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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