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Twitter Shares Plans To Make Workforce More Diverse

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

09/02/2015

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Google Hangouts Now Has Its Own Website

Is it the end for Google+? The tech giant is decoupling more features from its social network.

08/18/2015

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International Youth Poetry Champions Are Philadelphia Hometown Heroes

A Philadelphia team is the new International Youth Poetry Slam Champion. Philly Youth Poetry Movement won the finals of the Brave New Voices competition in Atlanta, last week.

07/27/2015

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World Meeting Of Families Philadelphia Staging Family Film Festival

A family film festival with a heavy emphasis on titles with a Philadelphia connection will be held during the World Meeting of Families the last week of September.

07/27/2015

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Officials Warn Beachgoers Of Dangerous Rip Currents After Near Drowning In Wildwood

Officials in Wildwood were warning swimmers about a moderate risk of rip currents again Sunday after the near drowning of four people one day earlier.

07/26/2015

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Verizon Workers Throughout Philadelphia Region Prepare For Potential Strike

Union members working for Verizon in nine states, including Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware, have voted to authorize a strike, if necessary.

07/26/2015

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State Of The Art Movie Theater Helping Revitalize 69th Street In Upper Darby

The opening of the Dallas-based Studio Movie Grill, which has chosen 69th Street as its first location in the entire state, is expected to help restore luster to the historic strip.

07/26/2015

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Lifeguards Rescue Four Swimmers In Wildwood

Four people had to rescued from the ocean in Wildwood, New Jersey Saturday morning after they went swimming before lifeguards went on duty.

07/25/2015

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St. Joe’s Plays Host To 33rd Annual Riyaadah Games

Thousands of Muslims from throughout the country are visiting Philadelphia this weekend for the 33rd annual Riyaadah Games at St. Joseph’s University.

07/25/2015

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Building Demolition In Camden Closes Two Major Roads; Buses Detoured

Two major blocks of downtown Camden, New Jersey will be closed to traffic all week, beginning today, for the demolition of a vacant, eight-story building, once hailed as a sign of revitalization.

07/25/2015

Carli Lloyd addresses hundreds of young summer campers at Blue Barn Rec Center in Evesham, NJ. (credit: Paul Kurtz)

Carli Lloyd Gets Hero’s Welcome As She Returns To Her Old Training Ground In South Jersey

U.S. Women’s soccer star Carli Lloyd’s whirlwind victory tour stopped at the Blue Barn Recreation Center in Evesham, New Jersey on Wednesday.

07/22/2015

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South Jersey Ready To Handle Papal Visit, Officials Claim

If you live in southern New Jersey and are making plans to see Pope Francis in Philadelphia in late September, you might want to keep your options open. Local officials say they’re getting ready and that safety is a top priority.

07/22/2015

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Salvation Army Treats Hundreds Of Kids To Day With The Phillies

Several hundred Salvation Army summer campers spent Wednesday at Citizen’s Bank Park for the Day With The Philadelphia Phillies Christmas In July event.

07/22/2015

Justice Samuel Alito Jr. was born in Trenton and raised in Hamilton. (Credit: Nancy Ostertag/Getty Images)

Justice Alito Talks Phillies Baseball, Supreme Court Decision On Gay Marriage

With a busy Supreme Court term in the books, Samuel Alito now has time to enjoy a ballgame. The justice is talking about being a long-time Phillies fan — and also about his opposition to the landmark ruling on gay marriage.

07/22/2015

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L&I Chief Buys Ads To Tell ‘True Story’ Of Department

The Commissioner of Licenses and Inspections is defending the use of 15-thousand taxpayer dollars to run online ads designed to look like news articles — ads that put a positive spin on the beleaguered department.

07/22/2015

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