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An Epidemic: Top 10 Outbreaks In U.S. History

Throughout the years, epidemics and plagues have shaken up societies and cultures around the world.

08/07/2014

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The Ebola Outbreak: What Every American Needs To Know

The recent outbreak of the Ebola virus in Africa has begun attracting attention in the U.S. for good reason.

07/31/2014

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Educating Girls Promotes Stable Society

Bangladesh is a good example of educating girls as a path to transformation. When it became independent, it invested in educating girls.

06/18/2014

Stigall Show Log 5.16.14

Chris discusses the latest details about Michael Sam’s reality show contract with Oprah, the controversy at the Department of Veterans Affairs, and Michelle Obama’s hashtag gamble. He talks to Comedian Andrew Santino, CBS 3’s Beasley Reece and Steve Cordasco on Finance Friday.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–05/16/2014

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Local Students Show Their Support For Missing Nigerian Girls

At a prayer service they join the call to bring back the 267 girls, pulled from their beds in a boarding school by Islamic militants.

05/09/2014

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Montgomery County High School To Wear Red In Support Of Kidnapped Nigerian Girls

The Mount Saint Joseph Academy community wore red on Friday in support of the kidnapped girls in Nigeria.

05/08/2014

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Philadelphia Area Efforts Grow In Support Of Kidnapped Nigerian Girls

Rallies, protests, as well as vigils, and a Philadelphia-based Facebook campaign, titled “200RosesNG” began in the area last week.

05/08/2014

(Jumoke Dada started a Facebook page to spotlight the plight of 200 kidnapped Nigerian girls.)

Phila. Woman Builds Growing Chorus of Concern for Kidnapped Nigerian Girls

The 200 girls, said to be between 16 and 18 years old, were taking a physics exams when Islamic extremists known as Boko Haram — which is translated to mean “forbidden books” — took them.

05/02/2014

Demola Onifade. (credit: Joseph Santoliquito)

Demola Onifade Creating A Stir At Camden Catholic

The 6-foot-10 sophomore transfer student from Lagos, Nigeria arrived at Camden Catholic on April 10 and he suddenly makes the Irish a contender in South Jersey.

06/14/2013

Exterior view of the Hexagone building in Port-au-Prince. (credit: THONY BELIZAIRE/AFP/Getty Images)

New State Department Travel Advisory For Haiti Leaves Some Haitians Disappointed

The U.S. State Department has toughened its travel advisory for Haiti, something that a local Haitian leader says adds insult to injury.

01/03/2013

Image of some of the heroin pellets that a Nigerian man had inside his body after arriving at Philadelphia International Airport. (Photo courtesy of: US Customs and Border Protection)

‘Drug Mule’ Passes $86K Worth Of Heroin After Arrest At PHL

A man was arrested at Philadelphia International Airport after investigators say he had $86,000 worth of heroin concealed inside his body.

02/25/2011

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