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Outlook Favors Obama As March Contests Could Hold Deciding Votes In Campaign
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Barack Obama (American president); 1961- (Presidential campaign, 2008), Democratic Party (U.S.), Presidential candidates (2008)
Proposed Changes To Crack Law Spur Legal Equity Concerns
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United States Sentencing Commission, Narcotics laws and regulations, Discrimination in criminal justice administration, Mandatory sentences (Criminal procedure), Crack (Cocaine)
Most Famous Faces In American History Changing With The Times, Study Says
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Blacks (History), United States (Social history)
Groups Seek End To Needle-Exchange Ban
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Needle exchange programs, AIDS (Disease) (Prevention), Blacks (Drug use)
Taxpayers May See Rebate Checks In Move To Boost Economy
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United States Congress, Economics and politics, Tax rebates, United States (Economic conditions, Economic policy)
Olympian Maurice Greene Retires From Fast Lane Over Injuries
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Maurice Greene (American sprinter) (Retirement), Runners (Health and hygiene), Running (Accidents and injuries)
The Big Pay Back: Terrell Owens Owes Eagles A Portion Of Signing Bonus
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Terrell Owens (American football player); 1972- (Trials, litigation, etc), Philadelphia Eagles (Football team) (Suits and claims), Dallas Cowboys (Football team), Football, Professional (Ethical aspects)
Jailed Vick Can Keep Millions From Bonus, Judge Rules
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Michael Vick (American football player); 1980- (Trials, litigation, etc), Atlanta Falcons (Football team), Dogfighting, Fringe benefits
Ex-Teammates Become Classmates: Redskins' Monk, Green To Join Football Hall Of Fame
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Art Monk (American football player.); 1957-, Darrell Green (American football player.); 1960-, Pro Football Hall of Fame
Jay-Z Launches Advertising Agency
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Jay-Z (American rapper) (Business ventures), Steve Stoute (American recording industry executive) (Business ventures), Translation Advertising (Firm), Blacks in the advertising industry

This Week In Black History
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Muhammad Ali (American boxer.); 1942-
Chemicals In Baby Products May Do More Harm Than Good
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Phthalates (Physiological effects), Infant care products, Children (Health and hygiene)
Sharon Leal
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Sharon Leal (American actress.)
Georgia Mother's Tragedy Leads To Triumphant Change In Nation's Day Care Laws
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Jacqueline Boatwright (American clergywoman) (Family), Day care centers (Insurance), Disclosure of information (Laws and regulations), Brain damage, Children (Accidents)
Bobby Brown's Prerogative: Star Does Country Reality TV Show
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Bobby Brown (American singer.), Gone country (Television program)
Dutton Shines On Both Sides Of The Camera In New Film, TV Movie
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Charles S. Dutton (American actor and television director.), Honeydripper (Motion picture)
Football Star And R&B Singer Join Forces To Form Record Label
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Bryant McKinnie (American football player.); 1979-, Pleasure P (Musician) (American rhythm and blues singer.); 1984-, Swagga Entertainment (Firm), Athletes as musicians
Kanye West
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Kanye West (American rapper and record producer) (Awards), Herbie Hancock (American jazz keyboardist and composer); 1940- (Awards), Rihanna (Barbadian singer) (Awards), Aretha Franklin (American singer) (Awards), Chaka Khan (American singer) (Awards), Grammy Awards

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