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  • 8 hrs ago | via GantDaily.com 

    Obama says charges he's anti-Semitic are hurtful

    President Barack Obama strongly pushed back against claims that he has used anti-Semitic rhetoric in criticizing those opposed to the nuclear deal with Iran. "There is not a smidgen of evidence for it, other than the fact that there have been times where I've disagreed with a particular Israeli government's position on a particular issue" Obama said in an interview published Monday with The Forward, a leading Jewish newspaper, adding that such charges are hurtful.

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  • Saturday Aug 29 | via Erie Times News 

    Fast-paced offenses all the rage

    Great Valley ran an average of about 70 plays per game with its hurry-up, no-huddle spread offense while going 12-2 and claiming top District 1 Class AAA honors last season. Ellis, a star quarterback at Downingtown and Virginia, first began using an up-tempo scheme in 2009, his second year in charge at Springfield .

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  • Friday Aug 28 | via Philly.com 

    O'Brien: Change could be on its way to PIAA

    It was discussed again by the PIAA board of directors last month and tabled until the strategic planning and football steering committees meet on Sept. 16. The proposal was developed by Bob Tonkin, a member of District 9's football steering committee, and first revealed in January.

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  • Monday Aug 24 | via Philly.com 

    Time for Eagles' Byron Maxwell to turn corner

    A year ago, Byron Maxwell was in the final year of his sixth-round rookie contract making, by NFL standards, chump change: $645,000. He was in his first full year as a starting corner.

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  • Friday Aug 21 | via Erie Times News 

    BC-PA--Pennsylvania News Digest, PA

    Good morning! Here's a look at AP's general news coverage today in Pennsylvania. Peter Jackson is on the desk.

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  • Friday Aug 21 | via Erie Times News 

    BC-PA--Pennsylvania News Coverage Advisory

    Good morning! Here's a look at AP's general news coverage today in Pennsylvania. For questions about the state report, contact the Philadelphia bureau at 215-561-1133.

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  • Wednesday Aug 19 | via Erie Times News 

    BC-PA--Prep Football Player Dies, PA

    "' Authorities say the death of a north Philadelphia prep school football player who collapsed during a workout was due to natural causes stemming from a cardiac condition. The Philadelphia medical examiner's office said Wednesday that 15-year-old Ryan Gillyard of Upper Darby died of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, a condition that causes thickening of the heart muscle.

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  • Wednesday Aug 19 | via Philly.com 

    Medical examiner rules cardiac condition killed St. ...

    A hard-to-diagnose cardiac condition was responsible for the death of Ryan Gillyard, the 15-year-old who collapsed during a workout with his St. Joseph's Prep football team four months ago, the Philadelphia Medical Examiner's Office said Wednesday. Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy is a genetic condition that causes gradual thickening of the heart muscle and abnormalities in the electrical impulses that control the heart.

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  • Friday Aug 14 | via Philadelphia Eagles 

    5 Things: You Can't Rattle Sam Bradford

    It's Friday. For most of you, it's the end of the work week, but things are heating up in South Philadelphia with the preseason opener set for Sunday at 1 PM .

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