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Articles by Philadelphia Sun Staff

Lessons to be Learned: You can’t share with everybody!

June 28, 2014

By Stephanie Montague My mother would be the first to tell me that it’s best not to tell everyone about the goals you’re trying to reach. She’s always believed that everyone doesn’t need to know everything you’re up to, and I agree…to a degree. I do believe in a bit of accountability. For example, telling…

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A Hockey Life

June 28, 2014

Hockey has taken Tarasai Karega, the coordinator of the Ed Snider Youth Hockey Foundation, all over the world.  By Chris Murray  For the Chris Murray Report and the Philadelphia Sunday Sun  Tarasai Karega knows all about believing in what some would say is an impossible dream.    In a world where young African-American girls aren’t…

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Renovating? Laying a good foundation for home improvement success

June 20, 2014

BPT You’ve probably heard the saying: “Your home is your castle.” But if your current home – or the home you’re thinking of buying – feels more like the servant’s quarters than the royal palace, you may need to plan a renovation. At times like these it’s easy to give in to your excitement and…

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First Lady pledges to fight for lunch standards

June 20, 2014

ABOVE PHOTO:  First lady Michelle Obama and Food Network chef Rachel Ray in 2013, discussing lunches with students from the Eastside and Northside Elementary Schools in Clinton, Miss.   (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis, File)   associated press First Lady Michelle Obama last Thursday turned her annual garden harvest into a showcase for healthier school lunch standards…

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Iraqi Christians flee homes amid militant push

June 20, 2014

ABOVE PHOTO:  An Iraqi works on a temporary mosaic of Christian symbols made from the area’s produce, including wheat, beans and lentils to commemorate an upcoming harvest feast, at the Chaldean Church of the Virgin Mary of the Harvest, in Alqosh, a village of some 6,000 inhabitants about 50 kilometers (31 miles) north of Mosul,…

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US weighs pressing Iraq leader to step down

June 20, 2014

By Lara Jakes and Julie Pace Associated Press WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama will speak about the situation in Iraq from the White House Thursday afternoon. His comments will follow a meeting with his national security team where he is expected to discuss U.S. options for responding to the deteriorating situation in Iraq. The administration…

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Benghazi suspect in US custody for 2012 attack

June 20, 2014

ABOVE PHOTO:  President Barack Obama speaks about the capture of Libyan militant suspected of killing Americans in Benghazi, during his visit to TechShop in Pittsburgh, Pa., Tuesday, June 17, 2014. Obama says he authorized an operation in Libya to detain Ahmed Abu Khattala. His capture marks the first apprehension of an alleged perpetrator in the…

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Fourteen cases remain for Supreme Court

June 20, 2014

ABOVE PHOTO:  Courtroom  (Katherine Welles / Shutterstock.com)   By Mark Sherman associated press WASHINGTON — The religious rights of corporations, the speech rights of abortion protesters and the privacy rights of people under arrest are among the big issues still unresolved at the Supreme Court. Summer travel, European teaching gigs and relaxation beckon, but only after…

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There’s Something About Mary (Jane)

June 20, 2014

ABOVE PHOTO:  Sen. Anthony H. Williams at the  podium speaks on the legalization of marijuana.  (Photo by Denise Clay)   The legalization of marijuana was the subject of a daylong discussion at the University of Pennsylvania Law School on Saturday. By Denise Clay The subject of marijuana has been on the minds of Pennsylvanians since…

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