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NCAA Tournament 2013 Bracket: Predictions and Picks for Sweet 16 Matchups

The teams that advanced to the Sweet 16 of the NCAA tournament have been about as unpredictable as one would have expected after the 2012-13 college basketball season.

Of course, a No. 15 seed advanced to the second weekend of the tournament for the first time in history, as Florida Gulf Coast rolled over Georgetown and San Diego State.

Then, for

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Kwame Kilpatrick, Bobby Ferguson found guilty of charges (video)

The verdict is in on the charges against Detroit’s former mayor Kwame Kilpatrick, his father Bernard Kilpatrick and Detroit contractor Bobby Ferguson ... and the news is not good. Both the former mayor and his friend and supporter Ferguson, have been found guilty on an overwhelming number of charges of conspiracy, extortion, fraud, tax evasion and

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Financial Phenom Gail Perry-Mason: Casting Pearls to the Girls

by Roz Edward

Imagine finally meeting your birth mother and asking the question that every adopted child asks — after “Why did you give me up?” — “What was I like as a baby?” And when the response is “I don’t know, you were black and I didn’t want to touch you,” there is no need to ask the initial question.

Gail Perry-Mason’s Caucasian mother d

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President signs expanded Violence Against Women Act, includes broader protection (video)

ByD.L. Chandler

 

On Thursday, March 7th, President Barack Obama signed the expanded Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) on the eve of International Women’s Day. The signing of the bill took place at the Department of the Interior, with Vice President Joe Biden speaking first before introducing Mr. Obama. One of the many key highlights of the bill

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Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez dies

By Catherine E. Shoichet and Dana Ford, CNN

updated 11:39 PM EST, Tue March 5, 2013

Army Lt. Col. Hugo Chavez, who led a 1992 attempted coup, speaks to reporters on March 26, 1994, after he was freed from jail. Chavez was freed after charges were dropped against him for leading the first of two attempted coups against the government of former
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