NSU receives $150,000 UNCF planning grant
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NSU receives $150,000 UNCF planning grant

Norfolk State University is among 30 colleges and universities selected to receive planning grants from UNCF’s (United Negro College Fund) new Career Pathways Initiative (CPI), a highly-competitive grant process open to four-year historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) and predominantly black institutions (PBIs) to help students gain the knowledge, preparation, insight and skills needed for … Continue reading

Hillary Rodham Clinton wins the endorsement of the Service Employees International Union
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Hillary Rodham Clinton wins the endorsement of the Service Employees International Union

DALLAS (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton won the endorsement of the Service Employees International Union on Tuesday, giving her the support of a labor powerhouse that backed President Barack Obama in 2008. The nation’s largest health care union represents about 2 million nurses, health care workers and other caregivers and is among the most ethnically … Continue reading

Viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen
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Viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen

NEW YORK (AP) — Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for Oct. 19-25. Listings include the week’s ranking and viewership. 1. NFL Football: Philadelphia at Carolina, NBC, 20.61 million. 2. “NCIS,” CBS, 17.22 million. 3. NFL Football: Seattle at San Francisco, CBS, 17.12 million. 4. “Sunday Night NFL Pregame,” NBC, 15.8 million. 5. “The Big … Continue reading

Best-Selling Books Week Ended Oct. 11th
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Best-Selling Books Week Ended Oct. 11th

Best-Selling Books Week Ended Oct. 11th. FICTION 1. “The Sword of Summer” by Rick Riordan (Disney-Hyperion) 2. “Twilight 10th Anniversary Ed.” by Stephanie Meyer (Little, Brown) 3. “The Survivor” by Vince Flynn (Atria Books) 4. “Harry Potter/Sorcer’s Stone” by J.K. Rowling (Arthur A. Levine Books) 5. “A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms” by George R.R. … Continue reading