear review

    New York Fashion Week fall 2013: Raif menswear review
    NEW YORK -- For the first time, Raif Adelberg presented his cashmere-heavy Raif fall-winter 2013 menswear runway collection during New York Fashion Week, staging a runway show Saturday in the New York Public Library at Lincoln Center as part of Details...