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  • Summer Celebration Concert brings bigger crowds, more security

    Summer Celebration Concert brings bigger crowds, more security
    As the Indiana Black Expo Summer Celebration really begins to heat up, all eyes are on security measures meant to help prevent the kind of violence that spoiled the last days of the annual event last year. For thousands who took in a Friday night outdoor...
  • Summer Celebration called a success as it comes to a close

    Summer Celebration called a success as it comes to a close
    Hundreds gathered at the Convention Center Sunday for the Celebration of Praise worship service on the final day of Indiana Black Expo's Summer Celebration. “It’s our way to close out Indiana Black Expo with a bang, coming together with peace...
  • Notre Dame sweeps Big East awards

    Notre Dame sweeps Big East awards
    NEW YORK, N.Y. --- After a fantastic season, in which they surpassed everyone’s expectations except maybe their own, Notre Dame sweeps the Big East awards!  Senior Ben Hansbrough is the BIG EAST player of the year.  Mike Brey  is the BIG EAST...
  • Mailbag: Should skateboarders be licensed?

    Speedboarding is dangerous for the boarders, but that is their problem — let kids of all ages have fun. It is also unfair to motorists and cyclists who pay to use the streets and must obtain licenses and insurance for the privilege. If the...
  • Teel Time: Envisioning Troy Williams at Kentucky instead of North Carolina or Georgetown

    Teel Time: Envisioning Troy Williams at Kentucky instead of North Carolina or Georgetown
    Troy Williams will be here in two years. Bank on it. Here being the NCAA basketball tournament’s Sweet 16 weekend. Slashing, scoring, perhaps winning. The overriding question: Which jersey will Williams be wearing? A 6-foot-6 small forward at...
  • WGN Radio to broadcast 2012 NCAA Men's Basketball Championship Game

    WGN Radio to broadcast 2012 NCAA Men's Basketball Championship Game
    WGN Radio announced that the station will air the 2012 NCAA men's basketball championship game on Monday, April 2. Pregame coverage begins at 7:00 p.m. CT, followed by tipoff at 8 p.m. live from the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans with play-by-play...
  • Assistant Principal Placed on Administrative Leave

    Assistant Principal Placed on Administrative Leave
    An assistant principal and athletic director has been placed on administrative leave, after being charged with drunk driving with a high blood-alcohol level. The incident happened on the night of April 4. A news release sent out by the school district...
  • Hampton Roads African American Hall of Fame to induct 13, including Mourning

    Alonzo Mourning, a 2000 Olympic gold medalist, seven –time NBA All-Star and a member of the 2006 NBA champion Miami Heat, and five athletes from the peninsula Terry Kirby, Lisa Rice, Chris Slade, Ron Springs, and Walt "Fuzzy" Ward headline the list of...
  • Three Ind. Black Expo employees fired Thursday

    Three Ind. Black Expo employees fired Thursday
    Three high-ranking Indiana Black Expo employees are out of work Thursday. It is reported the former employees were fired after they openly complained about working conditions in the organization. They were also among the IBE employees who signed a...
  • VIDEO: Massive Brawl Breaks Out Between Georgetown, Chinese Team During Game

    VIDEO: Massive Brawl Breaks Out Between Georgetown, Chinese Team During Game
    A friendly exhibition game between the Georgetown basketball team and a professional Chinese squad snowballed into a full-blown brawl in the fourth quarter after a slew of fouls by both teams Thursday. According to reports, chaos ensued after...
  • Mayor dogged by personal debt spent thousands on village credit card

    Mayor dogged by personal debt spent thousands on village credit card
    The mayor of a small town that is accused of siphoning millions of sales tax dollars from Chicago and elsewhere has used his village credit card for $36,000 in purchases, dinners and trips over four years, records show. The expenses by Channahon Mayor...