Philadelphia News for June 3rd 2013

Philadelphia Pays Tribute to the Roots With a Massive Mural
The city of Philadelphia is honoring hometown heroes the Roots with a giant public mural. The Associated Press reports that the city’s Mural Arts Program unveiled the artwork on Friday, a day before the band’s annual Roots Picnic music festival. The … More…

Philadelphia 76ers 2013 NBA Draft Prospect: Shabazz Muhammad
There is no denying the talent of the former UCLA ???one-and-done??? Shabazz Muhammad. But because of some questions regarding his attitude and character he very well could fall to the Philadelphia 76ers in the 2013 NBA draft, who pick 11th. If that is the … More…

Philadelphia Archdiocese announces mergers involving 27 parishes
The Archdiocese of Philadelphia announced Sunday that is closing and merging churches in a move that will impact 27 parishes. "It is hoped that the result will be revitalized parishes throughout the Archdiocese that are better equipped to meet the More…

Recap: Philadelphia vs. Milwaukee
Domonic Brown finished a double shy of the cycle and Cliff Lee tossed 7 2/3 strong innings as the Philadelphia Phillies held off the Milwaukee Brewers, 7-5, to avoid a three-game sweep at Citizens Bank Park. Brown went 3-for-3 with a three-run homer More…

Philadelphia Free Library Ends Late Fees For Students
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – A new policy of the Philadelphia Free Library to forgive overdue book fines for students came under the microscope in City Council. At issue before Council's Parks and Recreation committee was a new policy of the Free Library More…

Philadelphia Zoo opens KidZooU for toddlers and tweens
PHILADELPHIA — On a sunny day in spring, goats meandered across an overhead bridge before clambering down steps of a climbing tower. Nearby children climbed on their own play structure. Both areas are part of an empathy building program at the More…

Browns backs Lee as Phillies beat Brewers 7 – 5
0 Comments E-mail Print. Brewers Phillies Baseball. Philadelphia Phillies' Domonic Brown watches his three run home run against the Milwaukee Brewers in the first inning of the MLB National League baseball game Sunday, June 2, 2013, in Philadelphia. More…

Philadelphia passes 'doomsday' school budget – Washington Post
It isn't called a “doomsday” budget for nothing: Philadelphia's School Reform Commission approved a budget this week that includes cuts so drastic that if they More…

Philadelphia Eagles land in Central PA | WPMT FOX43
The Philadelphia Eagles made stop in Lancaster County on Saturday afternoon at the Eagles Pro Shop in the Rockvale Outlets. Wide receiver Jeremy Maclin, linebacker DeMeco Ryans and linebacker Mychal Kendricks took a time out from
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Philadelphia Phillies Vs. Miami Marlins
The Philadelphia Phillies are moving up the ranks in the National League East and while they are moving up the standings they aren't gaining much ground on the leaders. The Phillies are 4-6 in their last 10 games, 13-15 at home this season, and they More…

Mom Says Dying Daughter is a Victim of Age Discrimination
A local lawmaker is joining 10-year-old Sarah Murnaghan's fight for new lungs. She's spent months waiting at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. NBC10's Rosemary Connors talked to the girl's mother, who is calling for a change in the criteria, that More…

Philadelphia Free Library Ends Late Fees For Students << CBS Philly
A new policy of the Philadelphia Free Library to forgive overdue book fines for students came under the microscope in City Council. More…

Philadelphia Archdiocese announcing church parish closings
Pastors from the parishes that have been under review for sustainability since last fall as part of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia's Parish Pastoral Planning Area Initiative, were advised to send letters to their parishioners on Friday revealing More…

Philadelphia Phillies – PlayerWatch
3B Freddy Galvis went 1-for-4 and broke an 0-for-14 skid with a second-inning double Friday, a ball misjudged by Milwaukee left fielder Ryan Braun. But Galvis, hitting .224 this season, struck out in his other three at-bats and has just two hits in his More…

Philadelphia girl's family appeals for direct lung donor
PHILADELPHIA — Relatives of a 10-year-old girl who they say has been denied a lifesaving lung transplant because of her age are appealing to the public in hopes of finding a donor to save their child. “There's unfortunately no options left,” said More…

71-Year-Old Man Injured in Shooting | NBC 10 Philadelphia
A 71-year-old man is in stable condition after he was shot in the forehead in West Philadelphia, according to police.
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Philadelphia Phillies Outfielder Domonic Brown Realizing His Potential
How many times have we seen Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Domonic Brown start the season with the team but get sent back down to the minors after struggling in the first few weeks of the season? Countless times events like that have happened to … More…

Philadelphia Phillies storyline: Win, place or a no-show
When Jimmy Rollins and the Philadelphia Phillies were the hunters before their dominant era, they established themselves with that September run past our northern foe. This season, however, they began for the first time since then as the challenger. More…

THE PHILADELPHIA (Pa.) INQUIRER: A holiday from partisanship
By AN EDITORIAL OPINION OFTHE PHILADELPHIA (Pa.) INQUIRER. Chilly weather aside, most of the Jersey Shore's towns were back in business for the Memorial Day weekend, which was capped by another joint appearance of President Barack Obama More…

Vick out in front to lead Eagles once again
PHILADELPHIA — – Old man Michael Vick is fit enough to still be able to take younger teammate LeSean McCoy in a foot race, confident enough to believe he has what it takes to quarterback the Philadelphia Eagles under any system and savvy enough to More…

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