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Cameras in Courtroom for R. Kelly Trial

“Mr. Kelly wants everyone to know what is going on in an open and transparent process,” Greenberg said. “People can form their own opinions about what they see, and they don’t have to rely on rumor and innuendo.”

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You’re Ready For Love Once You Do These 5 Things

Best selling author, celebrity life coach, and motivational speaker Tony A. Gaskins Jr. says you are NOT ready for love unless you do these five things.

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‘Young And The Restless’ Star Kristoff St. John Has Been Found Dead

Law enforcement sources tell us one of Kristoff’s friends went to check on him at the actor’s home in San Fernando Valley, and found his body. Police and paramedics were alerted and responded to the house. Kristoff was pronounced dead on the scene.

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‘Black Panther’ Returning To AMCs For Free Showings In February

“‘Black Panther’ is groundbreaking for many reasons, including the rich diversity of voices behind its success. The story also showcases the power of knowledge to change the world for the better, and the importance of ensuring everyone has access to it.”

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Grammy Award-Winning Singer James Ingram Has Died At Age 66

During a Quincy tribute concert in L.A. last September, James was noticeably absent when Patti performed their hit song. She soldiered on without him, doing her best impression of her dear friend while singing his part.

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Tisha Campbell-Martin Says She Was Abused By Ex-Husband Duane Martin

“The need to press criminal charges for his acts overshadows the embarrassment of making his crimes against me public through this report,” Campbell-Martin said in court documents.

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‘Empire’ Star Jussie Smollett Attacked In Possible Hate Crime

The actor was attacked by two individuals screaming racial and homophobic slurs. They then proceeded to pour a chemical substance on him before placing a rope around his neck. Police said the alleged attackers then fled the scene. 

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Taraji P. Henson Finally Gets Her Star On The Hollywood Walk Of Fame

“One thing that she does very well … is when she makes these movies, people from around the world … watch these roles that she plays and they see themselves in her and her performances no matter what character she plays,” Singleton said.

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RECALL: Fruit Possibly Contaminated With Listeria Sold In MD Walmarts

Fruit contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, Listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.

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Complete List Of Winners At 25th Annual SAG Awards

“Black Panther” took home the top award for best performance by a cast in a motion picture at the 2019 Screen Actors Guild Awards on Sunday night.
See below for the complete list of winners.

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MTA Offering Free Public Transportation For Furloughed Government Workers

“We’re going to waive all fees for these impacted federal employees for all MTA services,” Hogan said during a news conference after touring the airport’s security checkpoints. “Every single state transportation service is going to be free.”

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Taraji P. Henson To Receive Star On Hollywood Walk Of Fame

“Taraji P Henson is a powerful woman and a powerful actress. She is an entertainer that fans cannot take their eyes off of due to her great acting ability,” said Ana Martinez, producer of the Walk Of Fame. “We welcome her bright star on our Walk Of Fame.”

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‘Rel’ Co-Creator Kevin Barnett Dead At 32

“We are deeply saddened by the passing of our friend and client Kevin Barnett. He was an incredible talent and a wonderful person. Our thoughts are with his family and friends. We will miss him,” United Travel Agency posted on Twitter.

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Oscar Nominations Are Out! [FULL LIST]

Actors Kumail Nanjiani and Tracee Ellis Ross announced the nominees for the 91st Academy Awards Tuesday morning. The Oscars will be broadcast on ABC on Feb. 24.

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Celebrity Chef Jose Andres To Open Kitchen To Feed Furloughed Federal Workers And Their Families

The Kitchen and Cafe will be open from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily starting today.

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Celine Dion Pulls Collaboration With R. Kelly Off Streaming Services

The five-time Grammy Award winner removed the 1998 hit “I’m Your Angel” following all the backlash since the controversial docuseries “Surviving R. Kelly” aired. 

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Kevin Hart Sticks With Decision To Not Host The Oscars

Despite Ellen DeGeneres’ recent attempts to convince Kevin Hart to reconsider hosting The Oscars, Hart is sticking with his decision to pass on the opportunity. The comedian said he doesn’t want to become a distraction. 

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Kenya Moore And Phaedra Parks Could Return To ‘The Real Housewives of Atlanta’

This just in — LoveBScott.com is reporting that due to low ratings this season, fan favorites Kenya Moore and Phaedra Parks could in fact return to ‘The Real Housewives of Atlanta.’

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Ashanti Alert Act, Named After Missing Maryland Woman, Now Signed Into Law

Despite the tragic loss of Ashanti Billie, with the love and support of Meltony and Brandy Billie (her parents), along with the Hampton Roads community, the Ashanti Alert Act is now law of the land,” said Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.) who sponsored the bill. “In this new year, it is my hope that this important law enforcement tool can help save countless lives.”

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Aaliyah’s Mom Is NOT Here For ‘Surviving R. Kelly’ Docuseries

“Shame on all those involved in this project who thought it kosher to drag Aaliyah’s name into a situation that has nothing to do with her today. Once again this will not be tolerated.”

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Toni Braxton Calls Off Wedding To Birdman?

While either party has confirmed the split, Braxton deleted all social media posts with the exception of a single post that reads:
“Starting a new chapter isn’t always an easy choice…but ALWAYS choose to be chosen. Cheers to a new year!”

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Forest Whitaker And Wife Of 20+ Years Split

Forest Whitaker and wife Keisha Nash Whitaker have called it quits after 22 years of marriage. The actor filed for divorce Thursday and cited irreconcilable differences. He also requested the court to terminate spousal support.

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National Zoo And Smithsonian Museums Closed For Now

The partial government shutdown has now made its way to the National Zoo and the Smithsonian museums. Tourist sites will be closed until sufficient funding can been secured. See here to find out what’s closed, partially closed and open.

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Child! This ‘Real Housewives Of Atlanta’ Season 11 Trailer…

The season premiere airs Nov. 4 at 8/7c on Bravo.

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RHOA Star Porsha Williams Is Getting Married… And Having A Baby

McKinley proposed during a romantic evening he has secretly been planning for months. Just last week the couple announced they are expecting their first child together.

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Tupac’s Estate Regains Ownership Of Unreleased Music

A court ruled Entertainment One must pay over six figures for royalties from the rapper’s posthumous releases and all the unreleased recordings will go back to the estate. Death Row Records initially owned the rights to Tupac’s music, then sold them to Entertainment One in 2006.

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Celebrities Who Beat Cancer’s A**

Everyone has a personal connection to this dreadful disease – either we’ve battled it personally or we know someone who has. According to cancer.org, more than 3.5 million US women with a history of breast cancer were alive on January 1, 2016. Here is a list of black celebrities that have battled and beat breast cancer.

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WHUR Honors 50 Military Moms For Mother’s Day

These women serve in our nation’s various branches of the military and are both officers and enlisted personnel. They hold two of the toughest jobs on the planet. They serve our country by protecting and defending our freedoms. They are also mothers.

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Here’s What Disney Dreamers Experienced This Year At Disney

This year, WHUR proudly supports seven local students accepted to the Disney Dreamers Academy Class of 2018. Check out our Dreamers and watch how their dreams came true as we highlight their journey in Orlando, Florida.

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A Record $140,000 Raised During Helping Hands Radiothon

This year, students will travel to Belle Glade and Florida Keys, FL –> Houston, Beaumont & Port Arthur, TX –> New Orleans, LA –> Chicago, IL –> Flint, Michigan –> Haiti –> Ghana –> St. Croix –> Puerto Rico –> St. Maarten –> Anguilla.

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Military Couples Receive Red Carpet Treatment For Valentine’s Day

Thank you COPPER CANYON GRILL for helping to make this a memorable event! And to our active military men and women, THANK YOU for your service.

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Keyshia Cole Treats WHUR Listeners To ’11:11 Reset’

Michel Wright joined winners Kristen Heidelberg, Liz Jones, Tammy Murphy and April Rouse at the MGM National Harbor Hotel for a delicious Thai dinner at Ginger, relaxing spa treatments and custom cocktails and bubbly at Felt Lounge.

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SHMS Annual Turkey Giveaway: 1500 Thanksgiving Turkeys Gifted To Ward 8 Residents

Doing Good In the Neighborhood — WHUR, the Steve Harvey Morning Show, Shabach Ministries, Inc., Ward 8 Councilmember Trayon White, US Coast Guard, Metropolitan Police Department, Johnson Middle School, Union Temple Baptist Church, and a host of others helped to pack and donate 1,500 turkeys and bags of food to feed needy families in Ward 8, the poorest community in DC.

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WHUR and HU Men’s Basketball Team Gifts DC Area Kids New Coats For Winter

Thanks to you, over 330 new coats were collected at WHUR‘s annual coat drive inside The Shops at Iverson and the support was overwhelming.

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Thanks DMV! Over 330 New Coats Donated During WHUR’s Annual Coat Drive!

The donations will be distributed to the YMCA of Metropolitan Washington and Shepherd’s Cove Shelter, a homeless facility in Prince George’s County for women and their children.

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Inside Steve Harvey’s Disney Dreamers Academy 2017

Disney Dreamers Academy selects 100 students each year from all over the U.S. to be inspired by those of influence, educated about various careers and rewards exceptional students with a fun-filled trip to the Disney parks. This year seven students from the DMV were selected to partake in the life-changing experience with our very own Steve Harvey. Follow us as we follow their journey.

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WHUR Shows Love To Our Armed Forces For Valentine’s Day

Thank you COPPER CANYON GRILL for helping to make this a memorable event! And to our active military men and women, THANK YOU for your service.

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Over $80,000 Raised During Food2Feed 2016 Radiothon

Food2Feed has been in operation for 40 years and each year, we continue to be amazed by the great outpouring of support. You are the real MVPs!

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WHUR-FM Named Urban Station of the Year!

WHUR-FM was named Urban Station of the Year at the 2016 National Association of Broadcasters’ (NAB) Marconi Radio Awards. The announcement was made Thursday night in Nashville, TN.

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Road To 50 Test

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