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AshWednesday_Mario Tama

Lent Begins Today For Christians

In the Roman Catholic Church, Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of a 40-day period in which church members are asked to engage in prayer, fasting and doing good works in preparation for Easter, commemorating the resurrection of Jesus Christ.

02/22/2012

Stigall Show Log 4.26.11

Chris examines President Obama’s 2012 election campaign and questions the clarity of his foreign policy agenda. He talks to Fox News Contributor Lis Wiehl about her new book, the NFL lockout and Piers Morgans non-existent ratings. Also, he talks to Phillies Manager Charlie Manuel and, for the first time, Mayor Michael Nutter.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–04/26/2011

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West Philadelphia Student-Athlete Killed After Easter Dinner

Philadelphia Police are searching for the suspects that shot and killed an 18-year-old man on Easter Sunday.

04/25/2011

West Philadelphia Teen Shot And Killed While Sitting On Front Porch

A West Philadelphia teenager was shot to death Sunday evening while sitting on the porch of his home. The hunt is now on for two men, one of whom police say was the gunman.

04/24/2011

(Credit: www.chosen300.org)

Chosen 300 Ministries Helps Feed The Homeless Not Just On Holidays

Lang says free Sunday breakfast is a big draw, but not the only one, “this is a beautiful place to come, because they feed us breakfast on Sundays. They feed us three times a week.”

04/24/2011

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Commuters Worried About Increasing Gas Prices During Holiday Season

How high will it go? Gasoline prices are on the minds of many as motorists hit the roads this holiday weekend.

04/24/2011

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Philadelphia Area Churches Anticipate High Attendance For Easter Sunday

Enon Tabernacle Baptist Church is one of the largest congregations on any given Sunday but for today’s service, Pastor Alyn Waller says the church has booked the Liacouras Center.

04/24/2011

Pennsylvania Baptist State Convetion To Convene For Fellowship

Baptist clergy and laypeople from all over the commonwealth will meet for three days this week in a session of the Pennsylvania Baptist State Convention.

04/24/2011

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BLOG: Easter Warmth

By Justin Drabick It was a cool start to Easter Weekend with highs only reaching the low 50s on Friday. Today didn’t start off much better with rain and cool temperatures but we are now […]

04/23/2011

(Credit: John McDevitt)

Police Organization Donates Easter Food Baskets

A charitable effort by the Polish Philadelphia Police Association took place for the 40th year.

04/23/2011

Animal Shelters Expect A Hop In Rabbit Donations After Easter

If you plan on giving a rabbit as an Easter gift, be ready to make a committment. Rabbits can live 6-12 years.

04/22/2011

CAPPUCCIO'S

Families Stock Up For Easter At Italian Market

Holiday preparations are underway for Easter Sunday feasts. A butcher shop in the Italian Market in South Philadelphia has been a go-to for families in the region since 1920.

04/22/2011

NJDOT Suspending Construction Work Over Holiday

The New Jersey Department of Transportation says it is suspending all construction work that could affect traffic flow for the upcoming Easter holiday weekend.

04/21/2011

Customers at Blasius Chocolate Factory in Kensington (credit: John McDevitt)

Philadelphia Chocolate Factory Part Of Easter Tradition For Area Families

Customers of Blasius Chocolate Factory in Kensington say that quality, variety and service keeps them coming back year after year for Easter candy.

04/21/2011

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