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2 Local Senators Push Iran Nuclear Deal Closer To Finish Line

Senators Bob Casey and Chris Coons believe it is the best option at this time.

10 hours ago

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Twitter Shares Plans To Make Workforce More Diverse

Twitter has announced new hiring goals for improving diversity by 2016.

11 hours ago

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Commissioner Ramsey Interrupted By Protesters During Community Event

About 15 minutes into what was supposed to be an hour discussion, demonstrators began to chant, making it impossible for him to continue.

12 hours ago

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Man Killed In Bizarre West Philly Double Shooting

Police say one man is dead and another was injured following an unusual shooting Tuesday night.

13 hours ago

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RiverLink Ferry To Run The Weekend Of The Papal Visit

The RiverLink Ferry will not only be running, it’s adding extra service.


Connor Barwin during Monday's ribbon cutting in South Philadelphia. (credit: Philadelphia Eagles)

Connor Barwin Restores South Philadelphia Park To Give Back To Community

Eagles LB Connor Barwin’s foundation restored Ralph Brooks Park in South Philadelphia.


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Funeral Director Charged After Officials Discover Several Decomposed Bodies During Investigation

Philadelphia Police announced the arrest of Blair Hawkins who is charged with Abuse of Corpse.


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Mayors To Talk Government And Families Ahead Of Papal Visit

The mayors of Rome, New Orleans and Puebla, Mexico are headed to Philadelphia for an event tied to Pope Francis’ visit that’ll focus on the role of local governments in strengthening and sustaining families.


Wilfredo Rojas, holding a photo of himself and his son. (Credit: Cherri Gregg)

Family Of Murdered Temple Student Vying For Meeting With Pope Francis

The family of a Temple student murdered outside of a nightclub has spent months writing the Vatican with the hope of getting an audience with the Holy Father, and they are still praying for a miracle.


Organizers of the Million Father March in the City Council Caucus Room. (credit: Steve Tawa)

‘Million Father March’ Set For First Day Of School In Philadelphia

Organizers of the annual “Million Father March” are getting set for the first day of school next Tuesday in the Philadelphia School District.


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Focus On SW Philly Neighborhood In ‘No More Fire Deaths’ Campaign

Small teams of Fire Department and Red Cross volunteers fanned out in Kingsessing, knocking on doors and offering residents free lithium powered smoke detectors.


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Philadelphia Welcomes Pope Francis With Four Unique Billboards

Four billboards will appear in our area welcoming Pope Francis and pilgrims to Philadelphia.


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Pa. Auditor General To Determine Cost Of Budget Battle On Schools

Pennsylvania’s auditor general says the state’s budget impasse, now entering its third month, is costing state school districts money and he will attempt to put a price tag on how much.


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3 Marines Honoring A Pair Of Fallen Brothers-In-Arms With ‘The Long Walk’

Sergeants Devon Richio, Steven Walls, and Andrew Einstein all departed from the Liberty Bell headed to Ground Zero in New York with backpacks and service dogs in toe.