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Rodney Slater Gets 98-0 Approval Vote in Bid for Transportation Secretary
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Rodney Slater; 1955-., United States Congress Senate (Voting), United States Dept. of Transportation
Clinton Gives State of the Union Address: Urges Parties to Work Together, Cites Education as Top Priority
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Bill Clinton; 1946- (State of the Union messages)
J.C. Watts is 1st Black Picked to Respond to a President's State of the Union Address
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Bill Clinton (American president); 1946- (State of the Union messages), J. C. Watts (American congressman, management consultant and political commentator.); 1957-, Republican Party (U.S.)
Rep. Jackson Jr. Blasts Rep. Watts for Allegedly Calling His Father, Rev. Jackson Sr., a 'race-hustling Poverty Pimp'.
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Jesse L. Jackson (American clergyman and civil rights activist.); 1941-, Jesse L. Jackson (Jr., American congressman.), J. C. Watts (American congressman, management consultant and political commentator.); 1957-
Why More Couples are Getting Divorced
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Divorce
Philanthropist Oseola McCarty Gives Tips on Saving Money in New Book, 'Simple Wisdom for Rich Living'.
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Oseola McCarty (American washerwoman and philanthropist.), Saving and savings
Army's Top Enlisted Man, Sgt. Maj. Gene C. McKinney, Denies Sexual Harassment Charge
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Gene C. McKinney, Brenda L. Hoster, United States Army (Crimes and misdemeanors), Servicemen (Sexual behavior), Sexual harassment in the military, Servicewomen (Crimes against)
Air Force Pilot who Died in Training Awarded Astronaut Status
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Robert Lawrence; 1935-1967
Hit Group Mint Condition Wins Huge Following with Smash Album 'Definition of a Band'.
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Mint Condition (Musical group)
Dennis Rodman's Suspension Ends; Donates Earnings for First 11 Games to Charity
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Dennis Rodman, Chicago Bulls (Basketball team), Basketball players (Suspension)

Parents' Donation of Black Teenage Son's Organs Opens Capitol Hill Drive to Spur Organ Donors
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Fred Lipscomb, Zola Lipscomb, Donation of organs, tissues, etc (Laws and regulations)
Ex-welfare Mom in St. Louis Graduates with Honors; Gets $31,000-a-year Job
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Pamela Ford, Single mothers (Education), Saint Louis (Mo.) (Public welfare)
Obituary
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Pamela Harriman
Gen. Powell Signs on to Back President's New Nationwide Effort to Promote Volunteerism
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Colin L. Powell; 1937-., Presidents' Summit for America's Future
Camille Cosby Blasts Tabloids on Their Coverage of Her Family
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Camille Cosby, Tabloid newspapers
Tiger Woods Wins Asian Honda Classic in Thailand
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Tiger Woods; 1975-., Golf (Tournaments)
NBA All-star Weekend Celebrates 50 Greatest Players; East Tops West in All-star Game
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Basketball, Professional (All-star games)
Civil Trial Jury Decides Simpson Must Pay $33.5 Million in Compensatory and Punitive Damages for Deaths of Nicole Simpson and Ronald Goldman
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O. J. Simpson; 1947- (Murder case, 1994, Civil trial, Damages)
Laurence Fishburne and Alfre Woodard Star in HBO Movie about Tuskegee Experiment on Syphilis
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Laurence Fishburne (American actor.), Alfre Woodard (American actress.), Miss Evers' boys (Television program) (Reviews), Tuskegee Syphilis Study
Metro
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Thomas Carter (American television and film director) (Reviews), Metro (Motion picture) (Reviews)

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