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5:57 AM / Wednesday February 26, 2020

Week In Review

Racist messages pose quandary for mainstream sites

October 1, 2010

Although you rarely hear racial insults on Main Street these days, there’s a place where unashamed bigotry is all too easy to find: tossed off in the comments sections of some of the Internet’s most popular websites, today’s virtual Main Street.

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Study: 75 percent of Americans will be overweight by 2020

September 26, 2010

Three out of four Americans will be overweight or obese by 2020, and disease rates and health care spending will balloon, unless governments, individuals and industry cooperate on a comprehensive strategy to combat the epidemic, the study by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development said.

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New report: more grandparents raising grandkids

September 20, 2010

These grandparents often give themselves high marks as caregivers, but many face distinctive stresses as they confront unanticipated financial burdens and culture shock that come with the responsibilities of child-raising.

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Little Rock Nine member Jefferson Thomas dies

September 20, 2010

Jefferson Thomas, who as a teenager was among nine black students to integrate a Little Rock high school in the nation’s first major battle over school segregation, has died. He was 67. Thomas died in Ohio of pancreatic cancer.

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Fla. minister determined to hold 9/11 Quran burn

September 20, 2010

A top general, the Secretary of State, the White House and political and religious leaders from around the world have decried a plan by the leader of a small Florida church to burn copies of Islam’s holiest text to mark the 9/11 attacks. The Rev. Terry Jones is not backing down.

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HUD auditing Philly housing agency amid sex claims

September 4, 2010

The director of the Philadelphia Housing Authority was placed on leave last week amid revelations the agency quietly agreed to pay nearly $900,000 to settle four sexual-harassment complaints filed against him, and U.S housing officials pledged an immediate audit.

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Settlement ends Louisiana police shooting lawsuit

September 4, 2010

The widow of an elderly black man shot to death by a white police officer last year has reached a settlement with the town of Homer, La., closing a lawsuit brought by the Southern Poverty Law Center [SPLC] on her behalf.

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Neicy Tribbett joins Praise 103.9 family

September 4, 2010

When you hear the last name Tribbett and Inspirational music in the same sentence you often think of famed gospel singer Tye Tribbett who has grown to international acclaim. Now Tye won’t be the only Tribbett on Praise 103.9. His mother, Neicy Tribbett, has joined the Praise 103.9 family.

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Commentary

Has conservative evangelicalism reached a dangerous moment of its own making?

February 24, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO: Rev. Joel Edwards, general director of the British Evangelical Alliance, speaking to the Associated Press...

Color Of Money

Ease into cord cutting with four easy steps

February 24, 2020

BPT Ditching cable for what are known as “streaming” services like Netflix, Hulu, Philo and more is...

Oasis

New leader of Philadelphia Catholic archdiocese installed

February 24, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO: Archbishop Nelson Perez (AP Photo/Corey Perrine) associated press The 1.3 million parishioners of the Roman...

Week In Review

National Black News Channel makes debut

February 24, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO: In this Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020, photo, Black News Channel Chairman J.C. Watts discusses the...

Sun Report

Debate night brawl: Bloomberg, Sanders attacked by rivals

February 24, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO: From left, Democratic presidential candidates, former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg, Sen. Elizabeth Warren,...

Horoscopes

SUNscopes for the week of Feb. 23

February 24, 2020

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The Philadelphia Sunday Sun Staff