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1:06 AM / Sunday March 7, 2021

Week In Review

Fired teacher apologizes for recorded beating

June 4, 2010

A teacher who was recorded on cell phone video beating a student apologized last Friday, saying she was “without excuse” for the attack on the 13-year-old. Science teacher Sheri Lynn Davis, who was fired by the charter school over the attack…

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Wright: ‘Obama threw me under the bus’

June 4, 2010

The Rev. Jeremiah Wright, Barack Obama’s controversial former pastor, said in a letter obtained by The Associated Press that he is “toxic” to the Obama administration and that the president “threw me under the bus.”

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Barrier-breaking jazz star Lena Horne dies at 92

May 18, 2010

Lena Horne, the enchanting jazz singer and actress known for her plaintive, signature song “Stormy Weather” and for her triumph over the bigotry that allowed her to entertain white audiences but not socialize with them, has died. She was 92.

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Arizona gov. signs bill targeting ethnic studies

May 18, 2010

Gov. Jan Brewer’s signature on the bill last Tuesday comes less than a month after she signed the nation’s toughest crackdown on illegal immigration — a move that ignited international backlash amid charges the measure would encourage racial profiling of Hispanics.

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NYC bomb suspect nabbed aboard Dubai-bound plane

May 9, 2010

A U.S. citizen who had recently returned from a five-month trip to his native Pakistan, where he had a wife, was arrested at a New York airport on charges that he drove a bomb-laden SUV meant to cause a fireball in Times Square, federal authorities said.

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New Ariz. law requires Obama’s birth certificate

April 23, 2010

The Arizona House has approved a bill that would require President Barack Obama to show his birth certificate if he hopes to be on the state’s ballot for a re-election bid. The House approved the measure on a 31-29 vote, sending it to the Senate.

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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