National

WASHINGTON – With small business owners and entrepreneurs in traditionally underserved communities continuing to face challenges accessing capital, the U.S. Small Business Administration today announced two new initiatives aimed at increasing SBA-backed loans to small businesses in these markets. SBA Administrator Karen Mills also today named Catherine L. Hughes, chairperson and founder of Radio One, […]

National

New Jersey — After MSNBC host Chris Matthews made some fat joke about obese New Jersey Republican Governor, Chris Chrsitie, Fox News Host Neil Cavuto compared Matthews’ fat jokes to racism. “Judging our leaders not by the qualities that matter, but the nonsense like this that does not – where greatness is defined not by […]

National

World — Celebrity New Year’s resolutions aren’t just boring, they’re usually unrealistic.  They never say the things they REALLY need to resolve, instead they get cute saying they “need to get more sleep” or “spend more time with family.” Celebrities should be real with their fans and say they’ll resolve to do things that matter […]

National

World — That’s right. It is that time of year again. The year we all sit down and start developing our New Years resolutions. Joy! Have you decided what you are putting on your resolution list this year? Started your goal setting for 2011? Alright, we know. It isn’t New Years yet, but why not […]

National

LAS VEGAS – Authorities will be looking out for anyone trying to cash high-denomination chips at the posh Bellagio resort after an armed bandit stole at least $1.5 million in casino chips and fled on a motorcycle. The thief took chips ranging in value from $100 to $25,000 early Tuesday, police said. However, he might […]

National

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is a shining star – one that’s still rising. Not only has become the talk of the town as the genius behind everyone’s favorite social media networking site, but now he’s officially received the nation’s stamp of approval as TIME magazine’s 2010 “Person of the Year.” The 26-year-old is reportedly the youngest […]

Cincy

Todays we talked NO NEGRO’S allowed in a strip club, CPS and Firefighters cuts and budgets, and a little known black history fact.

International

Netherlands— The International Criminal Court’s prosecutor named a former Kenyan Cabinet minister and five others on Wednesday as the alleged orchestrators of postelection violence in 2007 that left more than 1,000 people dead. Luis Moreno Ocampo wants judges to charge six Kenyan leaders, including the son of the country’s founding father, with crimes against humanity […]

Sports

Bengals Receiver Terrell Owens says the Cincinnati Bengals’ lousy season is the result of underachieving “from the top down,” and he particularly points a finger at Mike Brown and Marvin Lewis. You can read more at wlwt’s website or you can check out the clip below.

National

It only took one conversation with Lisa Borders, one of the founding leaders of No Labels, for Akon to immediately understand the meaning of this movement’s message. Never give up your label, just put it aside to do what’s best for America. With lyrics like “See a man with a blue tie, see a man […]

Holiday

RADIO ONE CEO/FOUNDER CATHY HUGHES HAS A SPECIAL HOLIDAY WISH JUST FOR YOU LISTEN BELOW TO GET ONE ON ONE WITH CATHY HUGHES THIS CHRISTMAS Thank you for the years of continued love and support of Radio One. Here’s to 30 more years and beyond. Let’s keep urban radio, news talk and our favorite music […]

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New York — Here’s Heidi’s forecast: Cloudy with a chance of deception.