Philadelphia News for April 29th 2013

Philadelphia School District to seek $60 million more – Philly.com
School District of Philadelphia leaders are expected Monday to ask Council to open the municipal wallet again – this time for $60 million – two months before the members have to pass a budget. That request – or "ask," in political parlance – could More…

5 Lessons Philadelphia Flyers Must Learn from 2013 Season
The NHL playoffs will begin this week. And for just the second time in the last 18 seasons, they will do so without the Philadelphia Flyers. The Flyers put together a nice run at the end of the year winning four straight and six of their final seven … More…

Phillies 5, Mets 1
NEW YORK — Ryan Howard snapped a seventh-inning tie with a pinch-hit double, Cole Hamels earned his first win of the season and the Philadelphia Phillies took advantage of a crucial Mets error to beat New York 5-1 on Sunday and finish a three-game More…

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Philadelphia, PA 19106. Phone: (215) 440-1181. 5 Screens. For information regarding our Accessibility equipment click here. This "Old City" theatre was opened More…

In abortion debate, both sides point to Philadelphia trial
Advocates on both sides of the issue spoke out as the murder trial of Dr Kermit Gosnell, accused of killing a patient and four infants during late-term abortions at his clinic, headed for closing arguments on Monday in Common Pleas Court in Philadelphia. More…

Philadelphia market holds feast of forgotten foods | Fox News
The city's Reading Terminal Market is celebrating long-lost foods that were formerly Philly staples, from teaberry ice cream to fried oysters with chicken salad . More…

Barkley ends up with Kelly in Philadelphia – The World
Starting with Matt Barkley, the fourth round of the NFL draft was the landing spot for quarterbacks who carried hopes of going much higher. Philadelphia traded up with Jacksonville to get the Southern California QB with the opening pick Saturday. "I More…

Abortionist's trial is a Philadelphia story worth occasional updates here: Ted
The news in question is the horrific murder trial being played out in a Philadelphia courtroom, where Dr. Kermit Gosnell is accused of killing four infants and one mother in his abortion clinic. Clinic workers and others have given gruesome testimony More…

Revolution shut out Philadelphia Union at Gillette in Boston Marathon tribute
shut out the Philadelphia Union (3-3-2, 11 pts.) 2-0 at Gillette Stadium for a crowd of 18,383. It was New England’s first-ever win over the Union and the first time the team scored more than one goal in a game this season. Diego Fagundez and Lee … More…

Jordan Poyer Selected by the Philadelphia Eagles in the 7th Round
Former Oregon State cornerback Jordan Poyer has been selected with the 12th pick in the 7th round (218th overall) by the Philadelphia Eagles on Saturday in More…

Closing arguments set to begin Monday in Philadelphia abortion
The defense in the murder trial of a Philadelphia doctor accused of performing illegal late-term abortions rested Wednesday without calling any witnesses. Closing arguments in the trial of Dr. Kermit Gosnell are scheduled for Monday, and a
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Hamels Earns First Win Of Season
NEW YORK — Carlos Ruiz set out from Pennsylvania on Saturday night for a 125-mile drive to New York City, where he could finally rejoin the Philadelphia Phillies. A long trip, sure, but one he had been waiting all month to make. "I was real happy on More…

GM Howie Roseman Offers Draft Insight – Philadelphia Eagles
The Philadelphia Eagles took a disciplined approach to the 2013 NFL Draft and came away with eight players who will help shape the vision that new head coach Chip Kelly has for this football team. From the No. 4 overall pick in offensive
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Flyers' Bryzgalov unimpressed with Philadelphia reporters
The Philadelphia Flyers goaltender, who's been confrontational with the media this season, let reporters know what he thinks of them. “You guys just here to blame someone. You never look yourselves in the mirror, eh?” he said. “You're always good. More…

Philadelphia Eagles Undrafted Free Agents: Tracking the Latest Signings
The Philadelphia Eagles have already jumped into the undrafted free agent pool now that the 2013 NFL draft is over. The full list of UDFAs won’t be available for a couple of days, but we’ll be tracking all of the signings as they’re reported and … More…

Philadelphia Phillies: Ryan Howard's Bat is Heating Up at the Perfect Time
For most of the month of April, Philadelphia Phillies’ fans had reason to worry about their All-Star slugger, Ryan Howard. While Howard’s average was and still remains well above where it normally sits, the power numbers have been slow to come. In fact … More…

2013 NFL Draft buzz: Matt Barkley in Philadelphia, big changes in
The 2013 NFL Draft is in the books, but the results raise questions around the league. Some teams are clear winners while others take a bit more puzzling out, but there's plenty for fans to consider between now and the start of the season.
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Delaware gets NBA development team tied to Philadelphia 76ers, will play at
NEWARK, Del. — The Philadelphia 76ers have purchased an NBA development team that will begin playing at the University of Delaware in Newark this fall. The team announced Saturday will be known as the Delaware 87ers and nicknamed the “Sevens. More…

Philadelphia Eagles undrafted free agent scouting reports
The Eagles added 9 undrafted free agents at the conclusion of the draft yesterday bringing their total haul of players from the process to 17. We've done individual posts on all of the draft picks,…
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Flyers keep Laviolette as coach
NHL. Flyers keep Laviolette as coach. Share This Story. Tweet. Updated Apr 28, 2013 10:08 PM ET. PHILADELPHIA (AP). The Philadelphia Flyers have failed to win a Stanley Cup since 1975. But they're at least in the hunt. Goalie masks ? MASK MASTERS More…

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