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‘Friday’ actor-comedian John Witherspoon dies at 77

November 1, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: John Witherspoon  (Photo: shutterstock) LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actor-comedian John Witherspoon, who memorably played Ice Cube’s father in the “Friday” films, has died. He was 77. Witherspoon’s manager Alex Goodman confirmed late Tuesday that Witherspoon died in Los Angeles. No cause of death was released. The actor had a prolific career, co-starring in three…

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Prince’s anticipated, posthumous memoir is ready for fans

November 1, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: In this 1985 file photo, singer Prince performs in concert. The Revolution, the band that helped catapult Prince to international superstardom is reuniting in his memory. “Prince: The Beautiful Ones,” the memoir Prince started but didn’t finish before his 2016 death, will be released on Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2019. (AP Photo/File) By Leanne Italie…

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Philly Cultural Beat, Nov 3

November 1, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Ralph Peterson By Steve Bryant The fall concert season is in full swing, and November brings  concerts by two of the finest performers on the modern jazz scene. That makes these appearances special is that both performers are local guys made good. They hail from the Philadelphia or the Tri-State area. November 9,…

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Black Health Matters and Alnylam partner to raise awareness of hereditary attramyloidosis within the African American Community

November 1, 2019

Black Health Matters and Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc., the leading RNAi therapeutics company, announced today that they are expanding their partnership to educate at-risk communities about hereditary ATTR (hATTR) amyloidosis by hosting a series of local events across the United States. hATTR amyloidosis is a rare, inherited, progressively debilitating, and often fatal disease that disproportionately impacts…

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NCAA board approves athlete compensation for image, likeness

November 1, 2019

By Ralph D. Russo ASSOCIATED PRESS The NCAA took a major step Tuesday toward allowing college athletes to cash in on their fame, voting to permit them to “benefit from the use of their name, image and likeness.” The nation’s largest governing body for college sports and its member schools now must figure out how…

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How you feel about money impacts your spending

November 1, 2019

NNPA NEWSWIRE Being aware of your own psychological and emotional approach to money is the first step to developing healthy spending habits. Psychologists agree that these beliefs can start early. They may also come from other life experiences — whether you need to support a family, for example, or if you’ve had a negative history…

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4 DIY-friendly projects to get your house ready for winter

November 1, 2019

BPT The leaves have changed, temperatures are dropping and pumpkin spice treats abound, which means winter is coming. Now is the time to winterize your home, which can mean up to a 10% savings on your energy bills, according to Energy Star. “Winter brings unpredictable weather and dropping temperatures, which can test the limits of…

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SUNscopes for the week of Nov. 3

November 1, 2019

All signs: This week many people will encounter power struggles with others. This is because fiery Mars is at odds with big daddy Pluto. The best way to use this energy is to change the world around you to better suit your needs and desires. However, what is more likely, is that people will have…

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The “Chopped” Champion

November 1, 2019

Winning “Chopped” is just the latest challenge Philadelphia-based Chef Kristol Bryant has met. By Denise Clay Anyone who is a fan of the Food Network show “Chopped” knows that the baskets the chefs competing on the show contain a whole lot of things that if you saw them on your grocer’s shelves, you’d walk right…

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