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1:14 AM / Tuesday November 12, 2019

Articles by Philadelphia Sun Staff

People of color make gains in mayoral races across the US

November 8, 2019

By Russel Contreras ASSOCIATED PRESS  ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.  — People of color made history this week by winning municipal races in places their families were once ignored or prevented from voting, including a New Mexico mayor whose father was forced into a Japanese internment camp during World War II. From Arizona to Massachusetts, the gains highlight…

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Dates set for special election to fill Rep. Cummings’ seat

November 8, 2019

By Regina Garcia Cano ASSOCIATED PRESS BALTIMORE — Voters in the congressional district that U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings represented until his death earlier this month will elect his replacement in a special election announced Monday. Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan set the special primary election for Feb. 4 and the special general election for April 28….

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Ex-officer gets 12 years in naked man’s fatal shooting

November 8, 2019

By Kate Brumback ASSOCIATED PRESS  DECATUR, Ga. — A former Georgia police officer convicted of aggravated assault and other crimes in the fatal shooting of an unarmed, naked man was sentenced Friday to 12 years in prison. Robert “Chip” Olsen was responding to a call of a naked man behaving erratically at an Atlanta-area apartment…

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‘HOMEWRECKERS’ author Aaron Glantz In town to discuss book, November 13

November 8, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Aaron Glantz (Photo: Shutterstock) Author Aaron Glantz will be in Philadelphia on November 13 to discuss his latest book, “Homewreckers” from 7:00pm – 8:30pm at Uncle Bobbie’s Books and Coffee, located at 5445 Germantown Avenue. The event is being hosted by WURD radio personality Solomon Jones. Two years before the housing market collapsed…

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Surprise! Surprise! Surprise!

November 8, 2019

While much of election night in Philadelphia was formalizing the results of the May Primary, Working Families Party candidate Kendra Brooks shocked the world in the City Council At-Large race. By Denise Clay Since entering the City Council At-Large race after the May Primary, Working Families Party candidates Kendra Brooks and Nicolas O’Roarke had a…

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A new political era of ‘firsts’ begins in Philadelphia

November 8, 2019

By Amy V. Simmons With the achievement of several historic Philadelphia “firsts” in Tuesday’s general election, comes the increased scrutiny that all groundbreaking public figures face. Several of the City’s general election winners who fit into this category are aware of this spotlight, but are ready and up for the challenge — each with specific…

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Elected Officials Celebrate Women Veterans, Military Families

November 8, 2019

The rotunda in St. Joseph Hall overflowed recently with women veterans, active service members, and the words of a number of elected officials — including those of two presidential candidates — for an event dedicated to assisting and empowering female service members. The event — which was held at Chestnut Hill College and titled “Stand…

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Kenyatta secures a $76,000 state grant to help new Philabundance Community Kitchen

November 8, 2019

State Rep. Malcolm Kenyatta (D – 181st Dist.) recently announced that the Philabundance Community Kitchen in North Philadelphia is receiving a $76,101 grant to help in its fight to end hunger. “Philabundance plays an integral role in eliminating food insecurities and lifting communities out of poverty,” Kenyatta said. “I secured this funding because I am…

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Bye, Bye, Bye!

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As the Philadelphia Eagles go into their bye week, Sunday’s win against the Chicago Bears gives them...

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The Philadelphia Sunday Sun Staff