Philadelphia News for June 15th 2013

Philadelphia building inspector dead in apparent suicide
A Philadelphia building inspector who had checked and signed off on a demolition site that later collapsed and killed six people has died in an apparent suicide, officials said Thursday. Ronald Wagenhoffer, who was 52, was found dead in his vehicle More…

Philadelphia schools latest victim of massive state cuts
(Children deliver letters written by Philadelphia public school students to the office of Gov. Tom Corbett as part of an effort organized by education groups to secure enough state aid to head off nearly 3,800 layoffs in the state's largest school More…

Philadelphia Building Inspector Suicide – Business Insider
He was found in a pick-up truck with a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
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Philadelphia Eagles Must Be Patient With Tackle Lane Johnson
With the fourth overall pick in the 2013 NFL draft, the Philadelphia Eagles selected offensive tackle Lane Johnson, who will forever be remembered as the first pick in the Chip Kelly era. Johnson was the third tackle drafted, behind Eric Fisher and … More…

Philadelphia Phillies defeat Minnesota Twins
A; A. MLB: Philadelphia Phillies at Minnesota Twins. Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Cliff Lee (33) delivers a pitch in the first inning against the Minnesota Twins on Thursday at Target Field in Minneapolis. / USA TODAY Sports. Written by More…

Philadelphia plans to cremate, bury 47 Gosnell bodies
Despite repeated requests from religious leaders and anti-abortion activists, city officials in Philadelphia plan to cremate and bury the 47 bodies from abortion provider Kermit Gosnell's case. In May, Gosnell was convicted on three counts of first More…

Philadelphia Building Inspector Commits Suicide
PHILADELPHIA–A city building inspector who examined a demolition project just weeks before a building collapsed at the site and killed six people has been found dead in an apparent suicide, officials said Thursday. Ronald Wagenhoffer, 52 years old More…

Phila. bldg. collapse inspector commits suicide
Wagenhoffer, a Philadelphia Licenses & Inspections worker, died alone in his pickup truck Wednesday ??? one week after six people lost their lives at 2136 Market St. in the Center City, reported NBC 10. Firefighters view the aftermath of a building … More…

Brad Paisley to Play With Rolling Stones in Philadelphia | Music
Country star Brad Paisley will take the stage with the Rolling Stones on June 18th for the first of their two shows at the Wells Fargo Center in Phila.
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Philadelphia Phillies – PlayerWatch
INF Michael Martinez was recalled from Triple-A Lehigh Valley. He hit .285 with two homers and 16 RBI in 41 games for the IronPigs. INF Cesar Hernandez was optioned to Lehigh Valley after the June 12 game against the Twins. He was replaced on the More…

Skydivers swoop into Philadelphia bearing Stars and Stripes for Flag Day as
PHILADELPHIA — Dozens of children at the National Constitution Center craned their necks in unison Friday and began cheering as five skydivers bearing enormous American flags leaped from a small plane high overhead. The parachutists seemed to float More…

Philadelphia Phillies – PlayerWatch
Philadelphia Phillies – PlayerWatch. print. Reuters. 4:38 a.m. CDT, June 13, 2013. RHP Tyler Cloyd allowed one run on six hits and three walks while striking out two in five innings Wednesday. The five innings were the fewest since he pitched 2 1/3 More…

Building inspector linked to Philadelphia collapse dies in apparent
PHILADELPHIA (Reuters) – The city building inspector who checked a Philadelphia building before it collapsed last week, killing six people, has died of an apparent suicide, local media reported. The inspector died of a gunshot wound to the
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Philadelphia Phillies (32-35) at Colorado Rockies (35-32), 8:40 pm (ET)
Gonzalez and Fowler are listed as day-to-day for the Rockies, who will open a three-game series versus the Philadelphia Phillies Friday at Coors Field. All three of Colorado's main weapons went down in Thursday's 5-4 loss to the Washington Nationals; More…

2013 US Open: North Philadelphia man on golf's biggest stage this week
Temple, 30, born and bred in Philadelphia, is one of two caddies who work at Merion year-round that got lucky enough to be asked to carry the bag for one of the 156 golfers competing on golf’s biggest American stage. He said it was sheer luck that … More…

S&P Upgrades Philadelphia Bond Rating on General Fund Balance
Standard & Poor's Ratings Services raised its bond rating on Philadelphia, Pa., by one step, as the city progresses in restoring its general fund balance. The firm upgraded Philadelphia's general obligation debt to A-minus, four steps into investment More…

Philadelphia Building Collapse Inspector Commits Suicide
A Philadelphia city building inspector who approved construction at a four-story building that collapsed and killed six people last week has committed suicide, city officials confirmed today. The inspector, Ronald Wagenhoffer, was the last city More…

Brad Paisley to Join Rolling Stones Onstage in Philadelphia – The
Brad Paisley is slated to join the many guest stars who have played with the Rolling Stones onstage during their 50 & Counting tour. The country star will jam with the legendary British rockers a.
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Inspector of Collapsed Building Commits Suicide – NBC Philadelphia
The lead inspector of a Philadelphia building that collapsed last week — killing six people — is dead after he committed suicide, according to multiple law enforcement sources close to the investigation who di…
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Philadelphia building inspector reportedly blamed self for deadly collapse in
The Philadelphia inspector who committed suicide a week after the building he had surveyed collapsed and killed six reportedly recorded a cell phone video in which he blamed himself for the accident. “It was my fault. I should have looked at those guys More…

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