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A flag of our own

March 4, 2013

George Cooke, at maybe the lowest point of a life that had already rife with hardships, had a vision. Cooke was lying asleep in a Lancaster, PA. with his 6-year-old twin boys, George Jr. and Shavon, when something strange happened.

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City of Phila. releases OIG Annual Report

March 4, 2013

Philadelphia released the Office of the Inspector General’s 2012 Annual Report, which shows that during 2012, the OIG saved or recovered $9.2 million for the City and that OIG investigations have also led to the termination or resignation of 44 City employees and the arrest or indictment of five individuals.

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“This is a line that was crossed…”

March 3, 2013

Valentine’s Day took on a special meaning for those who had been hoping, praying and marching for justice in the case of a 5-year-old West Philadelphia girl. That’s because a suspect in her kidnapping from her West Philadelphia elementary school had been arrested.

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Understanding an Icon

February 15, 2013

Everyone knows the story of the death of Motown Icon Marvin Gaye, who was murdered at the hands of his father also named Marvin. Or at least they think they do. A new production of the play My Brother Marvin, based on the book written by Gaye’s sister Zeola and featuring…

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Commentary

Frustration among good intentions

February 25, 2021

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Health

Enrollment at US community colleges plummets amid pandemic

February 25, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: Peniella Irakoze poses for a photo on campus during a break from her part-time job...

Entertainment

Kimye’ is no more: Kardashian files to divorce West

February 25, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: Kanye West and Kim Karddashian  (Editorial credit: Featureflash Photo Agency / Shutterstock.com) By Andrew Dalton...

Color Of Money

Children’s Scholarship Fund Philadelphia distributes over $1 million in tuition aid to K-8th grade students in need

February 25, 2021

The education nonprofit’s COVID-19 Emergency Tuition Fund distributed more than 1,500 grants. Children’s Scholarship Fund Philadelphia (CSFP),...

Go With The-Flo

Marsai Martin is honored with the Rising Star Award at the 38th Annual Caucus Awards

February 25, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: Marsai Martin   (Photo: Kathy Hutchins / Shutterstock) By Florence Anthony Here are some of...

Horoscopes

SUNscopes for the week of February 28

February 25, 2021

All Signs: This week fiery Mars enters Gemini to stay until April 23. (That’s seven weeks!) Mars...

The Philadelphia Sunday Sun Staff