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2:07 PM / Thursday September 29, 2022

Articles by Philadelphia Sun Staff

Social justice leader Barber vows to stay in Philadelphia subsidized housing to bring national attention to eviction threat

September 23, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: Bishop William J. Barber, president and senior lecturer of Repairers of the Breach and co-chair of the Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival, speaks to concerned residents about the upcoming eviction challenge at University City Town Homes on Sunday, September 18. (Photo/Joe Piette) Faith and moral leader Bishop William J….

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School District of Philadelphia announces new 21st Century Schools Model in three neighborhood high schools

September 23, 2022

The School District of Philadelphia has announced a new 21st Century Schools Model in three neighborhood high schools for the 2023-2024 school year – Bartram, Overbrook, and West Philadelphia High Schools.  The 21st Century Schools model will provide students with blended instruction, exposure and hands-on experience that will prepare them for success in high-demand industries…

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New York attorney general sues Donald Trump and his company

September 23, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: New York Attorney General Letitia James speaks during a press conference, Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2022, in New York. (AP Photo/Brittainy Newman) By Michael R. Sisak And Larry Neumeister ASSOCIATED PRESS  NEW YORK — New York’s attorney general sued former President Donald Trump and his company for fraud on Wednesday, alleging they padded his…

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Texas sheriff investigating flights to Martha’s Vineyard

September 23, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: A woman, who is part of a group of immigrants that had just arrived, holds a child as they are fed outside St. Andrews Episcopal Church, Wednesday Sept. 14, 2022, in Edgartown, Mass., on Martha’s Vineyard. Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis on Wednesday flew two planes of immigrants to Martha’s Vineyard, escalating a tactic…

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Queen Elizabeth II mourned by Britain and world at funeral

September 23, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: The coffin of Queen Elizabeth II is carried past Horse Guards Avenue following her funeral service in Westminster Abbey in central London Monday Sept. 19, 2022. The Queen, who died aged 96 on Sept. 8, will be buried at Windsor alongside her late husband, Prince Philip, who died last year. (Alkis Konstantinidis/Pool Photo…

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Alabama sidesteps compensation for survivor of ’63 KKK blast

September 23, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: Sarah Collins Rudolph and her husband, George Rudolph, talk in their home on Nov. 16, 2016, in Birmingham, Ala. Rudolph lost an eye and still has slivers of glass inside her body from the racist bombing that killed her sister and three other Black girls inside a church 59 years ago Thursday. She’s…

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Racism seen as root of water crisis in Mississippi capital

September 23, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: Mississippi Students Water Crisis Advocacy Team members, Jordyn Jackson, 21, left, coordinator Maisie Brown, 20, right, and Mya Grimes, 18, carry out cases of water from their Jackson, Miss., storage locker for home delivery, Sept. 8, 2022. A boil-water advisory has been lifted for Mississippi’s capital, and the state will stop handing out…

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The race begins…

September 23, 2022

Although Mayor Jim Kenney has more than a year left in his term, candidates to replace him in the Big Office In City Hall are already lining up. By Denise Clay-Murray In addition to two major statewide races — Pennsylvania is electing a new governor and a new United States Senator as well as members…

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Mail ballot fight persists in key states, sure to slow count

September 23, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: Processed mail-in ballots are seen at the Chester County Voter Services office in West Chester, Pa., prior to the primary election, May 28, 2020. State laws in the crucial battleground states of Pennsylvania, Michigan and Wisconsin force most mail-in ballots to be processed and counted after Election Day, sometimes stretching the process by…

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Mail ballot fight persists in key states, sure to slow count

September 23, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: Processed mail-in ballots are seen at the Chester County Voter Services office in West Chester,...

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Wolf administration recognizes Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

September 23, 2022

HARRISBURG, Pa. — Leadership from multiple state agencies joined advocates from Prevent Suicide PA to recognize September...

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Art program helps people living with dementia

September 23, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: Sylvia M. paints a colorful pattern at an “ARTZ in the Making” program.  (Photo/PCA) By...

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EXPLAINER: How the strong U.S. dollar can affect everyone

September 23, 2022

By Stan Choe ASSOCIATED PRESS  NEW YORK — The buck isn’t stopping. The value of the U.S....

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Roz Nixon visits with Lillias White to see her debut in the current Broadway hit “Hadestown”

September 23, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: Roz Nixon and Lillias White By Flo Anthony Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson is officially parting...

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