News 2013 June

Stories for June 2013

Saturday, June 29

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Obama meets with Mandela family

President Barack Obama met Saturday with the family of Nelson Mandela, the ailing 94-year-old former president of South Africa.

Monday, June 24

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Nelson Mandela in critical condition

Former South African President Nelson Mandela remains in critical condition in a Pretoria hospital Monday, said South Africa’s president.

Monday, June 17

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The Great Gatsby: Successful adaptation of classic novel

Baz Lurhmann’s take on the classic novel, The Great Gatsby, has everything that one could want and expect in a successful adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s masterpiece.

Saturday, June 1

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KYW’s Vince Hill a familiar voice

You know his voice, now get to know him the real Vince Hill

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Jersey Shore reopens after Hurricane Sandy

Officials say most resort towns restored, open for business

The Shore is calling eight months after Superstorm Sandy. Officials say most resort towns restored and open for business.

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Health Network CEO receives national honor

Walter awarded 2013 Lifetime Achievement in Migrant Health

Gil Walter awarded 2013 Lifetime Achievement in Migrant Health

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A1 Tours bringing life back to Atlantic City

Surviving and thriving after Hurricane Sandy

Black voters’ effective response

For the first time on record, blacks voted at higher rates than whites in 2012, helping to re-elect President Barack Obama to a second term, according to new data from the Census Bureau.

Expanding Medicaid crucial for country’s health care

Marc Morial writes about Medicaid expansion and the positive impact it would have on African Americans.

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Risk factors for premature birth

The earlier a baby is born, the more severe his or her health problems are likely to be

Addressing Barriers to Employment


Addressing Barriers to Employment

How Children Transformed America

On this fiftieth anniversary of the Birmingham Children’s Crusade it is a time to remember, honor, and follow the example of the children who were frontline soldiers and transforming catalysts in America’s greatest moral movement of the twentieth century.

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Protect your unborn baby or newborn from infections

If you're pregnant or planning a pregnancy, there are simple steps you can take to protect your unborn baby or newborn

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Guidance for preventing birth defects

Not all birth defects can be prevented, but women can increase their chances of having a healthy baby