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Hard Rock Café Goes Shopping In Support of Philabudance

By Paul Kurtz

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Helping the hungry is a neverending challenge. Today, a local food bank got a helping hand from employees of the… 186 more words

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A New Watering Hole Is Coming To Old City Philadelphia

By Paul Kurtz

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The much-anticipated opening of Independence Beer Garden in Old City is set for this coming Thursday.

Construction workers and landscapers have been going at a fever pitch for the past two weeks, installing shrubs, picnic tables, the kitchen and bars all in effort to complete the sprawling 20 thousand square foot beer garden along 6th Street. 105 more words

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LeSean McCoy Gets John Wanamaker Athletic Award

By Paul Kurtz

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — After being named the 2014 recipient of the John Wanamaker Athletic Award back in May, Philadelphia Eagles’ all-pro running back LeSean McCoy picked up his trophy today in a ceremony at Macy’s Crystal Tea Room. 142 more words

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Delco Homeless Families Get A Day of Escapist Fun

By Paul Kurtz

CHESTER, Pa. (CBS) — A Delaware County agency that helps the homeless goes one step further this time each year by throwing an outdoor barbecue bash for parents and children. 129 more words

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Science Communication in Crisis (Part 3): Solutions

To say that the general public’s penchant for credulity and gullibility is dangerous is no overstatement. If our country as a whole is to continue functioning properly, let alone to flourish and progress, the general public must become much better at critical thinking than they are now. 2,817 more words

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U.S. War Veterans Watching Iraq's Reversal Of Fortune With Dismay

By Paul Kurtz and Steve Patterson

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Local U.S. military veterans are watching the advance of Sunni militants across Iraq with increasing anxiety. 675 more words

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In Center City, Comcast Kicks Up Interest in World Cup Soccer

By Paul Kurtz

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Outside the Comcast Center today, the cable titan held a warmup for World Cup soccer as it prepares to televise and stream the monthlong tournament. 147 more words

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