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Group of young friends using smartphones
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Suzanne Monaghan
February 16, 2020 - 1:30 pm
The latest social media obsession for many kids is Tik Tok, a free app where users can watch and record videos of themselves lip-syncing and dancing to popular music and sound bites. Read more here.
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 Kobe Bryant #24 of the Los Angeles Lakers looks back in the first half while taking on the Utah Jazz at Staples Center on April 13, 2016 in Los Angeles, California.
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Kim Glovas
January 27, 2020 - 6:40 pm
The world is shaken by the sudden death of NBA legend Kobe Bryant, but advocates say the onslaught of coverage on his death can be a trigger to sexual assault survivors. Read more here.
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A passerby walks in front of the American Jewish History Museum.
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Antionette Lee
January 05, 2020 - 9:40 am
A recent wave of anti-Semitic attacks has prompted leaders of a local Jewish advocacy group to act. Now they're pushing a social media campaign to show unity against hate. Read more here.
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FILE - In this July 10, 2019 file photo, P.K. Subban, left, of the New Jersey Devils, and Lindsey Vonn arrive at the ESPY Awards at Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.
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AP News
December 26, 2019 - 5:56 pm
Lindsey Vonn popped the question to hockey star P.K. Subban. Read more here.
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Pete Frates
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AP News
December 09, 2019 - 2:28 pm
Pete Frates, a former college baseball player whose determined battle with Lou Gehrig’s disease helped inspire the ALS ice bucket challenge that has raised more than $200 million worldwide, died Monday. He was 34. Read more here.
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Group of people running.
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Shara Dae Howard
November 22, 2019 - 7:59 pm
The Philadelphia Marathon race weekend is underway and thousands of runners are gearing up to hit the pavement, but new research says a large chunk of Americans aren't running a marathon anytime soon. Read more here.
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November 04, 2019 - 1:43 pm
Following promises of more transparency, Facebook has a colorful logo that nods to how change is underway at the company and its subsidiaries. Read more here.
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Popeyes announced Monday the spicy chicken sandwich would return on November 3rd as a permanent item, and it doesn't anticipate running out.
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October 28, 2019 - 12:33 pm
When Popeyes abruptly sold out of its highly sought-after spicy chicken sandwich in August, hungry fans demanded to know when the viral phenomenon would return to its menu. Now, after a torturous two month wait, Popeyes announced Monday the item would return on November 3rd as a permanent item, and...
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Intersection of 29th and Jefferson streets in Brewerytown, where two women were stabbed Monday night, one of them fatally, in violence apparently sparked by social media posts.
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Kristen Johanson
October 22, 2019 - 6:04 pm
Murder charges, among others, have been held against the woman accused of repeatedly stabbing another and critically injuring her sister this summer in Brewerytown.
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City Hall, Philadelphia.
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Mike DeNardo
October 09, 2019 - 4:51 pm
The head of the Philadelphia police union has formally confronted the district attorney over his spokeswoman's since-deleted tweet, which some argue is racially charged. Read more here.
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