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Manning versus Newton, Shakespearean or blaxploitation?

There are many compelling story lines surrounding Sunday’s Super Bowl between the Carolina Panthers and the Denver Broncos.

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Panthers will out-brawn Broncos

Super Bowl 50, matching up the National Football Conference champions the Carolina Panthers and the American Football Conference champions the Denver Broncos on Sunday (6:30 p.m.) at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif., will be a confrontation of size versus speed.

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Knicks not making any excuses for lack of wins

The old sports adage, “It’s not about the Xs and Os, it’s about the Jimmys and the Joes,” clearly applies to the 23-28 Knicks.

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Olympic dreams grow at Monroe

Throughout Lesleigh Hogg’s coaching career, he has coached nine Olympians representing four different countries.

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Speculation surrounds 16-year-old girl’s death in juvenile detention center

Much suspicion circulated as news spread about the passing of 16-years-young Gynnya McMillen in a juvenile detention center earlier this month.

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College Awareness Day

Preparing for college can be stressful for both parents and students. As the first person in my family to go to college, I felt the same anxiety, and I know how many of you feel.

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Naval hero John Henry Lawson

If you’ve never heard of the Ebony Society of Philatelic Events and Reflections, you are not alone. Not until it was brought to my attention by Harlem resident Mani Gilyard was I aware of an organization of African-American stamp collectors.

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There are too many Flints in America

Like many of you, I have been appalled reading about the Flint, Mich., environmental crisis turned federal state of emergency.

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1 dead, 3 injured after crane collapses in snowy Manhattan

At least one person was dead and three others injured after a Friday morning crane collapse in snowy Lower Manhattan, the New York City Fire Department said.

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Two NYPD officers shot in the Bronx; suspect dead

Two New York Police Department officers who were shot in the Bronx on Thursday night are in good condition while the suspected shooter is dead of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound, officials said.

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Nets searches for new GM, more wins

As the Brooklyn Nets' search for a new general manager continues, so does their search for more wins.

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Maurice White, leader and founder of Earth, Wind & Fire, dies at 74

Maurice White, the Earth, Wind & Fire leader and singer who co-wrote such hits as "Shining Star," "Sing a Song" and "September," has died, according to his brother, EWF bassist Verdine White.

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Community Calendar 2/4 - 2/10

Check out what's going on around the city this week.

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Talking SCHOP! Super Bowl 50-worthy pizza

Whether going to or throwing a party, there are always the usual suspects—nachos, meat in some form betwixt and between bread, pizza and the essential wings, Buffalo-style being the most popular.

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February Travel Events

As daunting as it may seem that time is flying by so fast and the ink is barely dry on our New Year’s resolutions, it doesn’t mean that we have to let life pass us by.

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White Michael,Tulivu Donna-Henry at BAM

The Brits and some Americans became quite upset upon hearing whispers that the British actor Idris Elba could possibly become the first Black James Bond, the popular worldwide fictional secret agent 007, martini’s shaken, not stirred.

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Straight A’s for “School of Rock” on Broadway

“School of Rock—The Musical” is a high-octane performance!

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Ruby Dee cards for Valentine’s Day

For Valentine’s Day, or any special occasion, Hasna Muhammad, daughter of actors Ossie Davis and Ruby Dee, has introduced a beautiful greeting card collection that features extraordinary quotes from her mother.

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Casual elegance spring for day to evening

Supima, America’s luxury cotton company, offers a line that designates an elite brand of pima cotton.

Martia Goodson speaks for the ‘Church Ladies’

“How long … not long,” said Martia G. Goodson, quoting Dr. Martin Luther King as she answered how long it took her to write “Church Ladies: Untold Stories of Harlem Women in the Powell Era” (Author House, 2015).

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