Monday, May 4, 2015

Friday's DN -- It's gold for gymnastics champ Gabby Douglas

Gabby Douglas didn’t just make history as the first African-American to win all around gymnastics gold; she’s also a role model to young African-American youth.

Friday's DN -- It's gold for gymnastics champ Gabby Douglas

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Gabby Douglas didn’t just make history as the first African-American to win all around gymnastics gold; she’s also a role model to young African-American youth.

Fans and colleagues bid farewell to WDAS radio icon Joe “Butterball” Tamburro.

And in your weekly dose of PhillyClout former U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum’s former aide is portrayed in HBO’s new series “The Newsroom.”

Lawyer Jimmy Binns, 72, wants to be a cop. The city’s police union will launch a campaign to persuade the public to donate to their slain cops’ kids fund for college scholarships.

A city health center worker was allegedly busted for selling prescription pills.

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