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2:16 PM / Sunday August 18, 2019

Articles by Philadelphia Sun Staff

SUNscopes for the week of Aug. 18

August 16, 2019

All Signs: Just a few days left of Leo then swoosh! We’re into Virgo. This means our desire to be divas and cavort theatrically with others will mellow as we begin to think about ways to improve ourselves. First, on the list will be an increased focus on what and how much we drink and…

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Keeping your finances fresh throughout the year

August 16, 2019

FAMILY FEATURES For many Americans, reaching and maintaining financial stability is a goal that tops their checklists. However, the strategies necessary for achieving that goal can quickly fall by the wayside.  Consider these tips from Bank of America credit cards executive Jason Gaughan that you can put in place to help keep your finances in…

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Poll Shows Impact of Opioid Crisis on Philadelphians and Their Neighborhoods

August 16, 2019

29% know someone killed by drug use; 41% say opioids hurt quality of life where they live WWW.PEWTRUSTS.ORG Nearly 3 in 10 Philadelphia residents — 29 percent — personally know someone who has died because of opioid use, according to a recent survey by The Pew Charitable Trusts. Thirty-one percent said they know someone who…

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Recovery Idol: Building Self Esteem

August 16, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: On the left is Dr. Arthur Evans, former Commissioner of the City of Philadelphia Department of Behavioral health and Intellectual Disabilities with Derrick (Rick) Ford. By Thera Martin Donna Anderson and Vivian Lewis were the last two contestants still standing after a series of smaller competitions held under the umbrella of “Recovery Idol”…

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Walk of Fame to welcome Philadelphia Orchestra, The O’Jays

August 16, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: The latest class of honorees for The Philadelphia Music Alliance Walk of Fame pose for a photo at the conclusion of a news conference, Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2019, in Philadelphia. (Heather Khalifa/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP) ASSOCIATED PRESS Philadelphia’s Music Alliance will induct musicians spanning a wide range of genres to its Walk of…

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Woodstock generation looks back, from varied vantage points

August 16, 2019

By Jennifer Peltz ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK — It was the weekend that shaped the image of a “Woodstock Generation.” And that image would echo, appeal and provoke for generations to come. To many who went or wished they did, the pivotal festival of “peace and music” 50 years ago remains an inspiring moment of…

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Philadephia-area mom, four-year-old son being held captive in Kuwait

August 16, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Marsha Lazareva and her son, Yvan. A Philadelphia-area mother and her four year old son are being unjustly held captive in Kuwait by the Kuwaiti government, and all Philadelphians of goodwill should rally to their cause to get them home before school starts later this month, former NFL player and Philadelphia Council of…

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How to create a charcuterie board for your next party

August 16, 2019

BPT Planning a party doesn’t have to be difficult. Instead of agonizing over appetizers, opt for serving delicious wine with a charcuterie board — a variety of cured meats, cheeses and condiments that can range from simple to sophisticated. Even a fairly basic spread can look elegant, while providing your guests with inviting, impressive flavor…

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What you need to do before traveling abroad

August 16, 2019

BPT Planning a trip abroad? That’s exciting! But you have lots to do and less time than you think to get it done. What do you need to accomplish before leaving? Here’s a handy checklist to help you get your ducks in a row. Passport If you have a current passport, check the expiration date….

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Simone Biles soars to 6th US gymnastics title

August 16, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: All-around winner Simone Biles, center, stands on the podium with second place finisher Sunisa Lee, left, and third place finisher Grace McCallum after the senior women’s competition at the 2019 U.S. Gymnastics Championships Sunday, Aug. 11, 2019, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel) By Will Graves associated press KANSAS CITY, Mo.— The…

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