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Meghan pregnant and expecting royal baby next spring


The Duchess of Sussex is pregnant and is due to give birth next spring, Kensington Palace has revealed.

The announcement came as Meghan, 37, and Prince Harry, 34, arrived in Sydney on Monday ahead of a 16-day tour of Australia and New Zealand.

Kensington Palace said the couple, who got married in Windsor five months ago, were “delighted to be able to share this happy news with the public”.

Their baby will be seventh in line to the throne.

The Queen and other senior royals were told about the pregnancy on Friday, when members of the Royal Family gathered in Windsor for Princess Eugenie’s wedding.

Meghan – who has had her 12 week scan – attended the wedding with Prince Harry, wearing a long, dark blue coat, which sparked speculation she could be…

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Madison’s Spring Harbor Middle School Wins National Championship in 100 Black Men African American History Challeng…


For the second year in a row, a Madison middle school is a national champion.

Spring Harbor Middle School won the national competition for the African American History Challenge Bowl at the 100 Black Men of America, Inc. 32nd Annual International Conference and National Competition on June 16, in Hollywood, Florida.

Wright Middle School from Madison won the national championship last year in New Orleans. Spring Harbor’s latest victory makes it 6 national championships in the last 24 years for middle schools from Madison. Spring Harbor Middle School’s championship team is made up of Paul Eickhoff, Simon Kellum and Genesis Woodards.

Are the rest of the 100 Black Men chapters around the United States getting tired of Madison coming?

“Oh, yeah. I think they are,”…

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Updated: Man Fatally Shot by Police Officer in Silver Spring – Bethesda Beat


Montgomery County police said the shooting on Three Oaks Drive near downtown happened shortly after 2 p.m. and followed an altercation between the officer and an unarmed African-American man

By Bethany Rodgers and Andrew Metcalf

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Detectives and officers at the scene of the shooting in Silver Spring Monday afternoon.

Via Andrew Metcalf

Updated at 8:25 p.m. Monday: A Montgomery County police officer fatally shot an unarmed man after an altercation Monday afternoon in a townhome development near downtown Silver Spring, according to…

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Talented apprentice bidding for hat-trick with Caribbean Spring | Horse Racing News


Jane Elliott is currently third in the Apprentice Jockeys Championship

Adrian Judd

1. Margarson impressed with rising star Elliott 

Caribbean Spring landed rising star Jane Elliott her 50th victory in an apprentice handicap at Wolverhampton last week, reducing the 23-year-old’s…

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Locals get a feel of Caribbean culture in downtown Silver Spring




SILVER SPRING, Md. – In honor of Caribbean-American Heritage Month, locals got a taste of the Caribbean.

Organizers held the festival called “Taste of Jamaica” at Veterans Plaza in Downtown Silver Spring.

The rain held out most of the day, and hundreds of locals who were there experienced some of the…

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New York’s Spring Art Auctions Have Seen Some Yawns and Some Records : The Two-Way : NPR


Past Times by Kerry James Marshall at Sotheby’s. It sold for $21.1 million, a record auction price for a living African American artist, this week.

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Past Times by Kerry James Marshall at Sotheby’s. It sold for $21.1 million, a record auction price for a living African American artist, this week.

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The…

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