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The women who took Rick Ross down -- for a lyric about drugging a girl and “enjoying” her -- were longtime hip-hop fans… Read More

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Make it an even dozen. Minnesota is set to become the 12th state in the nation to allow gays and lesbians to wed. The  Read More

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After a two-month trial and 10 days of deliberation, a jury on Monday decided that Baby A, Baby C and Baby D lived a few fleeting… Read More

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At Morehouse, we have a special ritual for incoming students. Every year, on the Saturday of New Student Orientation Week (NSO)… Read More

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A Mother's Day second-line shooting on Frenchmen Street in the 7th Ward, on Sunday about 1:45 p.m., left 19 people… Read More

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