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Flyers remove statue of late singer Kate Smith

April 22, 2019

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Flyers removed a statue of late singer Kate Smith outside NHL team’s arena Sunday, two days after covering it amid allegations of racism against the 1930s star with a popular recording of “God Bless America.” “The NHL principle ‘Hockey is for Everyone’ is at the heart of everything the Flyers...

Reports: Joe Biden coming to Philadelphia, expected to launch presidential campaign next week in Charlottesville, Va

April 19, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO:  Vice President Joe Biden speaks at the 5th Annual Concordia Summit Oct. 1 in New York. Biden decided not to campaign for the presidency in 2016, with not enough time to ‘mount a winning campaign..’  (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle) By JULIE PACE, THOMAS BEAUMONT and MEG KINNARD WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Vice President Joe...

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Tiger Woods makes Masters his 15th and most improbable major

April 19, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Tiger Woods wears his green jacket holding the winning trophy after the final round for

AP-NORC Poll: Bullying, not schools, blamed for shootings

April 19, 2019

By Emily Swanson, Carolyn Thompson and Hannah Fingerhut associated press  Twenty years after th

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Flyers remove statue of late singer Kate Smith

April 22, 2019

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Flyers removed a statue of late singer Kate Smith outside NHL

Continuing To Bounce

April 19, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Philadelphia 76ers’ Ben Simmons, left, of Australia, goes up for the shot against

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A Millennial Voice: Take a Chance

By Danae Reid We spend the bulk of our foundational years bombarded by the unsolicited advice of our elders, and if you were incredulously stubborn like me, most of the counsel I received took a while to stick. But there is one thing I learned as a child that registered immediately and has served me…

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John Singleton of ‘Boys N the Hood’ hospitalized with stroke

📷 John Singleton in Philadelphia/SUN files July 2017 NEW YORK (AP) — “Boyz N the Hood” director John Singleton suffered a stroke last week and remains hospitalized, according to his family. Additional details, including his condition, were not immediately available. In a statement released Saturday, Singleton’s family announced that the 51-year-old filmmaker was in ICU…

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Jay-Z might be the surprise performer for the reopening of New York City’s legendary Webster Hall on Friday, April 26

April 19, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Jay-Z  (Photo: JStone / shutterstock) By Florence Anthony Word on the curb is that Jay-Z...

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Savvy Senior: Air travel tips for older passengers

April 12, 2019

Dear Savvy Senior, My son is getting his PhD next month and I would like to fly...

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Warren unveils $640 billion college debt forgiveness plan

April 22, 2019

Photo: Shutterstock By MEG KINNARD COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Democrat Elizabeth Warren is proposing the elimination of...

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White supremacist to be executed this week for 1998 dragging death of James Byrd Jr.

April 22, 2019

Texas town reflects on dragging death of Jamrs Byrd Jr. His killer, John William King, an avowed...

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“Godspell”: a vision of spirituality and social justice at Enon

April 19, 2019

By Leah Fletcher  The musical “Godspell” — often remembered as a timeless tale of friendship, loyalty and...

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SUNscopes for week of April 21

April 19, 2019

All Signs:  You know your sign. (That’s why you’re reading this column.) However, many people don’t know...

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