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Alexander Augusta:  1st Black Surgeon In The U.S. Army

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Alexander Augusta (1825 – 1890) was born in Norfolk Virginia.  He began his medical studies under the supervision of private tutors.  He then applied for admission at the University of Pennsylvania but was denied.  450 more words

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Man Stabbed Ex-Wife To Death On Bronx Street In Broad Daylight; Cops Say

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A woman has been stabbed to death on the street. Police say she was killed by her ex-husband who is now nowhere to be found. 326 more words

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WATCH: Suspects Sling Avocados, Bananas At Bronx Store Clerk Following Dispute, Cops Say

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The hunt is on for a pair of produce hurling attackers after a store clerk’s jaw was broken in an alleged assault-by-avocado at a deli near Yankee Stadium last month. 321 more words

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