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9:06 AM / Monday November 30, 2020

Week In Review

In close race, Obama and Romney showing confidence

October 14, 2012

Exactly one month from Election Day, Republican Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama are both declaring they will win a race for the White House that remains anything but clear. Their trails are crossing again in Ohio, the state that could decide the election…

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High court questions Texas affirmative action plan

October 14, 2012

Supreme Court justices sharply questioned the University of Texas’ use of race in college admissions Wednesday in a case that could lead to new limits on affirmative action. The court heard arguments in a challenge to the program from a white Texan who contends she was discriminated against…

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Judge halts scheduled execution of Terrance Williams

October 8, 2012

A Philadelphia judge halted next week’s scheduled execution of a teen killer after finding the trial prosecutor suppressed evidence the victim was molesting boys, “sanitized” witness statements before giving them to the defense and lied about a secret deal she’d struck with the accomplice.

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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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Recent News

Sun Report

Pennsylvania certifies Biden as winner of presidential vote

November 26, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO: In this Thursday, Oct. 15, 2020 file photo, Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe...

Commentary

COVID holidays inspire united behaviors, expectations for life in 2021

November 26, 2020

By Mary Firestone Pennsylvania NewsMedia Association Staff Writer For many Pennsylvanians, the late fall and early winter...

Color Of Money

Three lessons in resilience to help you get through 2020

November 26, 2020

BPT Billionaire Mark Cuban was fired from his first job in software. Actress Jameela Jamil endured three...

Health

For second consecutive year AmeriHealth Caritas’ two dual eligible special needs plans earn overall four star rating from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

November 26, 2020

PA plans nationally recognized for exceptional commitment to quality For the second consecutive year, AmeriHealth Caritas, a...

Seniors

Simple ways to safely bring joy to seniors during the holidays

November 26, 2020

BPT Many seniors and their loved ones are taking special precautions to stay healthy, including limiting or...

Horoscopes

SUNscopes for the week of November 29

November 26, 2020

Aries (March 21-April 19)   This is a good week to make future plans about education, publishing,...

The Philadelphia Sunday Sun Staff