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Week In Review

State budget cuts create turmoil in Chester schools

October 2, 2011

“I, Thaddeus Kirkland, do not speak for the Chester Upland School District admin. Let me be clear on that. However I do believe that I speak for the teachers, parents, children, educational support staff, the security services, maintenance workers and all those whose lives have been altered dramatically by…

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Parole board denies clemency for Troy Davis

September 23, 2011

The mother of a murdered police officer reacted with caution when she got the news Tuesday morning that the state Board of Pardons and Paroles had declined to commute the death sentence of Troy Anthony Davis, the man condemned for killing her son.

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Troy Davis case draws international attention

September 23, 2011

Citing doubts about his guilt, national leaders of the NAACP and Amnesty International led hundreds in a protest Friday against executing the man a Georgia jury said killed a Savannah police officer in 1989. Amnesty International declared a Global Day of Solidarity for Troy Davis…

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Obama jobs plan heartens frustrated blacks

September 18, 2011

While the country’s unemployment rate stands at 9.1 percent, black unemployment has hit 16.7 percent, the highest since 1984. Unemployment among male blacks is at 18 percent, and black teens are unemployed at a rate of 46.5 percent.

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Obama says GOP must back US first, create jobs

September 12, 2011

President Barack Obama used a boisterous Labor Day rally to put congressional Republicans on the spot, challenging them to place the country’s interests above all else and vote to create jobs and put the economy back on a path toward growth. “Show us what you’ve got,” he said.

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FBI: Ex-NBA player Crittenton arrested in Calif.

September 4, 2011

Former NBA player Javaris Crittenton, who was suspended from the league for having guns in a locker room with teammate Gilbert Arenas, was arrested Monday in Southern California to face a murder charge in a deadly Atlanta shooting.

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Sun Report

Pennsylvania to pay for mail-in ballot postage in election

August 7, 2020

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Entertainment

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August 7, 2020

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Stateside

Oprah buys 26 billboards in Louisville, KY demanding justice for Breonna Taylor

August 8, 2020

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Color Of Money

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August 7, 2020

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Seniors

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August 7, 2020

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Go With The-Flo

Michael B. Jordan has teamed up with Color of Change to launch the #ChangeHollywood initiative

August 7, 2020

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