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Dr. Wendy Ross at the CNN  Hero gala (credit: Dr. Michael Ross, Sports Medicine Physician, Rothman Institute)

Bryn Mawr Pediatrician Among Honorees At CNN Hero Awards

CNN Heroes airs tomorrow night at 8pm. Ten every day people doing extra ordinary things to help change the world will be honored. A local doctor is among the honorees.

12/06/2014

PFT leader Jerry Jordan (credit: Steve Tawa)

PFT Says Young People Need Opportunity To Voice Concerns In Aftermath Of Ferguson, Staton Island

Teachers, parents and faith leaders are weighing in on the two grand jury presentments this past week that cleared white police officers in the deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner.

12/06/2014

National Urban League President Marc Morial at podium. (credit: Cherri Gregg)

National Urban League President Speaks About Plans To End Police Injustice

he president of the National Urban League was in Philadelphia on Friday for local chapter’s community empowerment luncheon at the Lowe’s Hotel in Center City. But he spoke about plans to fight injustice in light of protests in Ferguson, Missouri and New York City.

12/06/2014

Garret Kerr of the University of the Sciences is one of the top Division II college basketball players in the nation. (credit: Midge Kerr)

University Of The Sciences Savors Upset Win Over Drexel

It was a stunner last night at the DAC as Division II University of the Sciences beat Drexel, 54-52.

12/05/2014

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Current, Former Sirius XM Customers Might Be In Line For Payout

Sirius is paying $3.8-million to 46 states, as well as paying restitution to eligible customers for misleading advertising and shoddy billing practices.

12/05/2014

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Local History Professor Discusses Christmas Stocking Origins

The story goes back to the 4th century in Asia Minor, with the charitable Saint Nicolas.

12/05/2014

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Dot-LGBT The New Dot-Com For Gay Community

A Montgomery County company is behind one of the newest dot-com names.

12/05/2014

Tall Ship File Photo (Credit: Randall E. Scott)

Get Your Tickets Now For Next Summer’s Tall Ships Festival On The Delaware River

It’s not even winter yet, but tickets go on sale today for a big event planned for the Delaware River next June.

12/05/2014

"The Crowler" is the brainchild of Colorado brewery Oscar Blues. (Credit: Paul Kurtz)

New Twist On Take-Out Beer Available At Some Local Taverns

Growlers are popular among craft beer lovers, but did you ever hear of crowlers?

12/05/2014

Italian Market in South Philadelphia (Credit: John McDevitt)

South Philly’s Italian Market Ready For Holiday Shopping Rush

Vendors and customers expect things to get extra busy within the coming weeks.

12/05/2014

Franklin Square (Credit: CBS 3)

Philadelphia Attraction Turning Holiday Tradition Into Social Media Contest

Families who use Franklin Square as the backdrop for their Christmas photos can now share them on social media for a chance to win a prize package.

12/05/2014

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Fewer Delays Expected As Phase Two Of PATCO Rehab Project Begins

The next phase of the PATCO rail reconstruction project is now underway and should not cause as many delays for riders.

12/05/2014

Mayor Michael Nutter. (File photo by Tony Romeo)

Philadelphia To Push Back Retirements Of Some City Managers Due To Pope’s Visit

A number of city officials and key employees will be pushing back planned retirements next year because of all that’s needed for the Pope’s visit.

12/04/2014

(Credit: Jim Melwert)

Fast Food Workers Protest For Better Wages Outside North Philly McDonald’s

Organizers say Philadelphia is one of 150 cities taking part in these demonstrations.

12/04/2014

Kindy's Christmas Factory Outlet in South Philadelphia is ready for the holiday. (Credit: John McDevitt)

Christmas Lights Shining Bright At South Philly Factory

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas! And many home owners spare no expense when it comes to decorations.

12/04/2014

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