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Car Crash Deaths Labor Day Weekend Could Be Highest In Years

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – The National Safety Council is warning motorists that Labor Day weekend could be the deadliest in eight years.

The agency predicts that nearly 450 people will be killed during the holiday weekend, and it’s basing its belief on recent statistics showing that car crash death rates have been rising for two years. 98 more words


Wine Popping Up In Pennsylvania Grocery Stores

MEDIA, Pa. (CBS) – You can now get your vino at select grocery stores across Pennsylvania, something we haven’t seen since prohibition.

“They have wine!” a surprised and delighted Theresea Hightower said. 215 more words


Summer Food Drive Delivers Tons Of Goods To Children In Need

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A summer-long food and book drive has ended with volunteers dropping off the bounty for hundreds of children and adults.

We Never Say Never Community Center was the drop off point Wednesday for two tons of non-perishable items. 144 more words


Hundreds Of Teens Find Work Through Philly's Summer Jobs Program

By Paul Kurtz

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A celebration of work today at Ben Franklin High School in North Philadelphia for the Urban Affairs Coalition’s annual ceremony that honors the students who take part in its summer jobs program. 294 more words


'I'm Leaving The Democratic Party'...Last Day Of DNC Brings Final Tour Of Protests

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The final day of the Democratic National Convention brought a final tour of protests. DNC demonstrators gave parting shots before packing their gear and leaving town. 306 more words


Wounds Still Fresh For Disappointed Bernie Sanders Supporters

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — At FDR Park, it was a day of reflection on Wednesday for disappointed Bernie Sanders supporters. The wounds are still fresh and raw. 289 more words


Protesters Take To The Streets Despite The Heat

by Paul Kurtz

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Thousands of demonstrators braved the blazing heat and humidity Monday afternoon for a march down Broad Street to FDR Park. 185 more words