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5:06 AM / Tuesday September 27, 2022

Week In Review

Questions surround

March 7, 2011

Common Cause has challenged Thomas, Justice Antonin Scalia and the Federalist Society to provide answers to questions around the two justices’ attendance at political strategy and fundraising “seminars” hosted by Koch Industries.

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Emanuel faces big money woes as next Chicago mayor

February 28, 2011

Emanuel, who overwhelmed the race with truckloads of money and friends in high places from Washington to Hollywood, will take control of a city in deep financial trouble with problems ranging from an understaffed police department to underperforming schools.

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Minorities iffy on Obama housing plan

February 19, 2011

Civil rights organizations today issued the following statement on the Obama administration’s report on reforming the nation’s housing finance market. Organizations issuing the statement include…

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Drug war in NYC engulfs non-white youth

February 19, 2011

Just released figures by the New York Division of Criminal Justice Services show that in 2010, the New York City Police Department arrested 50,383 people for low-level marijuana offenses. Arrests for low-level marijuana possession offenses are the number one arrest in New York City…

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DOJ settles case against racist landlords

February 13, 2011

The Justice Department has announced a settlement of its lawsuit alleging that Chandi Biswas, Kenneth R. Scott and Frankie L. Roberson violated the Fair Housing Act by making discriminatory statements against African-American renters…

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MLK III considers buying part of Mets team

February 6, 2011

In a late-night statement released to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on Sunday, King said that he hoped that the venture, if successful, would increase diversity among the owners in professional sports. Major league baseball has no African American owners.

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Recent News

Stateside

Mail ballot fight persists in key states, sure to slow count

September 23, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: Processed mail-in ballots are seen at the Chester County Voter Services office in West Chester,...

Health

Wolf administration recognizes Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

September 23, 2022

HARRISBURG, Pa. — Leadership from multiple state agencies joined advocates from Prevent Suicide PA to recognize September...

Seniors

Art program helps people living with dementia

September 23, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: Sylvia M. paints a colorful pattern at an “ARTZ in the Making” program.  (Photo/PCA) By...

Color Of Money

EXPLAINER: How the strong U.S. dollar can affect everyone

September 23, 2022

By Stan Choe ASSOCIATED PRESS  NEW YORK — The buck isn’t stopping. The value of the U.S....

Go With The-Flo

Roz Nixon visits with Lillias White to see her debut in the current Broadway hit “Hadestown”

September 23, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: Roz Nixon and Lillias White By Flo Anthony Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson is officially parting...

The Philadelphia Sunday Sun Staff