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Week In Review

Judge halts Pa.’s tough new voter ID requirement

October 8, 2012

A judge blocked Pennsylvania’s divisive voterID requirement from going into effect on Election Day, delivering a hard-fought victory to Democrats who said it was a ploy to defeat President Obama and other opponents who said it would prevent the elderly and minorities from voting.

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Rev. Jesse Jackson wins release of two Americans from Gambia prison

September 29, 2012

After a face to face appeal by Rev. Jesse L. Jackson Sr. Monday, the President of Gambia agreed to release two American citizens into Rev. Jackson’s custody who were serving long prison sentences in the West Africa nation and allowed them to return to the United States with Jackson on Tuesday.

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Despite pleas, missing SC boy falls by wayside

September 16, 2012

From the still-unsolved slaying of 6-year-old JonBenet Ramsey more than 15 years ago to the disappearance and killing of 2-year-old Caylee Anthony, the public has watched with rapt attention as many cases involving young children unfolded, often over many months.

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Muhammad Ali to receives Liberty Medal

September 16, 2012

Retired boxing great Muhammad Ali visited Philadelphia to receive the Liberty Medal, an award recognizing his longtime role as a fighter outside the ring for humanitarian causes, civil rights and religious freedom. The honor will be presented on Thursday during a ceremony at the National Constitution Center…

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In convention warm-up, Obama sees economic gains

September 9, 2012

In the warm-up to the Democratic National Convention, both parties jockeyed for the economic high ground Monday, with Republican Mitt Romney labeling Labor Day “another day of worrying” for too many Americans anxious about finding a job.

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SUNscopes for the week of September 20

September 17, 2020

All Signs: I believe that in the next few months, we will discover information and data that...

The Philadelphia Sunday Sun Staff