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Another COVID side effect: Many kids head to summer school

June 11, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: Aja Purnell-Mitchell, left, stands with her three children, Kyla, 13; Kyra, 15, and Cartier, 14, right, at a local food hub in Durham, N.C., on Friday, May 28, 2021, where they often help their mother. The teenagers have been learning remotely since last March but now plan to attend summer school after being...

US agency loosens mask guidance for summer campers

June 4, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: This Thursday, June 4, 2020 file photo shows a row of cabins at a summer camp in Fayette, Maine. On Friday, May 28, 2021, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention posted guidance saying kids at summer camps can skip wearing masks outdoors, with some exceptions. Children who aren’t fully vaccinated should still...

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Philadelphia Legacies’ networking event: A pathway to building a solution-driven brain trust

June 18, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: Legacies director Stephen Satell convenes networking event described as an opportunity

Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia and the Philadelphia Housing Authority Celebrate Completion of Oxford Green

June 11, 2021

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Week In Review

President Joe Biden issues statement recognizing the 40th year of the HIV/AIDS epidemic

June 11, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: A massive quilt memorializing victims of AIDS is displayed on the Ellipse in Washington

Pressure mounts on UNC in Nikole Hannah-Jones tenure dispute

June 11, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: In this Thursday, May 23, 2019 file photo, Walter Hussman Jr., publisher of the statewi

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Ten tips on how to take dad fishing

BPT What are two things that dads all over America would love to do the most this coming summer? Spend time with their kids … and catch fish. So, if you’re looking for a unique way to celebrate your love for dear ol’ dad, how about inviting him to go fishing (instead of the other…


SUNrise: cj speaks… Happy Father’s Day — a poem

As the abstract essence of your existence has so many different meanings for so many different people in your life, YOU remain bold and brave.  As YOU could become blinded by so many choices, temptations or life’s reality in your daily walk, YOU exert your responsibilities.  As your children seek YOU for guidance and your…

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Blunt message, search for answers mark VP’s 1st foreign trip

June 11, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: Vice President Kamala Harris and Guatemala’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Pedro Brolo wave at her...


365ive Fitness and Boxing Loft

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ABOVE PHOTO: Chris Smalls, owner-365ive Fitness and Boxing Loft By Kharisma McIlwaine The phrase “I’ve got to...


Paris Jackson says paparazzi caused her long-term trauma

June 18, 2021

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“The Jeffersons” and “227” actress Marla Gibbs celebrated her 90th birthday

June 18, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: Marla Gibbs (Photo: Kathy Hutchins / Shutterstock) By Florence Anthony Following her divorce from Kevin...


‘Obamacare’ survives: Supreme Court dismisses big challenge

June 17, 2021

By MARK SHERMAN WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court, though increasingly conservative in makeup, rejected the latest...

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A luscious lime smoothie for hot Summer days

June 18, 2021

CULINARY.NET During summer months, it’s common for many people to want to spend as much time outside...

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