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Philly Crime Boss, Joseph 'Skinny Joe' Merlino, Gets 2 Years In Prison

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NEW YORK (AP) — A notorious Philadelphia mob boss sentenced to two years in prison for illegal betting quipped outside court Wednesday that President Donald Trump was right to suggest cooperators or flippers should be outlawed. 497 more words

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Police: Person Struck By Wrong-Way Driver In Old City

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PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – A person was injured after being struck by a wrong-way driver in Old City, according to the Philadelphia Police Department. 51 more words

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Sudden Cardiac Death Study Hopes To Solve Commonly Misdiagnosed Disease

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PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Tens of thousands of people are at risk for sudden cardiac death and many don’t know. A new federal study is taking place in Philadelphia that could identify those at risk and save lives. 455 more words

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'Legacy' Mural Seeks To Inspire West Philadelphia Community

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PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — If given a canvas as large as a library wall, how would you paint your legacy? What would it look like and as people walk by, how would you want them to feel? 297 more words

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Report-back on the Ordination

This past weekend our Friendly Fire community celebrated our comrade and friend Matti, as well as their gifts and ministry.

As one of the initial members of the collective, Matti was one of the main organizers of the May Day retreat. 214 more words

Anarchism and its Aspirations (Philly, Nov. 10)

In the best spirit of anarchism, this seminar will strive to create a space of learning together, drawing from our shared understandings and experiences. It will explore anarchism as an ethical compass, which points simultaneously to an overarching critique of all forms of hierarchy and an expansive social vision of what it could mean to be free people in a free society. 384 more words

CHOP Patients Treated To Special Wheelchair Costumes, Halloween Party

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PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Patients at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia received a spooky surprise Wednesday morning to get them in the Halloween spirit. 148 more words

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