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4:57 AM / Sunday May 19, 2019

Articles by Philadelphia Sun Staff

Innocence taken…

May 17, 2019

By Andrea Lawful SandersOn Thursday, April 25, after a full days participation in the annual Penn Relays, three athletes from one of the Jamaican high schools, decided to go as a group to the Plymouth Meeting Mall, which was across the street from their hotel. The young men entered Boscov’s department store and began shopping…

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Michael ‘Prince’ Jackson graduated with honors from Loyola Marymount University

May 17, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Prince Jackson  (Photo: Kathy Hutchins / shutterstock) By Florence Anthony On May 10, it was announced that the low-rated, yet very good drama “Star” has been canceled, and now”Empire” is following its spin-off show from viewers’ television screens. According to reports, Fox revealed May 13 that the previously announced sixth season of “Empire”…

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Peggy Lipton, ‘Mod Squad’ and ‘Twin Peaks’ star, dies at 72

May 17, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Peggy Lipton and daughter Rashida Jones at the 35th Annual Gracie Awards Gala, Beverly Hilton, Beverly Hills, CA May 2010. (Photo: Shutterstock) ASSOCIATED PRESS LOS ANGELES  — Peggy Lipton, a star of the groundbreaking late 1960s TV show “The Mod Squad” and the 1990s show “Twin Peaks,” died of cancer last Saturday. She…

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Ex-Fugees rapper charged in campaign finance conspiracy case

May 17, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Pras formerly of the Fugees attends the Roc Nation Sports Celebration at the 40/40 Club on February 1, 2014 in New York City. (Photo: Shutterstock) By Eric Tucker and Michael Balsamo ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — One of the founding members of the 1990s hip-hop group the Fugees has been charged in a campaign…

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Philadelphia Bar Association releases final slate of judicial ratings ahead of May 21st Primary

May 17, 2019

The Philadelphia Bar Association’s Commission on Judicial Selection and Retention has released its final slate of judicial ratings ahead of the May 21 primary election. The full slate includes four “Highly Recommended,” 16 “Recommended” and seven “Not Recommended” and can be found at: ElectQualifiedJudges.com, an online judicial candidate tool to help voters make an informed…

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Guest Commentary: Passing the Torch – The Value of the Bench

May 17, 2019

By Councilwoman Blondell Reynolds Brown My question is this – are you a Moxie Woman? Do you know who you are? Where you are? Do you know what time it is? Let me explain what it takes to be a Moxie Woman. She is a catalyst, an inspiration, and a role model for younger women…

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Three easy health changes with big benefits

May 17, 2019

BPT Making changes to improve your health can feel overwhelming. But just a few simple modifications can impact your health dramatically. Here are three easy changes you can make now to transform your health: Drink your water Are you thirsty? Up to 75 percent of Americans may be functioning in a chronic state of dehydration….

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Kinsey: $40,800 grant to aid Center in the Park

May 17, 2019

HARRISBURG– State Rep. Stephen Kinsey(D – Dist. 201), said that a $40,800 Senior Community Center Grant has been awarded to the Center in the Park senior center in Philadelphia. “I’m grateful that this grant has been awarded to make improvements and modernize these facilities,” Kinsey said. “I want to thank Governor Tom Wolf for the…

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Michael ‘Prince’ Jackson graduated with honors from Loyola Marymount University

May 17, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Prince Jackson  (Photo: Kathy Hutchins / shutterstock) By Florence Anthony On May 10, it was...

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Savvy Senior: Adaptive gardening: Tips and tools for older gardeners

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Dear Savvy Senior, Can you recommend some good tools and tips for senior gardeners? My 77-year-old mother...

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Former Mayor John Street files lawsuit to stop Mayor Kenney’s real estate assessment increases

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Mother Bethel AME Mass Choir presents spring concert “Musical Moments”

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