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Morehouse in pivotal battle with Tuskegee, CAU host College of Faith

Morehouse College, enjoying their best won-loss in two seasons, faces a pivotal contest this weekend versus the Golden Tigers of Tuskegee University in the 79th annual Morehouse-Tuskegee classic, formerly known as the Columbus Classic.

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Pasta’s Perfect for Casual Supper

Be it a relaxing night in with friends, watching the football game or just catching up, such occasions call for great food. This flavorful, creative pasta skillet meal inspired by the time-honored appetizer, spinach-artichoke dip, is just the ticket.

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Denzel Washington plays ‘Equalizer’ with signature quiet intensity

Denzel Washington reteams with his Training Day director Antoine Fuqua in the action thriller, The Equalizer.

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Former Atlanta Resident Celebrates 50 Years As A Pastor

Bishop Jerry L. Maynard Sr. will celebrate 50 years of pastoral ministry on Sunday October 12, 2014 at Cathedral of Praise COGIC located at 4300 Clarksville Pike in Nashville, TN.

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Obama: Mistrust of police corrodes America

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama on last Saturday said the widespread mistrust of law enforcement that was exposed by the fatal police shooting of an unarmed black man in Ferguson, Missouri, is corroding America, not just its black communities, and that the wariness flows from significant racial disparities in the administration of justice.

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NBA still must deal with the race issue

ATLANTA (AP) - While the NFL was rightfully being hammered over turning a blind eye to domestic violence, the NBA got a bit of a pass on its latest brouhaha.

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Hawks begin training camp with plenty of turmoil

ATLANTA (AP) _ Growing more and more uncomfortable with a line of questioning that had nothing to do with what's happening on the court for the Atlanta Hawks, coach Mike Budenholzer turned toward one of his handlers Monday and asked, only half-jokingly, “Can we end this soon?''

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Eric Holder leaves mixed legal legacy

WASHINGTON (AP) - It wasn't difficult for Barack Obama and Eric Holder to be in the same orbit. Both were sons of immigrants, Columbia Ivy Leaguers, basketball fans and prominent African-American political figures.

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Thursday is ‘Shonday’ on TV

Shonda Rhimes lays claim to Thursday nights on ABC

Let's just go ahead and make it official. “Thursday'' should be renamed “Shonday.'' At least it should on ABC, which has handed its entire Thursday prime-time schedule to drama doyenne Shonda Rhimes.

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Backers seek expansion of civil rights death law

There has only been one prosecution under the Emmett Till Act, even though the law was passed with the promise of $135 million for police work and an army of federal agents to investigate unsolved killings from the civil rights era. Some deaths aren't even under review because of a quirk in the law.

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Mayor Reed: Plenty of potential Hawks buyers

The mayor has already heard from plenty of potential buyers for the Atlanta Hawks. And the city is ready to kick in a hefty sum to make the deal happen.

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Obama’s Ebola response: Is it enough and in time?

President Barack Obama declared Tuesday that the Ebola epidemic in West Africa could threaten security around the world, and he ordered 3,000 U.S. military personnel to the region in emergency aid muscle for a crisis spiraling out of control.

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When Unemployment Runs Out…What Do You Do?

(News and information about the people and organizations working to make Metro Atlanta a better place to live. Send your items for this page to: newsroom@theatlantavoice.com)

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NFL Domestic abusers get off light

The NFL – which has been referred to as everything from the National Felons League to, in the cases of players, Not For Long – has imposed a lifetime ban on Ray Rice yet rarely disciplines other brazen offenders. And when a team takes the rare action of disciplining a player for striking a woman, it usually results in a tap on the wrist.

A World Beyond Our Own

President Obama says he is going to take ISIS (Islamic State in Iraq and Syria) out. I wonder how many of us have been to that part of the world.  I haven’t and I wonder if our visions would help us understand what is going on there.

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Deal, Carter duel over education at Atlanta forum

A forum with Republican Gov. Nathan Deal and Democratic challenger Jason Carter turned contentious Monday over public education as each attacked the other's record and questioned his opponent's plans to improve it.

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Companies ‘Steal’ Billions from Low-Income Workers

Employers pickpocket billions of dollars from low-wage workers, a crime that disproportionately hurts Blacks and often goes underreported, according to a recent report by the Economic Policy Institute (EPI).

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Kerry Washington talks domestic abuse, motherhood

It didn’t take the Ray Rice elevator video to get Kerry Washington talking about domestic violence.

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OUT & ABOUT IN ATLANTA - September 19-25-2014

(Your arts & entertainment calendar for metro Atlanta. This is an abbreviated listing. Listings may change without notice.) (Send your entertainment or arts listing to: newsroom@theatlantavoice.com.)

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Cooking for Real: Oxtails Stew Recipe courtesy of Sunny Anderson

Cooking for Real” with Sunny Anderson airs Tuesdays at 10 a.m. Check Food Network.com for additional times.

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