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Pennsylvania certifies Biden as winner of presidential vote

November 24, 2020

By MARK SCOLFORO HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Democrat Joe Biden has been certified as the winner of the presidential election in Pennsylvania, culminating three weeks of vote counting and a string of failed legal challenges by President Donald Trump, state officials said Tuesday. The Pennsylvania State Department “certified the results of the November 3 election…

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$11B budget package passes Pennsylvania Legislature

November 21, 2020

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — An $11 billion no-new-taxes spending package won passage in a lame-duck Friday night session in Pennsylvania’s Legislature, as lawmakers sought to plug a multibillion-dollar deficit brought on by the pandemic and carry state government operations through the rest of the fiscal year. Lawmakers voted as they rushed to wrap up their…

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The miracle that is Juwan Adams

November 20, 2020

By Andrea Lawful Sanders When the SUN audience was first introduced to Juwan Adams, it was in November 2019 and he needed a stem cell transplant desperately.  The SUN readers became actively engaged in Juwan’s process as we began the search locally and nationwide to find him a match through www.bethematch.org.. This young man went…

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Pennsylvania Horticultural Society hosts volunteer tree plantings in Philadelphia

November 20, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO: (Photo/Pennsylvania Horticultural Society)  From November 20 through 22, the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society (PHS) will work with over 70 of its Tree Tenders groups and community organizations in addition to hundreds of neighborhood volunteers to come together and plant over 1,000 trees in neighborhoods throughout Philadelphia and Southeastern Pennsylvania. This semi-annual initiative helps to…

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SUN Spotlight: Anton Moore

November 20, 2020

By Afea Tucker  This week we’re shining a light on Anton Moore, community leader,founder of Unity in the Community and executive producer of “Weight of Death” — a gun violence docu-series scheduled to be released on November 20. The series is executive produced by Moore along with producers Matthew Orsini and Jaime Borras, and takes…

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Get Back In The House!

November 19, 2020

Thanks to a hefty resurgence in COVID-19 cases, Philadelphians will be spending a lot more time at home. By Denise Clay Before Monday, Philadelphians were looking forward to Thanksgiving dinners with lots of family, Christmas shopping and a New Year’s Eve party designed to celebrate the end of a year filled with turmoil. But the…

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Philadelphia Sheriff Rochelle Bilal and City Controller investigate missing guns from Sheriff’s Office

November 19, 2020

“All of the issues identified in the Controller’s Report occurred under the prior administration, and my office has worked tirelessly to implement policies and procedures to correct the issues identified in the report.“~ Rochelle Bilal Philadelphia, PA – After Sheriff Bilal won the primary election to become Philadelphia’s first female Sheriff, but prior to her…

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