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Broad Street Line service resumes after person fatally hit

February 22, 2017

From 6abc *As of SUN press time the victim has been reported as being fatally struck SOUTH PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) — One person is hospitalized after being struck by a subway train on SEPTA’s Broad Street Line in South Philadelphia. Action News is told the incident happened around 7 a.m. Wednesday on the platform at the…

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Candice Wiggins says her WNBA experience was toxic

February 22, 2017

Associated Press Candice Wiggins said her experience playing in the WNBA was “toxic” and was a major reason why she retired last season. In an interview with The San Diego Union-Tribune , Wiggins said the culture in the league was “very, very harmful” and that she was targeted throughout her career for being heterosexual and…

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Tariq El-Shabazz announces run for district attorney

February 20, 2017

From 6ABC: PHILADELPHIA–Tariq El-Shabazz kicked off his campaign Monday to be Philadelphia’s next district attorney. He’s no stranger to the office. El-Shabazz served as Philadelphia Assistant District Attorney from 1988 to 1993. He returned to the DA’s office last year, and was the First Assistant District Attorney until his recent resignation. El-Shabazz wants to replace…

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Funk legend Junie Morrison, of Parliament-Funkadelic and Ohio Players, dead at 62

February 19, 2017

From ABC News Radio Walter “Junie” Morrison, the singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist whose synthesizer work, arranging and songwriting shaped funk in the ’70s and provided a crucial foundation for the West Coast hip-hop sound, has died at 62. Morrison’s death was announced Thursday on his Facebook page by his daughter, Akasha Morrison. “Dear friends and…

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National security adviser Michael Flynn resigns

February 14, 2017

Associated Press–President Donald Trump’s embattled national security adviser Michael Flynn resigned late Monday night, following reports that he had misled Vice President Mike Pence and other officials about his contacts with Russia. His departure upends Trump’s senior team after less than one month in office. In a resignation letter, Flynn said he held numerous calls…

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Jerry Sandusky’s son Jeffrey arrested on child sex charges

February 13, 2017

Jerry Sandusky’s son Jeffrey arrested on child sex charges By MARK SCOLFORO Today One of Jerry Sandusky’s sons was charged Monday with sex crimes involving two girls, more than five years after the former Penn State assistant coach was himself first arrested on child molestation charges. Jeffrey S. Sandusky, 41, was charged by state police…

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Prince’s Warner Bros. catalog goes to all streaming services

February 12, 2017

Prince’s Warner Bros. catalog goes to all streaming services By MESFIN FEKADU Today NEW YORK (AP) — Tidal’s exclusive streaming rights to Prince’s Warner Bros. Records catalog is over. The record company announced that starting Sunday, his music on the label — including albums like the seminal “Purple Rain” to his early work like “Dirty…

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Boscov’s Albert Boscov Dies At 87

February 11, 2017

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Pennsylvania businessman and entrepreneur Al Boscov has died at the age of 87. Boscov recently revealed that he was battling cancer. Jim Boscov, the CEO and Vice Chairman and the third generation to run the company, announced that Boscov passed away on Friday in Reading. Boscov took over the family business in…

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