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The battle over the property at the corner of 40th and Sansom Streets comes as the Office of Property Assessment faces scrutiny over its practices.

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Hundreds of IRS workers skip work, citing hardship
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The Philadelphia food-service giant responded to criticism by shareholders on executive pay by clarifying some components and eliminating others.

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Germantown Academy’s Jim Fenerty, an all-time Philly great, is leaving coaching earlier than he’d like

He’s won 626 games and 17 league titles. But after he announced his retirement earlier this month, a heart attack has ended his career even more quickly.

New racial allegations surface about referee embroiled in wrestling dreadlocks controversy

Alan Maloney was accused of kicking a mixed-race athlete in Paulsboro in 2014, a police report says.

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Roy Halladay’s 2019 Baseball Hall of Fame induction figures to be pleasant and painful

Doc's Hall of Fame election was also a reminder of how difficult it was to lose the star pitcher in a 2017 plane crash.

Trader Joe’s eyeing site near Pa. Convention Center for second Philly store

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