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Philadelphia auction treasure a reminder of racist Wilson presidency
Michael Pace is a manager of Jinxed, one of Philadelphia's growing number of "vintage goods boutiques." To stay competitive, Pace keeps his inventory updated with miscellany that he purchases by the container at auction and estate sales. "We don't …
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11-year-old Philadelphia girl killed after 2-year-old brother plays with gun
11-year-old Philadelphia girl killed after 2-year-old brother plays with gun: police. Jamara Stevens was in the home with her brother as their mother went to the bathroom. The little boy pointed the loaded gun at his sister and fired. The bullet struck …
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NJ Transit approves $468000 for safety review, including Atlantic City

NJ Transit approves 8000 for safety review, including Atlantic City
NJ Transit will conduct an extensive safety review of its 12 rail lines across the state, including the Atlantic City-Philadelphia route, following a fatal commuter train crash last year in New York City. The mass transit agency voted Tuesday to hire …
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'Star Trek Into Darkness' live with the Philadelphia Orchestra
Conducted by David Newman, the Philadelphia Orchestra's addition to Star Trek Into Darkness is happening Thursday, July 31 at 8:00 pm. It is an all ages show, and fellow Trekkies can grab tickets for it here starting Friday—$ 75 for Golden Circle, $ 14 …
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Brewers game Monday at Philadelphia postponed due to rain
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Phillies' home opener against Milwaukee on Monday has been postponed because of expected inclement weather. The game has been rescheduled for Tuesday at 3:05 p.m. CT. Tickets for Monday will be honored Tuesday.
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Pa. Senate passes bill to end union exemption from harassment laws

Pa. Senate passes bill to end union exemption from harassment laws
The passage of the legislation comes less than two months after federal prosecutors in Philadelphia indicted 10 members of Ironworkers Local 401 on charges of allegedly participating in a conspiracy to commit extortion, arson, destruction of property …
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Service Suspended On SEPTA's West Trenton Rail Line
The stretch of 84th Street at Bartram Avenue in Southwest Philadelphia is barely tenth of a mile long and is filled with road issues. The stretch of 84th Street at Bartram Avenue in Southwest Philadelphia is barely tenth of a mile long and is filled …
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'Always Sunny in Philadelphia' to Stay on FXX Through 2017
always sunny It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia just signed a new deal with FX to keep the gang from Paddy's Pub wreaking havoc and making terrible decisions till 2017. McElhenny, Day and Howerton signed what is said to be an over $ 50 million deal, …
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Pennsylvania Gets New Community Idea Incubator, Impact Hub Philadelphia

Pennsylvania Gets New Community Idea Incubator, Impact Hub Philadelphia
In March, a former commercial building in South Kensington that had broken through adjacent walls to other industrial space, opened as a community workspace. By doing so, Pennsylvania gets a new idea incubator, Impact Hub Philadelphia, number 54 in a …
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Speaker: Camp William Penn outside Philadelphia trained thousands of black
Some of the black men involved in both engagements trained at Camp William Penn just outside the city limits of Philadelphia — the first training camp for African American soldiers, who enlisted in the U.S. Army during the Civil War, according to …
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Fire erupts in senior building in West Philadelphia
PHILADELPHIA – April 5, 2014 (WPVI) — Flames erupted inside a senior citizens apartment building in West Philadelphia Saturday leaving dozens displaced. Crews responded to the 200 block of North 57th Street shortly after 1:00 p.m.. The building was …
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Arrests Made Following Robbery of Elderly Woman in West Philadelphia

Arrests Made Following Robbery of Elderly Woman in West Philadelphia
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A couple accused of stealing $ 8,000 from an 80-year-old West Philadelphia woman is behind bars. Philadelphia Police say 57-year-old Vickson Korlewala and 51-year-old Lorpu Korlewala were taken into custody on Wednesday.
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Police: 80-Year-Old Woman Abducted, Robbed In West Philadelphia
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Philadelphia Police are searching for a man and a woman they say allegedly forced an elderly woman into a car, drove her to a bank, and then robbed her. The 80-year-old victim told police she was walking toward the Salvation Army …
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Charlotte Bobcats cruise in 123-93 win over Philadelphia 76ers

Charlotte Bobcats cruise in 123-93 win over Philadelphia 76ers
PHILADELPHIA It took the Charlotte Bobcats 791 games to win three by 30 or more points. It took them six more to raise that number to five. The 30-point home victory against the playoff-bound Portland Trail Blazers was a stunner. Wednesday's 123-93 …
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5 Reasons to Be Optimistic for Philadelphia Phillies' 2014 Season
The Philadelphia Phillies were the worst team in all of the majors in spring training. Cole Hamels is hurt. The infield is old and—depending on the player—overpaid. And the team put this all together following their worst season since the turn of the …
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Analyzing Andrew MacDonald's Impact on the Philadelphia Flyers

Analyzing Andrew MacDonald's Impact on the Philadelphia Flyers
The Philadelphia Flyers made one acquisition at the trade deadline: They picked up defenseman Andrew MacDonald from the New York Islanders for a couple of draft choices and minor league forward Matt Mangene. Many fans were less than thrilled with the …
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Philadelphia reporters recount professional, personal tales for book on police
The new book “Busted: A Tale of Corruption and Betrayal in the City of Brotherly Love'' is the chick, noir version of “All the President's Men,” with a little “Rocky,” a little “Deadline U.S.A.” and a little almost anything with Rosalind Russell or …
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I'm Agnostic, and I'm Hoping Pope Francis Comes to Philadelphia

I'm Agnostic, and I'm Hoping Pope Francis Comes to Philadelphia
One other thing: As noted before, Philadelphia is one of the cities in the church — both in America and worldwide — to be most damaged by revelations of priestly abuse of children. The ramifications echo still. If Pope Francis comes, I believe it …
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Philadelphia Eagles' draft needs: Kyle Fuller could shore up D
Coach Chip Kelly didn't need much time to adjust to the NFL game, accomplishing a lot in his first season at the helm of the Philadelphia Eagles. His fast, high-octane offense averaged 6.3 yards per play — tied with the Denver Broncos for first in the …
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Good Day Philadelphia's April Fools' Day Joke
We have received a lot of calls and emails about our new "co-anchor" from South Philadelphia. Sorry, everyone, but it was just an April Fools' Day joke! Francesca was in on it the entire time, and she had a great time with the "Good Day Philadelphia" crew.
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Bruins beat Flyers 4-3 for 9th straight road win

Bruins beat Flyers 4-3 for 9th straight road win
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — There is no secret to Boston's road success. The Bruins play their system and play it well no matter where they play. Patrice Bergeron scored the go-ahead goal in the second period and also tallied in the shootout to help Boston to …
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Phila. city councilwoman claims home burglarized, set on fire
NORTH PHILADELPHIA – March 28, 2014 (WPVI) — Fire authorities are investigating a blaze at a house owned by Philadelphia Councilwoman Maria Quinones-Sanchez. The councilwoman says someone ransacked her family's home, then set fires.
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Philadelphia beckons pope
When Pope Francis did not give a private audience last week to Gov. Tom Corbett and Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter, it touched off a wave of darkly comic speculation. One Philadelphia news site suggested that, given the prosecuted and unprosecuted …
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DeSean Jackson's Future In The NFL
The Philadelphia Eagles on Friday released wide receiver DeSean Jackson, a move that comes just two years after the playmaker signed a five-year contract extension. The Eagles' decision to cut ties with one of the most electrifying players in club …
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