Philadelphia News for June 20th 2013

Philadelphia Union Midweek Press Conference – 6/19/13
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Philadelphia Phillies vs. Nationals Live Blog: Instant Reaction and Analysis
Washington used an 11th-inning grand slam by Ian Desmond to take the final game of the series and move ahead of Philadelphia into sole position of second place in the National League East. After Michael Young put the Phillies ahead in the first inning … More…

Would you want a Philadelphia hosted Super Bowl? – Bleeding
We here in Philadelphia have long wanted a Super Bowl. But typically when he say that, we mean a Super Bowl win… not the actual game. But that just may be what we get one day. Jeff Lurie has…
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Philadelphia – SecureWorld Expo
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snopes.com: The Philadelphia Experiment
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Lee, Michael Young lead Phils over Nationals
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Philadelphia Phillies vs. Nationals Live Blog: Instant Reaction and Analysis
The Philadelphia Phillies are in pole-position to complete the three-game sweep of the Washington Nationals. A first-inning, two-run home run by Michael Young has put the Phillies ahead of the Nationals 2-0 through six innings of play. Thus far, Kyle? … More…

Philadelphia Union defeat Harrisburg in friendly
The Philadelphia Union defeated USL PRO affiliate partner Harrisburg City Islanders, 4-2 Tuesday night at the Skyline Sports Complex on the strength of four goals split evenly between the two halves from Brian Carroll, Sebastien Le Toux, Antoine More…

Watch Brad Paisley Jam With the Rolling Stones in Philadelphia
Brad Paisley became the latest star to appear onstage with the Rolling Stones on Tuesday night (June 18) in Philadelphia. The superstar singer-songwriter and guitarist joined the legendary British ro.
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Official: Philadelphia Union Sign Former Eintracht Frankfurt
Nikolov is the newest member of the Union, possibly replacing Zac MacMath as the starting goalkeeper in 2013.
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Philadelphia Building Collapse Puts Focus on Oversight
PHILADELPHIA–City officials acknowledged Wednesday that private contractors are largely responsible for the safety of their demolition projects but said that after a deadly building collapse earlier this month, regulators are looking to tighten oversight. More…

Philadelphia Phillies 4-2 Over The Washington Nationals: Cliff Lee
Washington Nationals' lefty Ross Detwiler and Philadelphia Phillies' left-hander Cliff Lee went head to head tonight in Citizens Bank Park and it was a 1-1 game until the Phillies' hitter finally got to the Nats' 27-year-old left-hander. 4-2 final.
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Philadelphia Phillies vs. Nationals Live Blog: Instant Reaction and Analysis
The Philadelphia Phillies will look to complete a three-game sweep of the Washington Nationals when the two teams meet tonight at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia. Philadelphia will look to Kyle Kendrick (6-4, 3.76 ERA) to bounce back after his last … More…

Philadelphia among cities trying to limit food stamps for soda
NEW YORK (AP) – June 19, 2013 (WPVI) — The mayors of Philadelphia, New York, Los Angeles, Chicago and 14 other cities are reviving a push against letting food stamps be used to buy soda and other sugary drinks. More…

Philadelphia deputy mayor: City not responsible for demolition work at private
PHILADELPHIA — The city issues demolition permits, but it isn't responsible for the work done by contractors on private property, Philadelphia officials said Wednesday at the first public hearing on this month's fatal building collapse. The June 5 More…

Philadelphia Union ink veteran Bundesliga 'keeper Oka Nikolov to provide
Hopefully Zac MacMath's conversational German is passable. Once again, the Philadelphia Union youngster will compete with a veteran goalkeeper displaced from the German Bundesliga. On Wednesday, the Union announced that the club had signed Oka More…

Man charged for castrating paraplegic at Philadelphia assisted living
“It appears as though our victim and the female had some sort of issue that the defendant believed he could handle and settle,” Philadelphia Police Southwest Detectives spokesperson John Walker explained to WPVI. “And unfortunately it
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Philadelphia Phillies – PlayerWatch
1B Ryan Howard went 1-for-3 with his second triple of the season and the month. Before June 5, Howard had hit just one triple in his previous 323 games. Howard also drove in a run with a fourth-inning sacrifice fly, the 957th RBI of his career. That More…

Philadelphia Phillies Vs. Washington Nationals: 6/19/13 Mitch's Free MLB
The Philadelphia Phillies continue to try and get back into the NL East race and they got a little closer on Tuesday getting a win against the Nationals. Michael Young had three hits and Ryan Howard, Jimmy Rollins, and Ben Revere each had hits as the More…

Philadelphia Traffic Court Abolished
The Senate voted unanimously in favor of a revised version of the legislation last Tuesday, which will move traffic court duties to a traffic division of Philadelphia Municipal Court. Currently scheduled traffic court judicial elections will now be … More…

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Philadelphia News for June 19th 2013

Philadelphia Eagles position battle previews – Bleeding Green Nation
Over the next month or so, we'll be taking a look at the various position battles set to be waged when the Eagles open training camp in late July.
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Washington Nationals (34-35) at Philadelphia Phillies (34-37), 7:05 pm (ET)
The Washington Nationals will try to bounce back from their recent loss Tuesday in the continuation of a three-game series against the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park. The Nationals dropped a 5-4 decision in Monday's series opener, as More…

Philadelphia inspector Ronald Wagenhoffer kills self after deadly collapse
FILE – Firefighters view the aftermath of a building collapse, Thursday, June 6, 2013, in Philadelphia. An official says an inspector who surveyed a Philadelphia building before it collapsed last week, killing six people, has committed suicide. Deputy More…

Tracy ties it in 9th, but Phils win in bottom half
The Philadelphia Phillies’ mascot, the Phillie Phanatic, left, and a grounds crew workers lift his stalled all-terrain vehicle off the field before a baseball game against the Washington Nationals, Monday, June 17, 2013, in Philadelphia. MATT SLOCUM … More…

S&P RAISES CITY OF PHILADELPHIA BOND RATING | City of
City receives its highest rating in more than 30 years. Philadelphia, June 17, 2013- Standard & Poor's Ratings Services has raised the City of Philadelphia's long-term and underlying rating on the City's general obligation (GO) debt to A- with a
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Philadelphia Union vs. New York Red Bulls | MLS Match Preview
sitting 2nd in the Eastern Conference, return from a three-week-plus break in league play — they did play a US Open Cup match, losing 4-2 to the New England Revolution last week — with a trip down I-95 for a clash with the Philadelphia Union at More…

Philadelphia the Perfect Place for Justin Rose, Caddie
CROMWELL, Conn. – Both U.S. Open champion Justin Rose and his caddie Mark Fulcher are from England but have proven right at home in Philadelphia. Rose's victory on Sunday at Merion was Fulcher's fourth in the Philadelphia area. He won twice while More…

French man found in plane's cockpit to leave US
PHILADELPHIA — A French man who gained access to the cockpit of a plane at Philadelphia International Airport by impersonating an airline employee has been sentenced to time served and will be deported. Sixty-one-year-old Philippe Jeannard was More…

Philadelphia Phillies – TeamReport
Although the Phillies, who defeated Washington 5-4 Monday, signed the veteran, former Chicago Cubs ace for pitching depth after Roy Halladay underwent shoulder surgery last month, Zambrano will continue to pitch in the minor leagues, not the major More…

Jayson Werth Trolls The Phanatic, Philadelphia – Philebrity.com
Before last night's Phillies vs. Nationals game — which the Phils won in heroic fashion thanks to (who else?) Dom Brown — the Phillie Phanatic's ATV “stalled” and had to be lifted off the field. We put stalled in quotes, of course, because
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WORLD WAR Z – Official Clip – "Philadelphia"
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Brown's hit in 9th lifts Phillies over Nationals
Philadelphia Phillies’ John Lannan pitches in the first inning of a baseball game against the Washington Nationals, Monday, June 17, 2013, in Philadelphia. MATT SLOCUM ??? AP Photo. Story Photos: Nationals Phillies Baseball ?? APTOPIX Nationals Phillies? … More…

Philadelphia collapse survivor describes ordeal
PHILADELPHIA (AP) – The city's top prosecutor announced a grand jury was being convened to investigate a building collapse that killed six people and injured 13 others, including a woman who on Monday described hearing the sound of falling bricks More…

Philadelphia Eagles: Reasons Why Chip Kelly Will Fail
The Philadelphia Eagles landed one of the biggest offseason prizes for the second year in a row in new head coach Chip Kelly. However, it isn’t like we haven’t seen major offseason additions fail in Philadelphia before. Kelly was brought in from Oregon? … More…

Philadelphia Phillies Carlos Ruiz Activated From DL – FanSided
May 17, 2013; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Philadelphia Phillies first baseman Ryan Howard (6) celebrates scoring with catcher Carlos Ruiz (51) during the eight.
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Philadelphia Soul to host job fair for veterans during Military Appreciation Night
These statistics may strike a cord with a lot of people, but it really hit home with two members of the Philadelphia Soul organization in particular: majority owner Ron Jaworski and defensive lineman Morkeith Brown. Jaworski learned of these numbers … More…

Recap: Philadelphia vs. Washington
By Sports Network. The Sports Network. A 70-minute rain delay at the outset could not derail Cliff Lee, who won his seventh straight decision and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Washington Nationals, 4-2, in the middle installment of a three-game set. More…

Philadelphia-Area Congressman Can't Explain Difference Between Gosnell
Rep. Charlie Dent of Pennsylvania was one of only six Republicans in the House of Representatives who voted Tuesday night against a bill restricting post-viability abortions (six Democrats voted for the bill). Dent was also the only Republican to More…

Philadelphia Eagles Fans Should Be Pulling for Anyone but Vick in QB
Certainly, most Philadelphia Eagles fans are approaching the looming training camp quarterback competition with a “may the best man win” philosophy. But that doesn’t mean you can’t hope that the best man winds up being either Nick Foles or Matt Barkley … More…

Philadelphia Eagles – TeamReport
"This is an exciting and new era for the Philadelphia Eagles," Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie said. "Just watching the new HD boards will be fun as the game will be captured in a powerful way for fans. And celebrating players and pivotal moments in games More…

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Philadelphia News for June 18th 2013

Philadelphia Schools Closing While A New $400 Million Prison Is Under
Philadelphia laid off thousands of school employees last week after the state of Pennsylvania continued its austerity measures against public schools. And while the state is essentially destroying Philadelphia public schools through under-funding More…

Anti – Semitic attack could cost Delmon Young big – time Philadelphia Phillies
Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Delmon Young may be forced to make a major league payout to the man he shoved in an anti-Semitic attack in midtown last year. The volatile ballplayer called Jason Shank a ???f—ing Jew??? and knocked him down in front of … More…

Recap: Colorado vs. Philadelphia
June 16. By Sports Network. The Sports Network. Jhoulys Chacin was incredibly efficient in pitching the Colorado Rockies past the Philadelphia Phillies, 5-2, in the rubber match of a three-game series. Order Reprints More…

Philadelphia Is Still Paying For The Vet – Deadspin
That is video of Veterans Stadium–prior home to the Eagles and Phillies before they each got shiny, new stadiums–being demolished. As you can see, it no longer exists. It has not existed since 2004, but Philadelphia still owes $183000 on
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Philadelphia Phillies Chase Utley could begin rehab assignment
Philadelphia Phillies veteran second baseman Chase Utley set a mid-June return from an oblique injury as his goal, and it will be interesting to see if he.
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Philadelphia Tickets At Great Prices Including Rolling Stones, The Eagles
Philadelphia residents who enjoy great concerts, theater and pro sports need to pull out their calendars and start choosing from amongst the many upcoming shows and games they want want to buy tickets for. With the savings from Financial Firebird More…

Baseball betting focuses on Philadelphia, NL East odds this week
Philadelphia Phillies need to decide soon if they are contenders or pretenders. The MLB odds situation this week will tell betting fans which way the Phillies are leaning.
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Philadelphia museum will exhibit 1st book printed in US; tiny 1640 hymnal soon
PHILADELPHIA — It's rare enough to have one. Next week, Philadelphia will have two — if for just a few hours. Side by side, 373 years after rolling off the press as the first book printed in what would become the United States of America, two copies More…

Recap: Colorado vs. Philadelphia
Jhoulys Chacin was incredibly efficient in pitching the Colorado Rockies past the Philadelphia Phillies, 5-2, in the rubber match of a three-game series. Chacin (5-3) retired 14 in a row and one point and was one out away from his second career shutout More…

Washington at Philadelphia
The Washington Nationals' acquisition of Dan Haren in the offseason played a role in the team not re-signing John Lannan, who wound up agreeing to a deal with the NL East rival Philadelphia Phillies. Haren looks to win for the first time in more than More…

Philadelphia Eagles – TeamReport
Five-time Pro Bowl offensive tackle Jason Peters of the Eagles was arrested early Wednesday morning after being accused of leading police on a chase where speeds reached 100 mph. According to USA Today, Peters faces charges of drag racing and More…

Father, Daughter Killed in Head-On Collision | NBC 10 Philadelphia
A man and his young daughter were killed on Father's Day after a head-on collision in Hamilton Township.
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Hunger strike against school closures begins in Philadelphia
The fight over public education in Philadelphia escalated Monday, when two local parents and two school district employees initiated a hunger strike to protest the closure of 23 schools and firing of 3,783 education professionals. The four
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Recap: Philadelphia vs. Washington
Domonic Brown smacked a game-winning single in the bottom of the ninth inning to lift the Philadelphia Phillies to a 5-4 victory over the Washington Nationals Monday in the opener of a three- game set at Citizens Bank Park. The Phillies led 4-3 heading More…

Philadelphia fliers keep on right track
PHILADELPHIA showed no mercy to Shildon Railway to climb into fourth place in the Readers Durham Cricket League, at the expense of Easington. Easington, fourth at the start of the day, failed to dispose of winless Seaham Park, allowing the Bunker Hill More…

Inspector in Philadelphia collapse commits suicide
PHILADELPHIA (AP) – A veteran inspector who surveyed a downtown building weeks before it collapsed, killing 6 people, was found dead from a self-inflicted gunshot wound a week after the accident, authorities said Thursday. Ronald Wagenhoffer, 52, was More…

Philadelphia: Top 10 Reasons To Celebrate The Fourth Of July In Philly
When it comes to celebrating America's birthday, nobody rocks it like Philadelphia, America's birthplace, and 2013 the country's 237 th birthday will be no exception thanks to festive happenings before, during and after the Fourth of July. From July 1 More…

Hunger strike against school closures begins in Philadelphia
The fight over public education in Philadelphia escalated Monday, when two local parents and two school district employees initiated a hunger strike to protest the closure of 23 schools and firing of 3,783 education professionals. The four hunger More…

Philadelphia Flyers Reportedly Agree to Deal With Mark Streit
The Philadelphia Flyers reportedly have inked former New York Islanders defenseman Mark Streit to a four-year contract. The news comes to us from the reliable Darren Dreger of TSN: Flyers have reached an agreement with Mark Streit. Details to follow. More…

Philadelphia Eagles – TeamReport
Five-time Pro Bowl offensive tackle Jason Peters of the Eagles was arrested early Wednesday morning after being accused of leading police on a chase where speeds reached 100 mph. According to USA Today, Peters faces charges of drag racing and More…

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Philadelphia News for June 17th 2013

MLB Trade Rumors: Philadelphia Phillies Have 'No Desire' – FanSided
As we approach the MLB trade deadline, the Philadelphia Phillies find themselves out of playoff contention, 7.5 games back in the NL East and three games under .500. So, logic tells you that it would not be a surprise if they unloaded some of
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Philadelphia Phillies (33-36) at Colorado Rockies (36-33), 4:10 p.m. (ET)
"In that first inning I really didn't make any of those pitches," Pettibone said. "If I make those pitches, maybe it's a different story." The Phillies and Rockies are meeting for the first time since Philadelphia won seven of nine matchups a season More…

Chacin, Rockies stop Philadelphia
DENVER — Jhoulys Chacin came within an out of his second career shutout, and Colorado topped Philadelphia 5-2 Sunday afternoon. Chacin gave up six hits, struck out three and didn't walk a batter. His 8 2-3 innings marked the longest outing by a More…

Philadelphia girl, 12, seriously injured after roofer crashed through ceiling
A 12-year-old girl was seriously injured when a roofer fell through the ceiling of her apartment Saturday morning and landed next to her on the couch. Authorities say Maya Pur was watching cartoons in her Philadelphia apartment around 11 a.m. when the More…

Philadelphia Union Weekly Schedule Ahead of Match vs. New York Red Bulls
Philadelphia Union: Chester, Pa. (June, 16 ??? 2013) ??? Philadelphia Union (6-5-4) train this week ahead of friendly matchup with USL PRO affiliate partner Harrisburg City Islanders on Tuesday, June 18 (7:30 p.m. ET, Skyline Sports Complex) and an Eastern? … More…

The City of Philadelphia Still Owes Money for the 700 Level
Checks can be made payable to Andrew Kulp at the following address… wait, what? Okay, I'm being told the 700 Level doesn't refer to us – or more importantly, me – in this case. What Philadelphia really still owes money for is something that
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As Rocky's legacy lives on in Philadelphia, London waits on its return on the
There is much inspiration to be found at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, too, but the most popular object of interest these days is the steps. There are 72 of them, leading up to the grand East Entrance and until 1976 nobody gave them much thought. And … More…

Girl, 12, hurt after roofer falls thru ceiling
Authorities say Maya Pur was watching cartoons in her Philadelphia apartment around 11 a.m. when the man abruptly broke through the ceiling sending debris violently crashing down on her. “Her neck and her head are really in bad shape. She’s hurt,” her? … More…

1 Dead, 2 Injured in Triple Shooting | NBC 10 Philadelphia
Police say one person is dead and two others are injured after a triple shooting in Camden.
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Budget Cuts Reach Bone for Philadelphia Schools
PHILADELPHIA ??? When a second grader came to the Andrew Jackson School too agitated to eat breakfast on Friday, an aide alerted the school counselor, who engaged him in an art project in her office. When he was still overwrought at 11, a secretary? … More…

Philadelphia fans on best behavior at Merion
Philadelphia sports fans aren’t the ogres nearly everyone imagines them to be, at least not the ones who showed up at Merion this week. They were, for the most part, positive, polite and well-behaved. Even those who heckled, like the ones targeting … More…

Communities Across Philadelphia Celebrate Father's Day
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Communities across the city of “brotherly love” showed affection for dads this Father's Day Weekend. Daddy University Inc. hosted a full day of father focused events Saturday at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, beginning with a More…

Philadelphia Phillies (33-36) at Colorado Rockies (36-33), 4:10 pm (ET)
After losing six straight starts, Philadelphia Phillies lefty Cole Hamels has seemed to find his groove. Hamels aims for his third win of the season Sunday in the conclusion of a three-game series against the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field. He fanned More…

Philadelphia man finds reptile near sewer, offers gator aid
Posted: 06/16/2013. Last Updated: 4 minutes ago. PHILADELPHIA – A Philadelphia man has offered a little gator aid – calling animal control authorities to help rescue a juvenile alligator he found near a sewer grate on his street. Joe Malseed saw the 18 … More…

Philadelphia closes 23 schools, builds $400 million prison
Philadelphia is going to drastic measures to close a $304 million deficit. In March, Pennsylvania's School Reform Commission voted to close a whopping 23 schools. The move came after the House cut $961 million from the education budget. And by July 1, More…

Philadelphia at Colorado
The Rockies will try to stay hot at the plate and finish their 10-game stay at Coors Field with a .500 record Sunday when they take on Hamels and the Philadelphia Phillies. Colorado (36-33) snapped their three-game skid on the homestand by scoring six More…

Philadelphia Flyers' Biggest Short-Term and Long-Term Problems
The Philadelphia Flyers’ biggest short-term problems are not easy fixes by any stretch. There are a few significant ones that need to be addressed, and quickly. If those shorter-term problems are solved as best possible, that would significantly … More…

Philadelphia Phillies Vs. Washington Nationals 6/17/13 Mark's Free MLB
Even though Washington didn't win on Sunday, they have been playing better over the past week or so but as far as I'm concerned, school is still out on this team for the time being. Despite a 2-0 loss at Cleveland, the Nationals have won five of eight More…

Philly girl hurt when roofer falls through ceiling
PHILADELPHIA — A man working on the roof of a Philadelphia apartment building fell through into one of the units, where a girl watching TV was hit by debris. Police say the roofer landed on the couch and was not hurt. They say the 12-year-old girl was More…

Girl Hurt After Roofer Falls Through Ceiling | NBC 10 Philadelphia
A young girl is recovering after police say a roofer fell on top of her.
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Philadelphia News for June 16th 2013

Consulate General of Israel in Philadelphia
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Philadelphia building collapse inspector commits suicide, blames self for
Wracked with guilt, a sleepless building inspector fired a single bullet into his own chest, shortly after claiming responsibility for the deadly Philadelphia building collapse last week, city officials confirmed Friday. “It was my fault. I should have … More…

Philadelphia Closes 23 Schools, Lays Off Thousands, Builds Huge Prison
The Philadelphia public school system has been a target for school reform and Charter-enthusiasts for the past few years, and several figures (including the mayor) have defended charter schools as a viable replacement to the entire public school system. More…

MLB: Philadelphia Phillies rally to beat Colorado Rockies
Phillies 8, Rockies 7: Freddy Galvis hit two two-run triples, and Philadelphia rallied from a five-run deficit to beat Colorado. The Phillies overcame homers by Carlos Gonzalez and Josh Rutledge, who was recalled from Triple A to fill the roster spot More…

Philadelphia Phillies catcher Carlos Ruiz says 'hamstring feels great' after
The 34-year-old Philadelphia Phillies catcher isn't being converted into an infielder. He was just happy to be back playing baseball. “I enjoy this game and I tried to remember when I used to play infield (growing up),” said Ruiz, who caught five More…

Philadelphia Flyers need to reevaluate approach
Adam Proteau of The Hockey News took a shot at the Philadelphia Flyers in a recent column. Proteau called out Flyers' General manager Paul Holmgren and Owner Ed Snider for their recent turn-style approach of assembling a Stanley Cup-caliber team. More…

Philadelphia schools issue 76 more layoff notices
On Thursday, Philadelphia City Council approved a new $2-a-pack cigarette tax aimed at generating money for schools, a move backed by Mayor Michael Nutter, who is also advocating a liquor tax that combined with the cigarette tax would raise $60 million. More…

Philadelphia/Delaware Valley Chapter of the Crohn?EUR(TM)s & Colitis Foundation?
To register for the race, visit http://online.ccfa.org/gutsandglory, or to find out more information, contact the Philadelphia/Delaware Valley CCFA office at 215-396-9100 or visit http://www.ccfa.org/chapters/philadelphia. CCFA, a voluntary, non-profit More…

Philadelphia choir tapped to sing with the Rolling Stones
Philadelphia is the 10th city. The shows are Tuesday and Friday next week. “It’s kind of a neat thing they used all these different choirs,” said The Crossing Choir’s director, Donald Nally. This is actually a really busy time for the choir. It’s the … More…

Philly: Inspector said collapse 'wasn't my fault'
PHILADELPHIA — A building inspector who had visited a demolition site before a brick wall collapsed onto an adjacent thrift store, killing six people, left a cellphone video message before his apparent suicide this week saying the collapse "wasn't my More…

Philadelphia is still paying for the now nonexistant Veterans Stadium
Labeled for a time as ???the crown jewel of Philadelphia,??? the stadium was home to all of the city’s Eagles and Phillies memories for over three decades, including the 1980 Phillies World Championship. Like most stadiums however, the ???Vet??? eventually … More…

Philadelphia lawyer sentenced to pay $1.2M for laundering clients' funds
gavel.jpg Star-Ledger file photo. A Philadelphia lawyer accused of laundering millions of dollars of his clients funds was sentenced to pay $1.2 million in restitution to clients of his Cherry Hill law firm and five months in prison, which he has More…

Philadelphia Phillies – TeamReport
MLB Team Report – Philadelphia Phillies – INSIDE PITCH Ryan Howard has one home run since May 8, a span of more than 100 plate appearances. He had three hits in the Phillies 3-2 win Thursday night in Minneapolis, but all three hits were singles. More…

Flag-bearing skydivers swoop into Philadelphia – News and
Five skydivers bearing enormous American flags have landed in a field next to the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia to celebrate Flag Day.
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Philadelphia 76ers, Detroit Pistons, Indiana Pacers Interested in Will Bynum
Feb 13, 2013; Auburn Hills, MI, USA; Detroit Pistons point guard Will Bynum (12) drives past Washington Wizards point guard John Wall (2) during the fourth quarter at The Palace. Detroit won 96-85. Mandatory Credit: Tim Fuller-USA TODAY Sports. More…

Philadelphia Phillies farm director Joe Jordan talks about Tyler Cloyd, Tommy
The Philadelphia Phillies director of player development spends most of his time among the organization's four full-season affiliates — Lehigh Valley, Reading, Clearwater and Lakewood. But with recent signees of the annual MLB Draft starting to report More…

Philadelphia 76ers: Sixers work out Temple's…
PHILADELPHIA — From time to time, Khalif Wyatt will pick up the phone and call up Lavoy Allen. The former Temple teammates cover a variety of topics. The NBA usually isn't one of them. That hasn't kept Wyatt from asking Allen, a two-year pro with the More…

Philadelphia Phillies – PlayerWatch
SS Freddy Galvis had a breakout game after struggling for most of the last month. Coming into Friday he was hitting .214 since May 19 but he had two triples, four RBIs and two runs scored against Colorado. He keyed the Phillies' rallies in the sixth More…

Watch: A Set of Ingmar Bergman-Inspired Promos for 'It's Always
FX's long-running, generally depraved comedy "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia" will be moving to the network's new spinoff channel FXX in September for its ninth and tenth seasons, and to tout the move Rob McElhenney, Glenn Howerton,
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Philadelphia sets property tax rate, passes other levy
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — City Council has approved a new real estate tax rate for the city's new property valuation system, while also passing a cigarette tax aimed at providing new funding for cash-strapped schools. The council on Thursday approved a 1.34 More…

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Philadelphia News for June 15th 2013

Philadelphia building inspector dead in apparent suicide
A Philadelphia building inspector who had checked and signed off on a demolition site that later collapsed and killed six people has died in an apparent suicide, officials said Thursday. Ronald Wagenhoffer, who was 52, was found dead in his vehicle More…

Philadelphia schools latest victim of massive state cuts
(Children deliver letters written by Philadelphia public school students to the office of Gov. Tom Corbett as part of an effort organized by education groups to secure enough state aid to head off nearly 3,800 layoffs in the state's largest school More…

Philadelphia Building Inspector Suicide – Business Insider
He was found in a pick-up truck with a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
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Philadelphia Eagles Must Be Patient With Tackle Lane Johnson
With the fourth overall pick in the 2013 NFL draft, the Philadelphia Eagles selected offensive tackle Lane Johnson, who will forever be remembered as the first pick in the Chip Kelly era. Johnson was the third tackle drafted, behind Eric Fisher and … More…

Philadelphia Phillies defeat Minnesota Twins
A; A. MLB: Philadelphia Phillies at Minnesota Twins. Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Cliff Lee (33) delivers a pitch in the first inning against the Minnesota Twins on Thursday at Target Field in Minneapolis. / USA TODAY Sports. Written by More…

Philadelphia plans to cremate, bury 47 Gosnell bodies
Despite repeated requests from religious leaders and anti-abortion activists, city officials in Philadelphia plan to cremate and bury the 47 bodies from abortion provider Kermit Gosnell's case. In May, Gosnell was convicted on three counts of first More…

Philadelphia Building Inspector Commits Suicide
PHILADELPHIA–A city building inspector who examined a demolition project just weeks before a building collapsed at the site and killed six people has been found dead in an apparent suicide, officials said Thursday. Ronald Wagenhoffer, 52 years old More…

Phila. bldg. collapse inspector commits suicide
Wagenhoffer, a Philadelphia Licenses & Inspections worker, died alone in his pickup truck Wednesday ??? one week after six people lost their lives at 2136 Market St. in the Center City, reported NBC 10. Firefighters view the aftermath of a building … More…

Brad Paisley to Play With Rolling Stones in Philadelphia | Music
Country star Brad Paisley will take the stage with the Rolling Stones on June 18th for the first of their two shows at the Wells Fargo Center in Phila.
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Philadelphia Phillies – PlayerWatch
INF Michael Martinez was recalled from Triple-A Lehigh Valley. He hit .285 with two homers and 16 RBI in 41 games for the IronPigs. INF Cesar Hernandez was optioned to Lehigh Valley after the June 12 game against the Twins. He was replaced on the More…

Skydivers swoop into Philadelphia bearing Stars and Stripes for Flag Day as
PHILADELPHIA — Dozens of children at the National Constitution Center craned their necks in unison Friday and began cheering as five skydivers bearing enormous American flags leaped from a small plane high overhead. The parachutists seemed to float More…

Philadelphia Phillies – PlayerWatch
Philadelphia Phillies – PlayerWatch. print. Reuters. 4:38 a.m. CDT, June 13, 2013. RHP Tyler Cloyd allowed one run on six hits and three walks while striking out two in five innings Wednesday. The five innings were the fewest since he pitched 2 1/3 More…

Building inspector linked to Philadelphia collapse dies in apparent
PHILADELPHIA (Reuters) – The city building inspector who checked a Philadelphia building before it collapsed last week, killing six people, has died of an apparent suicide, local media reported. The inspector died of a gunshot wound to the
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Philadelphia Phillies (32-35) at Colorado Rockies (35-32), 8:40 pm (ET)
Gonzalez and Fowler are listed as day-to-day for the Rockies, who will open a three-game series versus the Philadelphia Phillies Friday at Coors Field. All three of Colorado's main weapons went down in Thursday's 5-4 loss to the Washington Nationals; More…

2013 US Open: North Philadelphia man on golf's biggest stage this week
Temple, 30, born and bred in Philadelphia, is one of two caddies who work at Merion year-round that got lucky enough to be asked to carry the bag for one of the 156 golfers competing on golf’s biggest American stage. He said it was sheer luck that … More…

S&P Upgrades Philadelphia Bond Rating on General Fund Balance
Standard & Poor's Ratings Services raised its bond rating on Philadelphia, Pa., by one step, as the city progresses in restoring its general fund balance. The firm upgraded Philadelphia's general obligation debt to A-minus, four steps into investment More…

Philadelphia Building Collapse Inspector Commits Suicide
A Philadelphia city building inspector who approved construction at a four-story building that collapsed and killed six people last week has committed suicide, city officials confirmed today. The inspector, Ronald Wagenhoffer, was the last city More…

Brad Paisley to Join Rolling Stones Onstage in Philadelphia – The
Brad Paisley is slated to join the many guest stars who have played with the Rolling Stones onstage during their 50 & Counting tour. The country star will jam with the legendary British rockers a.
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Inspector of Collapsed Building Commits Suicide – NBC Philadelphia
The lead inspector of a Philadelphia building that collapsed last week — killing six people — is dead after he committed suicide, according to multiple law enforcement sources close to the investigation who di…
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Philadelphia building inspector reportedly blamed self for deadly collapse in
The Philadelphia inspector who committed suicide a week after the building he had surveyed collapsed and killed six reportedly recorded a cell phone video in which he blamed himself for the accident. “It was my fault. I should have looked at those guys More…

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Philadelphia News for June 14th 2013

DC United 3, Philadelphia Union 1: Dwayne DeRosario scores three goals in US
The instant D.C. United's club-record 12-match winless streak officially ended, with a 3-1 victory over Philadelphia in a U.S. Open Cup fourth-round match before 2,325 at Maryland SoccerPlex, Coach Ben Olsen was arguing a call with the fourth official. More…

Philadelphia Phillies – PlayerWatch
RHP Tyler Cloyd allowed one run on six hits and three walks while striking out two in five innings Wednesday. The five innings were the fewest since he pitched 2 1/3 innings on May 27 at Boston, a span of three starts. Cloyd has allowed three runs or More…

Inspector of collapsed Philadelphia building commits suicide: Reports
PHILADELPHIA – The city inspector who checked a Philadelphia building before it collapsed last week and killed six people has committed suicide, a spokesman for the mayor said on Thursday. Ronald Wagenhoffer, 52, died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound More…

Philadelphia Phillies – TeamReport
MLB Team Report – Philadelphia Phillies – INSIDE PITCH Cole Hamels came into the big leagues wanting to win 300 games and multiple Cy Young Awards. He wanted to be a regular at All-Star Games and perhaps see his career recognized in Cooperstown More…

Philadelphia Eagles Must Be Patient With Tackle Lane Johnson
With the fourth overall pick in the 2013 NFL draft, the Philadelphia Eagles selected offensive tackle Lane Johnson, who will forever be remembered as the first pick in the Chip Kelly era. Johnson was the third tackle drafted, behind Eric Fisher and … More…

Brad Paisley to Play With Rolling Stones in Philadelphia | Music
Country star Brad Paisley will take the stage with the Rolling Stones on June 18th for the first of their two shows at the Wells Fargo Center in Phila.
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Building inspector linked to Philadelphia collapse dies in apparent
PHILADELPHIA (Reuters) – The city building inspector who checked a Philadelphia building before it collapsed last week, killing six people, has died of an apparent suicide, local media reported. The inspector died of a gunshot wound to the
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Philadelphia Building Inspector Commits Suicide
PHILADELPHIA–A city building inspector who examined a demolition project just weeks before a building collapsed at the site and killed six people has been found dead in an apparent suicide, officials said Thursday. Ronald Wagenhoffer, 52 years old More…

Philadelphia Phillies defeat Minnesota Twins
A; A. MLB: Philadelphia Phillies at Minnesota Twins. Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Cliff Lee (33) delivers a pitch in the first inning against the Minnesota Twins on Thursday at Target Field in Minneapolis. / USA TODAY Sports. Written by More…

Inspector of collapsed Philadelphia building commits suicide: Reports
PHILADELPHIA – The city building inspector who checked a Philadelphia building before it collapsed last week, killing six people, has died of an apparent suicide, local media reported. The inspector died of a gunshot wound to the chest on Wednesday More…

Inspector of Collapsed Building Commits Suicide – NBC Philadelphia
The lead inspector of a Philadelphia building that collapsed last week — killing six people — is dead after he committed suicide, according to multiple law enforcement sources close to the investigation who di…
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Philadelphia Building Inspector Suicide – Business Insider
He was found in a pick-up truck with a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
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Philadelphia Eagles and rookie QB Matt Barkley agree on a 4-year contract
PHILADELPHIA — Quarterback Matt Barkley and the Philadelphia Eagles have agreed on a four-year contract. Barkley was selected in the fourth round of the NFL draft after a standout career at Southern California. The move announced Thursday leaves only More…

Brad Paisley to Join Rolling Stones Onstage in Philadelphia – The
Brad Paisley is slated to join the many guest stars who have played with the Rolling Stones onstage during their 50 & Counting tour. The country star will jam with the legendary British rockers a.
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Philadelphia girl, 10, gets double lung transplant
PHILADELPHIA – A 10-year-old girl whose efforts to qualify for an organ donation spurred public debate over how organs are allocated underwent a successful double-lung transplant on Wednesday, the girl's family said. Sarah Murnaghan, who suffers from More…

Eagles' Jason Peters arrested in La.
Five-time Pro Bowler Jason Peters of the Philadelphia Eagles was arrested in north Louisiana early Wednesday for allegedly drag racing and trying to flee from police, authorities said. The Monroe (La.) News-Star reports that Peters was released on bond? … More…

Philadelphia building inspector dead in apparent suicide
A Philadelphia building inspector who had checked and signed off on a demolition site that later collapsed and killed six people has died in an apparent suicide, officials said Thursday. Ronald Wagenhoffer, who was 52, was found dead in his vehicle More…

Philadelphia inspector commits suicide after deadly building collapse
PHILADELPHIA — A veteran Philadelphia building inspector who apparently committed suicide had inspected the site of a deadly building collapse twice in February and an adjacent, related project in mid-May. The June 5 collapse killed six people when a More…

Philadelphia Eagles: 1 Key Question About Each Positional Group
Organized team activities offered the first look at Chip Kelly’s Philadelphia Eagles. The quarterbacks rotated, the music was loud, and there was little time between snaps just as advertised. Beyond that, it’s still tough to identify the new Birds … More…

Philadelphia Phillies – PlayerWatch
Philadelphia Phillies – PlayerWatch. print. Reuters. 4:38 a.m. CDT, June 13, 2013. RHP Tyler Cloyd allowed one run on six hits and three walks while striking out two in five innings Wednesday. The five innings were the fewest since he pitched 2 1/3 More…

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Philadelphia faith-healing couple accused of murder must stand trial: judge
Philadelphia Municipal Court Judge Charles Hayden on Wednesday said their case should proceed to trial after he rejected claims by defense attorneys that prosecutors could not show gross negligence, malice or that the parents knew the baby was about to More…

Philadelphia coach Chip Kelly will pick a starting quarterback for Eagles when
Jun 12, 2013 09:58 PM EDT. AP. PHILADELPHIA — While Michael Vick and DeSean Jackson are eager to know who will be the Philadelphia Eagles' starting quarterback, it's clear Chip Kelly isn't picking a guy before training camp. Kelly's logic makes sense More…

Philadelphia schools to become 'glorified day-cares' as nearly 4,000
The Philadelphia school system announced that nearly 4000 district employees will be laid off on July 1 thanks so a so-called "doomsday" budget that administrators and others say will almost certainly be “catastrophic” for the city.
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Philadelphia Eagles: 1 Key Question About Each Positional Group
Organized team activities offered the first look at Chip Kelly’s Philadelphia Eagles. The quarterbacks rotated, the music was loud, and there was little time between snaps just as advertised. Beyond that, it’s still tough to identify the new Birds … More…

Philadelphia Phillies – TeamReport
MLB Team Report – Philadelphia Phillies – INSIDE PITCH Cole Hamels came into the big leagues wanting to win 300 games and multiple Cy Young Awards. He wanted to be a regular at All-Star Games and perhaps see his career recognized in Cooperstown More…

Philadelphia Sinkhole Looks Like It Has Radioactive Ooze In It, But It's Just
Ninja Turtles fans, relax: It's not retromutagen ooze. Phillies fans, relax: The Phanatic does not have dysentery. Redditors, relax: You can still give user Scooby-Dooo the karma that user Hi_Im_OP took for reposting this photo of a Philadelphia More…

'It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia' Season 9: Charlie Day's 'The
If you're like us and wondering if Charlie and The Waitress will ever hook up on “It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia,” Zap2it has a pretty decent spoiler for you courtesy of Charlie Day.
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philadelphia department of human services wins united nations
Second Place Winner from among 600 applications worldwide. Philadelphia, June 12, 2013 – The Philadelphia Department of Human Services (DHS) is the recipient of the 2013 United Nations Public Service Award, Second Place,
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Philadelphia abortion doctor, serving life for killing 3 babies, back in court
PHILADELPHIA — A Philadelphia abortion provider already serving a life term in the deaths of three babies is due in federal court Wednesday to plead guilty to drug charges. Authorities say Dr. Kermit Gosnell ran a “pill mill” by day and a rogue More…

Philadelphia Phillies (31-34) at Minnesota Twins (28-33), 8:10 pm (ET)
The Minnesota Twins look to string together back-to-back wins and take a three-game series from the Philadelphia Phillies Wednesday in the second portion of this set from Target Field. Justin Morneau stroked a two-out RBI single in the bottom of the More…

JOB OPENING: Head Coach of Anonymous NBA Team in
A large-scale professional basketball team in the Greater Philadelphia area seeks Head Coach. Apply within. Tell no one. RESPONSIBILITIES. Mentoring mediocre basketball players through the nadirs of their careers. Requiring players to
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Priest , ex – teacher get prison in Philly abuse case
PHILADELPHIA — Exceeding sentencing guidelines, a judge on Wednesday handed down prison terms of at least six years to a Roman Catholic priest and a former teacher in a sex-abuse case that brought down a Philadelphia church official. The Rev. More…

Philadelphia cracking down on demolition work in several locations
WEST PHILADELPHIA – June 11, 2013 (WPVI) — The City of Philadelphia is starting to crack down on demolition work in the wake of last week’s deadly building collapse that claimed six lives. The demolition of a 3-story Victorian home in Southwest … More…

Philadelphia Schools Superintendent Says 'Doomsday Budget' Forcing
Philadelphia's schools superintendent has called the massive layoffs forced by the district's financial crisis "nothing less than catastrophic." Last week, the district announced that it will lay off 3,783 employees — 676 teachers, 283 counselors, 127 More…

Flyers get Islanders captain Streit
Should he stay with Philadelphia, he would bolster the Flyers’ backline, which was decimated by injuries last season and was a prime reason the club did not make the postseason. ”This year was a short season and they had lots of injuries,” Streit said. More…

DC United 3, Philadelphia Union 1: Dwayne DeRosario scores three goals in US
The instant D.C. United's club-record 12-match winless streak officially ended, with a 3-1 victory over Philadelphia in a U.S. Open Cup fourth-round match before 2,325 at Maryland SoccerPlex, Coach Ben Olsen was arguing a call with the fourth official. More…

Philadelphia Schools Lay Off Nearly 4,000 Employees – Business
Cutting nearly 4000 employees would turn schools into "glorified day-care centers."
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Drug plea postponed for Philadelphia abortion doctor serving life term for
PHILADELPHIA — A federal drug plea has been postponed for a Philadelphia abortion provider already serving life in the deaths of three babies. Defense lawyer Jack McMahon says he needs more time to consult with Dr. Kermit Gosnell about the plea. More…

Philadelphia girl who took on donor rules gets…
PHILADELPHIA — A 10-year-old girl whose efforts to qualify for an organ donation sparked debate over how organs are allocated was getting a double-lung transplant Wednesday after a match with an adult donor was made. Sarah Murnaghan, who suffers More…

Flyers acquire Islanders captain Mark Streit
Streit, the Islanders' team captain, has 65 goals and 288 points in 491 regular-season NHL games, and is a sharp, left-handed shot from the blue line that is much-needed as Philadelphia reshapes its roster. Streit, though, is scheduled to become an More…

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Philadelphia News for June 12th 2013

Who's in charge of the Philadelphia Eagles? – Bleeding Green Nation
For years the Eagles power structure was obvious. It was no secret that Andy Reid, former Eagles head coach and executive VP of football operations, had a significant influence in the team's decision making as far as football moves were
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Is Ruben Amaro Making a Huge Mistake Not Blowing Up the Phillies' Roster?
The pain of 2013 doesn’t look like it’s going to end anytime soon for the Philadelphia Phillies. With overpriced and often injured veterans throughout the roster, general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. has said he will not be blowing up the roster, according … More…

Philadelphia schools to become 'glorified day-cares' as nearly 4000 jobs cut
The Philadelphia school system announced that nearly 4,000 district employees will be laid off on July 1 thanks so a so-called “doomsday” budget that administrators and others say will almost certainly be ???catastrophic??? for the city. Philadelphia … More…

Philadelphia Phillies (31-33) at Minnesota Twins (27-33), 8:10 pm (ET)
In recent years, Cole Hamels was a strong candidate to end a losing streak for the Philadelphia Phillies. This season has been a different story for Hamels, who draws the start Tuesday in the opener of a three-game series against the Minnesota Twins at More…

Philadelphia excavator operator facing charges – Video on
Video on NBCNews.com: Sean Benschop, who was operating the excavator when a building collapsed in Philadelphia last week, is being held in jail and faces More…

Philadelphia residents challenged to read 20 million minutes
PHILADELPHIA – June 11, 2013 (WPVI) — Read a good book lately? Actually, the Free Library of Philadelphia hopes you and your entire family will do a lot more than that over the next several weeks. The annual Summer Reading Program begins June 17? … More…

Philadelphia Fatal Building Collapse Brings Grand Jury Probe (1)
“The scope and depth of the grand jury process will allow us to completely and appropriately investigate last Wednesday's tragedy,” said Philadelphia District Attorney R. Seth Williams at a press conference. A survivor, Nadine White, one of 14 people More…

city of philadelphia looks to increase revenue collection to benefit
Philadelphia, June 11, 2013 – The City of Philadelphia announced that it is seeking contracts for individuals or firms to serve as Sequestrators who will support the Department of Revenue's collection activities. Sequestrators will directly
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Philadelphia mayor defends school closures, layoffs — MSNBC
Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter is defending his city's decision to close 23 schools and lay off thousands of workers in the face of a $304 million deficit–all while Pennsylvania is investing in a $400 million state prison in suburban Philly.
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Philadelphia Phillies – TeamReport
He signed a two-year, $12 million deal as a free agent this winter to shore up that role in Philadelphia, where All-Star closer Jonathan Papelbon was entrenched in an otherwise young bullpen. After getting off to a solid start in April, Adams has More…

Philadelphia collapse survivor: 'I started running for my life'
The collapse has already spurred lawsuits by survivors, the arrest of the crane operator knocking down the building, and — as of Monday — a grand jury to "completely and appropriately investigate last Wednesday's tragedy," Philadelphia district More…

Philadelphia schools to lay off nearly 4000 teachers
On Friday, the superintendent of the Philadelphia School District (SDP), William Hite, Jr., announced plans to lay off nearly 4,000 educators in the coming months. The destruction of teachers' jobs comes as part of a “doomsday” austerity budget in the More…

Philadelphia mayor defends school closures, layoffs
Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter is defending his city's decision to close 23 schools and lay off thousands of workers in the face of a $304 million deficit–all while Pennsylvania is investing in a $400 million state prison in suburban Philly. Nutter More…

passenger shamed for 'affair brag'
She wrote: "If this is your husband, I have endured a two hour train ride from Philadelphia listening to this loser and his friends brag about their multiple affairs and how their wives are too stupid to catch on. Oh please repost …" So far the photo More…

Philadelphia Orchestra members perform on delayed flight – CBS
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Philadelphia Phillies: Cliff Lee and the Curse of the 4-0 Lead
COMMENTARY | The Philadelphia Phillies had just climbed into second place in the National League East on June 7. They were coming off their fifth straight win and facing the pitching-deprived Milwaukee Brewers, who they took down in the first game of More…

Philadelphia Museum Of Art Screens The Triptych, A Three-Part
Every Wednesday night, the Philadelphia Museum of Art welcomes late-night guests with Pay-What-You-Wish Wednesday Nights, staying open for visitors from 5.
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Toddler Dies After Falling 5 Stories Out of Window – NBC Philadelphia
A young child is dead after falling five stories from an apartment window.
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Former Portland, Philadelphia coach Maurice Cheeks named new coach of the
MAURICE Cheeks, a former point guard who helped the Philadelphia 76ers win an NBA title in 1983, was named coach of the NBA's Detroit Pistons on Monday. Cheeks, who spent the past four seasons as an assistant coach for the Oklahoma City Thunder, More…

Philadelphia Phillies: 5 Players Who Are Proving the Doubters Wrong
For the critics who said that the Philadelphia Phillies would be an average to below-average team in 2013 before the season…well, you were right. The good news? The Phillies climbed above .500 on Thursday. The bad news? It’s not Thursday anymore, and? … More…

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Philadelphia News for June 11th 2013

Philadelphia DA: Grand jury to investigate deadly building collapse
PHILADELPHIA The city’s top prosecutor announced Monday he would convene an investigating grand jury to look into a building collapse that killed six people and injured 13 others last week. District Attorney Seth Williams said the “scope and depth” of … More…

Eagles TE Zach Ertz talks about Chip Kelly's offense, moving to
Last fall he competed against Chip Kelly as a member of the Stanford Cardinal; this year he'll compete for playing time in what will be the first year for both Kelly and rookie TE Zach Ertz in Philly.
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Philadelphia Phillies – TeamReport
MLB Team Report – Philadelphia Phillies – INSIDE PITCH Michael Young was defensive of his team. They were, after all, less than 72 hours removed from a five-game winning streak. But when the Phillies weekend in Milwaukee concluded Sunday with a 9-1 More…

Worker arrested in Philadelphia building collapse had long criminal
The man who operated a backhoe at the site of Wednesday's deadly building collapse in downtown Philadelphia had an extensive criminal history prior to his most recent arrest. Since 1994, Sean Benschop, 42, was arrested nine times and
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Philadelphia Orchestra members perform on delayed flight
Philadelphia Orchestra members perform on delayed flight. Philadelphia Orchestra members perform on delayed flight. Jun. 10, 2013. Four Orchestra members spontaneously performed a string quartet when their Beijing flight was stuck on the tarmac More…

Philadelphia Phillies – TeamReport
MLB Team Report – Philadelphia Phillies – INSIDE PITCH As Charlie Manuel says, injuries are a part of the game. Unfortunately for his team, they seem to pile up rather quickly. In 2012, the Phils saw four important pieces of their team — pitcher Roy More…

Philadelphia Fatal Building Collapse Brings Grand Jury Probe (1)
“The scope and depth of the grand jury process will allow us to completely and appropriately investigate last Wednesday's tragedy,” said Philadelphia District Attorney R. Seth Williams at a press conference. A survivor, Nadine White, one of 14 people More…

Philadelphia collapse survivor says she heard falling bricks seconds before
PHILADELPHIA — The city's top prosecutor announced a grand jury was being convened to investigate a building collapse that killed six people and injured 13 others, including a woman who on Monday described hearing the sound of falling bricks moments More…

Philadelphia Orchestra Performs Impromptu Concert – Business
The Philadelphia Orchestra has been touring China recently, marking the anniversary of a landmark 1972 trip that heralded the reopening of relations between the U.S. and Beijing. However, things hit a snag when some members of the
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Philadelphia Eagles players, Chip Kelly join the party at Kenny Chesney
Walking through the parking lots surrounding Lincoln Financial Field on Saturday looked much like a usual Sunday scene in the fall. Tents, tailgates and trucks lined every square foot. But instead of Philadelphia Eagles jerseys and shirts being the More…

Philadelphia schools to lay off nearly 4000 teachers
On Friday, the superintendent of the Philadelphia School District (SDP), William Hite, Jr., announced plans to lay off nearly 4,000 educators in the coming months. The destruction of teachers' jobs comes as part of a “doomsday” austerity budget in the More…

The Philadelphia Inquirer PhillyInc column [The Philadelphia Inquirer]
That's the uncomfortable feeling some people get when the battery-life monitor on their smartphone turns from green to red. It was that kind of anxiety that spurred Doug Baldasare to start ChargeItSpot L.L.C., a Philadelphia company that has been More…

Philadelphia CFOs Report Third-Quarter Hiring Plans
PHILADELPHIA, June 10, 2013 — /PRNewswire/ — Eleven percent of chief financial officers (CFOs) in the Philadelphia area expect to add new professional-level positions in the third quarter, according to the Philadelphia Professional Employment More…

Philadelphia Eagles: Calling Bluff on Chip Kelly's Quarterback Competition
COMMENTARY | Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Mike Vick said last week he hopes his new head coach, Chip Kelly, will name a starting quarterback before the start of training camp. Vick, who has shared reps evenly with second-year quarterback Nick More…

Philadelphia Inquirer lifts pay wall for U.S. Open golf tournament
“In the ongoing struggle over at Interstate General Media, the [Philadelphia Inquirer, Daily News and Philly.com] owners have granted permission to lift the 100% inquirer.com paywall for ten days, starting Saturday (through June 17),” a
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Philadelphia Eagles players, Chip Kelly join the party at Kenny Chesney
Even with Chesney surprisingly leaving hits such as "The Good Stuff" and "There Goes My Life" off his playlist, most of the Philadelphia crowd stayed on their feet for his entire two-hour set, belting out the lyrics to every song and hitting beach More…

Philadelphia collapse survivor says she heard falling bricks seconds before
PHILADELPHIA — A survivor of a Philadelphia building collapse that killed six people and injured 13 others says she heard the sound of falling bricks moments before the walls came crashing down. Felicia Hill is one of six survivors of the collapse who More…

Is Ruben Amaro Making a Huge Mistake Not Blowing Up the Phillies' Roster?
The pain of 2013 doesn’t look like it’s going to end anytime soon for the Philadelphia Phillies. With overpriced and often injured veterans throughout the roster, general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. has said he will not be blowing up the roster, according … More…

Former Portland, Philadelphia coach Maurice Cheeks named new coach of the
MAURICE Cheeks, a former point guard who helped the Philadelphia 76ers win an NBA title in 1983, was named coach of the NBA's Detroit Pistons on Monday. Cheeks, who spent the past four seasons as an assistant coach for the Oklahoma City Thunder, More…

Eagles TE Zach Ertz on Chip Kelly's offense, moving to Philadelphia
The Eagles rookie tight end talked to SB Nation about transitioning to the pros and learning Chip Kelly's offense.
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