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Comcast Network May Soon Be Available In HD For Verizon FiOS TV Customers

Right now there is no high-def version of The Comcast Network (the former CN8) on Verizon FiOS systems. That means no Phillies or Flyers in HD when they’re on TCN.

04/16/2014

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New Poll Finds Sandy Recovery Ratings Falling For Gov. Christie

Early post-Sandy polls gave Governor Christie high marks. 76-percent approved just last fall. Not anymore, according to the Monmouth University poll.

04/16/2014

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SEPTA Riders Enjoying Book Sharing Program At Two Dozen Stations

More and more riders are taking part in this unofficial give-a-book/take-a-book program. It started with a ticket seller at the Cornwells Heights Station in Bensalem, Pa.

04/16/2014

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Lighter, Slimmer Laptop Power Adapter Nears Release

A device we highlighted as one of the best of this year’s Consumer Electronics Show is getting closer to reality.

04/16/2014

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Poll: Corbett, SRC Don’t Make The Grade For Public Education

A new poll says Philadelphia voters don’t think much of how the governor or the School Reform Commission are handling public education.

04/16/2014

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Social Media Experts Discuss Twitter Blunders By Large Companies

“Too many of these companies are letting social media become important to them via a mistake or a tragedy,” creative director and co-founder of Chatterblast Media, Matthew Ray said.

04/16/2014

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Hooters Drummer Organizes Special Concert In Ardmore Friday

An all-star lineup of local musicians will perform a special concert at the Ardmore Music Hall Friday night to celebrate the release the debut “In the Pocket” CD.

04/16/2014

Despite a loss to the Bucks during a record tying losing streak, the 76ers will still finish as the 2nd worst team in the NBA. (credit: Jesse D. Garrabrant/Getty Images)

Sixers Fan Starts Campaign To End ‘Tanking’ In The NBA

The team’s rebuilding strategy, which pundits and fans call “tanking” inspired a South Jersey man’s online campaign to change the way NBA draft picks are determined.

04/16/2014

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Doctors At Mercy Fitzgerald Find New Way To Help ICU Patients

Doctors at a hospital in Darby have found a way to reduce the incidence of a well known problem for intensive care patients.

04/16/2014

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First African-American Male Principal Dancer In Pa. Ballet To Speak At Event Thursday Night

At 29-years-old, Jermel Johnson was born several “strikes” that would cause few to think he’d end up principal dancer in a ballet by George Balanchine.

04/16/2014

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Judge Rules Montgomery County Man Can Remain On Ballot To Challenge Corbett In Republican Primary

A Commonwealth Court judge has ruled that a conservative challenger Bob Guzzardi should be allowed to remain on the Republican ballot in May’s primary.

04/15/2014

Philadelphia employers have just a few days to inform workers about a new anti-discrimination law focused on pregnant women or new mothers.  (credit: Philadelphia Commission on Human Relations)

Deadline Nears For Philadelphia Employers To Inform Female Workers About New Anti-Discrimination Law

Philadelphia employers have just a few days to inform workers about a new anti-discrimination law focused on women who are pregnant or new mothers.

04/15/2014

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Philadelphia Man Admits He Manipulated Utility Meters To Reduce PECO Bills

Over three years, prosecutors say Marcelino Cuadra would go to homes and businesses and tamper with the utility meters so they would read less — or at times — nothing at all.

04/15/2014

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New Numbers Show Which Philadelphia-Area Counties Have Most Texting While Driving Violations

The Center for Rural Pennsylvania found that drivers in Montgomery and Chester counties are more likely to get snagged for using their cell phones to text while driving.

04/15/2014

Philadelphia School District Superintendent William Hite hands out Free Library cards to students at Blaine Elementary. (credit: Mike DeNardo)

Children In Philadelphia School District Get Their Very Own Free Library Cards

Thousands of Philadelphia school kids will begin getting city library cards, starting Wednesday.

04/15/2014

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