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Obama: Most people confident he was born in Hawaii…

April 15, 2011 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) President Barack Obama says Republicans who are sowing doubts about whether he is American-born may gain politically in the short term by playing to their constituencies but will have trouble when the general election rolls around. Obama says that’s because most people are confident that he was born where he says he was […]

President Obama Officially Launches 2012 Re-Election Campaign…

April 14, 2011 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) President Barack Obama formally launched his re-election campaign Monday, urging grass-roots supporters central to his first White House run to mobilize again to protect the change he’s brought over the past two years. The official start of his second White House bid, in the midst of three wars, a budget fight with Congress, […]

Obama Administration Aims To Reduce Minority Health Disparities…

April 14, 2011 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) From cradle to grave, minority populations tend to suffer poorer health and get poorer health care than white Americans. In a first-of-its-kind report, the government is recommending steps to reduce those disparities. The plan being released Friday runs the gamut from improving dental care for poor children to tapping “promotoras,” savvy community health […]

Barry Bonds Found Guilty of Obstruction of Justice; No Jail Time…

April 14, 2011 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) Just like the whole Steroid Era: We’ll never really know. Even the one charge that left Barry Bonds a convicted felon didn’t specify steroids. Instead, a federal court jury found the home run king guilty of obstruction of justice Tuesday for giving an evasive answer under oath more than seven years ago. Rather […]

Cop Who Killed Black Athlete Named “Officer of the Year”

April 14, 2011 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) A police union has given its Officer of the Year award to the policeman who shot and killed an African American college football player during a disturbance in the New York suburbs. The student’s parents said it is insensitive and arrogant to award the officer who fired the shots that killed 20-year-old Danroy […]

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