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Bro. Charles Statement on TOUCH FM raid

The FCC raided the office of Dorchester-based company TOUCH 106.1 FM on April 17th, 2014.
TOUCH 106.1 FM would like to say THANK YOU Boston for the wonderful 8 yrs we had together.
The staff, volunteers, radio personalities, and management which makes up TOUCHFM will continue to be the voice of the people of Boston.



Accepting Your Responsibility to Rebuild Your Community

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Missing Model-Restaurateur B. Smith Found In NYC

SAG HARBOR, N.Y. (AP) — Police on New York’s Long Island say former model and restaurateur B. Smith has been has been found safe, nearly 14 hours after she was reported missing.

Police in the village of Sag Harbor, where Smith lives, said she was found at around 2 p.m. Wednesday …read more

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University in Tennessee Cancels Cosby Appearance

HENDERSON, Tenn. (AP) — A university in Tennessee says it has canceled Bill Cosby’s scheduled appearance at a benefit dinner amid allegations made by women accusing the comedian of sexual assault.

Freed-Hardeman University in Henderson said in a statement Wednesday that Dr. Ben Carson will replace Cosby at the Dec. 5 …read more

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Austin Police Kill Gunman Who Targeted Buildings

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Authorities shot and killed a man who they say opened fire on Austin police headquarters early Friday morning, and a bomb squad was called in to search his vehicle.

The man also targeted a U.S. courthouse and the Mexican Consulate, Assistant Poice Chief Raul Munguia said at …read more

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Alaska Pot Backer Ordered To Comply With Subpoena

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A campaign-finance investigation is moving forward against an Alaska television reporter who quit her job on-air and vowed to work toward legalizing marijuana.

The Alaska Public Offices Commission wants to know whether Charlo Greene used crowdsourcing funds to advocate for a ballot initiative to legalize recreational pot …read more

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Calls For Shoppers to Boycott Black Friday Shopping

Activists, celebrities and some clergy are urging a protest against the Michael Brown grand jury decision with a refusal to shop on Black Friday. The message has been spreading via social media under the hashtags BlackOutBlackFriday, #HandsUpDontSpend among others.

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According to Knicks Player J.R. Smith, Black Friday Is Linked to Slavery

We have yet to check with our editor-in-chief, Henry Louis Gates Jr., but according to New York Knicks guard J.R. Smith’s Instagram page, Black Friday is historically linked to slavery.

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Labor Activists Will Protest in Front of Several Wal-Mart Locations on Black Friday

Wal-Mart—America’s largest retailer—will be facing a lot of hurdles on Black Friday. Not only is there a robust social media campaign under way that is encouraging black Americans to boycott major businesses as a way to protest the Ferguson, Mo., grand jury verdict, but Al-Jazeera is also reporting …read more

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California Burger King employee finds $100,000

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — An assistant manager at a Northern California Burger King found a backpack loaded with about $100,000 in a booth, but so far no one has come forward to claim it.

Assistant manager Sahista Bakawla told KGO he spotted the blue backpack left in his San Jose …read more

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How to Not Let Black Friday and Cyber Monday Lead to Red Tuesday

The Black Friday and Cyber Monday frenzy is about to descend across America. This means many people are itching to grab up the best deals to jump-start their holiday shopping.

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Mayweather Says Exposing Ms. Jackson’s Abortion was Fair Game

Floyd Mayweather has filed new papers in his legal battle against ex-fiancee Shantel Jackson, in part claiming he did not violate her right to privacy by discussing her abortion in detail on social media … because their relationship was already in the public eye, reports TMZ.

Jackson sued the boxer earlier …read more

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Kandi Burruss Defends Buying Mama Joyce a House (Watch)

Kandi Buruss recently stopped by “Watch What Happens Live” and talked about her decision to buy Mama Joyce a house near her home.

Burruss defended her decision to take care of her mother and keep her near. Nevertheless, she said she owes no explanation to take care of her.

“I don’t have …read more

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What In The Weekend With Nikki Woods: All Aboard…The Soul Train

Post-Thanksgiving weekend is usually a time to rest up for the upcoming week…unless you plan on shopping, in which case, Black Friday is in full swing.

Of course, this year, protesters around the country have asked people to stay away from the stores in support of Mike Brown’s family and the …read more

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Beyoncé Creates Blue Ivy-Inspired Christmas Tree [PHOTO]

Christmas in the Knowles-Carter household is all about Blue!

Beyoncé and Jay-Z just couldn’t wait for Thanksgiving to start decorating for Christmas, and they pulled some inspiration from their daughter Blue Ivy.

Their tree has been decked out with huge, baub-ly ornaments in different hues of blue, silver and gold. It was …read more

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Bill Cosby Traded A Story To Tabloid To Suppress Another, Says Report

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bill Cosby testified under oath in 2005 that he gave the National Enquirer an exclusive interview about looming sexual-assault accusations by a Canadian woman against him in exchange for the tabloid spiking a second accuser’s story.

Excerpts released Wednesday of …read more

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Bill Cosby Traded A Story To Tabloid To Suppress Another, Says Report

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bill Cosby testified under oath in 2005 that he gave the National Enquirer an exclusive interview about looming sexual-assault accusations by a Canadian woman against him in exchange for the tabloid spiking a second accuser’s story.

Excerpts released Wednesday of …read more

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Pastor Reportedly Refuses to Bury 93-Year-Old Woman Who Hadn’t Paid Her Church Dues  

A Houston pastor faces criticism after refusing to bury a 93-year-old woman who had been a member of his church for more than 50 years, reports KRIV.

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Nelly Says Keeping Ashanti Relationship On The Low Wasn’t His Idea [LISTEN]

During Nelly‘s days with “Foolish” singer Ashanti, his relationship was a private matter. And that’s the way she wanted the relationship to be, according to Sister 2 Sister.

“Obviously, we had an agreement, but it just wasn’t my case to just keep that private like that,” he told Richmond’s …read more

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Michael Brown’s Parents: ‘We Don’t Believe A Word Darren Wilson Says’ [VIDEO]

The parents of Michael Brown Jr. hit the morning shows on Wednesday to talk about the grand jury’s decision this week to not indict officer Darren Wilson, and the subsequent unrest in Ferguson.

“Our son is gone and we’re dealing with it, but there are other families that went through the …read more

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Ebola Vaccine Shows Promise In Initial Testing

WASHINGTON (AP) — An experimental Ebola vaccine appears safe and triggered signs of immune protection in the first 20 volunteers to test it, U.S. researchers reported Wednesday.

The vaccine is designed to spur the immune system’s production of anti-Ebola antibodies, and people developed them within four weeks of getting the shots …read more

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Anti-Social? Prince Abruptly Shutters Social Media Accounts

It looks like Prince has had enough of social media.

The artist has deleted his Instagram, Twitter and Facebook accounts and removed his work from YouTube and Soundcloud, just a year after joining the social networking websites.

But Spotify users were spared. His two latest albums, Art Official Age and Plectrum Electrum …read more

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Why Are Some Black Men Dismissing Black Women’s Criticism of Bill Cosby?

It’s about time for black men to take a long look in the mirror and ask how our male privilege can be harmful to black women.

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Video Shows Denver Police Tripping Pregnant Woman

Denver police have come under scrutiny after a witness, bearing video evidence, says that they used excessive force in restraining a suspect, tripped a heavily pregnant woman and tried to cover it all up by deleting the video from the witness’d tablet, Fox 31 reports.

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Sanford Residents Hold Peaceful Protest After Ferguson Grand Jury Decision

Not too long ago, the town of Sanford, Florida was a hotbed of riotous activity. It became known the world over as the place where unarmed 17-year-old Trayvon Martin was shot and killed on February 26, 2012 by George Zimmerman, a White neighborhood watch leader.

Justice was not served when the …read more

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Sharpton: Public Outrage Was Exacerbated by Prosecutor’s ‘Frontal Attack’ on Michael Brown’s Character

Two days after a grand jury refused to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson for the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown, Brown’s parent’s appeared with Rev. Al Sharpton at the Harlem headquarters of National Action Network—the civil rights organization founded by Sharpton in 1991—they remain determined to keep the …read more

Watch: Cleveland Police Shoot 12-Year-Old Tamir Rice Within Seconds of Arriving on Scene

Cleveland has released video showing the moment 12-year-old Tamir Rice was shot dead by police, reports.

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Salt-N-Pepa Get Those Promo Coins With New GEICO Commercial [VIDEO]

Salt-N-Pepa have finally gotten back together for an incredibly fly, kinda funny ad for GEICO.

“Push It” has been very good to the ladies of Salt-N-Pepa. It helped bring them (and hip-hop) into the mainstream, and introduced them to millions of music lovers while lining their pockets. Their hit (did you …read more

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