Nutter Slams Comment at Firefighter’s Funeral

A memorial service for fallen Philadelphia firefighter Capt. Michael Goodwin took a political turn yesterday as a pastor weighed in on a long-simmering contract battle during the funeral. Goodwin died last weekend fighting a blaze in the city’s Fabric Row section. “I’m being bold,” Rev. Marjorie J. Neal said before urging Mayor Michael Nutter and […]

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Cops Charge Teen in Shooting Bulls Fan

Philadelphia police have made an arrest in a brazen public shooting that shocked many and prompted police to release a security tape that showed a young man gunning down a SEPTA passenger. Police said the shooting occurred after an argument over a game between the Philadelphia 76ers and the Chicago Bulls. In the video, a […]

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Best Outdoor Winter Activities Near Philadelphia

Christy Ayala, Examiner.com Frost on the windows and a chill in the air means it’s time for some winter fun in Philadelphia. Don’t let the cold weather stop you from staying active this winter; bundle up and get moving or you’ll miss all the fun this holiday season. From Center City to the Poconos, options […]

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What to Do This Week in Philadelphia

By Jeffrey B. Roth, Examiner.com There’s no excuse for Philadelphians to succumb to boredom this week. The City of Brotherly Love will host a plethora of philanthropic events, shopping extravaganzas and holiday-themed happenings. From flea markets and concerts to races and the annual Thanksgiving Day Parade, here’s what’s going on this week in Philly. Philadelphia MarathonWhen: […]

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‘Vampire’ to Be Republician Delegate?

Ron Paul has long been accused of sucking up votes in a GOP primary race he has little chance of winning. Now, one of his ardent supporters, Patrick Rodgers – a self-proclaimed “vampire” from Philadelphia – wants to get in on the act by taking a bite out the eventual nominee as a Republican delegate. […]

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