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Dog with its owner.

Great news for pet lovers: Dog owners live longer and fare better after a heart attack or stroke compared with those who have no canine companionship. Read more

A medical student studying.

Despite the importance of educating people about proper diet, medical schools tend to not devote much time to teaching future doctors about nutrition, which is a disturbing finding. Read more

The cast of the national tour of "Come From Away," including Becky Gulsvig, who plays pilot Beverley Bass.

The award winning musical "Come From Away" opens at the Academy of Music this week, and it tells the story of all the planes and people who were diverted on 9/11 to the small town of Gander, Newfoundland. Read more

Civil rights attorney Ben Crump's book "Open Season: Legalized Genocide of Colored People," discusses inequalities in the criminal justice system.

The nationally known civil rights lawyer who represented the families of Trayvon Martin, Michael Brown and Tamir Rice and others will be in Philadelphia Monday for a chat about his new book. Read more

Flashpoint host Cherri Gregg speaks with Lonnie Bunch III, the first-ever African American Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution

The newly appointed Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, Lonnie Bunch III, was in Old City this week for a chat at the Musuem of the American Revolution. Read more

It has been 15 years since a young man was stabbed in the heart inside a bar in Upper Darby.Read more

Zach Spiker.

Zach Spiker is preparing for his fourth season as the head men's basketball coach at Drexel University. Read more

Dec 9, 2018: Dallas Cowboys tight end Blake Jarwin runs against Philadelphia Eagles free safety Corey Graham and outside linebacker Kamu Grugier-Hill in the third quarter at AT&T Stadium.

Sunday night will be the biggest Eagles game of the year, when the 3-3 Birds take on the 3-3 Cowboys in Dallas. Ray Didinger of WIP and NBC Sports Philadelphia predicts a 27-24 Eagles win, saying "This is a beatable Cowboys team." And the Voice of the Eagles, Merrill Reese, has three keys to an...Read more

Dec 9, 2018: Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz looks to pass in the fourth quarter against the Dallas Cowboys at AT&T Stadium.

Doug Pederson said earlier this week there is plenty of football left in the season. It doesn't diminish the importance of Sunday's game in Dallas. The Eagles and Cowboys will be playing for sole possession of first place in the NFC East.Read more

Bad Brother restaurant just opened in Fairmount.

A new restaurant in Philadelphia's Fairmount neighborhood is getting some attention. Read more