Philadelphia News for May 4th 2013

2nd Child Of Philadelphia Couple Dies After Only Praying
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Philadelphia couple — serving 10 years' probation for the 2009 death of their toddler after they turned to prayer instead of a doctor — has violated their probation now that another of their children has died. Herbert and More…

Roundup: Our Updated Guide To The Dozens Of Spring And Early
The month of May overflows with awesome spring events and outdoor festivals, so to help you navigate through them all and find the ones you definitely do.
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Boy Scouts to Vacate Philly Home Under Settlement
The Boy Scouts Cradle of Liberty Council staff will leave its downtown Philadelphia headquarters of 85 years by June 30 and the retail store in the building will close by Oct. 31. In exchange, the city will reimburse the Boy Scouts for improvements More…

Kyle Kendrick tosses 7 strong, Phillies beat Marlins 7-2
He's outpitched Philadelphia's three aces — Cole Hamels, Roy Halladay and Cliff Lee so far. While they have three Cy Young Awards, a World Series MVP Award and 14 All-Star appearances on their resumes, Kendrick has never won more than 11 games in More…

Speaking in Philadelphia, Castro's niece says Cuba, US will have normal
PHILADELPHIA — The niece of Fidel Castro said Friday on a trip to Philadelphia that she believes Cuba and the U.S. will have normal relations one day, but she doesn't know when. “I wish … I was a magician or (one of those) people who knows everything. More…

Philadelphia abortion trial ends fourth day without verdicts
PHILADELPHIA (Reuters) – The jury in the murder trial of a Philadelphia doctor accused of killing babies and a patient during late-term abortions at a clinic serving low-income women ended its fourth day of deliberations on Friday without reaching More…

Visit to Philadelphia by Mariela Castro, Cuban Sexologist, Causes a
The Liberty Bell will receive a visitor this afternoon: Mariela Castro, Cuba's premier sexologist, who is also the daughter of President Ra?l Castro.
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Dr. Manny: Where is the outrage in the medical community over the Gosnell case?
Jurors have begun deliberations in the murder trial of Dr. Kermit B. Gosnell, a Philadelphia-based abortion doctor charged with murdering viable babies born alive to women who had gone through labor and delivery. Gosnell is facing five counts of murder More…

Speaking in Philadelphia, Castro's niece says Cuba, US will have normal
PHILADELPHIA ??? The niece of Fidel Castro says she believes Cuba and the U.S. will have normal relations one day but she doesn’t know when. Mariela Castro spoke in Spanish through an interpreter Friday in Philadelphia after visiting the Liberty Bell. More…

Injury bug has impact on players in Marlins-Blue Jays mega trade
PHILADELPHIA — The Marlins' mega-trade with Toronto is beginning to looked cursed — for both teams. On the same day the Blue Jays placed pitcher Josh Johnson on the disabled list with arm problems, Marlins manager Mike Redmond said pitcher More…

Harrisburg bishop's death casts 'pall' over Philadelphia – Philly.com
FILE – This June 8, 2004 file photo shows Monsignor Joseph P. McFadden in Philadelphia. Church officials say Bishop Joseph McFadden died unexpectedly Thursday morning, May 2, 2013 at a hospital in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Jacqueline Larma, File) … More…

Philadelphia Phillies: Cliff Lee's Trade Chips Are Mostly Flat
Each recent Philadelphia Phillies’ trade doesn’t need to be reviewed right now. Instead, the focus of this feature is simply to look at who general manager Ruben Amaro, Jr. has traded and obtained in two specific baseball deals. It’s understood that … More…

Philadelphia 'After Hours' walking tour lets visitors take a walk into the past
William Hurrie, the night watchman at the Pennsylvania State House in Philadelphia, sneaks in a group of people — led by printer John Dunlap — to search for Thomas Jefferson. It's an important job, said David Scott Taylor, of Clayton, who stays in More…

Philadelphia pays homage to Chilean fruit growing – FreshPlaza
The Chilean American Chamber of Commerce of Greater Philadelphia presented Fedefruta and all the fruit growers who ship their products to the Delaware River ports, world's main destination for Chilean fruit, with the "2013 Visionary Award". Cristi?n More…

Wrong-Way Driver Crash Kills 2 | NBC 10 Philadelphia
A deadly crash shutdown the northbound Blue Route (I-476) this morning.
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Philadelphia Phillies – TeamReport
Normally, a player questioning a struggling team's effort — especially in a big market city like Philadelphia — would be enough to cause sports talk radio lines to light up and create a huge source of friction in the clubhouse. But when the Phillies More…

US Department of Labor's OSHA fines Philadelphia plumbing
2013 – 04/29/2013 – US Department of Labor's OSHA fines Philadelphia plumbing and heating company more than $40000 for workplace safety hazards. More…

Philadelphia food trucks cooking up tasty times – Philly.com
It's the "trucker's" moment in Philadelphia's food world now – especially when it comes to lunch. That's when some of the area's most exciting new food options are making the scene, rolling in on four wheels with a griddle full of creativity and an
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App lets amputees program their own bionic hands
PHILADELPHIA ??? Double-amputee Jason Koger used to fly hundreds of miles to visit a clinician when he wanted to adjust the grips on his bionic hands. Now, he’s got an app. Koger came to Philadelphia this week to demonstrate the i-limb ultra revolution, … More…

Philadelphia Eagles Interested in DE/OLB Trevor Scott – Bleeding
The Eagles could be looking for some veteran depth.
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