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Philadelphia among 20 finalists for 2nd Amazon headquarters

January 18, 2018

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon has narrowed its hunt for a second headquarters to 20 locations, concentrated among cities in the U.S. East and Midwest. Toronto made the list as well, keeping the company’s international options open. The online retailer said Thursday that after sorting through 238 proposals, the potential locations still include tech-strong places...

US marshal shot, killed while serving warrant in Harrisburg

January 18, 2018

📷 WPVI screengrab HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A member of the U.S. Marshals Service was shot and killed early Thursday while serving a warrant, the mayor of Harrisburg said. Two other officers were also shot, including a Harrisburg police officer who “bravely returned fire and critically injured the gunman,” Mayor Eric Papenfuse said in a...

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Entertainment

Ann Curry says she wasn’t surprised by Matt Lauer allegations

January 17, 2018

NEW YORK (AP) — Former “Today” show anchor Ann Curry said Wednesday that the atmospher

Sterling K Brown: Award-winning actor and devoted family man

January 17, 2018

NEW YORK (AP) — The morning after making history as the first black man to win a Golden Globe Awar

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Congressional Black Caucus, Pelosi back effort to censure Trump

January 18, 2018

Photo: Congressional Black Caucus Chairman Cedric Richmond WASHINGTON (AP) – Members of the C

Government shutdown inches closer amid Congressional impasse

January 18, 2018

Congress has less than two days to pass a government funding measure, but Democrats and Republicans

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Local Events

NABCJ Justice Sunday

January 21, 2018

Power Up: Social Media

January 23, 2018

Power Up: Facebook & Instagram

January 30, 2018

Sports

Sexual abuse victims testify against Olympic sports doctor Larry Nassar at sentencing hearing: ‘You are a repulsive liar’

David Egger, Associated Press One after one, gymnasts and other victims of a disgraced former sports doctor stepped forward in a Michigan courtroom Tuesday to recount the sexual abuse and emotional trauma he inflicted on them as children, including one who warned that girls eventually “grow into strong women that return to destroy your world.”…

Travel

Staying safe on the mountain this winter

BPT You can feel it in the air: The ski and snowboard season has arrived, and some areas in the U.S. are already open for business. As snow sports continue to gain popularity, millions of people will be hitting the slopes this winter. During the 2016-17 ski season, the National Ski Areas Association (NSAA) reported…

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Gayle King said Oprah is not going to be running for President though she is “intrigued”

January 12, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO:  Gayle King  (Photo: By JStone / shutterstock)   By Florence Anthony Planning a royal wedding...

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Zion Baptist Church gives MLK Award to local heroes for Puerto Rican Rescue Mission

January 12, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO:  Zion Baptist Church (2015 ©Google)   In the aftermath of Hurricane Maria, many Philadelphians stepped forward...

Food And Beverage

A Fresh Tailgate Menu

January 12, 2018

Quick and tasty ideas for game day ABOVE PHOTO:  Grilled Sausage Skewer Sandwiches Family Features Take your...

Commentary

There are always more victims than one in a police killing

January 12, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO:  Erica Garner, 27, the daughter of Eric Garner, who died in New York City police...

Health

Federal pot policy change sparks confusion, crackdown fears

January 12, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO:  Shoppers at Medithrive browse cannabis variants on an electronic display during the store’s first day...

Horoscopes

SUNscopes for the week of Jan. 14

January 12, 2018

All Signs: This week the Sun enters Aquarius to stay for four weeks. (This happens only once...

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