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Rapper DMX dies at 50

April 9, 2021

NEW YORK (AP) — DMX, the raspy-voiced hip-hop artist who produced the songs “Ruff Ryders’ Anthem” and “Party Up (Up in Here)” and who rapped with a trademark delivery that was often paired with growls, barks and “What!” as an ad-lib, has died, according to a statement Friday from his family. He was 50. The…

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Prince Philip dead at 99

April 9, 2021

LONDON (AP) — Prince Philip, the husband of Queen Elizabeth II who spent more than seven decades supporting his wife in a role that both defined and constricted his life, has died, Buckingham Palace said Friday. He was 99. His life spanned nearly a century of European history, starting with his birth as a member…

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Chauvin’s trial leaves many Black viewers emotionally taxed

April 4, 2021

By NOREEN NASIR and COREY WILLIAMS For some it’s too much to watch. Others just can’t turn away. The televised trial of Derek Chauvin, the former white police officer charged in the death of George Floyd, has provoked strong emotions among many Black men and women — all tinged with an underlying dread that it…

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Woman loses husband, son, daughter to Covid19 in three weeks

April 4, 2021

Photo: Henry Crawford (husband, r), Roycie (son, l), daughter Natalia Crawford (top left). 📷Facebook (AP)–Charlotte Crawford, who has spent 40 years working in the microbiology laboratory at Parkland Hospital in Dallas, was fully immunized in January after receiving two doses of the Moderna vaccine because of her work. Yet she then endured the agony of…

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Rapper DMX on life support after heart attack, lawyer says

April 4, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: DMX (Photo: hurricanehank/Shutterstock) By DAVE COLLINS and JONATHAN LANDRUM Jr. DMX’s longtime New York-based lawyer, Murray Richman, said the rapper was on life support Saturday evening at White Plains Hospital. “He had a heart attack. He’s quite ill,” Richman said. Richman said he could not confirm reports that DMX, 50, overdosed on drugs and…

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List of stores closed Easter Sunday, giving frontline workers the holiday off

April 3, 2021

Source: List from retailmenot.com Here are a list stores that are closed on Easter to give their workeers the day off. Kudos to these companies. (list below ad) — Ace Hardware— Aéropostale (more below) — Apple— Banana Republic— Barnes & Noble— Best Buy— Bloomingdale’s (more below) — Bob’s Discount Furniture— Burlington— The Container Store— Costco—…

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VIDEO: The SUN LIVE at the 52nd Annual NAACP Image Awards 3/27/21

March 31, 2021

3/27/21: Hosts Andrea Lawful Sanders and Moni Jones cover the NAACP Image Awards backstage featuring acceptance speeches from the Clark Sisters, Issa Rae, Stacey Abrams, Steph Curry, Phylicia Rashad, Method Man, 50 Cent, Courtney Kemp and more. Follow The SUN on FB/IG @philadelphiasundaysun.

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Philly cancels thousands of uninvited vaccine appointments

March 24, 2021

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The city of Philadelphia is canceling tens of thousands of vaccination appointments for the Federal Emergency Management Agency-run vaccination clinic after links for people to get second doses were shared with others seeking first appointments. The FEMA site at the Pennsylvania Convention Center has shifted for the next three weeks to giving…

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