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2 MPS high schools among state’s 15 best in new U.S. News rankings

May 15, 2015   // 0 Comments

Tony Tagliavia, Media Manager   -MPS MILWAUKEE – Two Milwaukee Public Schools high schools are among the 15 best in Wisconsin, according to new rankings released Tuesday by U.S. News and World Report. MPS’ Ronald Reagan College Preparatory High School ranked 8th and MPS’ Rufus King International High School ranked 12th. Both schools, which earned silver medals from U.S. News, offer the rigor...

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Entertainment

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    May 18, 2015   // 0 Comments
      By Carter Higgins  Posted 5/15/15  –Blackdoctor.org Riley B. King, aka B.B. King, known for his hits My Lucille, Sweet Little Angel and Rock Me Baby, died in his sleep in Las Vegas. He was 89. His daughter, Patty King, confirmed he died after announcing that he was in home hospice care after suffering from dehydration […]
  • Bill Cosby Responds To Rape Allegations In ‘GMA’ Inte ...
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      By Jessica Goodman          -Huff Post Entertainment Bill Cosby almost responded to the rape allegations against him in a new interview with ABC’s “Good Morning America” on Friday. The interview, conducted by Linsey Davis, received little promotion. When Davis asked him about allegations that he drugged and raped many women, Cosby dodged the question. “If […]

Health

  • Q&A: What Can Water Cure?
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    By Dr. Renee     –Blackdoctor.org Q: What conditions can water help prevent, or even cure?  – C. A. A: Water can improve and prevent many conditions in your health. Water can boost your metabolism by in 30 percent in healthy men and women. A study showed that the boost happens within 10 minutes but reached a maximum […]
  • How Men Can Delay Normal Spikes In Cholesterol By Up To 15 Years
    May 18, 2015   // 0 Comments
      By HealthDay News    –Blackdoctor.org Men who keep fit may find they delay normal age-related increases in blood cholesterol levels by up to 15 years, a new study suggests. It is common for cholesterol levels to rise with age and then decrease later in life, the study authors explained in background notes. Previous studies have […]

His & Hers

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    May 19, 2015   // 0 Comments
    By Rebecca Adams       -Huff Post Women Academic studies can be fascinating… and totally confusing. So we decided to strip away all of the scientific jargon and break them down for you. The Background When it comes to sex, people often think: The more, the better. (And if you’re having fun, why not?) Researchers often take […]
  • Do Men Cheat More Than Women, Or Are Women Just Smarter About It?
    May 19, 2015   // 0 Comments
      By Kovie Biakolo      –HelloBeautiful.com Cheating is a terrible, terrible thing. And yet and many of us have had a penchant for doing it. Some people believe it’s because we’re not meant to be monogamous. Others believe that our imperfect humanity is bound to make us weak from time to time. And indeed there are […]

National News

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    May 19, 2015   // 0 Comments
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    May 15, 2015   // 0 Comments
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Small Business

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World News

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    May 12, 2015   // 0 Comments
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