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Hillary Clinton selects Tim Kaine as her running mate

Hillary Clinton has chosen Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine to be her running mate, turning to a steady and seasoned hand in government to fill out the Democratic ticket, she announced Friday.

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Babyface and New Edition—Oldies, but goodies

Babyface may seem like a quiet, unassuming guy, but put him on a stage and he sets the house on fire with 30 years of hits, from The Deele to After 7, to Paula Abdul, to Karyn White, to Boys II Men, to Bobby Brown to Toni Braxton. Babyface, also known as Kenny Edmonds, is a musician, singer-songwriter and record producer. Over his years of performing, he has won 11 Grammy Awards and has more than 26 Number 1 R&B hits.

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Mint Condition, the world’s most underrated band, rocks NYC

Mint Condition for president, and B.B. King’s for V.P.—yes! Mint Condition lives up to the title of their 1996 third studio album, “Definition of a Band.” Think Earth, Wind & Fire, bring in Maze and Frankie Beverly, bring in 90s R&B/funk doused in the energy of the 2000s, then you have this band.

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Donald Trump's America: Scary but fixable

Donald Trump painted a foreboding picture Thursday of an America adrift as he accepted the Republican presidential nomination with a sober speech in Cleveland.

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North Miami shooting: Police accidentally shot man, union says

A video that shows an unarmed African-American man lying in the street with his arms in the air doesn't tell the whole story of what happened when North Miami police shot the man earlier this week, a union official told reporters.

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It’s time for NBA players to move on from the Olympics

With the Aug. 5 opening ceremonies for the Rio Olympics only two weeks away, the USA men’s basketball team is readying itself to earn the country’s sixth gold medal over a span of seven Summer Games. And after they complete their mission, NBA players should move on from the Olympics for the foreseeable future.

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Cash carries Liberty to victory

As the WNBA heads into its Olympic break, the New York Liberty continue to dominate the Eastern Conference. Sunday afternoon, the Liberty pulled out a hard-fought, physical and close game against the Connecticut Sun, 83-76. Each time the Liberty built up a lead, the Sun countered, even pulling ahead a couple of times.

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Family and friends say goodbye to Vaughn Harper

Tourists on double-decker buses, dog walkers, parents and nannies with children, in and out of strollers, pass the entrance of Riverside Church and the curbside limos, gawking curiously, wondering as a capacity crowd entered the landmark institution to celebrate the life of legendary radio personality Vaughn Harper, midday Saturday, July 8.

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Young athletes root for Justin Gatlin

In 90-degree weather young athletes stood on the steps of City Hall in anticipation for their hero, Justin Gatlin, an American sprinter who won the Olympic gold medal in the 100-meter dash in 2004. His personal best is 9.74 seconds, and he won the World Indoor 60-meter dash twice.

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Free skills and drills programs at Rucker Park

If you have a youngster between 5 and 13 years of age who needs and wants to improve his or her basketball skills, then he or she should attend the Bobby Bingo-Bob McCullough-Free Drills and Skills Camp at the world famous Holcombe Rucker Park Fridays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Located at West 155th Street and Frederick Douglas Boulevard (Eighth Avenue), the historic Harlem p

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Each One Teach One remains a staple for Harlem youth

For six decades and counting, Each One Teach One has been a staple of summer youth basketball in New York City.

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What immigrant voters should know about Mike Pence

Just when you thought Team Donald Trump could not be more divisive, along comes the announcement of ultra-conservative Christian Indiana Gov. Mike Pence as the vice presidential running mate.

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Trinidad and Jamaica move to sort out major row

Trinidad and Jamaica, two of the more influential members of the Caribbean trade bloc, began talks in Jamaica this week, mostly to sort out fears among Jamaicans that authorities in Trinidad are biased against them and usually turn them away in droves whenever they visit the most southerly island in the region.

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Soufrière resorts named to top resorts list

Two of Soufrière, St. Lucia’s top resorts have been included among the Top 25 Caribbean Resorts by one of the world’s leading travel magazines.

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Vaughn Harper’s ‘Quiet Storm’ evoked at his homegoing

“He came with game,” media master Imhotep Gary Byrd began in his eulogy of Vaughn Harper Saturday afternoon at Riverside Church.

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It’s a new day for Harlem

I am sure many residents of Harlem are wondering about their future representation, now that State Senator Adriano Espaillat has won the Democratic nomination for U.S. Representative of District 13 in New York.

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500 Men Making a Difference to host Bed-Stuy Music Festival

Saturday, Aug. 6, from 8:30 p.m. to 10 p.m., the nonprofit organization 500 Men Making a Difference is hosting the 2016 Bed-Stuy Music Festival in Brooklyn.

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Day of action to address hepatitis C risk

New York State has the third highest hepatitis C rate in the U.S., and East Harlem has one of the highest rates of newly reported chronic hepatitis C infection of all New York City neighborhoods.

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Celebrating Mandela Day in NYC

This past Monday was the 98th birthday of Nelson Mandela.

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A healthy arsenal in your kitchen

A healthy arsenal in your kitchen Everybody can be a healthy somebody by eating the following foods:

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