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Two-Day Visit Of Pope Francis To Philadelphia Has Two-Fold Purpose

By Mark Abrams

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — When Pope Francis comes to Philadelphia for two days at the end of September his pastoral mission will have a dual purpose. 240 more words


City Council To Investigate Whether Suburban Real Estate Brokers Are Skirting Taxes For City Properties

By Mike Dunn

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Philadelphia City Council plans to look at whether some suburban real estate brokers are avoiding pay city taxes when they handle a property sale within the city limits. 200 more words


Pennsylvania Attorney General To Get Chance To Argue Against Judge's Contempt Hearing

By Pat Loeb

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A three judge panel in Montgomery County will hear motions Monday morning on why the state attorney general should not have to explain why she fired her chief deputy. 119 more words


Continuing Road Work Along Northeast Extension Could Impact Summer Travel

By Jim Melwert

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (CBS) — Summer vacations are coming up, and if your plans include heading to the Poconos, here’s an update on continuing road construction on the Pennsylvania Turnpike’s Northeast Extension. 193 more words


Philadelphia Hotel Rooms Get The Once Over By DNC Planners

By Pat Loeb

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Delegates to the 2016 Democratic National Convention are expected to fill close to 14-thousand Philadelphia area hotel rooms. Planners are here this week to inspect what’s available. 121 more words


KYW Flashback: Rigging The Pennsylvania Lottery

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — It didn’t take long to figure out how to rig the Pennsylvania Lottery and score a big 1.8 million dollar win.

But in 1980 when a small group of people threw a lot of money into just 8 number combinations, someone was bound to notice. 83 more words

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Therapists Using Mirrors To Help Heal Stroke Victims

By Lynn Adkins

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Therapists are using mirrors to help stroke victims get back use of damaged limbs.

The brain can be tricked to use other ways to move damaged limbs, according to Laura Lee Smith, certified hand therapist at Bacharach Institute in Pamona. 103 more words