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Entertainment

Parents resort to “extraordinary measures” to save sick kids

January 30, 2010

Harrison Ford, shines though cast against type, since he normally plays the role of the anguished parent. Here, Brendan Fraser and Keri Russell handle that assignment capably. To its credit, this syrupy saga somehow proves moving, in spite of a fairly formulaic, Hollywood approach to the execution of the Crowleys’ truly inspirational story.

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Tyrese Gibson of “Legion” Talks

January 25, 2010

Fresh off the phenomenal success of Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen, which was the #2 movie at the box office in 2009 (behind Avatar), Tyrese is back with another apocalyptic sci-fi adventure, Legion.

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Making a “Byron Pitts”-stop with the 60 Minute Correspondent

January 24, 2010

Earlier this year, he became the heir apparent to Ed Bradley’s coveted spot on 60 Minutes when CBS named him a contributing correspondent to the long-running, television newsmagazine. Byron lives in New Jersey with his wife, Lyne, and their 6 children, and recently sat down to speak with me about his new job…

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Cassandra Wilson honored with Blues marker

January 24, 2010

“Blues is an essential component of jazz. It’s like one of the building blocks. It’s what we use in order to navigate changes. You always have to keep close ties to that original sound and feeling,” Wilson said last Thursday after a blues marker was unveiled in her honor at a school she attended as a child.

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The Best (and Worst) Black Books of 2009:

January 7, 2010

11. Shooting Stars

by LeBron James and Buzz Bissinger

 

12. Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man: What Men Really Think about Love Relationships, Intimacy and Commitment

by Steve Harvey


13. Daughters of Men: Portraits of African American Women and Their Fathers

Edited by Rachel Vassel…

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Up in the Air– mile-high sitcom stars George Clooney as peripatetic hatchet man

January 7, 2010

Ryan Bingham’s (George Clooney) services have been very much in demand during these dire economic times marked by downsizing and the outsourcing of jobs overseas. Although he euphemistically refers to his line of work as career transition counseling, what he actually does for a living is fire people for companies that don’t have the guts to terminate their own employees…

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Entertainment

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April 7, 2020

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Week In Review

SEPTA rear/center door boarding – effective April 1

April 2, 2020

An “Essential Service Schedule” for Regional Rail is in effect.  Other SEPTA service, including city and suburban...

Health

COVID-19 UPDATE: 65 deaths in Philadelphia, 4272 infected

April 7, 2020

PHILADELPHIA – The Philadelphia Department of Public Health today announced 544 additional presumptive confirmed cases of COVID-19...

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Lizzo treated a number of hospital staffs, when they were being overwhelmed with COVID-19 patients, to lunch

April 2, 2020

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The Philadelphia Sunday Sun Staff