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5 stories to follow: March 29

Here's your daily round-up of five stories you need to know:

5 stories to follow: March 29

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Here's your daily round-up of five stories you need to know:

1. Subway hero: A man who long battled a drug habit became a hero Thursday, when risked his own life to pull a stranger off SEPTA tracks. Christopher Knaflec jumped onto the southbound tracks to help a man who had fallen at the Cecil B. Moore station on the Broad Street Line and yelled to a cashier to stop an oncoming train. Here's surveillance video of the incident.

2. La Salle's NCAA run ends: Wichita State defeated the Explorers, 72-58, in the Thursday night Sweet 16 game. MORE COVERAGE: La Salle's dream season comes to Shocking end, Explorers could not stand taller, Explorers will remember the journey

3. It's Good Friday: Events and services have begun in the Holy Land. Here's a list of what's open and closed in Philly today, and your Easter weekend forecast

4. Phillies return from Florida: The team is back in Philadelphia and will play exhibition games against the Toronto Blue Games tonight and Saturday at Citizens Bank Park. Their season begins Monday at Atlanta and the Phils have an April 5 home opener against Kansas City. Here's the Inquirer's season preview, with much more coverage.

5. Tax bill worries: Hundreds of Philadelphians have attended meetings about the city's new property-tax system after receiving notices with their new assessments. And everyone wants to know: What will my tax bill be? Unfortunately, the city doesn't have answers. The Daily News explains.

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