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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...

Philadelphia Association of Black Journalists to host community empowered mayoral forum at CCP; forum to focus on candidates’ plans to improve the lives of Philly’s poor and working class

April 19, 2019

The Philadelphia Association of Black Journalists’ (PABJ) presents a community-powered Democratic Primary Mayoral Forum on Monday, April 22 from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Doors open at 6 pm in the Bonnell Auditorium of Community College of Philadelphia (CCP), which is entered from 17th Street, just south of Spring Garden St.  With roughly a quarter...

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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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Continuing To Bounce

April 19, 2019

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

The Philadelphia Flyers cover statue of singer Kate Smith amid racism allegations

April 19, 2019

Photo above: Singer Kate Smith/Shutterstock PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Flyers are coveri

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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…


Jemele Hill still speaking her mind, this time on podcast

ABOVE PHOTO: Jemele Hill  (Photo: Kathy Hutchins / shutterstock) By David Bauder associated press NEW YORK — Jemele Hill has moved on, but not from speaking her mind. The former ESPN host, best known to the non-sports world for tweets about President Donald Trump that provoked the White House to unsuccessfully seek her firing, launches…

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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...


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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Expert lawncare tips for a happy summer lawn

April 19, 2019

BPT It’s been a rough winter in many parts of the country, but spring is here at...


$62 billion in education cuts proposed, key college aid could be slashed

April 19, 2019

By Charlene Crowell Every budget defines priorities and values. To put it another way, what’s really...


“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...


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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