Month

April 2010

All posts published in April 2010

74 posts

Sudan leader re-elected despite war crime charges

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KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan's president won another term in office Monday with a comfortable majority in elections marred by boycotts and fraud allegations, becoming the first head-of-state to be re-elected while facing an international arrest warrant for ... More »

GOP circulates alternative regulatory plan

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Eric Holder and Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano were critical Tuesday of Arizona's new law on immigration and Holder said the federal government may challenge it.

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Welcome home, Chancellor

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North Carolina A&T installed its 12th chancellor, and first Aggie alum, on Friday, Apr. 23 in the Corbett Sports Center. Before the actual installation, there was a series of events throughout the week that helped to celebrate the theme of this year's insta... More »

Ariz. law targets immigrants

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PHOENIX (AP) — The frustration had been building for years in Arizona with every drug-related kidnapping, every home invasion, every "safe house" discovered crammed with illegal immigrants from Mexico.

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A&T mourns student, two staffers

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On Monday, April 26, Melonnie Starr Johnson, 24, a senior history major at North Carolina A&T died of injuries suffered from a car accident. Johnson was set to graduate in December 2010.  Funeral arrangements have been made for Saturday May 1 at noon at Hoo... More »

Black community, it’s time to step up!

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Last week, a close friend of mine who is currently in school back home in Chicago posted an article on Facebook about a 17-year-old boy, who on his death bed, would not give the name of the person who shot him.

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No texting while driving

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A single gray car with the driver's side door smashed in and its passenger seat removed, sat idly in the shade of a tree by the Holland Bowl.  A small teddy bear sits nearby it and a wreath of flowers hangs in the jamb of the ruined car door.  On the hood o... More »