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6:55 PM / Thursday January 20, 2022

Sun Report

Choices on how to celebrate Dr. King’s legacy

January 14, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: Todd Bernstein Founder, Global Citizens 365, Joye Nottage former Director, Phila. MLK Association and Rev. Dr. Malcolm Byrd President, Philly Forum  (Photos: courtesy Thera Martin) By Thera Martin Normally on Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s national holiday in Philadelphia and around the Delaware Valley, there’s so many events and activities to choose…

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Fur Babies Rule! The benefits of dogs in the workplace

January 7, 2022

FAMILY FEATURES As many pet parents return to the office in the new year, they are looking for ways to continue spending time with their furry friends during the workday. In fact, 72% of pet owners said being able to bring pets to work is important, according to an online survey conducted on behalf of…

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SUBURBAN NEWS: Lawmaker pleads guilty in double-dipping reimbursements case

December 10, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: Rep. Margo Davidson speaks during a committee meeting, in Harrisburg, Pa. Tuesday, June 15, 2021. Davidson, a Democratic state representative from just outside Philadelphia issued a statement saying she’s resigning after being charged Thursday, July 22, 2021 with theft and other offenses over her expense reimbursements. (Alejandro A. Alvarez/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP)…

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SUBURBAN NEWS: County launches survey to identify areas with no or limited access to broadband internet

December 10, 2021

Delaware County is seeking to collect additional data regarding residents’ access to broadband internet by surveying residents and business owners. The County has created a survey to identify residential and commercial locations that don’t have access to broadband internet or that have limited access in order to identify places where broadband infrastructure does not exist…

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SUBURBAN NEWS: College president and Chester County sheriff join police cadets for final run

December 3, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: Municipal Police Academy (MPA) Director Bill Davis, Chester County Sheriff Fredda L. Maddox, MPA cadet/Act 120 scholar Brian Woodard, and Delaware County Community College President Dr. L. Joy Gates Black. (Photo/Jim McWilliams Photography) Delaware County Community College President Dr. L. Joy Gates Black and Chester County Sheriff Fredda L. Maddox recently cheered on…

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All 3 men charged in Arbery’s death convicted of murder

November 25, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: Annie Polite, 87, of Brunswick, Ga., walks with her walker in front of a protest march as part of a Wall of Prayer event outside the Glynn County Courthouse, Thursday, Nov. 18, 2021, in Brunswick, Ga. The Rev. Al Sharpton organized the event after defense attorney Kevin Gough to objected to the presence…

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Black Americans see biased system in Rittenhouse verdict

November 25, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: A woman recites poetry outside the Kenosha County Courthouse, Friday, Nov. 19, 2021, in Kenosha, Wis. Kyle Rittenhouse was acquitted of all charges after pleading self-defense in the deadly Kenosha shootings that became a flashpoint in the nation’s debate over guns, vigilantism and racial injustice. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya) By Kathleen Foody ASSOCIATED PRESS …

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Fur Babies Rule! PTSD service dogs can change veterans’ lives

November 19, 2021

BPT Imagine nightmares limiting you to a few hours of sleep a night, feeling too scared to drive or take a walk, and staying inside your home week after week due to anxiety. This was the reality for Tishawna of St. Louis, Missouri, a veteran with post-traumatic stress disorder, commonly referred to as PTSD. “I…

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For 112-year-old veteran’s daughter, care is a labor of love

November 12, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: Vanessa Brooks poses for a portrait with her father Lawrence Brooks in his room at their home in New Orleans on Friday, Sept. 8, 2021. Lawrence is the oldest living man in America and also the oldest living World War II veteran. (AP Photo/Kathleen Flynn) Vanessa Brooks was gentle as she held the…

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Arbery killers get life in prison; no parole for father, son

January 14, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: Ahmaud Arbery’s mother Wanda Cooper-Jones, center, reacts as Superior Court Judge Timothy Walmsley sentences Greg...

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