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Travel tips with expert Karren E. Henderson, addresses rapper Akon’s comments on vaccinations

March 16, 2019

Travel expert Karren E. Henderson shares tips ranging from the cost effectiveness of packing light, traveling alone and of course dispelling myths about not needing vaccinations when traveling. By Monica Peters Travel is fun. You can never get enough advice.  Recently rapper and philanthropist Akon unintentionally put the spotlight on travel during a recent interview...

Democrats claim wins in Pennsylvania House special elections

March 15, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Movita Johnson-Harrell associated press HARRISBURG, Pa.–Democrats are claiming victory in special elections to fill two vacant Pennsylvania state House seats. Movita Johnson-Harrell claimed victory Tuesday night in the election to a West Philadelphia seat in the 190th district, while Bridget Malloy Kosierowski claimed victory in a Scranton-area district. Both seats were occupied

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Week In Review

Jetliner crashes in Ethiopia, killing 157 from 35 countries

March 15, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: In this photo taken from the Ethiopian Airlines Facebook page, the CEO of Ethiopian Air

For Jussie Smollett, one story equals 16 felony counts

March 15, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Chicago Police mugshot of Jussie Smollett By Don Babwin associated press CHICAGO — Ne

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Sports

Rutgers coach C. Vivian Stringer won’t return for postseason

March 15, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Rutgers head coach C. Vivian Stringer reacts after one of her players misses a free sho

Phillies, Sixers, Go All Out To Win

March 8, 2019

Philadelphia 76ers’ Tobias Harris (AP Photo/Matt Slocum) and Philadelphia Phillies’ Bryce Ha

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Local Events

Teenshop Scholarship Luncheon

March 30, 2019

ACT-SO Local Competition

April 6, 2019

Color Of Money

Real estate financing: The three main factors lenders consider

BPT Sponsored ad content from Vanderbilt Mortgage and Finance, Inc.  Buying a new home is an exciting milestone. While finding the right home is essential, the most important step toward homeownership is making sure you’re ready to apply for a home loan. Applying for a mortgage is not something people do every day, so it’s…

Commentary

Jussie Smollett case threatens to distract from the rising tide of hate crimes

ABOVE PHOTO: Chicago Police mugshot of Jussie Smollett By Marc H. Morial TRICEEDNEYWIRE.COM “I’m left hanging my head and asking why. Why would anyone, especially an African-American man, use the symbolism of a noose to make false accusations? How could someone look at the hatred and suffering associated with that symbol and see an opportunity…

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Shelea’s “Pretty World – A Tribute To Alan & Marilyn Bergman,” features Stevie Wonder, Take 6 and Kirk Whalum

March 15, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Shelea (Kathy Hutchins/shuttertsock.com) By Florence Anthony R. Kelly was released from jail in Chicago on...

Seniors

Savvy Senior: Underutilized palliative care services can help relieve pain

March 15, 2019

Dear Savvy Senior, What can you tell me about palliative care? My husband suffers from lung disease...

Entertainment

Chance the Rapper marries longtime girlfriend

March 15, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Chance and Kirsten ((Photo by Brent N. Clarke/Invision/AP)) associated press LOS ANGELES — Chance the...

Stateside

New Zealand bans ‘military-style’ guns after mosque attacks

March 21, 2019

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on Thursday announced a ban of...

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Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church hosts free conference for young men, “Next Generation 100”

March 15, 2019

The Men’s Ministry of Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church in Twin Oaks, will host a free conference for...

Horoscopes

SUNscopes for the week of March 17

March 15, 2019

All Signs: This week on Wednesday, we have the Vernal Equinox. In Latin, “vernalis” means “spring” and...

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