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News

Sandy Shifts Attention to Local Leaders, Away From Presidential Race

Posted  November 2, 2012  by  WHUT Howard University Television

Cars on 14th Street and Avenue C under water. The largest public transportation system in the world shuttered. 5,700 flights canceled. Nearly 7 million people across the East Coast in the dark. And the final campaign push one week until Election Day? On hold. As Hurricane Sandy barreled up the eastern United States before weakening, the super-storm […]

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Politics

Big Bird: Fair or Fowl Play?

Posted  October 12, 2012  by  WHUT Howard University Television

Two icons of PBS—Big Bird and Jim Lehrer—have received almost as much attention as Obama and Romney in the aftermath of the first presidential debate. How come? Was fowl play involved?Continue Big Bird: Fair or Fowl Play? By Michael Getler OCTOBER 11, 2012 * Ombudsman’s Note: This posting was updated on Friday, Oct. 12, to […]

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Business & Money

Can a Lifelong Housewife Get Social Security?

Posted  November 28, 2012  by  WHUT Howard University Television

  cashlamb: My Social Security benefits are $1000 a month. I haven’t received a check for 44 months (because I changed my address and my bank account closed). I called the Social Security Administration and they resumed my direct deposit after 10 days. I was expecting $44,000, but received a lump sum of only $26,000. Is […]

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