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Record-setting Astronaut Peggy Whitson Retires; Spent 665 Days In Space During 32 Year Career

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PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A female astronaut holds the United States record for most cumulative time in space.

Now, she’s retiring.

NASA Astronaut Peggy Whitson’s career began in 1986. 126 more words

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Study Expects $15.3 Billion Dollars To Be Spent On Father's Day

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PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — If you reached deep into your pockets to get the fathers in your life the perfect gifts, you were not alone. 75 more words

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Father's Day Run Raised Money For Sidney Kimmel Center's Prostate Cancer Program

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PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The Father’s Day event formerly known as the “Gary Papa Run” took place Sunday, despite its previous beneficiary closing its doors. 91 more words

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5-Alarm Inferno Injures 20 Firefighters On Staten Island

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NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Several firefighters were injured battling a five-alarm blaze Saturday on Staten Island.

The flames broke out shortly after 7 p.m. 304 more words

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Parents Face $132,000 Bill After Boy Breaks Sculpture

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PHILADELPHIA (CBS/CNN) — A Kansas City couple is facing the expensive reality of the common phrase “you break it, you buy it” after their young son knocked over a $132,000 sculpture inside a community center. 442 more words

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First Generation College Students Attend College Possible Event At Temple University

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PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A couple hundred high school graduates are getting ready to become first generation college students.

Eyewitness News was at Temple University Saturday afternoon for College Possible Philadelphia launch celebration. 45 more words

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