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Senate passes Murt Bill to criminalize female genital mutilation

June 21, 2019

HARRISBURG—The Senate has unanimously passed legislation sponsored by Rep. Tom Murt (R-Montgomery/Philadelphia) to criminalize the act of female genital mutilation (FGM). The bill now goes to Gov. Tom Wolf for his signature. “This is a major victory for the women of Pennsylvania,” Murt said.  “I want to thank my colleagues in both the House and...

33K pounds of cocaine seized in one of biggest US drug busts

June 21, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Officials gather on the decks of the MSC Gayane container ship on the Delaware River in Philadelphia, Tuesday, June 18, 2019. U.S. authorities have seized more than $1 billion worth of cocaine from a ship at a Philadelphia port, calling it one of the largest drug busts in American history. The U.S. attorney’s...

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Week In Review

Off-duty officer shot man who hit him in Costco

June 21, 2019

ASSOCIATED PRESS  CORONA, Calif. — An off-duty police officer opened fire inside a Costco Who

Jay-Z offers legal support to Black family held at gunpoint as Phoenix cop omits major facts in report

June 21, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Jay Z (Photo by Joel Ryan/Invision/AP, File) The couple is demanding $10 million from t

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Commentary

Lessons from Black fathers

June 21, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Cinematographer Nigel Thompson recalls how his father’s lessons — and example &

Alawfultruth: Karma — Butterfly or Beast?

June 21, 2019

By Andrea Lawful Sanders I am very particular about who services my car, affectionately known as the

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Local Events

City Wide Job Fair

June 27, 2019

Safety in the Church

August 10, 2019

Sports

IAAF claims Olympic champion Semenya is ‘biologically male’

ABOVE PHOTO: Caster Semenya (RSA) during women’s 800m in the Rio 2016 Olympics Games. (Photo: Shutterstock) By Gerald Imray associated press The governing body of track argued in court that Olympic champion Caster Semenya is “biologically male” and that is the reason she should reduce her natural testosterone to be allowed to compete in female…

Travel

Explore the hidden gems in the communities of Myrtle Beach

BPT No matter what you yearn for when you imagine your dream vacation, you can make it happen in one of the 14 distinct communities in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. You may think you know Myrtle Beach — with 60 miles of beautiful coastline, exciting nightlife and family-friendly attractions — but there’s lots more to…

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Usher’s New Look (UNL) is celebrating 20 years of service and action with the 2019 Disrputivator Summit

June 21, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Usher (Photo: By Denis Makarenko / shutterstock) By Florence Anthony TV One hosted an exclusive...

Seniors

Five tips to help manage symptoms of perimenopause

June 21, 2019

BPT Going through hot flashes? You’re not alone. If you’re a woman in your 40s, you may...

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Looking for short term work? – 2020 Census may want you

June 21, 2019

By Mark Hedin Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from Ethnic Media Services The Census Bureau...

Food And Beverage

Spice up summer with grilled kebabs

June 21, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Thai Barbecue Duck Kebabs Family Features Fire up your summer cookouts with crowd-pleasing kebabs, which...

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Southern Baptist Convention votes to expel churches accused of racial discrimination and mishandling sexual abuse

June 21, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: J.D. Greear (Photo: Bill Bangham / Southern Baptist Convention) Nearly 9,000 Southern Baptist messengers attending the...

Stateside

Sanders, progressives unveil bill to cancel student debt

June 24, 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — Days before the first Democratic presidential debates, Sen. Bernie Sanders and House progressives are...

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