Philadelphia News for May 11th 2013

Philadelphia Fed Releases 2nd-Quarter Survey of Professional Forecasters
The long-running survey is released by the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia. In the second-quarter poll, participants continue to expect growth to pick up and unemployment to fall. Views are mixed relative to the first-quarter survey. In the survey More…

Sam Hinkie hired as Philadelphia 76ers GM – USA Today
The Philadelphia 76ers have reached an agreement with Sam Hinkie to be their general manager, a person with knowledge of the deal told USA TODAY Sports. The person spoke on condition on anonymity because the agreement has not been announced. More…

Jury ends ninth day in Philadelphia abortion doctor case
PHILADELPHIA (Reuters) – A Philadelphia jury ended a ninth day of deliberations on Friday without reaching a verdict in the murder trial of a doctor accused of killing babies and a patient during late-term abortions at a clinic that served low-income More…

Philadelphia Eagles Rumors: Mike Vick Getting Majority of First Team Snaps
COMMENTARY | Chip Kelly has a stable of quarterbacks to evaluate leading up to the 2013 NFL season, but Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Jeremy Maclin may have shed some light on the direction of the quarterback situation Thursday when speaking to More…

Philadelphia Phillies' Charlie Manuel Breaks Club Record While His Ship Takes
His folksy charm and questionable in-game decision making notwithstanding, there's no questioning the fact that Philadelphia Phillies' manager Charlie Manuel has endured in one of the toughest sports towns in the country. That longevity became etched More…

Jury deliberates into 9th day in Gosnell abortion trial – USA Today
Dr. Kermit Gosnell, who had owned and operated the Women's Medical Society in west Philadelphia for more than 30 years, is charged with four counts of first-degree murder in connection with those fetal deaths. If convicted, he could face the death penalty. More…

Philadelphia Eagles sign Zach Ertz, 4 other rookies – Bleeding
With the team's first rookie minicamp less than a day away, the Eagles agreed to terms with 5 of their 2013 draft picks. Players who inked deals today include Zach Ertz, Earl Wolff, Joe Kruger, Jordan Poyer and David King.
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Swedish king, queen visit Philadelphia to commemorate 375th anniversary of
Mayor Michael Nutter welcomed King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia to City Hall, where the blue and yellow colors of Philadelphia's municipal flag pay homage to Swedish colonists who arrived in the area 50 years before city founder William Penn. More…

Phillies-Diamondbacks Preview
Philadelphia Phillies right-hander Tyler Cloyd will replace the two-time Cy Young winner and make his first start of the season Friday night at Chase Field. Back from sweeping a three-game series against the Los Angeles Dodgers, the Diamondbacks (20-15 More…

See Philadelphia In A Flash As The PHLASH Downtown Loop
Shuttling from one fantastic Philly attraction to another just got even easier. The PHLASH Downtown Loop launches its 2013 season today, Friday, May.
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Patrick Corbin leads Arizona Diamondbacks to 2-1 win over – NJ.com
PHOENIX — Patrick Corbin threw six-plus strong innings and drove in a run to help lead the Arizona Diamondbacks past the Philadelphia Phillies 2-1 on More…

Swedish king, queen visit Philadelphia to commemorate 375th anniversary of
They were also slated to visit the American Swedish Historical Museum in south Philadelphia. The royals are marking the 375th anniversary of the founding of the colony of New Sweden, which is present-day Wilmington, Del. That's about 25 miles southwest More…

Philadelphia police fatally shoot alleged gunman – Philly.com
PHILADELPHIAPhiladelphia police say officers shot and killed a suspect who allegedly pulled a gun on them during a foot chase. Internal affairs officials are reviewing Thursday night's shooting, which is routine. Police have released few details and More…

Chicago resumes MLS action with Philadelphia tilt
Bridgeview, IL – After a lengthy layoff, the Chicago Fire return to action on Saturday with a vital home tilt against the Philadelphia Union. Chicago has not played a competitive match since falling to the Montreal Impact at the Stade Saputo on April More…

Philadelphia Daily News Howard Gensler column
May 10–LET'S FACE FACTS, the judges on "American Idol" do less actual judging than the "judges" at Philadelphia Traffic Court. Their purpose is to cheerlead and create drama and give viewers some name recognition to latch on to while they learn the More…

Philadelphia Eagles players ready to see new KC Chiefs head
The KC Chiefs play the Philadelphia Eagles this year, which means it's a homecoming for Andy Reid, the new Chiefs coach and former Eagles coach.
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Philadelphia U. crew members graduate a day early at Dad Vail Regatta
The Aberdeen Dad Vail Regatta is such a big event that six members of Philadelphia University men’s and women’s crew teams, along with coach Chris O’Brien, will be competing on Saturday despite a conflict with the school’s commencement ceremony. More…

Philadelphia Eagles Sign Four Draft Picks – FanSided – Sports News
November 24, 2012; Pasadena, CA, USA; UCLA Bruins cornerback Sheldon Price (22) looks on as Stanford Cardinal tight end Zach Ertz (86) catches a pass in t.
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Schools' need for money center of attention in Philadelphia
Bon Jovi's "Living on a Prayer" might well be the theme song for the Philadelphia Public Schools, and it was served up with energy at the rally by a student rock band at Andrew Jackson Elementary School in South Philadelphia. The school is
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Stingy Patrick Corbin carries Diamondbacks over Phillies
The left-hander put together another strong start and drove in a run to help lead the Diamondbacks past the Philadelphia Phillies 2-1 on Thursday night. Corbin (5-0) pitched 6 1/3 innings and scattered four hits, allowing one run to lower his ERA to 1.75. More…

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