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Tickets To See Dalai Lama In Philadelphia Selling Out Quickly

The Dalai Lama’s visit to Philadelphia is proving to be a big draw.

08/13/2015

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Perseid Meteor Shower Disappoints Stargazers Locally

The Perseid Meteor Shower was advertised by the experts as one of the best to watch in years.

08/13/2015

One of the leaders of Heeding God's Call stands beside concern citizens fighting against zoning application for Gun shop. (Credit: Cherri Gregg)

Philly Gun Range Owner Hoping To Sell Firearms; Community Opposes

The owner is seeking the city’s permission to be re-zoned so it can sell firearms, but residents and community groups want to stop him.

08/13/2015

Darlene Pope outside of her house, where Darrell Clarke announced the expansion of Philadelphia's EnergyFIT program. (credit: Pat Loeb)

Expansion Promised For Philadelphia’s EnergyFIT Program

City Council President Darrell Clarke, on Wednesday, promised to expand a program that helps low-income Philadelphia residents stay in their homes by making repairs and improving energy efficiency.

08/12/2015

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Wednesday’s Child: Michael

13-year-old Michael says he appreciates hard work in the face of adversity.

08/12/2015

Sister Mary Scullion smiling

Honoring Vision Of Pontiff With ‘Concrete Works Of Mercy And Justice’ At Project Home

The purpose of Pope-Up Day is to rally the public around the issues of hunger, homelessness, and poverty.

08/12/2015

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Brotherly Love: Team Jaxson Helps Boy With Cancer

A community in Gloucester County is throwing their all into helping a child with cancer.

08/12/2015

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Beaches Back Open After Sand Cliffs Formed In Avalon

The dangerous drop-offs forced the closure of a stretch of shoreline in Avalon over the weekend.

08/11/2015

Brian Shapiro conducting a training session Monday at Philadelphia International Airport. (Credit: Mike DeNardo)

PHL, Hotel Workers Brush Up On Hospitality Ahead Of Pope’s Visit

Hospitality workers in Philadelphia are getting a refresher course in….hospitality!

08/11/2015

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Ramsey Weighs In On Nation’s Community Policing Progress 1 Year Post-Ferguson

Philadelphia Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey says the controversy forced a shift in policing nationwide.

08/10/2015

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City Plans Events to Quell Concerns of Businesses About Papal Visit

The Nutter Administration plans a press briefing this week, as well as a sit-down with business leaders to provide some guidance.

08/10/2015

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Child Killed In Kensington Hit-and-Run Remembered On Birthday

The community gathered in Kensington Sunday night to celebrate what would have been his third birthday.

08/09/2015

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Local High Schools Tapped To Provide Pope’s Philadelphia Soundtrack

The first and final things Pope Francis will hear when he’s in Philadelphia are the talents of two high school marching bands from the area.

08/09/2015

A live Hercules Beetle, one of the largest beetle species in the world.
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Visitors Abuzz Over Creepy Crawly Critters At Academy Of Natural Sciences

The annual Bug Fest this weekend was a chance for the public to explore the weird and wonderful world of insects.

08/09/2015

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Poll Of NJ Voters Again Shows Record Low Favorability For Christie

For the second time in a month, a survey of the folks back home shows a record number of people unhappy with his performance.

08/09/2015