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Philadelphia Has A New Poet LaureatePhiladelphia has a new poet laureate. Mayor Jim Kenney Friday announced that the former Mural Arts Education Director will serve in the role for the next year.
NJ Sales Tax Break A Big Deal At The AC Boat ShowJust in time for this week's Boat Show in Atlantic City. New Jersey's sales tax incentive for boat sales is in effect. And it can save people in the market for a boat a lot of money.
Main Line Society of Professional Women To Host Event With Local New York Times Best-Selling AuthorA New York Times Best Selling Author from the Philadelphia area will be speaking at an upcoming Main Line Society of Professional Women event, and the proceeds will benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters.
Man Rushed To Hospital After Shooting In VoorheesPolice in New Jersey are investigating a shooting that occurred on the 100 block of South Burnt Mill Road in Voorhees, Camden County.
NJ Nurses Part Of Audio Team Working Super Bowl Halftime ShowTwo nurses from New Jersey will be on the job at the Super Bowl this weekend in California. They won't be part of a medical team, instead they'll be part of a team rocking the halftime show.
Woman And Children Injured By Hit And Run Driver Home From Hospital5-year-old Kaitlyn McMillan is home from the hospital, reunited with her sisters and talking about the hit and run that left her with a broken leg.

Health

Here's Why 'Go Red For Women Day' Is So ImportantEvery minute a woman is killed by heart disease. Today is “Go Red for Women Day”, designed to reverse the deadly trend and promote healthier lives for women of all ages. Now, there is a new advance in treating heart disease.
Experts: Zika Virus Could Potentially Threaten OlympicsDr. Anthony Mazzarelli says despite to potential for harm to pregnant women from the Zika Virus, it is not yet time to cancel the Olympics.
Doctors Say Top Athletes Take Vitamin D And So Should YouResearch shows vitamin D packs a powerful punch for everyone, and it has a variety of health benefits.
Camden Observes National Black HIV And AIDS Awareness DayWednesday was National Black HIV and AIDS Awareness Day. In observance of the day, officials in Camden held an event to better educate people on the disease.
First Reported Case Of Zika Spreading Through Sex Heightens ConcernsThere are several developments as concerns grow about the Zika Virus since it was revealed it can be spread sexually and there is one case of that reported in Dallas.
Facebook Shuts Down Medical Marijuana Pages In New JerseyThree of New Jersey's five medical marijuana dispensaries have had their business pages shutdown by Facebook, cutting off what advocates call an integral place for customers to learn about which plant strains best treat their illness and where to find discounts.

Consumer

Starbucks Paying Less For Coffee Beans, But It Won't Affect YouLast year, a pound of coffee cost $1.65. Now, it’s about $11. That’s a 33 percent drop, and it’s only expected to get cheaper.
Officials: Email Scammers Posing As Social Security AdministratorsPennsylvania’s District Attorney office is warning residents about a new “phishing” email scam they say is going around throughout the area, in which the scammers contact residents pretending to be affiliated with the Social Security Administration (SSA).
Ways To Spot A Credit Repair ScamAccording to the Federal Trade Commission there are a few easy ways to spot a credit repair scam.
Research: Social Media Activity Plays Big Role On Whether Job Seekers Get HiredA good resume and solid references aren't the only thing job applicants have to worry about these days. Your social media presence can also play a big role in whether or not you get a job.
Blog: Home Depot Hiring 1,500 In Philly RegionThe Home Depot is planning to hire 1,500 workers in the Philadelphia area and 80,000 new employees nationwide.
Blog: 13 Million Americans Have Secret Bank Or Credit Card Accounts3 million Americans have hidden a bank or credit card account from their live-in spouse, partner or significant other.

Entertainment

Chamber Orchestra Of Philadelphia Presents 'Arnold Concerto With Edward Schultz'Principal flutist Edward Schultz gives a preview.
New Music Friday: In ‘The Psychedelic Swamp’ With Dr. Dog And The New Old Elton JohnHere’s a few highlights from this week’s new releases.
Meek Mill Sentenced For Parole ViolationRap star and Philadelphia native Meek Mill was sentenced Friday for violating his probation for a fourth time since a 2009 conviction.
Sylvester Stallone Celebrates #TBT With Photos From Filming Of Original 'Rocky'Stallone is currently nominated for a Best Supporting Oscar for his role in "Creed.'
Police: BMX Rider Dave Mirra Dies Of Apparent Suicide At 41Police say veteran X Games biker Dave Mirra has died in North Carolina. He was 41.
Earth, Wind & Fire Founder Maurice White Dead At 74Maurice White, the founder and leader of Earth, Wind & Fire, has died.

Business

NJ Sales Tax Break A Big Deal At The AC Boat ShowJust in time for this week's Boat Show in Atlantic City. New Jersey's sales tax incentive for boat sales is in effect. And it can save people in the market for a boat a lot of money.
Mayor Kenney Helps Launch 'Immigrant Innovation Hub'The mayor of Philadelphia helped launch a new collaborative initiative Thursday night in Mount Airy that supports immigrants who want to expand their businesses.
Montco Board Of Commissioners Issues Annual 'State Of The County' ReportOne of the most livable counties in the country is getting even better. That’s the message from the Montgomery County Board of Commissioners in their annual “state of the county” report.
Philly-Based Tech Startup Raises More Than $27 Million In New Round Of FundingWith hundreds of clients and offices in New York and Seattle, a Philadelphia-based company is now getting lots of investor attention.
NJ Offers Limited Aid To Shore Flood VictimsAlmost two weeks after flood waters roared through the back bays of many South Jersey shore communities, state officials set up shop in Wildwood and Sea Isle City to offer what assistance they can to affected homeowners and businesses.
Jay Lloyd's Getaway: Road TripWant to seek some sun and warmth? You couldn't pick a better time.

Tech

Dorney Park Offers To Rehire Special Needs Man After Social Media WrathAn avalanche of social media outrage force an about-face by Dorney Park. The amusement attraction has offered to rehire a special needs man who's worked there for 12 seasons.
Facebook Celebrating Its Users' Friendships For Its BirthdayFacebook is giving friendship collages to its 1.6 billion users in celebration of the social network's 12th birthday.
Facebook Shuts Down Medical Marijuana Pages In New JerseyThree of New Jersey's five medical marijuana dispensaries have had their business pages shutdown by Facebook, cutting off what advocates call an integral place for customers to learn about which plant strains best treat their illness and where to find discounts.
Family Friendly Car Tech Among Innovations On Display At Philadelphia Auto ShowThe Philadelphia Auto Show which continues through Sunday at the Pennsylvania Convention Center has become as much a place to see new technology as is it to find your next ride.
Survey: 92% Of Parents Play Video Games With Their KidsA recent survey finds that more and more parents are playing video games with their kids, but most aren't doing it because they're in to gaming.
Drexel Team Hoping To Design Transportation Of The Future Selected As Finalist In Weekend CompetitionJudges at Texas A&M picked Drexel and 21 other teams to move on from the crowd of more than 100 competitors.

CBS National News

2 planes collide in midair near Port of Los Angeles
​11-year-old boy convicted of killing 8-year-old girl
Reviled pharmaceutical CEO Shkreli outdoes himself
50-agency security crackdown greets Super Bowl 2016
Panthers coach won't let cancer keep him from Super Bowl 50
Couple held hostage by "Bonnie and Clyde" describes terrifying ordeal

CBS World News

Deadly quake strikes Taiwan
At least 5 dead in 6.4-magnitude Taiwan earthquake
Under siege, Syrians try to reach safety in Turkey
Investigators pinpoint what may have blasted hole in Somali plane
Twitter reveals it has suspended 125,000 ISIS-related accounts
Germany: Suspect in attack plot registered as Syrian refugee

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