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Vigil for Philadelphia girl who drowned In Wildwood

July 18, 2017

Photo: Six-year-old Isabella Grattic who drowned in motel swimming pool in Wildwood. PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A candlelight vigil Monday night celebrated the life of six-year-old Isabella Grattic from Philadelphia who drowned last week at a motel pool down the shore, while also serving another purpose. Parents hugged their children tight as balloons were released into...

Flash Mob Of 500 Teens Confront Philly Police

July 17, 2017

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) –– More than 500 teens in a flash mob confronted police outside the Lonnie Young Recreation Center in Germantown Sunday night. Police say it all began a little bit after 6 o’clock at night. When officers arrived they found the large crowd on the sidewalk and in the street, most estimated to be...

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OJ Simpson granted parole, will be released October 2017

July 20, 2017

Breaking AP–O.J. Simpson will be paroled after serving nine years in prison for a botched bid

Funeral held in Austin for American tourist Bakari Henderson beaten to death in Greece

July 20, 2017

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A funeral for the American tourist who was fatally beaten in Greece took plac

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Week In Review

Black homeowners struggle as US housing market recovers

July 14, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Pastor Yul Dorn poses for a portrait inside his home, where he’s facing evictio

Congress returns to battles over health care, budget

July 14, 2017

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Sports

Philadelphia fans blindsided by and furious over Allen Iverson not playing in BIG3 game

By Adi Joseph USA Today, For the Win PHILADELPHIA — Allen Iverson’s entrance at the BIG3’s first showcase in the city he once called home was full of flashing lights, blaring music and the roars of the fans. It was all downhill from there. Iverson, the Philadelphia 76ers legend who has been the face of…

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Good Eats with Grapes

ABOVE PHOTO:  Zahtar Shrimp and Grape Kabobs Make a heart-healthy menu with flavorful fruit Family Features Heart-healthy foods can play a role in healthy aging. Whether you enjoy them by the handful as a refreshing snack or use them to add color, crunch and a touch of sweetness to a meal, grapes are a heart-healthy…

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Blac Chyna was granted a temporary retraining order against her baby daddy Rob Kardashian

July 14, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO: Blac Chyna (Kathy Hutchins / shutterstock)   By Florence Anthony Reality starlet Blac Chyna was...

Seniors

Savvy Senior: New Medicare cards debut next year

July 14, 2017

Dear Savvy Senior, I just received my Medicare card in the mail and was surprised to see...

Commentary

Rep. Jordan Harris sounds off on noose found near Rittenhouse

July 14, 2017

By State Rep. Jordan Harris Recently in Philadelphia, the city of brotherly love and sisterly affection, a...

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SUNscopes for the week of July 16

July 14, 2017

By Georgia Nicols All Signs: The predictions for this week are a bit like a weather forecast...

Health

Five eye health tips that are easy to visualize

July 14, 2017

BPT Writer Leigh Hunt once said, “The groundwork of all happiness is good health.” It’s a mantra...

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Council of Bishops issues open letter to NAACP regarding NAACP restructure, mission and relevance

July 14, 2017

The Council of Bishops of the African Methodist Episcopal Church writes to you to reaffirm our support...

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