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Wheeler's arm, Hoskins' bat power Phillies past Braves, 7-3

ATLANTA — Zack Wheeler is rounding into the form that helped him finish second in the Cy Young Award voting last year. "Getting there, yeah," he said. "I mean, the results have been good, but still working on some things and try to continue to get better every time out.

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Wheeler's arm, Hoskins' bat power Phillies past Braves, 7-3

Union Continue to Dominate on Road

On Sunday night the Philadelphia Union earned their third victory on the road this season with a 2-0 win over the Portland Timbers in a late start. The time difference posed no problems for the Union as they controlled the game from early on with a bicycle kick goal by Daniel Gazdag in the 5th minute.

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Union Continue to Dominate on Road

Former Penn curator sues news outlets over coverage of her handling of MOVE victim remains

Former Penn Museum curator-in-charge Janet Monge is suing the University of Pennsylvania, various media outlets, the Association of Black Anthropologists, and the Society of Black Archaeologists over "false" and "defamatory" reports of her alleged mishandling of a 1985 MOVE bombing victim's remains.

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Former Penn curator sues news outlets over coverage of her handling of MOVE victim remains

On many of the ballots, they used the names of people who were living in Puerto Rico or serving time in prison, and in one case, the voter had been dead for some time.

In many instances, according to Republicans who testified during a four-day civil trial last week, In short, this is not “fictions about rigged elections.” This is fact. A written judgement from a sitting federal judge. And reported accurately by the New York Times.

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On many of the ballots, they used the names of people who were living in Puerto Rico or serving time in prison, and in one case, the voter had been dead for some time.

National Museum of American Jewish History reopens with new exhibits, focus on social issues, racism

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- The Weitzman National Museum of American Jewish History has reopened with brand new exhibitions and installations, and a mission of using art to raise questions about important social issues. The Weitzman grounds are filled with art, color and culture. "You will see up in our atrium, a series of fists," says Josh Perelman, Chief Curator at The Weitzman National Museum of American Jewish History.

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National Museum of American Jewish History reopens with new exhibits, focus on social issues, racism

Man stabbed in Philadelphia's Northern Liberties neighborhood, police say

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- Philadelphia police are investigating a stabbing that injured a man in the city's Northern Liberties neighborhood. It happened around 8 p.m. near the 300 block of West Girard Avenue. Police say a 37-year-old man was stabbed once on his side and transported to an area hospital.

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Man stabbed in Philadelphia's Northern Liberties neighborhood, police say

12-year-old Girl Reported Missing on Saturday in Philadelphia

The Philadelphia Police Department is requesting the public’s assistance in locating missing juvenile Carolyn Pagent-Robinson. Carolyn, from the 1300 block of Colwyn Street was last seen on Saturday, May 21, 2022, at approximately 12:15 PM, leaving her residence. Carolyn is 12 years old, 4’9″ tall, 100lbs., with brown hair and brown eyes.

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12-year-old Girl Reported Missing on Saturday in Philadelphia

17-Year-Old From Philadelphia Has Been Missing Since Last Wednesday, Police

The Philadelphia Police Department is requesting the public’s assistance in locating missing juvenile Kahlil Sweat. Kahlil, from the 4900 block of North 8th Street was last seen on Wednesday, May 18, 2022, after leaving a relative’s home in Hatfield, PA.

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17-Year-Old From Philadelphia Has Been Missing Since Last Wednesday, Police

UPDATE Man accused in Sunbury murder caught in Philly, denied bail

SUNBURY — Accused murderer Ajani Munsh-Ousha Uhuru is jailed without bail after the 23-year-old was captured in Philadelphia by the U.S. Marshal Service Monday afternoon. Uhuru, of Sunbury, was on the run from police since May 19 after police said he entered the Penn Jersey Food Mart, on 4th Street, got into an argument with 30-year-old Kareem Jakes, of Sunbury, and shot and killed him before fleeing the area.

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UPDATE Man accused in Sunbury murder caught in Philly, denied bail

Free Toll Friday On The AC Expressway This Memorial Day

Free Toll Friday On The AC Expressway This Memorial Day Jersey Shore Philadelphia, PA - Philadelphia's favorite Memorial Day Weekend tradition is back! Free Toll Friday returns to the Atlantic City Expressway after a pandemic break. This Friday, Chickie's and Pete's will pay for all the tolls for Eastbound cars through the Egg Harbor Exit during Rush Hour.

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Free Toll Friday On The AC Expressway This Memorial Day

David McCormick sues over counting mail ballots in Pa. Senate race

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The campaign of David McCormick, who is in a neck-and-neck Republican primary contest for the U.S. Senate against celebrity heart surgeon Dr. Mehmet Oz, sued in a Pennsylvania court Monday to try to ensure counties obey a brand-new federal appeals court decision that could help him make up ground.

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David McCormick sues over counting mail ballots in Pa. Senate race

Former Wildwood Catholic Star Taj Thweatt Chooses Temple

Former Wildwood Catholic star Taj Thweatt has announced he will join his former Crusaders teammate Jahlil White at Temple University to play for the Owls. Thweatt left West Virginia and entered the transfer portal, and landed at Coastal Carolina. However, before he ever began his career there, he ended the transfer portal again, landing at the Philadelphia school.

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Former Wildwood Catholic Star Taj Thweatt Chooses Temple

The Best of The Mike Missanelli Show 5-23-2022 Download

On todays’ best of, Tyrone is in for Mike today as he continues to recover from foot surgery and the word of the day is When, relating to 3 Philadelphia sports topics, when will the Phillies start to win, for Sixers are you still in a mode of when they will win a title or make the finals and for Eagles, when will Hurts establish himself as the guy (0:00-13:25).

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The Best of The Mike Missanelli Show 5-23-2022 Download

GOP primary turns into a war over mail-in voting

U.S. Senate candidate David McCormick has filed a lawsuit in a Pennsylvania court to make sure all Republican mail-in ballots submitted without a handwritten signature can be counted in the tightly contested primary race. Why it matters: If successful, the move could help close the gap between McCormick and his opponent Dr. Mehmet Oz in the primary showdown, which is on the verge of a potential recall.

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GOP primary turns into a war over mail-in voting

McCormick sues over counting mail ballots in Pa. Senate race

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - The campaign of David McCormick, who is in a neck-and-neck Republican primary contest for the U.S. Senate against celebrity heart surgeon Dr. Mehmet Oz, sued in a Pennsylvania court Monday to try to ensure counties obey a brand-new federal appeals court decision that could help him make up ground.

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McCormick sues over counting mail ballots in Pa. Senate race

Bryce Harper Made This Phillies Fan Go Viral On Twitter

This Phillies fan just got the fan experience of a lifetime. Keith Maguire, a Phillies fan who attended the most recent Phillies-Padres game at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia got to share a super memorable moment with Phillie's right fielder, Bryce Harper. Maguire was given a ticket to the game really last minute by one of his friends and realized he didn’t have any of his Phillies gear with him.

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Bryce Harper Made This Phillies Fan Go Viral On Twitter

Gunman Shoots 3 Teens Near High School in Philly

The teens were near Simon Gratz High School along the 1700 block of West Hunting Park Avenue around 2:45 p.m. when a gunman inside a car opened fire. Three teenagers were injured in a drive-by shooting near a Philadelphia high school Monday afternoon. Two brothers, ages 15 and 16, as well as a 17-year-old boy had just gotten out of Simon Gratz High School along the 1700 block of West Hunting Park Avenue around 2:45 p.m. when a burgundy vehicle pulled up next to them.

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Gunman Shoots 3 Teens Near High School in Philly

Philadelphia needs lifeguards for summer pool months

PHILADELPHIA - Last weekend's 90 degree temperatures that baked the Delaware Valley were an early reminder of the oppressive summer heat still in store for our region. One of the most popular ways for Philadelphians to beat the heat is to take a dip in a community pool.

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Philadelphia needs lifeguards for summer pool months

Eagles claim former Washington draft pick off waivers

Yet another new CB added to the roster. Share this story The Philadelphia Eagles claimed cornerback Jimmy Moreland off waivers from the Houston Texans on Monday afternoon, according to an official team announcement. This isn’t the first time the Eagles have shown interest in the former James Madison product.

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Eagles claim former Washington draft pick off waivers

The Mad Batter Breakfast-to-Dinner Bistro in Cape May NJ

The Mad Batter Breakfast-to-Dinner Bistro in Cape May NJ Jersey Shore Philadelphia, PA - The buzzing breakfast-to-dinner restaurant serves American fare and has live music most nights of the week. A full bar serves up a variety of cocktails and beer, and guests can listen to live music on Friday and Saturday nights.

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The Mad Batter Breakfast-to-Dinner Bistro in Cape May NJ

QB Nick Foles signs with Indianapolis Colts

By ESPN.com Quarterback Nick Foles signed with the Indianapolis Colts on Monday, reuniting him with coach Frank Reich, who was his offensive coordinator with the Eagles in 2017 when he led Philadelphia to a Super Bowl title. The team did not disclose terms, but a source told ESPN that Foles received a two-year contract, confirming a report by NFL Network.

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QB Nick Foles signs with Indianapolis Colts

Philadelphia Eagles: Please don’t move Avonte Maddox to safety

On Monday afternoon, the Philadelphia Eagles were officially awarded slot cornerback Jimmy Moreland off of waivers after being released by the Houston Texans on May 20th. Why, you may ask, does that name sound familiar? Well, because the Eagles put in a waiver claim for Moreland last year too, when he was released by the then-Washington Football Team after being drafted by the club in the seventh round of the 2019 NFL Draft.

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Philadelphia Eagles: Please don’t move Avonte Maddox to safety

Education group finds cyber charter school used taxpayer money for concert tickets, vacations, arcades

The state’s largest cyber charter school potentially spent $10 million in taxpayer money this school year to provide cash payments to families and reimburse them for student trips and activities, including for European vacations, arcade games or scuba diving lessons. The report by advocacy group Education Voters of Pennsylvania comes as school districts prepare final budgets for next year and attempt to reenroll students who left traditional schools for cyber charter schools during the pandemic.

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Education group finds cyber charter school used taxpayer money for concert tickets, vacations, arcades

Philadelphia 76ers Rumors: More Doc Rivers to LA Smoke

Posted on It’s been less than two weeks since the Sixers’ regular season ended, and there are already rumors galore for Philadelphia; one such that refuses to go away centers around the team’s coach Doc Rivers. While Daryl Morey immediately stated that Doc Rivers will return as the head coach of the team next season, there was and continues to be reason to believe that may not necessarily be true.

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Philadelphia 76ers Rumors: More Doc Rivers to LA Smoke

Simple exhibit stands against hate during Jewish American Heritage Month

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- When visitors walk into the Weitzman National Museum of American Jewish History on Philadelphia's Independence Mall, one of the first things they'll see is a display with a teacup and a chair. These two very simple objects were at the center of one very frightening day.

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Simple exhibit stands against hate during Jewish American Heritage Month

Philly voters poised to consider creating Department of Aviation

Philadelphia may soon establish a Department of Aviation, a pandemic-inspired proposal that supporters say will help modernize the city’s airports, and bring them in line with some of their big city counterparts. On Monday, members of City Council’s Law & Government Committee approved a bill that would ask voters via ballot measure whether the city should make its aviation division a standalone department in the mayor’s cabinet.

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Philly voters poised to consider creating Department of Aviation

Lions, Tiger and Beers, Oh My. Summer Ale Festival is Back at the Zoo

If you love animals and great beers, you’ll be happy to know that the Philadelphia Zoo’s Summer Ale Festival is back. With an impressive crop of regional craft brews, Summer Ale Festival has much to offer the beer enthusiast. This year, guests can enjoy more than 100 award-winning seasonal craft beers, purchase fresh, local fare from the region’s hippest food trucks while enjoying live music and amazing animals with friends.

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Lions, Tiger and Beers, Oh My. Summer Ale Festival is Back at the Zoo

More competition as Eagles claim CB Jimmy Moreland from the Texans

If you thought the Eagles were finished addressing the cornerback position after signing Pro Bowl veteran James Bradberry, you thought wrong. And you miscalculated everything the team has been saying the entire offseason, that they will always look to increase the level of competition on the roster.

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More competition as Eagles claim CB Jimmy Moreland from the Texans