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6:43 PM / Wednesday November 22, 2017

Articles by Philadelphia Sun Staff

AP FACT CHECK: Trump on veterans’ health care, economy

November 17, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  (Dave Granlund, Politicalcartoons.com) By Calvin Woodward and Hope Yen ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — Veterans Day prompted President Donald Trump and his administration to take stock of what’s been done to fix health care for those in uniform. They claimed more progress than has been made. That tendency to overreach extended to trade and…

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CeCe Winans accepts the Spirit Award at Lisa Collins’ 20th Annual “First Ladies High Tea”

November 16, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  CeCe Winans (Photo: Jamie Lamor Thompson / Shutterstock)   By Florence Anthony Lisa Collins’ 20th Annual “First Ladies High Tea” is always a classy affair! Gospel legend CeCe Winans was surprised when her niece Deborah Joy Winans, currently starring in OWN’s “Greenleaf” delivered a touching introduction and presented her with the Spirit Award…

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Debate over Ken Burns Civil War doc continues over decades

November 16, 2017

By Hillel Italie associated press NEW YORK — From the time it aired nearly 30 years ago, Ken Burns’ Civil War documentary has been a popular sensation and subject of debate. The 11-hour, nine-part series premiered in September 1990 and became one of PBS’ most widely seen educational programs, with some 40 million taking in…

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Smooth Traveler: The Natchez Trace Parkway, Meet the Legends (part two)

November 16, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  The Natchez Trace Parkway Bridge   By Renée S. Gordon Eighty-seven miles from Tupelo, along the Natchez Trace Parkway, is the city of Florence, Alabama. The land, once part of the Chickasaw Nation, was sold off as soon as the last treaty ceded the land. The city’s architect, Ferdinand Sannoner, was tasked to…

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Five savvy strategies to calm your travel worries

November 16, 2017

BPT Traveling can make for some of the best moments of your life, but it is not without its challenges. After all, there are rooms to book, activities to plan and, of course, luggage to worry about. Without the right strategies, these challenges can seem pretty daunting. How daunting? A survey from Honeywell shows that…

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A Very Versatile Holiday

November 16, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Cola and Brown Sugar Glazed Ham   Family Features When planning this year’s holiday menu, consider building meals around a versatile main course that you can dress up or down and then integrate into easy leftover dishes. A ham is a perfect solution because it works equally well as the centerpiece of an…

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Get in shape with these seven Black-owned fitness companies

November 16, 2017

blacknews.com When it comes to supporting Black-owned businesses, we often think of all the retail industries, restaurants, hair care, financial services and other types of industries that are owned by black people. But there are also other industries to keep in mind, like fitness centers. Getting in shape is the goal of millions of Americans,…

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Founder of 20-year-old Black-owned construction company shifts gears and launches an all-natural skin care line

November 16, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Katonya Breaux, founder of Unsun Cosmetics   After owning a construction company for over 20 years, Katonya Breaux has turned to cosmetics. She was disappointed that sunscreens were not made for African-American skin, and many cosmetics contained harmful chemicals. So she decided to launch her own company, Unsun Cosmetics, and make them herself!…

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