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The days of wine and grocers

October 17, 2010

In these days of manic health consciousness, candy and snack vending machines are considered inherently evil. Vending machines dispensing soda and other sugary drinks are even worse. Given that climate, you might think a wine vending machine would be rejected on its face.

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Joe opens fifth campaign office in Philadelphia

October 17, 2010

Democratic US Senate hopeful Joe Sestak announced the opening of his fifth campaign office in the City of Philadelphia to ensure the campaign is geared up for a big day on Nov. 2. The new office in North Philadelphia is located at 2221 N. Broad St.

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Onorato gains momentum

October 11, 2010

Below is the media coverage of recent polls in the Pennsylvania Governor’s race showing Dan Onorato gaining clear momentum in the dosing five-weeks of the campaign. As Pennsylvanians begin to tune into the race, voters are rejecting Tom Corbett’s hypocritical record of increased spending requests and more taxes.

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The Friendship Train

October 1, 2010

When John Johnson Jr. decided to run for president of Transit Workers Union Local 234 against Willie Brown, a dynamic incumbent best known for taking the union out on strike against SEPTA on Election Day last year, no one thought he had a shot.

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Cheyney students value NAACP membership on historical campus

October 1, 2010

The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), continues its mission of making certain educational, social, political and economic equality of rights for all persons, eliminating racial hatred and discrimination position at historic Cheney University of Pennsylvania.

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Recent News

Commentary

Divine Muva Diva: April 5, 2020

April 2, 2020

Dear Muva: How do we as women harness and take hold of our feminine energy? Why is...

Food And Beverage

Philadelphia adds food sites for residents in need

April 2, 2020

Where to find free, nutritious food during the COVID-19 crisis In response to continued shutdowns because of...

Entertainment

Earl Graves Sr., Founder of Black Enterprise Magazine passes away at 85

April 7, 2020

Above Photo: Publisher and CEO of Black Enterprise Magazine Earl G. Graves, author of “How To Succeed...

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...

Go With The-Flo

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

April 2, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO: Lizzo (Photo: Lev Radin / shutterstock) By Florence Anthony According to reports, at a time...

The Philadelphia Sunday Sun Staff