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Gary Shepherd’s “Buy Black” highlight of the week- The Floor Doctor

November 17, 2017

My wife and I are sprucing up our home a little for the holidays.  We needed some floors refinished.  Our contractor recommended, “The Floor Doctor”.  I wasn’t home for the initial consultation but Lisa told me how she was impressed by owner James Porter and his professionalism. I found out how professional and courteous he…

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City unveils rebranded and expanded recycling program, “Philacycle,” on America Recycles Day

November 17, 2017

Mayor Kenney and the Streets Department joined Recyclebank at the ReCommunity Recycling plant in South Philadelphia to officially unveil the City’s latest recycling initiatives. The Mayor announced that Philadelphia Recycling Rewards, Recyclebank and the Office of Sustainability’s Waste Watcher’s Program have merged into a single new program: Philacycle.  The announcement took place on America Recycles…

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The Talk’ unveils singer and actress Eve as new host

November 17, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO: Eve  (Editorial credit:  / Shutterstock.com)   By Mark Kennedy associated press NEW YORK — Philly native, musician and actress Eve has been unveiled as a new permanent host of CBS’ “The Talk,” joining Julie Chen, Sara Gilbert, Sharon Osbourne and Sheryl Underwood. Eve, whose full name is Eve Jeffers Cooper, replaces Aisha Tyler…

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Hundreds rally in support of imprisoned rapper Meek Mill

November 17, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Mill’s cousin Omelly poses with fans in protest. (Photo: K-Len Anderson)   associated press Hundreds of people have gathered in Philadelphia to protest rapper Meek Mill’s imprisonment on probation violations. Celebrities and athletes spoke at the rally Monday evening near City Hall, including former 76er Julius Erving, Eagles player Malcolm Jenkins and rapper…

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Legacy of Legends: Dionne Warwick accepts the 2017 Marian Anderson Award

November 17, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Nina Tinari, Chairwoman of The Marian Anderson Award; Dionne Warwick, Clive Davis and Jerry Blavat.  (Photo: Bill Z. Foster)   By Kharisma McIlwaine The music world is in a constant state of motion. Someone will always seek to discover new talent, and the concept of who’s “on top” is forever changing. But despite…

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Lawyers for Meek Mill trying to get him released from prison

November 16, 2017

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Lawyers for Meek Mill are asking for him to be released from prison and for his probation to be terminated. Judge Genece Brinkley sentenced the rapper last week to two to four years in prison for violating probation in a nearly decade-old gun and drug case. In an appeal filed Wednesday, his…

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Amazon gives Prime members taste of discounts at Whole Foods

November 16, 2017

Ahead of Thanksgiving, Amazon is giving Prime members their first taste of special discounts at its recently acquired Whole Foods stores. Amazon says it will email Prime members a coupon starting Wednesday to buy organic or antibiotic-free turkeys for about 50 cents a pound cheaper than other customers. Amazon says the turkey discount is a…

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