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7:53 AM / Wednesday February 21, 2018

Week In Review

King’s words still inspire nearly 50 years after his death

January 19, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO:  Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. (AP Photo) By Jeff Martin and Adrian Sainz Associated Press ATLANTA–Though his voice was silenced nearly 50 years ago, the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s message of nonviolence still resonates and inspires. Decades ago, the famed civil rights leader – also regarded as one of America’s greatest…

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Inline to ice: Jackson is a surprise Olympian at US trials

January 12, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO:  Erin Jackson reacts after competing in the women’s 500 meters during the U.S. Olympic long track speedskating trials, Friday, Jan. 5, 2018, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/John Locher) By Beth Harris associated press MILWAUKEE–Erin Jackson surprised herself and almost everyone else at the U.S. speedskating trials, becoming a first-time Olympian after just four months…

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District attorney Krasner appoints Judge Carolyn Engel Temin as Interim First Assistant District Attorney

January 12, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO:  Larry Krasner   (Photo: Robert Mendelsohn)   Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner  onThursday continued his pledge to transform the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office (DAO) into the most effective prosecutor’s office in the nation by appointing Judge Carolyn Engel Temin as his Interim First Assistant District Attorney and restructuring the DAO. “Judge Temin is a…

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African-American unemployment hit record low in December

January 12, 2018

By Christopher Rugaber associated press WASHINGTON– Years of steady hiring and economic growth have delivered a cumulative benefit for at least one group that hasn’t always shared in America’s prosperity. The unemployment rate for African-Americans fell to 6.8 percent in December, the lowest level since the government began tracking such data in 1972. The reasons…

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LeBron James, Diddy join criticism of H&M over sweater ad

January 12, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO:  An undated photo of an advertISEMENT for a hoodie by H&M. Clothing giant H&M has apologized Monday, Jan. 8, 2017, and removed an advertising image of a black model in a sweatshirt with the words “Coolest monkey in the jungle.’’ The brand removed the image, but kept in place other designs modeled by…

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Hall of Famer Julius ‘Dr. J’ Erving released from hospital

January 12, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO:  Dorys and Julius Erving   associated press Hall of Famer Julius Erving has been released from a hospital after he became ill at a Philadelphia 76ers’ game. Erving’s management team said Saturday that Erving had undergone a comprehensive medical evaluation and was expected to make a full recovery. They did not provide further…

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NBC names Hoda Kotb as Lauer replacement on ‘Today’

January 5, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO: Hoda Kotb arrives at the 23rd Power 100 Women in Entertainment Breakfast at the MILK Studio on December 10, 2014, in Los Angeles. Kotb was named the permanent Today show’s co-anchor with Savannah Guthrie, replacing Matt Lauer.  (Photo: Shutterstock)   The first all-female hosting team in the show’s 65-year history   By David…

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Chicago sees drop in homicides, shootings in 2017

January 5, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO:  FILE – In this Dec. 31, 2016, file photo, the Rev. Jesse Jackson, Rev. Michael Pfleger, center, and state Sen. Jacqueline Collins, right, lead hundreds in a march down Michigan Avenue, carrying crosses for all those killed by Chicago violence in 2016. President-elect Donald Trump said Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel should ask for…

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Deadly, bone-chilling cold grips wide swath of US

January 5, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO:  Raid H digs his car out in his driveway, Friday, Dec. 29, 2017, in Erie, Pa. The cold weather pattern was expected to continue through the holiday weekend and likely longer, according to the National Weather Service, prolonging a stretch of brutal weather blamed for several deaths, crashes and fires. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)…

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Papa John’s founder exiting as CEO weeks after NFL comments

December 29, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  John Schnatter  (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley) By Joseph Pisani associated press NEW YORK — Papa John’s founder John Schnatter will step down as CEO next month, about two months after he criticized the NFL leadership over national anthem protests by players — comments for which the company later apologized. Schnatter will be replaced…

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Kylie Jenner revealed that she and boyfriend Travis Scott welcomed a baby girl on February 1

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February 9, 2018

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February 9, 2018

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February 9, 2018

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Health

CDC: 63 children dead from flu, season bad as 2009 swine flu

February 9, 2018

By Mike Stobee NEW YORK (AP) — The flu has further tightened its grip on the U.S....

Horoscopes

SUNscopes for the week of Feb. 11

February 9, 2018

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The Philadelphia Sunday Sun Staff