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Police: Baby Of Pregnant Woman Shot Dead In Frankford Dies

The newborn baby of a pregnant mother who was shot and killed in Philadelphia’s Frankford section has died, police say.

09/15/2014

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Outlook Good For City Cigarette Tax As Lawmakers Return

Pension reform and liquor privatization are longshots, but as lawmakers return to the state capitol today, one thing that may get done is a cigarette tax in Philadelphia to generate badly needed cash for city schools.

09/15/2014

(Mayor Nutter, announcing his intention to sell PGW.  Photo by Mike Dunn)

City Council Poised To Publicly Debate Nutter’s Plan To Sell PGW

The final week of September is likely to bring the start of City Council’s long-awaiting public hearings on Mayor Nutter’s plan to sell PGW.

09/15/2014

(Kitsie O'Neil visits O'Doodles toy store with her son, Jasper.  Photo by Paul Kurtz)

End Of An Era For Beloved Toy Store In Chestnut Hill

These are the final days of a landmark toy store in Chestnut Hill. O’Doodles will close its doors at the end of the month.

09/15/2014

Artist rendering of the Wings of Freedom Aviation Museum. (credit: Pat Loeb)

Willow Grove’s Aviation Museum To Be Transformed Into Major Attraction

A huge expansion is planned for the aviation museum at the old Willow Grove Naval Air Station, one that sponsors say would turn it into a major attraction for the region, drawing a million visitors a year.

09/15/2014

(Credit: Mike DeNardo)

Thousands Cross Ben Franklin Bridge Daily, But How Many Know Its Secret?

Inside the anchorages on either side of the Ben Franklin Bridge — long-forgotten trolley stops that were never put into service.

09/15/2014

Tony Auth File Photo (Credit: The Philadelphia Inquirer)

Award-Winning Philadelphia Inquirer Cartoonist Dies At 72

Tony Auth — A Pulitzer Prize-winning editorial cartoonist who worked for the Philadelphia Inquirer for more than 40 years — has died.

09/14/2014

The family of officer Brad Fox unveils the memorial sign on Route 263 in Warminster. (credit: Tim Jimenez)

Stretch Of Highway In Bucks County Renamed To Honor Fallen Officer

The Hartsville Fire company was filled with those who knew and loved Officer Brad Fox Sunday.

09/14/2014

(A police car sits near the block where a pregnant woman was shot by a gunman apparently aiming at someone else.  File photo by Mike Dougherty)

Pregnant Woman Shot Dead In Frankford, Baby Critical

It happened around 11:00 a.m. Sunday along the 1500 block of Adams Avenue.

09/14/2014

Otho Boykin (red sweater) surrounded by former players from the Liberty Saints Athletic Association. (credit: Cherri Gregg)

Former Liberty Saints Youth Players Say “Thank You” To Their Founder

Scores of former players from a now defunct youth athletic team from North Philadelphia reunited this weekend to say thank you to the man who founded the group more than 45 years ago.

09/14/2014

Photo of signature piece of "Cash Crop" exhibit, which is 15 life size cement sculptures of Africans chained to a pallet.
(credit: Cherri Gregg

Slave Trade, Sweatshops Compared In New Exhibit At African American Museum of Philadelphia

The African American Museum of Philadelphia opened a new exhibit this week that makes a haunting comparison between the Trans-Atlantic slave trade and modern day sweatshops.

09/14/2014

(David Brennan, general manager of the Wayne Hotel, stands alongside its historic marker.   Photo by Lauren Lipton)

Positively Philadelphia: The Wayne Hotel

On the National Register of Historic Places, the Wayne Hotel, in Wayne, Pa., is now a modern, newly restored hotel with a long history.

09/14/2014

File Photo (Credit: Ann Johansson/Getty Images)

City Councilman Has Plan To Deal With RV’s Parked On Philadelphia Neighborhood Streets

A Philadelphia city councilman wants to slash in half the amount of time that you can leave an RV parked on a neighborhood street.

09/14/2014

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Expert Believes The Strong Will Survive In Atlantic City

For all the pain, one expert says things in Atlantic City are not as bad as they seem.

09/14/2014

City Councilwoman Jannie Blackwell (Credit: CBS3)

City Council Member Backs Off On Measure Others Fear Would Upset State Lawmakers

One lawmaker this past week reluctantly tabled a measure that her colleagues feared would upset Harrisburg.

09/14/2014

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