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Pioneers Of The LGBT Rights Movement Reflect On Their History

Several of the founders of the movement recounted its roots and history at a panel discussion, convened as part of the 50th anniversary of the quest for LGBT rights.

24 mins ago

(With conductor Michael Krajewski on the podium, the Philly Pops rehearses in Verizon Hall ahead of their free Friday evening concert on Indpendence Mall.  Photo by Marcy Norton)

Philly Pops Holds Final Runthroughs For Free Friday Evening Concert

Practice makes perfect for any musician, but the Philly Pops already sounded pretty good, rehearsing today in the Kimmel Center ahead of their Independence Mall performance.

1 hour ago

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Reward Now $5,000 For Man Being Sought For Shooting At Camden Police Officer

Local authorities and the US Marshals Service are offering a $5,000 reward for information regarding the whereabouts of 21-year-old Victor Bennett, of Camden. He has several distinctive facial tattoos.

3 hours ago

(Deputy mayor Everett Gillison speaks with reporters outside the Independence Visitors Center as the city's "Welcome America" festivities were getting underway.  Photo by Steve Tawa)

Mayor Nutter’s Chief of Staff Promises Adequate Security In Place for Holiday Weekend

Everett Gillison, the city’s deputy mayor for public safety, had assurances for both local residents and visitors.

3 hours ago

(Pam Norton, of Pound Cake Heaven, arranges products at her food stand during the Liberty Block Party, on Independence Mall.  Photo by Marcy Norton)

Pre-4th Street Fair in Old City Brings Food and Music to Independence Mall

The holiday celebrations are underway in the Old City section of Philadelphia, where the “Liberty Block Party” runs until 8:30pm tonight.

4 hours ago

(Visitors pass by as work crews set up stage equipment for the Philly Pops' concert in front of Independence Hall.  Photo by Mike DeNardo)

The Nation’s Birthplace Revs Up Once Again For America’s Birthday

Independence Day isn’t until Saturday, but Philadelphia’s Fourth of July celebration was already getting underway on Friday morning.

6 hours ago

Bob Josuweit, president of the Holmesburg Amateur Radio Club. (credit: Mark Abrams/KYW)

Local Ham Radio Operators Among Those Celebrating Independence Day Weekend With Special Worldwide Event

Radio operators in Philadelphia and beyond are celebrating this Independence Day holiday weekend “hamming it up” with a special worldwide event.

11 hours ago

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Local Tech Company Raises More Than $1M For Its Real-Time Location Sharing App

MeetBall is a real-time, location sharing, navigation app. The Doylestown-based company has just finished raising $1.5 million in funding.

13 hours ago

(Mark Ruffalo stars in "Infinitely Polar Bear.")

Movie Review: ‘Infinitely Polar Bear’

(2½ stars out of 4)Mark Ruffalo plays a manic-depressive father trying to raise his two young girls singlehandedly, in Boston.

14 hours ago

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Police: Philadelphia Officer Arrested

Police issued an arrest warrant, and he turned himself in Thursday.

22 hours ago

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Camden Cop Wounded in Arm After Being Shot At By Fleeing Suspects

Police say an officer was following a suspicious vehicle when two people jumped out and one fired at the patrol car.

07/02/2015

(Philadelphia schools superintendent William Hite, in file photo by Mike DeNardo)

Schools Chief Hite Turns Down His $60,000 Performance Bonus

Hite is declining the bonus that goes with the good report card he received from the School Reform Commission.

07/02/2015

(Angela Bey.  Photo by Pat Loeb)

Philadelphia Teen Wins Constitution Center’s Playwriting Contest

And the final work is now a full-scale, professional production, at the National Constitution Center through July.

07/02/2015

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Pre-Teen Boy Drowns Accidentally in French Creek

Pennsylvania state police say the boy slipped on rocks and fell into the fast-moving river in Warwick Township, on Wednesday afternoon.

07/02/2015

Governor Tom Wolf, in file photo. (credit: Tony Romeo)

Gov. Wolf Vetoes Bill That Would Privatize Pa. Liquor Sales

Privatization is a top priority for leaders of the Republican-controlled House. The question now is, how might the liquor veto affect budget negotiations?

07/02/2015

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