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CenturyLink Fined $30,000 For Billing Errors

OLYMPIA  –  State regulators have fined CenturyLink $31,300 for billing errors related to taxes and surcharges. The Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission (UTC) approved a...

African-Americans, A ‘Fourth Quarter People’

MED Lifetime Achiever Sees New Black Agenda as Economic Empowerment By Hazel Trice Edney (Trice Edney Wire) – The winner of the U. S. Minority Business...

Payday Lender ACE Cash Express Fined $10 Million

By Charlene Crowell NNPA Columnist For the second time in as many years, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has fined a major payday lender. On...

Nation’s Only Black Hospital In Danger Of Closing

By Jeffrey L. Boney Special to the NNPA from the Houston Forward-Times Community leaders and activists are in an uproar and are calling on the Obama...

2 Groups Announce Plan To Boost Spending Among Blacks

By Jazelle Hunt NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – The U.S. Black Chambers (USBC) and the National Association of Black Hotel Owners, Operators, and Developers (NABHOOD)...

South African Strike At General Motors Car Factory Gains International Support

Special to the Trice Edney Wire from Global Informational Network (Trice Edney Wire) General Motors South Africa has shut down its plant in Port Elizabeth...

Phone “Vishing” Scam Targets Businesses

OLYMPIA – Double-check that number before you call back. That’s the warning from the Washington State Department of Revenue about voice messages being left...

Attorney General’s Office Sues Mandatory Poster Agency

Approximately 2,900 Small Businesses May Receive Refunds OLYMPIA— On Monday, The Attorney General’s Office (AGO) filed suit in King County Superior Court against Mandatory Poster...

Miami Gardens Sues Big Banks For Predatory Mortgage Loans

Bank of America, JP Morgan, Wells Fargo and Citigroup accused of violating the Fair Housing Act Special to the NNPA from The Miami Times Miami Gardens...

GM’s Eric Peterson Loves Dealing In Diversity

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. (NNPA) – After working 37 years for General Motors, it is not unusual for Eric Peterson, vice president of Diversity Dealer Relations,...

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Strickland Secures House Passage Of Over 20 Provisions To Support Military Families & Servicemembers

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King County Library System Offers A Multitude Of Student Resources

The King County Library System (KCLS) offers many online programs, services and resources to help students of all ages succeed. King County students who attend schools within the KCLS service area (outside the city of Seattle) automatically receive a KCLS student account.