09 30 2014
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Soldiers Home for Holidays with Combat Awards – and Wounds – from Iraq

ST. LOUIS (NNPA) - The soldiers saw a flash, and then heavy smoke began to fill the tank. Through the fog, Aaron Johnson, a staff sergeant in the U.S. Army, looked around at his squad of seven soldiers, who were on a standard patrol in Iraq. Several were bleeding, and his gunner was the worst of all. Johnson feared he was dead.


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Despite Sex Scandal, Tiger Named Athlete of Decade

(NNPA) - U.S. sports editors have selected Tiger Woods as Athlete of the Decade, a result that reflects 10 years of greatness on the golf course, rather than the three-week tsunami of negative headlines about a shocking sex scandal. Golf's No. 1 received 56 of the 142 votes cast by Associated Press member newspaper editors since last month, it was announced last week.


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Census Undercount Would Hurt Black Communities, Leaders Warn

WASHINGTON (NNPA) - In a rare appearance, all in one place, a coalition of America's foremost Black organizations are aiming to assure that the 2010 census does not undercount Black people, a fiasco that could cause communities to miss out on their fair share of trillions of dollars in public resources and political representatives in Black districts.


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