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(Pakistani journalists light candles for the victims of an attack by Taliban gunmen on a school in Peshawar, in Karachi, on December 16, 2014.  Photo by Asif Hassan/ AFP/ Getty Images)

Across US and The World, Condemnation For Militants’ Attack on Pakistan School

The Taliban appears to have targeted two of its chief enemies: education and the military. A Philadelphia expert says no countermeasure should be spared.

12/16/2014

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Hear Philly: See All Of Philly’s Top Sites, Holiday Attractions In A PHLASH

Designed as a continuous loop, Philly PHLASH allows riders to hop on and off at 20 stops, either right in front of or within steps of the city’s most popular sites.

12/15/2014

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City Announces Dates For Annual Tree Recycling Program

The program will begin on Monday, January 5th and run through Saturday, January 17th.

12/15/2014

(Demonstrators gather in front of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, near Sixth and Arch Streets.  Photo by Steve Tawa)

Protesters Demand a Voice in Selection of Next President of Philadelphia ‘Fed’

The group, which staged a march this morning from Independence Hall to the Federal Reserve at Sixth and Arch Streets, says the Fed’s replacement process is dominated by major financial firms and corporations.

12/15/2014

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Money Collected By Salvation Army Bell Ringers Helps Others All Year

The Salvation Army bell ringers collect spare change during the holidays to help those in need, AND that money is a portion of what’s raised to help people all year.

12/14/2014

(Ashley Broaddus, wearing black and white in center, poses with some of her friends who modeled her line of hoodies that carry inspirational messages.  Photo by Pat Loeb)

Philadelphia Teen Uses Her ‘Make-A-Wish’ Moment To Help Other Girls

Ashley Broaddus is using her “Make-A-Wish” wish to spread positive messages.

12/12/2014

(Shirts carried the names of each victim of the 2012 mass shooting in Connecticut.  Photo by John McDevitt)

As Sandy Hook Anniversary Nears, Philadelphians Stand Against Gun Violence

Twenty-six t-shirts, each bearing the name of one of the victims killed in the shooting at the Connecticut school on December 14, 2012, were on display.

12/12/2014

(A demonstration against racism at the federal building in Camden.  Photo by Jim Melwert)

Philadelphia ‘Die-In’ Causes Gridlock; Camden Demonstration More Orderly

In Camden, a “die-in” was held in front of the courthouse. A Philadelphia group blocked traffic on Broad Street.

12/12/2014

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Charity Report: An Organization’s Finances Are Only One Piece Of The Puzzle When It Comes To Giving

Thinking of donating this holiday season? If you’re basing how much trust you place in a charity on finances alone, you’re making a mistake.

12/12/2014

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Cartoon In Local Paper Draws Ire Of Philadelphia Police Commissioner

The cartoon appeared in the Bucks County Courier Times and depicted kids asking Santa Claus to “keep us safe from the police.”

12/12/2014

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Free, Unique Musical Experience Comes To Synagogue On Main Line

On Sunday, Main Line Reform Temple in Wynnewood will host a concert featuring contemporary, folk, jazz, classical and world music all in one place.

12/12/2014

(The 2013 Christmas Village shopping mall, in Love Park.  Credit: CBS3)

Several Events Scheduled in Philadelphia Focusing on Racism Issues

Leaders of the Christmas Village, in Love Park, have canceled this evening’s “lantern parade” after learning that Ferguson-related protesters were scheduled to converge there at the same time.

12/11/2014

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Report: Kids In Philadelphia Are Some Of The Hardest Working When It Comes To Chores

ChoreMonster.com, an app that tries to make chores fun for families, says it analyzed over seven million completed jobs to figure out which U.S. cities have hard-working children.

12/11/2014

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Uber Offering Delivery Lunch For A Good Cause On Thursday

If you don’t want to brave the cold, Uber is offering a one-day-only way to get lunch from Philadelphia restaurant Sbraga without leaving your desk.

12/11/2014

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Brotherly Love: Police Officer Helps Raise Money To Aid Those Staying At Ronald McDonald House

On Tuesday night at the Ronald McDonald House in University City, red and white stripe socks were high fashion.

12/10/2014

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