Philadelphia News for June 17th 2013

MLB Trade Rumors: Philadelphia Phillies Have 'No Desire' – FanSided
As we approach the MLB trade deadline, the Philadelphia Phillies find themselves out of playoff contention, 7.5 games back in the NL East and three games under .500. So, logic tells you that it would not be a surprise if they unloaded some of
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Philadelphia Phillies (33-36) at Colorado Rockies (36-33), 4:10 p.m. (ET)
"In that first inning I really didn't make any of those pitches," Pettibone said. "If I make those pitches, maybe it's a different story." The Phillies and Rockies are meeting for the first time since Philadelphia won seven of nine matchups a season More…

Chacin, Rockies stop Philadelphia
DENVER — Jhoulys Chacin came within an out of his second career shutout, and Colorado topped Philadelphia 5-2 Sunday afternoon. Chacin gave up six hits, struck out three and didn't walk a batter. His 8 2-3 innings marked the longest outing by a More…

Philadelphia girl, 12, seriously injured after roofer crashed through ceiling
A 12-year-old girl was seriously injured when a roofer fell through the ceiling of her apartment Saturday morning and landed next to her on the couch. Authorities say Maya Pur was watching cartoons in her Philadelphia apartment around 11 a.m. when the More…

Philadelphia Union Weekly Schedule Ahead of Match vs. New York Red Bulls
Philadelphia Union: Chester, Pa. (June, 16 ??? 2013) ??? Philadelphia Union (6-5-4) train this week ahead of friendly matchup with USL PRO affiliate partner Harrisburg City Islanders on Tuesday, June 18 (7:30 p.m. ET, Skyline Sports Complex) and an Eastern? … More…

The City of Philadelphia Still Owes Money for the 700 Level
Checks can be made payable to Andrew Kulp at the following address… wait, what? Okay, I'm being told the 700 Level doesn't refer to us – or more importantly, me – in this case. What Philadelphia really still owes money for is something that
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As Rocky's legacy lives on in Philadelphia, London waits on its return on the
There is much inspiration to be found at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, too, but the most popular object of interest these days is the steps. There are 72 of them, leading up to the grand East Entrance and until 1976 nobody gave them much thought. And … More…

Girl, 12, hurt after roofer falls thru ceiling
Authorities say Maya Pur was watching cartoons in her Philadelphia apartment around 11 a.m. when the man abruptly broke through the ceiling sending debris violently crashing down on her. “Her neck and her head are really in bad shape. She’s hurt,” her? … More…

1 Dead, 2 Injured in Triple Shooting | NBC 10 Philadelphia
Police say one person is dead and two others are injured after a triple shooting in Camden.
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Budget Cuts Reach Bone for Philadelphia Schools
PHILADELPHIA ??? When a second grader came to the Andrew Jackson School too agitated to eat breakfast on Friday, an aide alerted the school counselor, who engaged him in an art project in her office. When he was still overwrought at 11, a secretary? … More…

Philadelphia fans on best behavior at Merion
Philadelphia sports fans aren’t the ogres nearly everyone imagines them to be, at least not the ones who showed up at Merion this week. They were, for the most part, positive, polite and well-behaved. Even those who heckled, like the ones targeting … More…

Communities Across Philadelphia Celebrate Father's Day
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Communities across the city of “brotherly love” showed affection for dads this Father's Day Weekend. Daddy University Inc. hosted a full day of father focused events Saturday at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, beginning with a More…

Philadelphia Phillies (33-36) at Colorado Rockies (36-33), 4:10 pm (ET)
After losing six straight starts, Philadelphia Phillies lefty Cole Hamels has seemed to find his groove. Hamels aims for his third win of the season Sunday in the conclusion of a three-game series against the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field. He fanned More…

Philadelphia man finds reptile near sewer, offers gator aid
Posted: 06/16/2013. Last Updated: 4 minutes ago. PHILADELPHIA – A Philadelphia man has offered a little gator aid – calling animal control authorities to help rescue a juvenile alligator he found near a sewer grate on his street. Joe Malseed saw the 18 … More…

Philadelphia closes 23 schools, builds $400 million prison
Philadelphia is going to drastic measures to close a $304 million deficit. In March, Pennsylvania's School Reform Commission voted to close a whopping 23 schools. The move came after the House cut $961 million from the education budget. And by July 1, More…

Philadelphia at Colorado
The Rockies will try to stay hot at the plate and finish their 10-game stay at Coors Field with a .500 record Sunday when they take on Hamels and the Philadelphia Phillies. Colorado (36-33) snapped their three-game skid on the homestand by scoring six More…

Philadelphia Flyers' Biggest Short-Term and Long-Term Problems
The Philadelphia Flyers’ biggest short-term problems are not easy fixes by any stretch. There are a few significant ones that need to be addressed, and quickly. If those shorter-term problems are solved as best possible, that would significantly … More…

Philadelphia Phillies Vs. Washington Nationals 6/17/13 Mark's Free MLB
Even though Washington didn't win on Sunday, they have been playing better over the past week or so but as far as I'm concerned, school is still out on this team for the time being. Despite a 2-0 loss at Cleveland, the Nationals have won five of eight More…

Philly girl hurt when roofer falls through ceiling
PHILADELPHIA — A man working on the roof of a Philadelphia apartment building fell through into one of the units, where a girl watching TV was hit by debris. Police say the roofer landed on the couch and was not hurt. They say the 12-year-old girl was More…

Girl Hurt After Roofer Falls Through Ceiling | NBC 10 Philadelphia
A young girl is recovering after police say a roofer fell on top of her.
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