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12:35 AM / Sunday March 7, 2021

Week In Review

Family: Racism caused Conn. gunman to snap

August 8, 2010

Union representatives and his supervisors showed a video of Omar Thorton stealing beer from the distributor where he worked. Busted, he didn’t put up a fight, company officials said. He quietly signed a letter of resignation and was headed for the door when he pulled out a gun and started firing…

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House panel charges Rangel with ethics misdeeds

August 1, 2010

A House investigative committee has charged New York Rep. Charles Rangel with multiple ethics violations, dealing a serious blow to the former Ways and Means chairman and complicating Democrats’ election-year outlook.

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A Russian milestone: 1st black elected to office

August 1, 2010

In a country where racism is entrenched and often violent, Sagbo’s election as one of Novozavidovo’s 10 municipal councilors is a milestone. But among the town’s 10,000 people, the 48-year-old from the West African country of Benin is viewed simply a Russian who cares about his hometown.

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Obama signs sweeping financial overhaul into law

July 26, 2010

Reveling in victory, President Barack Obama last Wednesday signed into law the most sweeping overhaul of financial regulations since the Great Depression, a package that aims to protect consumers and ensure economic stability from Main Street to Wall Street.

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Hot enough for ya? Temps soar to 100 in East

July 9, 2010

The heat wasn’t going to keep Jerryll Freels inside on his vacation. The 28-year-old made his way through Times Square on Monday, combating the hot weather with a wet white washcloth over his head and a water bottle in hand.

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Recent News

Local

Students to return to Philadelphia Public Schools on rolling schedule beginning March 8

March 5, 2021

The City of Philadelphia, the Philadelphia School District and union officials have announced that PreK through second-grade...

Entertainment

‘Nomadland,’ ‘Borat’ win at a socially distant Golden Globes

March 5, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: Chadwick Boseman, Andra Day  and Daniel Kaluuya. Chadwick Boseman wins posthumous award at bicoastal Globes...

Seniors

Five fun ways to keep your cat entertained at home

March 5, 2021

BPT Thanks to the pandemic, many people have gone from working in an office to working from...

Color Of Money

Guest Commentary: Raising the minimum wage is good business

March 5, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: A unknown person holding a sign for the raise of minimum wage at a site...

Seniors

Five fun ways to keep your cat entertained at home

March 5, 2021

BPT Thanks to the pandemic, many people have gone from working in an office to working from...

Horoscopes

SUNscopes for the week of March 7, 2021

March 5, 2021

All Signs: Neptune is the planet of dreams, inspiration and imagination as well as illusion, confusion and...

The Philadelphia Sunday Sun Staff