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‘Image Awards’ show takes biting swipe at Oscars

http://youtu.be/IJLciAK7UvA PASADENA — Black Hollywood’s biggest night, largely intended to celebrate the achievements of African-Americans in film, music and the arts, took a decidedly political edge this year as several celebrities lobbed jabs at the Oscars for snubs of African-American artists and their work. As usual, this year’s NAACP Image Awards ceremony saluted black actors, Read More…

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Suge Knight remains jailed; bail hearing delayed

COMPTON —A prosecutor Monday signaled that she will strongly fight to keep rap impresario Marion “Suge” Knight behind bars while he is facing murder, attempted murder and hit-and-run charges for allegedly running down two men in Compton on Jan. 29, killing one and injuring the other. Deputy District Attorney Cynthia Barnes said she has a Read More…

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State cites Exide for eight new violations

VERNON — State regulators cited Exide Technologies for eight hazardous-waste violations at its local battery recycling plant, which has been a target of criticism by residents and state and local officials for years, state officials announced Jan. 28. Exide officials said the company is already addressing the issues. According to the state Department of Toxic Read More…