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on : Saturday, 11 Jun, 2016
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Columbus Native Deshauna Barber Crowned Miss USA

  Las Vegas, Nevada -Miss District of Columbia USA Deshauna Barber was crowned Miss USA 2016 at the new T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada this evening. The telecast aired live on FOX. Deshauna is 26 years old and was born in Columbus, Georgia. The daughter of an Army Master Sergeant (now retired), she relocated multiple times growing up to states including North Carolina, Nebraska, Minnesota, Virginia and Washington, D.C. After graduating with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management from Virginia State University, Deshauna returned to Washington, D.C. where she is currently working as an IT Analyst for the
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on : Saturday, 11 Jun, 2016
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Hillary Clinton Speaks on Historic Victory

Washington--For the first time in history, ninety-six years after women first won the right to vote, a woman will be a major party’s nominee for President of the United States. This isn’t just news—it’s history. And newspapers across the country are commemorating this moment with front pages we’ll remember for a long time to come. After making history, Hillary Clinton had a message to share with the country: “Tonight is for all of us—and the future we’re building together.’ In her remarks, Hillary Clinton reflected on both the historic nature of her primary victory and the progress
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on : Saturday, 7 May, 2016
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Girls, Inc. Lego Robotics Team Members Invited to The White House Science Fair 2016

         
Washington, D.C.--Pictured are: Kayla Hamilton, Olivia Hamilton (who represented Columbus, GA) and Bill Nye “The Science Guy”
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on : Friday, 29 Apr, 2016
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Georgia’s Gender Wage Gap Costs the State’s Women Nearly $12 Billion Per Year, New Equal Pay Day Study Finds

If the Gap Were Closed, Georgia Women Could Afford Food for More Than One Year, Six More Months of Mortgage and Utilities, or More Than Nine Additional Months
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on : Friday, 29 Apr, 2016
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Entertainment mogul Tyler Perry to address Tuskegee University Spring Commencement

TUSKEGEE, Ala. (April 11, 2016) —Tyler Perry will soon bring his message of inspiration and encouragement to the newest class of Tuskegee University graduates. The
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on : Friday, 29 Apr, 2016
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Operation HeartFirst™ Will Help Military Vets Own and Operate Their Own Franchised Gyms

Anytime Fitness is partnering with Tee It Up for the Troops, a national non-profit organization, in an effort to help military veterans open their own gyms and provide
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on : Friday, 29 Apr, 2016
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Get Inspired at DARE TO WIN! Possible Woman® 2016 Leadership Conference in Atlanta on May 10

 

            (Dallas, TX) --- The theme of this year’s Possible Woman® Conference 2016 is DARE TO WIN! and attendees will be treated to
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on : Friday, 29 Apr, 2016
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The World Loses Living Legend

By Petra G., Publisher One of the most iconic musicians in history, Prince Rogers Nelson is dead.  The songwriter, singer, producer, actor, one-man studio band, multi-instrumentalist, consummate showman and