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Articles by Philadelphia Sun Staff

Rifle-wielding gunman wounds lawmaker, then killed by police

June 15, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Rep. Steve Scalise (R-LA)  and Sen. Jeff Flake (R-AZ)   By Erica Werner and Chad Day Associated Press ALEXANDRIA, Va. — A rifle-wielding attacker opened fire on Republican lawmakers at a congressional baseball practice Wednesday, wounding House GOP Whip Steve Scalise of Louisiana and several others as congressmen and aides dove for cover….

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Maryland, DC attorneys general plan lawsuit against Trump

June 15, 2017

ABOVE CARTOON:  Ed Wexler, PoliticalCartoons.com   By Brian Witte Associated Press The attorneys general of Maryland and the District of Columbia say they will sue Donald Trump on Monday, alleging he has violated the Constitution by taking payments from foreign governments as president. Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh outlined details of the lawsuit in an…

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Hundreds reflect on anniversary of Pulse nightclub shooting

June 15, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Rep. John Lewis (GA-05), center, speaks at an event on the steps of the U.S. Capitol Building for an evening of remembrance honoring the victims and survivors of the mass shooting that took place at Pulse nightclub in Orlando one month ago on Tuesday, July 12, 2016 in Washington, DC. (Paul Morigi/AP Images…

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Nick Gordon arrested on domestic battery charge

June 15, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Nick Gordon   (Photo: Shutterstock)   Gordon, the former boyfriend of Bobbi Kristina Brown, was arrested by Sanford, Florida police on Saturday.   NewsOne .com Nick Gordon, the former boyfriend of the late Bobbi Kristina Brown, was arrested on domestic violence charges and false imprisonment, reports ‘People.’ According to the outlet, Gordon was…

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Gary Shepherd’s “Buy Black” highlight of the week, June 18

June 15, 2017

WOW!! That’s the first thing I said when I walked into “My Favorite Things Exotic Resale” at 7715 Germantown Avenue.  Owners Solomon and Betty Roebuck are warm and friendly and were very eager to show me around.  They own a hidden jewel in Chestnut Hill (yes, they own the building) that contains one of a…

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Women in Media takes advocacy on the road in successful expansion

June 15, 2017

By Kendall Alexander @SteezieKBreezie Nonprofit organization Women in Media (WIM) has made strides in the Philadelphia area to improve the imagery, advocacy, and empowerment message for women in the media industry since 2013.  After viewing a documentary falsely depicting women in the Philadelphia arts scene, the organization sprang to life to turn the negative imagery…

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Rabb to host 2017 Summer Kick-Off

June 15, 2017

State Rep. Chris Rabb, (D-200th Dist.), today announced he is hosting a Summer Kick-Off from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, June 24 at Dorothy Emanuel Recreation Center, 8500 Pickering St., Philadelphia. “I’m very excited to bring the community together and meet new people in my district,” Rabb said. “We will have something for…

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Please Touch Museum celebrates Juneteenth with Freedom Day Family Festival

June 15, 2017

The Museum’s inaugural celebration of the holiday includes interactive dance and storytelling performances, and a meet and greet with artist Joy O. Ude. Please Touch Museum is hosting its inaugural celebration of Juneteenth — the worldwide celebration of the end of slavery in the United States — on Saturday, June 17. The Freedom Day Family…

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