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8:02 AM / Wednesday February 21, 2018

Week In Review

Philadelphians take to the streets to celebrate Super Bowl

February 9, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO:  Eagles fans celebrate the first-time Super Bowl win on South Broad Street between Walnut and Arch Streets.   (Photo: K-Len Anderson) associated press The Philadelphia Eagles’ Super Bowl victory set off a celebration that has been 58 years in the making. Just as Nick Foles and the Eagles clinched a surprising 41-33 victory…

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Democratic Party chair resigns under pressure from Wolf

February 9, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO:  Marcel Groen   By Marc Levy Associated Press HARRISBURG,Pa.–Pennsylvania’s Democratic Party chairman resigned Friday, acceding to Gov. Tom Wolf’s request that he step down in the wake of conflicting messages over how the party should respond to sexual misconduct allegations against politicians and party officials. The last straw seemed to be Marcel Groen’s…

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US investigators say deadly Amtrak train crash preventable

February 9, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO:  Wreckage is seen near the scene of where an Amtrak train carrying multiple Republican lawmakers crashed into a garbage truck in Crozet, Va., on Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018. A chartered train carrying dozens of GOP lawmakers to a Republican policy retreat in West Virginia struck a garbage truck in a rural Virginia town…

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Indians removing Chief Wahoo logo from game uniforms in 2019

February 2, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO: Chief Wahoo logo (Background photo: By Henryk Sadura/shutterstock) By Tom Withers associated press CLEVELAND — Divisive and hotly debated, the Chief Wahoo logo is being removed from the Cleveland Indians’ uniform next year. The polarizing mascot is coming off the team’s jersey sleeves and caps starting in the 2019 season, a move that will…

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Bill would require stronger campus hate-crime reporting

February 2, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO: U.S Army 2nd Lt. Richard Collins By Brian Witte Associated Press ANNAPOLIS, Md.–Maryland’s public colleges and universities would be required to develop stronger policies for reporting and documenting campus hate crimes and bias incidents under a measure introduced in the General Assembly on Friday in response to the stabbing of a Black Bowie…

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Women’s marches organizers hope to keep building momentum

January 26, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO:  Crowds of women listen to speakers at the Philadelphia Museum of Art steps at Saturday’s Women’s March.  (Photo: Kala J.) By Haven Daley and John Locher associated press LAS VEGAS — Thousands of people poured into a football stadium in Las Vegas on Sunday, the anniversary of women’s marches around the world, to…

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End to government shutdown as Dems halt filibuster

January 26, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO:  Demonstrators rally in support of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) outside the Capitol, Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018, in Washington, on the second day of the federal shutdown. Democrats have been seeking a deal to protect the “Dreamers,” who have been shielded against deportation by DACA, which President Donald Trump halted last year….

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Gymnastics doctor sentenced to 40 to 175 years in prison

January 26, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO:  Dr. Larry Nassar, 54, appears in court for a plea hearing in Lansing, Mich. Nasser, a sports doctor accused of molesting girls while working for USA Gymnastics and Michigan State University pleaded, guilty to multiple charges of sexual assault and will face at least 25 years in prison.(AP Photo/Paul Sancya)   By David…

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‘Mississippi Burning’ KKK leader Killen dies in prison at 92

January 19, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO:  In this 1964 file photo released by the FBI, the bodies of three civil rights workers are uncovered from an earthen dam southwest of Philadelphia, Miss. The photograph was entered as evidence by the prosecution in the trial of Edgar Ray Killen, who was convicted in 2005 for three counts of manslaughter in…

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Recent News

Go With The-Flo

Kylie Jenner revealed that she and boyfriend Travis Scott welcomed a baby girl on February 1

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Color Of Money

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February 9, 2018

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Food And Beverage

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February 9, 2018

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Seniors

Four tips to prepare for extended power outages

February 9, 2018

BPT In the year 2018, it’s very easy to take your home’s power for granted. You flick...

Health

CDC: 63 children dead from flu, season bad as 2009 swine flu

February 9, 2018

By Mike Stobee NEW YORK (AP) — The flu has further tightened its grip on the U.S....

Horoscopes

SUNscopes for the week of Feb. 11

February 9, 2018

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