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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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Children’s Poems By Nick Cannon Due In March

NEW YORK (AP) — Nick Cannon has been keeping a notebook for much of his life, and next year we’ll get to see some of the entries.

The entertainer and record producer is working on a book of poems for children.

Scholastic announced Tuesday that Cannon’s “Neon Aliens Ate My Homework and …read more

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9-Foot Joe Frazier Statue Rising In Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Busloads of tourists line up every day in Philadelphia to take photos with a statue of Rocky Balboa, the fictional heavyweight fighter made famous by Sylvester Stallone.

Will they line up for pictures with a sculpture of real hometown champion Joe Frazier?

“Properly promoted, I think it would be …read more

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More Than 30 Teens Escape From Detention Center

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — More than 30 teens escaped from a Nashville youth detention center and 17 were still being sought early Tuesday, a spokesman said.

Thirty-two teens — ages 14 to 19 — escaped from Woodland Hills Youth Development Center around 11 p.m. Monday by crawling under a weak spot …read more

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Kirk Franklin Spearheads Reunion With God’s Property

Leave it to Kirk Franklin to get people talking.

According to, the gospel performer is leading the way to reunite with God’s Property, a popular choir that attracted mainstream and gospel music success with their self-titled debut album.

The offering, which was the choir’s only release, came out in 1997 and …read more

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Do’s and Don’ts for Teaching About Ferguson 

It’s no exaggeration to refer to the shooting death of unarmed 18-year-old Michael Brown at the hands of a Ferguson, Mo., police officer, the treatment of protesters and civilians by a militarized police force in in its aftermath, and the context of racial inequality in which they all happened as …read more

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With a Statue to Frederick Douglass, Blacks Have Their Say in What Freedom Means

This image is part of a weekly series that The Root is presenting in conjunction with the Image of the Black in Western Art Archive at Harvard University’s W.E.B. Du Bois Research Institute, part of the Hutchins Center for African and African American Research.

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Black New Yorkers Want Increased Policing Despite Eric Garner’s Death?

Despite the looming specter of police brutality, which casts shadows over street corners, neighborhoods and homes across black America, 56 percent of black voters in New York City support “broken windows” policing tactics, compared with 61 percent of the city’s white voters, according to a new Quinnipiac University …read more

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LHHATL’s Althea Heart Drops New Song Featuring Benzino – “Ghetto Love”

“Love & Hip Hop Atlanta” couple Benzino and Althea have been through a whole lot in the last year. They’ve had one heck of a ride this season with their story-line encompassing everything from Zino being shot, to Thi-Thi revealing that she slept with cast-mate (and former Benzino BFF) …read more

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Evan Ross, Son Of Diana Ross, Marries Ashley Simpson

Surrounded by family and friends, Ashlee Simpson, 29, and Evan Ross, 26, got married today in a private ceremony at the Connecticut home of his mother, legendary diva Diana Ross, reports E! News.

As previously reported by NewsOne, Simpson was previously married to Fall Out …read more

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Women Hide Stolen Rolexes In Their You-Know-Whats in Vegas Heist [Video]

This story is further evidence that we’re living in strange times.

Three women in Las Vegas: Bryanna Warren, Trinity Kennard and Charmella Triggs have been arrested after getting with several tourist men, stealing their watches and then smuggling the timepieces out of the Encore Hotel and Casino in their vaginas.

All three …read more

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Jury Finds Woman Guilty In Silicone-Injection Case

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi woman was convicted Friday of murder in connection to illicit silicone buttocks injections that led to a Georgia woman’s death.

The state attorney general’s office said in a statement that a jury deliberated about five hours before finding Tracy Lynn Garner, 54, guilty of depraved-heart …read more

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Comedian Tracy Morgan Still Struggling After Crash

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — An attorney for Tracy Morgan says the former “Saturday Night Live” actor is having a tough time recovering from a June accident on the New Jersey Turnpike that left a fellow comedian dead.

Attorney Benedict Morelli tells The Star-Ledger newspaper ( ) that Morgan relies …read more

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Celebrities Celebrate #TheWadeUnion, First Family Photo Released

While the details are still minimal, photos from the much anticipated nuptials of Gabrielle Union and Dwayne Wade have slowly surfaced online.

The stunning Mrs. Wade shared a few photos on social media of her big day including her second gown and the first official family photo of her joined with …read more

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Chris Brown Due Back In DC Court For Plea Hearing

WASHINGTON (AP) — Singer Chris Brown is scheduled to appear in a District of Columbia court for what would be a third attempt at a plea deal to resolve an assault case that dates to October 2013.

According to court filings, Brown was scheduled to appear in D.C. Superior Court on …read more

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Joan Rivers’ Daughter: I’m Keeping Fingers Crossed

NEW YORK (AP) — Joan Rivers‘ loved ones said Sunday that they remain hopeful about her recovery three days after she went into cardiac arrest at a doctor’s office.

“We are keeping our fingers crossed,” her daughter, Melissa Rivers, said in a statement, thanking people who have expressed support for the …read more

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Atlantic City Losing 2 Casinos, 5K Jobs In 3 Days

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A time few could imagine during the glory days of casino gambling has arrived in Atlantic City, where two casinos and more than 5,000 jobs will be lost this weekend.

The Showboat is closing Sunday, followed by Revel’s two-day closure Monday and Tuesday.

Trump Plaza is next, …read more

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Andre 3000 Dishes on Coachella, Advice from Prince and Hendrix Biopic

Andre 3000 opened up in an exclusive New York Times interview about his music and his highly-anticipated film role.

Andre is celebrating a great year with the Outkast reunion tour and an upcoming film role — playing the legendary rock icon Jimi Hendrix in the biopic, “Jimi: All Is by My …read more

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Wesley Snipes Gets Served Legally At ‘The Expendables 3’ Premiere

Just when you think he’s in the clear from the law, up comes another legal situation for Wesley Snipes to deal with.

RadarOnline reports Snipes was served with legal papers while walking the red carpet for the premiere of his latest film, “The Expendables 3.” As he left the screening of …read more

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In Texas, Cruz Sounds Like He’s Running In 2016

DALLAS (AP) — Republican Sen. Ted Cruz sounds increasingly like he’s made up his mind to run for president in 2016, telling an influential gathering of conservative activists Saturday that “we are part of a grassroots fire that is sweeping this country.”

“I’m convinced we’re going to win in 2014, and …read more

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Ferguson’s Flashpoint Sparks National Outrage

LOS ANGELES (AP) — They were killed in Wisconsin, New York and California. Some were shot on the street. One was killed in a Wal-Mart. Another died after being placed in a chokehold. All died at the hands of police and all have been united by one thing: the killing …read more

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Snoop Dogg Dons Whiteface To Become A New Character Named Todd

Snoop Dogg has gotten quite a makeover for his latest incarnation.

The Long Beach rapper is always reinventing himself. He introduced himself as Snoop Doggy Dogg,then he shortened it. Then he decided to do away with the Dogg part of his name entirely as he became reggae artist Snoop Lion.

Now he’s …read more

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Awww: Beyoncé Pays Tribute To Daughter Blue Ivy With A Poem

Beyoncé got creative with her latest magazine spread in CR Fashion Book.

Anyone can give an interview, it’s super-easy. You’re just answering everyone’s burning questions! When you’re Queen B, though, you can afford to be a little different.

On the heels of her amazing performance at the 2014 MTV VMAs, Bey …read more

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It’s Official: Dwyane Wade Marries Gabrielle Union In Posh, Private Ceremony

This was not a drill! It’s finally official! “Being Mary Jane” actress Gabrielle Union, 41, married long-time boyfriend Miami Heat shooting guard Dwyane Wade, 32.

According to People Magazine the two were married in Miami in front of an intimate crowd of family and friends. Reports claim the mansion where they …read more

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At least 6 Ferguson Cops Named in Civil Rights Suits

Besides Darren Wilson, the Ferguson, Mo., officer who killed unarmed Michael Brown earlier this month, six others on the same force have been named in civil rights lawsuits alleging the use of excessive force, the Washington Post reports.

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2nd NYPD Death Ruled Homicide

The death of a 45-year-old man who struggled with police while being taken into custody in July in New York City has been ruled a homicide by the medical examiner’s office, according to CNN.

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11 Shot in Chicago as Labor Day Weekend Kicks Off

As the long holiday weekend kicked off, at least one person was killed and 10 others were wounded in shootings across Chicago, according to NBC Chicago.

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