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Philadelphia Eagles head coach Doug Pederson
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Ed Benkin
September 02, 2018 - 12:57 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Doug Pederson wants to make it clear that he will be the one who tells the public who his starting quarterback will be. In a tension-filled session with the media Sunday, Pederson made it clear he was upset about a report on Saturday saying Nick Foles would start as...
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Andrew Kramer
September 01, 2018 - 8:03 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The Philadelphia Eagles have not confirmed this, but reports are indicating Nick Foles will be getting the nod as the team's starting quarterback against the Atlanta Falcons. The #Eagles plan to start QB Nick Foles on Thursday in the season opener, sources say...
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August 26, 2018 - 10:50 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Police say they are pursuing more charges against a man who rushed onstage during a Beyonce and Jay-Z concert in Atlanta. Atlanta Police officer Lisa Bender told The Associated Press that 26-year-old Anthony Charles Thomas Maxwell ran on stage, approached Jay-Z and made contact with...
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Philadelphia Phillies' Maikel Franco (7) is congratulated at home plate after hitting a walk-off three-run home run against the Miami Marlins in a baseball game Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018, in Philadelphia.
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August 03, 2018 - 6:29 am
By Rob Maadi, AP Sports Writer PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Maikel Franco launched a towering drive, watched the ball clear the left-field wall and flipped his bat high in the air backward before his jubilant trot around the bases. Franco's three-run homer with two outs in the bottom of the ninth lifted the...
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In this May 24, 2018 file photo, U.S. Rep. John Lewis walks in a procession during Harvard University commencement exercises in Cambridge, Mass.
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July 29, 2018 - 4:27 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — U.S. Rep. John Lewis, the 78-year-old civil rights icon and veteran congressman from Georgia, was released from the hospital Sunday evening after his weekend admission for an undisclosed reason. Lewis' spokeswoman, Brenda Jones, said in an emailed statement that Lewis left the...
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This image released by HBO shows a scene from "Game of Thrones." The program was nominated for an Emmy on Thursday for outstanding drama series. The 70th Emmy Awards will be held on Monday, Sept. 17.
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July 12, 2018 - 12:06 pm
By Lynn Elber, AP Television Writer LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Game of Thrones" roared back onto the Emmy battlefield , topping Thursday's nominations with 22 bids but with a formidable opponent in last year's winner, "The Handmaid's Tale," while a streaming platform made history by earning the most bids...
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June 08, 2018 - 10:21 am
BOSTON (AP) — American cities accounted for about 96 percent of the country's job growth in 2017 as they added nearly 2 million new jobs, according to the latest annual report from a bipartisan coalition of mayors. The U.S. Conference of Mayors, which is gathering in Boston starting on Friday, says...
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Democratic candidate for Georgia Governor Stacey Abrams
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May 23, 2018 - 11:08 am
By Bill Barrow, Associated Press ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Democrats gave Atlanta lawyer Stacey Abrams a chance to become the first black female governor in American history on a primary night that ended well for several women seeking office. Abrams set new historical marks with a primary victory...
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Police say rapper T.I. has been arrested for disorderly conduct and public drunkenness as he tried to enter his gated community outside Atlanta.
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May 17, 2018 - 7:57 am
ATLANTA (AP) — A lawyer for T.I. says the Grammy-winning rapper never got to tell his side of the story to police before they arrested him after a pre-dawn attempt this week to enter his gated community near Atlanta. T.I. was arrested early Wednesday after getting in an argument with a security...
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Apr 18, 2018; Atlanta, GA, USA; Atlanta Braves shortstop Dansby Swanson (7) turns a double play over Philadelphia Phillies catcher Andrew Knapp (15) during the fifth inning at SunTrust Park.
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April 18, 2018 - 11:55 pm
By CHARLES ODUM ATLANTA (AP) — Ryan Flaherty homered and drove in four runs, Brandon McCarthy outpitched Vince Velasquez and the Atlanta Braves beat the Philadelphia Phillies 7-3 on Wednesday night. McCarthy (3-0) allowed one run on five hits and two walks in 5 1/3 innings. Flaherty's three-run...
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