Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Breaking News

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Yo, programmers: Amazon.com Inc. and Comcast Corp. are going toe-to-toe Wednesday, wooing folks like you in different rooms of the same Philadelphia hotel.
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HOPE CAME to Osvaldo Arroyo on four legs Tuesday.
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The three black town cars stopped next to Pat's King of Steaks, but Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker first strolled up Passyunk Avenue to Geno's Steaks, where Geno Vento waited with an open hand.
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A 30-year-old man was fatally shot late Tuesday afternoon in the city's Kensington section, police said. The victim was shot five times shortly after 5 p.m. in the 2800 block of Ormes Street, police said. He was pronounced dead by medics at the scene.
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NORRISTOWN A veteran municipal official will become Norristown's new code manager next month, the town government announced this week. Michael Simonson will be in charge of the Code and Permitting Department, managing a staff of seven. For nine years he served as Wilkes-Barre's assistant director of operations, in a department that oversees the Code Enforcement Office, Department of Public Works, and the Planning and Zoning Offices.
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SEPTA will use a one-day online lottery to sell Regional Rail passes for the papal visit, transportation authority officials said Tuesday.
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A 29-year-old man was hospitalized in critical condition after being shot three times Tuesday evening in North Philadelphia, police said.
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As cyclists whizzed past and kayakers drifted below the bridge on a hot summer afternoon, the final link in the Schuylkill River Trail connecting Philadelphia to Phoenixville officially opened.
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Georges Perrier - shaking off notions of a post-Le Bec-Fin dotage - is coming to the aid of one of his former employees, a restaurateur who is recovering from a nightmarish situation: the jailing of a business partner accused of the sexual abuse of a child.
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In a week, more than 36,000 Philadelphia public housing residents will be asked to take their cigarettes outside, an unprecedented bid to try to improve the health of some of the city's neediest tenants.
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Philly's roller-derby league will dedicate its 10th-anniversary party to a former star of the sport who was stabbed in her West Oak Lane home early Sunday...