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United States Steel to Close Fairfield Works Blast Furnace

[ilink url=”http://www.northstarnewstoday.com”]Return to the homepage and video channel at www.northstarnewstoday.com or just click here to see the complete issue and video channel.[/ilink]   1100 workers will lose their jobs; imports blamed for the closure By Frederick H. Lowe United States Corp. announced on Monday that it is closing the blast furnace and associated steelmaking operations at its Fairfield Works in[Read More…]

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“Straight Outta Compton” Goes Straight to the Top in Ticket Sales

[ilink url=”http://www.northstarnewstoday.com”]Return to the homepage and video channel at www.northstarnewstoday.com or just click here to see the complete issue and video channel.[/ilink]     Box Office Mojo, which keeps tabs on movie-ticket sales, reports that “Straight Outta Compton” is a straight out hit. The movie about the 1980s gangsta rappers Niggas With Attitudes, now known as N.W.A, reported opening weekend[Read More…]

Julian Bond

[ilink url=”http://www.northstarnewstoday.com”]Return to the homepage and video channel at www.northstarnewstoday.com or just click here to see the complete issue and video channel.[/ilink]   Julian Bond, who was nominated for vice president of the United States at the tumultuous 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago, where thousands of anti-Vietnam war demonstrators wearing football helmets battled police in the streets, died August[Read More…]

9 recommendations to control high blood pressure

[ilink url=”http://www.northstarnewstoday.com”]Return to the homepage and video channel at www.northstarnewstoday.com or just click here to see the complete issue and video channel.[/ilink] By Tom Hughes   University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill New guidelines for managing high blood pressure include nine recommendations and a treatment flow chart to help doctors treat patients with hypertension. “These new guidelines provide reliable, evidence-based[Read More…]

70 years later, was the U.S. wrong to bomb Japan?

[ilink url=”http://www.northstarnewstoday.com”]Return to the homepage and video channel at www.northstarnewstoday.com or just click here to see the complete issue and video channel.[/ilink] By Eileen Reynolds New York University Seventy years ago—on August 6, 1945—the United States dropped a uranium gun-type fission bomb, the first atomic weapon ever used in warfare, on the Japanese industrial city and military center Hiroshima. Just[Read More…]

U. S. Multinationals Scooped Up Deals During Obama’s Visit to Kenya

[ilink url=”http://www.northstarnewstoday.com”]Return to the homepage and video channel at www.northstarnewstoday.com or just click here to see the complete issue and video channel.[/ilink]   Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from Global Information Network (TriceEdneyWire.com) — A presidential stopover in Nairobi, Kenya, to meet “global entrepreneurs” turned out to be a windfall for mega- development projects, bank lenders and U.S.[Read More…]

Michael Sam Quits for Now

[ilink url=”http://www.northstarnewstoday.com”]Return to the homepage and video channel at www.northstarnewstoday.com or just click here to see the complete issue and video channel.[/ilink]   Michael Sam, the first openly gay player signed by two National Football League teams, has quit his job with the Montreal Alouettes of the Canadian Football League.  But his departure may not be final. Sam said he[Read More…]

Discrimination Causes Poorer Health

[ilink url=”http://www.northstarnewstoday.com”]Return to the homepage and video channel at www.northstarnewstoday.com or just click here to see the complete issue and video channel.[/ilink]   Experiences with discrimination are a form of stress that can have serious implications for mental and physical health, according to a 2015 paper published by Annual Review of Clinical Psychology. The paper titled “Self-Reported Experiences of Discrimination[Read More…]

Joblessness

[ilink url=”http://www.northstarnewstoday.com”]Return to the homepage and video channel at www.northstarnewstoday.com or just click here to see the complete issue and video channel.[/ilink]   Black Unemployment Rate Is Lowest in Tennessee; Highest in Washington, D.C. African-American unemployment dipped below 10% in 11 of 24 states in the second quarter, but the black jobless rate still remains much higher than other ethnic[Read More…]

Are race relations sunnier in California?

[ilink url=”http://www.northstarnewstoday.com”]Return to the homepage and video channel at www.northstarnewstoday.com or just click here to see the complete issue and video channel.[/ilink]   By Merrill Balassone University of Southern California Sixty-five percent of California voters say race relations are better in their state than in the rest of the country, according a recent poll. Almost three quarters of Californians said[Read More…]