Philadelphia News for June 25th 2013

Philadelphia businessman pleads guilty in campaign finance scheme tied to DC
WASHINGTON — A Philadelphia businessman admitted Monday that he was reimbursed for at least $132,600 in political contributions, the most recent plea to result from a widening campaign finance scandal involving a Washington accounting firm. More…

Philadelphia Police Arrest Man in Craigslist Killing
The alleged killer of a South Jersey man who had traveled to Philadelphia late Friday night in response to a Craigslist ad for an all-terrain vehicle has an extensive arrest history for alleged unlawful gun possession and violent crime, according to More…

In Case-y Of Emergency: Philadelphia Union 3-0 New York Red
In a must win game, the Philadelphia Union took it to the New York Red Bulls and came away with an impressive 3-0 victory.
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Philadelphia Union finally pick up signature win, earn respect after beating
CHESTER, Pa. — Even though the Philadelphia Union went into Sunday's game against the New York Red Bulls with a winning record and sitting in fifth place in the Eastern Conference standings, head coach John Hackworth felt the team was not getting the More…

Lannan unravels after disputed call, Phillies lose
New York Mets starting pitcher Matt Harvey delivers during the first inning of a baseball game with the Philadelphia Phillies, Sunday, June 23, 2013, in Philadelphia. TOM MIHALEK — AP Photo. Story Photos: Mets Phillies Baseball. Previous PageNext Page More…

Jeremy Maclin wants to stay with Philadelphia Eagles – NFL.com
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Philadelphia 76ers 2013 Draft Preview
The Philadelphia 76ers made what most thought was a brilliant trade last offseason, acquiring legit superstar center Andrew Bynum. He didn't play a single minute with a myriad of knee injuries and now the Sixers are not in great shape to say the least. More…

Philadelphia Shuts Out Red Bulls
Conor Casey scored twice, lifting the Philadelphia Union past the visiting Red Bulls, 3-0, on Sunday. Casey had a goal that was disallowed in the fourth minute because he was offside. But he responded with a goal three minutes later and another in the More…

MLB Trade Rumors: Philadelphia Phillies GM Says He's Not Trading
Jun 22, 2013; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Philadelphia Phillies shortstop Jimmy Rollins (11) center and teammates wait for third baseman Kevin Frandsen (28) (n.
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Philadelphia Union rout rival New York Red Bulls, 3-0
The victory vaulted Philadelphia into second place in the Eastern Conference, with a game in hand on third-place New York. The Union (7-4-5, 25 points) opened the game at a frenetic pace, and were rewarded for their efforts with an early goal. Just six? … More…

Philadelphia schools hunger strike hits 8th day
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Ten thousand unused musical instruments. No sports or art programs. No assistant principals, counselors, cafeteria aides or secretaries. That's what the Philadelphia public schools will look like in September without a major cash More…

Philadelphia Union rout rival New York Red Bulls, 3-0
Coming into Sunday’s game against the New York Red Bulls, the Union had found success only in fits and starts this season. They picked a perfect time to put together for their most impressive effort of the season. Conor Casey struck twice and Antoine? … More…

Philadelphia Phillies (36-40) at San Diego Padres (38-38), 10:10 pm (ET)
The Philadelphia Phillies will turn to their most consistent starter on Monday night in the opener of a 10-game road trip as Cliff Lee takes the hill for the first of three straight meetings with the San Diego Padres. Lee has not lost since May 1 More…

Philadelphia Eagles: Nick Foles Will Win QB Competition Due to Pocket
One of the most talked about topics regarding the Philadelphia Eagles is the ongoing quarterback competition that began with the arrival of new head coach Chip Kelly. At this point, the competition seems to be a two-horse race between Michael Vick and More…

Philadelphia music teachers perform farewell concert
PHILADELPHIA – June 24, 2013 (WPVI) — Music teachers in the Philadelphia School District marked their last day on the job Monday with a farewell concert. The concert was being held by the All-City High School Orchestra at the school administration? … More…

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The Philadelphia sound travels well
The Philadelphia Orchestra recently returned from our China residency and 40th anniversary tour. (For sure, it is a relief to see cheesesteaks on the menu!) While we are exhausted, we are also exhilarated. We returned home a changed orchestra – not in? … More…

Philadelphia traffic, municipal courts set to merge
What was once known as the "no-fix" court is about to be fixed up after Gov. Tom Corbett signed enabling legislation last week to merge the Philadelphia Traffic Court into Philadelphia Municipal Court, a consolodation that comes after several current More…

Philadelphia Phillies – PlayerWatch
RHP J.C. Ramirez made his major league debut Sunday and struck out the side in his lone inning of work. Ramirez had fashioned a 6.53 ERA in 23 games for Triple-A Lehigh Valley. RHP Michael Stutes (right bicep tendonitis) was placed on the 15-day More…

Philadelphia official pleads guilty in DC campaign finance probe
PHILADELPHIA – June 24, 2013 (WPVI) — A Philadelphia businessman admitted Monday that he was reimbursed for at least $132,600 in political contributions, the most recent plea to result from a widening campaign finance scandal involving a Washington More…

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