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3:03 AM / Wednesday July 24, 2019

Articles by Philadelphia Sun Staff

Refresh your summer with delicious, healthy mocktails

July 20, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Tropical Chiquita Banana Colada Shake with Coconut Water BPT There’s nothing better on a hot summer day than kicking back and relaxing with a cold, tasty and refreshing beverage – and there are so many great options to choose from. But why not add a little excitement to your summer by choosing something…

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Boxing champ Pernell Whitaker dies; hit by car in Virginia

July 19, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Pernell Whitaker By Tim Dahlberg ASSOCIATED PRESS Pernell Whitaker, an Olympic gold medalist and four-division champion who was regarded as one of the greatest defensive fighters ever, has died after being hit by a car in Virginia. He was 55. Police in Virginia Beach said the former fighter was hit by a car…

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‘Game of Thrones’ earns a record-breaking 32 Emmy Award nods

July 19, 2019

By Lynn Elber associated press LOS ANGELES — HBO’s “Game of Thrones” slashed its way to a record-setting 32 Emmy nominations Tuesday for its eighth and final season, leading HBO back to dominance over Netflix, the streaming service that bumped it last year from atop the increasingly crowded television heap. The bloodthirsty saga’s total eclipsed…

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Meek Mill seeks new trial, judge after decade-long probation

July 19, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Meek Mill (Photo: Shutterstock) By Maryclaire Dale associated press Lawyers for Philadelphia rapper Meek Mill will ask an appeals court Tuesday to overturn a 2008 drug and gun conviction that’s kept the Philadelphia rapper on probation for a decade. The city judge who oversees the case and sent him to prison in 2017 on…

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Janet, Chris Brown, 50 Cent to perform at Saudi concert

July 19, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Janet Jackson, Chris Brown, and 50 Cent (Photos: shutterstock) By Mesfin Fekadu NEW YORK (AP) — Janet Jackson, Chris Brown, 50 Cent, Future and Tyga have been added to the lineup for the Jeddah World Fest, the concert in Saudi Arabia that Nicki Minaj pulled out of because of human rights concerns. The…

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Johnny Clegg, anti-apartheid musician in South Africa, dies

July 19, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Johnny Clegg By Cara Anna and Christopher Torchia JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Johnny Clegg, a South African musician who performed in defiance of racial barriers imposed under the country’s apartheid system decades ago and celebrated its new democracy under Nelson Mandela, died Tuesday. He was 66 and had pancreatic cancer. The Grammy-nominated and British-born…

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The Latest: ‘When They See Us’ star wept at Emmy nomination

July 19, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Jharrel Jerome  (Photo: Jamie Lamor Thompson / shutterstock) LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the Emmy nominations (all times local): Actor Jharrel Jerome of “When They See Us” says he cried so much when he learned of his Emmy nomination that you would have thought he had lost a family member. Jerome…

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The Wildwoods, NJ – The Ideal Multi-Generational New Jersey Shore Vacation Destination

July 19, 2019

During the past decade, multigenerational travel has become increasingly popular, with more Americans choosing to include children, parents, and grandparents in their vacation plans. For families sprawled across the country, or farther, time together can be a precious commodity. That’s why so many are using vacations as an opportunity for reuniting, bonding and quality family…

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July 19, 2019

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Boxing champ Pernell Whitaker dies; hit by car in Virginia

July 19, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Pernell Whitaker By Tim Dahlberg ASSOCIATED PRESS Pernell Whitaker, an Olympic gold medalist and four-division...

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Phillies Ryan Howard Retirement Ceremony

July 19, 2019

Last weekend former Phillies MVP and 2008 World Series Champion Ryan Howard retired, finishing a 13-year career...

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Russell M. Nelson, President of the Mormon Church, to Speak at the NAACP Convention in Detroit

July 19, 2019

Taking another step toward solidifying the growing partnership between the LDS Church and the NAACP, the nation’s...

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SUNscopes for the week of July 21

July 19, 2019

All Signs: The movement of the Sun through the 12 signs each year is important. The energy...

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