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iHeartMedia Philadelphia names Khary Sharpe general sales manager for Power 99 and 105.3 WDAS FM

April 25, 2019

iHeartMedia announced last week that Khary Sharpe has been named General Sales Manager for Power 99, Philadelphia’s Hip Hop and R&B, and 105.3 WDAS FM, Philly’s Best R&B & Throwbacks, effective immediately. iHeartMedia Philadelphia has a strong cross-platform presence and includes a number of iconic brands and franchises — both broadcast and digital — encompassing…

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Warren unveils $640 billion college debt forgiveness plan

April 22, 2019

Photo: Shutterstock By MEG KINNARD COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Democrat Elizabeth Warren is proposing the elimination of existing student loan debt for millions of Americans, part of a sweeping set of education funding proposals announced as she and other presidential candidates seek to differentiate themselves in a sprawling field. The Massachusetts senator says the proposal…

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Expert lawncare tips for a happy summer lawn

April 19, 2019

BPT It’s been a rough winter in many parts of the country, but spring is here at last – and that means it’s time to give your lawn a bit of TLC. Although grass is highly resilient, you can help your lawn recover from winter and make sure it’s in top shape for summer with…

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Fashion capital New York considers banning sale of fur

April 17, 2019

Photo: Shutterstock By DAVID KLEPPER and DAVID R. MARTIN NEW YORK (AP) — A burgeoning movement to outlaw fur is seeking to make its biggest statement yet in the fashion mecca of New York City. Lawmakers are pushing a measure that would ban the sale of all new fur products in the city where such…

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Save your way to lower home insurance

April 12, 2019

FAMILY FEATURES  If your homeowner insurance rates are creeping up even though you haven’t filed any claims, it may be time to take a look at how you can bring those prices back down. Research, smart shopping and even some home upgrades can make a noticeable difference in your insurance premiums. Explore the cost-savings potential…

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From dilapidated to designed: Astan African Hair Braiding transforms

April 5, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Businesswoman Astan Sacko stands smiling in front of her hair braiding business in West Philadelphia. By Giana Lawrence-Primus, capital projects manager for the Department of Commerce In 2019, the Department of Commerce is celebrating 10 years of the Storefront Improvement Program (SIP), a grant program that offers reimbursements for facade improvements on commercial…

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Four tax tips for online filers in 2019

March 29, 2019

BPT As time continues to tick, millions of tax filers are beginning to feel the pressure to file a tax return. But big questions still remain, and for those filing online, those questions are compounded by the myriad options for submitting a return. Fortunately for those online filers, there is such a thing as sound…

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Real estate financing: The three main factors lenders consider

March 15, 2019

BPT Sponsored ad content from Vanderbilt Mortgage and Finance, Inc.  Buying a new home is an exciting milestone. While finding the right home is essential, the most important step toward homeownership is making sure you’re ready to apply for a home loan. Applying for a mortgage is not something people do every day, so it’s…

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Community Marketing Concepts senior research associate elected to Urban Manufacturing Alliance Board

March 15, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Bernadine Hawes Bernadine Hawes, senior research associate at CMC, was recently elected to the Board of the Urban Manufacturing Alliance (UMA). UMA provides a national voice on equitable economic development strategies that support small and mid-sized manufacturers in urban areas and which create important pathways to the middle class. They provide online and…

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