Collins, NBA’s first openly gay player, to retire

November 20, 2014

 

Associated Press  

 

NEW YORK — Jason Collins, the first openly gay man to play in one of the four major North American professional leagues, announced his retirement... Read more...

Metro, Didi Hirsch partner up for suicide prevention program

November 20, 2014

 

City News Service 

 

Fast trains, holiday depression and thoughts of suicide can be a deadly combination, but local commuter rail officials recently renewed a campaign aimed... Read more...

Court rules Michigan has no responsibility to provide quality public education

November 20, 2014

 

Special to the NNPA from the Michigan Citizen 

 

In a blow to schoolchildren statewide, the Michigan Court of Appeals ruled on Nov. 7 the State of Michigan has no legal... Read more...

Netflix postpones launch of Cosby comedy special

November 20, 2014

 

By Lynn Elber

Associated Press 

 

Netflix said it is postponing Bill Cosby’s upcoming standup comedy special, a decision that followed a growing number of allegations... Read more...

New generation continues annual Thanksgiving feed at Ward Villa

November 20, 2014

 

By Jennifer Bihm

LAWT Contributing Writer

 

A new generation of Mothers In Action will once again be providing sustenance and love during the 19th... Read more...

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Southland immigrants wait for Obama’s executive action plans

Southland immigrants wait for Obama’s executive action plans

November 20, 2014   City News Service    Southland immigrant-rights groups this week were anxiously awaiting specifics of President Barack Obama’s...

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Community

Compton Unified and Vision To Learn launch partnership

Compton Unified and Vision To Learn launch partnership

November 20, 2014   City News Service    More than fifty Compton Unified School District students are seeing the world more clearly today thanks...

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Sports News

Carson – In it to win it

Carson – In it to win it

November 13, 2014   Ken Brooks LAWT Contributing Writer    Carson High Football remains among the favorites to win the City Section Division I...

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Arts & Culture

Lawyer: Tracy Morgan battling severe brain injury

Lawyer: Tracy Morgan battling severe brain injury

November 20, 2014   By David Porter  Associated Press    Tracy Morgan is fighting to recover from a severe brain injury suffered in a highway...

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