Philadelphia News for June 26th 2013

Philadelphia schools hunger strike hits 8th day
That's what the Philadelphia public schools will look like in September without a major cash infusion. And while the devastating consequences of the district's $304 million deficit have been widely reported for weeks, parent Mike Mullins thought people More…

Philadelphia Phillies (36-41) at San Diego Padres (39-38), 10:10 pm (ET)
The San Diego Padres played to the last out in their opener with the Philadelphia Phillies and were rewarded with a victory. Jason Marquis can now pitch them to their first home series win over the Phils in seven years in the middle portion of a three More…

News: Downton Abbey, Philadelphia, Cakes da Killa, Buffalo| Gay
Impatient nation demands Supreme Court just get to the gay stuff. New Jersey Assembly approves ban on gay 'conversion therapy' for minors. Philadelphia holds rally for marriage equality. Aaron Carter says he was beaten up by NKOTB fans
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Philly mayor: Federal cuts hurt local governments
Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter speaks during a meeting of the State Budget Crisis Task Force at the National Constitution Center, Tuesday, June 25, 2013, in Philadelphia. The event is designed to bring attention to the eroding financial condition of … 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…

Bynum set to resume workouts next week
PHILADELPHIAPhiladelphia 76ers center Andrew Bynum has completed his rehabilitation from season-ending knee surgery and is set to resume basketball workouts next week. Bynum's agent, David Lee, told The Associated Press on Monday night More…

06/25 Padres Preview: Game 78 vs. Philadelphia – Gaslamp Ball
Fresh off one of the most exciting wins of the season, the Padres will look to keep the momentum going behind Jason Marquis tonight.
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Philadelphia hoping to attract and keep best teachers with discount housing
Gabe Canuso, Oxford Mills' Philadelphia developer says in about a year he hopes the old buildings will be full of teachers. He says there will be about 114 apartments and 60 percent of the units will be reserved for teachers. That includes Philadelphia More…

Flyers to buyout G Bryzgalov
VOORHEES, N.J. (AP). The Philadelphia Flyers are buying out the remainder of goalie Ilya Bryzgalov's contract, saving the team nearly $6 million under the salary cap for each of the next seven years. Goalie masks More…

Philadelphia Commemorates Battle of Gettysburg
PHILADELPHIA, June 25, 2013 — /PRNewswire/ — This summer marks the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg, and Philadelphia–a major arsenal, shipbuilding and hospital center during the Civil War and home to Gettysburg general George G. More…

Philadelphia Union reaping benefits of right side retool with Sebastien Le
CHESTER, Pa. – Philadelphia Union manager John Hackworth has said that he might look for reinforcements to boost the left side of the field in his starting lineup. He's probably not going to want to tinker at all with the other side. On Sunday, right More…

Philadelphia Eagles schedule: Is week 4 already a lost cause
Even the biggest Eagles optimist may not want to bet on the Birds here.
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Philadelphia Daily News Molly Eichel column
Jun 25, 2013 (Menafn – Philadelphia Daily News – McClatchy-Tribune Information Services via COMTEX) –ERIKA SLEZAK may have spent her career playing good girl Victoria "Viki" Lord on "One Life to Live," but she had a rebellious streak during her time More…

Philadelphia at San Diego
Blanks singled home the winning run in the 10th inning for his career-best fourth hit, and the San Diego Padres rallied from a three-run deficit in the ninth to beat Philadelphia 4-3 on Monday. Blanks also had a two-run single and scored the tying run More…

Flyers to buyout G Bryzgalov
VOORHEES, N.J. (AP). Calling the decision to sign Ilya Bryzgalov two years ago a ''costly mistake,'' the Philadelphia Flyers will buy out the remainder of the goalie's hefty contract. Goalie masks ? MASK MASTERS. When it comes to style in NHL, goalies More…

Philadelphia Mayor Slams Washington, Treasury Official Defends AFF Bonds
PHILADELPHIAPhiladelphia Mayor Michael Nutter castigated Washington Tuesday for balancing the federal budget on the backs of local governments and proposing to curb the municipal bond tax exemption. “Fiscal stress rolls downhill and usually ends More…

Philadelphia 76ers Have No Plans To Re-Sign Andrew Bynum
Dec 12, 2012; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Philadelphia 76ers center Andrew Bynum (33) prior to the game against the Chicago Bulls at the Wells Fargo Center. Th.
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'The Philadelphia Experiment' Is So Bad It's Almost Good | PopMatters
If youre going to develop a drinking game around this film, dont make a rule about drinking a shot every time you see electroplasma effects on the screen or youll be falling under the table before its half over.
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Philadelphia could lose its role as an air hub
A government report suggests New York could edge Philadelphia out as a major hub and international gateway in the pending merger between US Airways Group and American Airlines. The Government Accountability Office (GAO) report says the combined? … More…

Flyers to buyout G Bryzgalov
Bryzgalov was 52-33-10 with a 2.61 goals-against average and a .905 save percentage in the regular season for Philadelphia, which failed to make the playoffs this year. ''What's the sense of looking back? Today we look forward,'' Holmgren said. ''I'm More…

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