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SUN Spotlight: Rashaad Lambert

September 24, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO: Rasheed Lambert (Photo courtesy Rasheed Lambert) By Afea Tucker  This week, we’re spotlighting West Philadelphia native Rashaad Lambert. Lambert is the director of Culture and Community for Forbes, founder of “For(bes) The Culture,” and CEO of Sporty Marketing.  Recognized as one of Forbes “30 Under 30” nominees, Lambert is also a NAACP Image…

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Pennsylvania chips away at pandemic poll worker shortages

September 24, 2020

By MARK SCOLFORO HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — It will take 40,000 or more poll workers to run the fall election in Pennsylvania, and while some counties are on track to have fully staffed polling places, with six weeks to go, officials aren’t sure whether there will be a repeat of the primary’s coronavirus-driven shortages. A…

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Democrats in Pa. scramble to limit number of ‘naked ballots’

September 24, 2020

By NICHOLAS RICCARDI and MARC LEVY HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Democrats are launching a digital ad targeting Pennsylvanians voting by mail to explain how to correctly fill out and return the ballots, hoping to avert worried predictions that 100,000 votes or more could be invalidated because the ballots aren’t put in the proper secrecy envelope….

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Krasner petitions PA Supreme Court to stop streaming trials on YouTube

September 21, 2020

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia’s top prosecutor has filed a request with the Pennsylvania Supreme Court to stop the livestreaming of trials on YouTube because of the potential for witness or juror intimidation and the inability to ensure someone watching isn’t recording the proceedings. Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner filed the request to the state’s highest…

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Guardian Civic League officially endorses Biden-Harris ticket

September 18, 2020

PRNewswire The Guardian Civic League is officially endorsing former Vice President Joe Biden for president of the United States of America and Sen. Kamala Harris for vice president. The organization is endorsing this ticket because they believe these two candidates are what is best for this country and their members. Both Biden and Harris have…

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Community College of Philadelphia to operate Spring 2021 semester online

September 18, 2020

PHILADELPHIA – Community College of Philadelphia has announced that the College will continue to offer coursework primarily online in the spring 2021 semester.  “The health and safety of our students, faculty and staff are our top priorities in planning for the spring semester,” Dr. Donald Guy Generals, College president, said. “As we head into fall…

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Philadelphia court suspends evictions for two weeks

September 18, 2020

ASSOCIATED PRESS  PHILADELPHIA — Court officials in Philadelphia have put a hold on residential evictions in the city for two weeks. In an order issued last Wednesday afternoon, Municipal Court President Judge Patrick F. Dugan suspended service of the writs necessary to lockout residents in an eviction proceeding until Sept. 23. He also limited the…

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