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Politics

President Obama seizes his ‘Last Big Moment’

July 29, 2016

ABOVE PHOTO:  President Barack Obama  (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File) He defined the legacy that Donald Trump has attempted to whittle away. By Linda S. Wallace Special to The New Tri-State Defender As President Barack Hussein Obama embraced Hillary Clinton Wednesday night as the political heir to his movement of hope, he built upon his own…

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Occupy The Newsroom

July 29, 2016

ABOVE PHOTO:  Photo by Bill Z. Foster A group of angry supporters of Bernie Sanders decided to make their grievances known by taking over one of the Democratic National Convention’s media tents Tuesday night. By Denise Clay The second night of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia was supposed to be memorable for a variety…

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Election Watch: 5 questions w/ PA Attorney General Candidates

April 23, 2016

SUN editor Monica Peters asked candidates from the PA Attorney General primary race their position on the issues and who they are endorsing for President By Monica Peters Stephen Zappala:  Pennsylvania Attorney General (D) SUN: What are your specific plans to address poverty? SZ: As Attorney General, I will address poverty the same way I…

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Election Watch: 5 questions with candidates, 200th Legislative District

April 23, 2016

State Rep. Tonyelle Cook-Artis SUN editor Monica Peters asked candidates from the 200th Legislative district primary race their position on the issues and who they are endorsing for President By Monica Peters State Rep. Tonyelle Cook-Artis 200th Legislative District (D) SUN:  What are your specific plans to address poverty in your district? TCA: Poverty alleviation…

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Election Watch: 5 Questions with 2nd Congressional District Candidates

April 23, 2016

SUN editor Monica Peters asked candidates from the 2nd Congressional district primary race their position on the issues and who they are endorsing for President By Monica Peters Congressman Chaka Fattah Congressman Chaka Fattah, 2nd Congressional District (Incumbent) SUN:  What are your specific plans to address poverty in your district? CF: I’ve spent my entire…

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Black Women in Sport Foundation, Coeur Sport, and USA Triathlon announce inaugural Women’s Power Up Triathlon grant winners

May 7, 2021

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Happy Mother’s Day to two great women

May 7, 2021

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Go With The-Flo

Meghan Markle has written her first children’s book called “The Bench”

May 7, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: Meghan Markle (Photo: Kathy Hutchins / Shutterstock) By Florence Anthony Tongues are wagging that Meghan...

Week In Review

Records: Ma’Khia Bryant’s sister sought help before shooting

May 7, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: Mourners are seen wearing shirts with Ma’Khia Bryant’s picture as they arrive for the funeral...

Seniors

Senior safety campaign in response to rising senior fire deaths

May 7, 2021

BPT U.S. Fire Administration data shows since January, more than 285 older adults (age 55 and older)...

Health

Why it’s never too early to make a long-term care plan

May 7, 2021

STATEPOINT Americans are living longer than ever before, and with continually rising health care costs, the need...

The Philadelphia Sunday Sun Staff