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UNC trustees OK Nikole Hannah-Jones’ tenure application

June 30, 2021

By TOM FOREMAN WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Trustees at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill voted Wednesday to accept the tenure application of investigative journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones, following weeks of tension that began when a board member halted the process over questions about her teaching credentials. The board accepted the application at a…

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How to build a Westminster champion

June 24, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: Wasabi the pekingese, with handler David Fitzpatrick, crowned Best in Show at the recent 145th Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show.  (Photos: BPT) BPT It takes hard work to train a dog, but have you ever thought about what it takes to create a champion for a prestigious competition like the Westminster Kennel…

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Bidens’ older dog, Champ, has died; German shepherd was 13

June 24, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden’s dog Champ is seen on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington. President President Joe Biden announced Saturday, June 19, that Champ, the family’s elder dog, passed away at “peacefully at home” at 13 years old. (Mandel Ngan/Pool via AP, File) By Alexandra…

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Ten tips on how to take dad fishing

June 18, 2021

BPT What are two things that dads all over America would love to do the most this coming summer? Spend time with their kids … and catch fish. So, if you’re looking for a unique way to celebrate your love for dear ol’ dad, how about inviting him to go fishing (instead of the other…

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June 11, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: Thicky Micky FINDING THEIR FUR-EVER HOMES – PSPCA Adoptables 1. Pepe–Hey there! My name is Pepe and I’m four years old and cute as a button! Seriously look at this face. How could anyone resist? I wanted to tell you what a good boy I’ve been so get ready and settle in for…

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Feeding tips for your new puppy or kitten as they grow

June 11, 2021

BPT Congratulations on your new puppy or kitten! Like babies, kittens and puppies have special nutritional needs. To help establish the foundation for a future of good health, welcome your new pet with the right foods packed with proper nutrients, and feed them appropriately for their age and size to keep them growing happy and…

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The 2021 Juneteenth Parade & Festival

June 3, 2021

Saturday, June 19, 2021 JUNETEENTHPHILLY.ORG Juneteenth Philly, producer of the Philadelphia Juneteenth Parade and Festival, is excited to announce that they will host a series of events for the Juneteenth holiday. Due to continued COVID-19 restrictions, they will not be able to produce their annual parade. However, they will still host a series of events….

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Philadelphia’s July 4 to feature concert in different venue

June 3, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: Bebe Rexha  and Flo Rida (Photo: Shutterstock) associated press Philadelphia’s annual celebration of the nation’s birthday returns this summer with the traditional July 4 free concert in a different venue but concluding as usual with a fireworks display over the Benjamin Franklin Parkway. Wawa Welcome America on Wednesday announced an expanded 2021 celebration…

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