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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is located in Philadelphia County. Zip codes in Philadelphia, PA include 19105, 19147, and 19099. The median home price in Philadelphia is $159,000 which is roughly $83/per square foot. More Philadelphia information.

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3 hrs ago | National Public Radio

Officials: Sump Pump Odor Prompted Pa. Evacuations

Authorities say an odor that prompted a voluntary evacuation of about 100 homes in suburban Philadelphia is due to an organic compound coming from the sump pumps in the basements.

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3 hrs ago | KNEB-AM Scottsbluff

Pennsylvania Homes Evacuated After Mysterious Odor Reported

Dozens of residents outside Philadelphia spent Sunday night sleeping at a local elementary school after a mysterious odor reported in the area prompted evacuations.

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6 hrs ago | CBS Local

Philadelphia Hotel About To Undergo Serious Renovations

The Divine Lorraine Hotel in North Philadelphia is under contract with a new owner, and major renovations are set to begin.

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8 hrs ago | O-R Online

Parkinsona s disease doesna t slow his fight for equality

George Simmons, president of the Monongahela branch of the NAACP, is shown with books he once read to his grandfather each night.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

Philly.com

After seven years, too frustrated and tired to teach anymore

Maria Ciancetta isn't sure what to believe: Did she make a difference in students' lives, or throw away seven years? When she walked out of Benjamin Franklin High School on a warm day in June, Ciancetta quit the Philadelphia School District - and the education profession - for good.

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NBC Philadelphia

Tesla Gets OK to Open Pa. Dealerships

Tesla pushed for the bill, signed last week by Corbett, because its business model had run up against a state law prohibiting manufacturers from also acting as a vehicle dealer.

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CBS Local

One-Stop Shopping For Benefits For Low-Income Philadelphians

Frank Butler sat in the Utility Emergency Services Fund last week, filling out the extensive food stamp application with help from benefits counselor Emily Mitchell.

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CBS Local

SEPTA Bus Driver Assaulted In North Philadelphia

Investigators say two men jumped on the bus, assaulted the driver, then jumped off and fled in a white Mercedes Benz.

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CBS Local

Positively Philadelphia: The Lancaster Ave. Jazz and Arts Fest

The eighth annual Lancaster Avenue Jazz and Arts Festival , coming up on Saturday, July 19th, features internationally renowned saxophonist Azar Lawrence and a number of Philadelphia musicians.

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Philly.com

Pain is raw for fire victim's father

Slamming his chest with an open palm in anger and anguish, Patrick Sanyeah searched for reasons not to end his life as he grieved for his little boy in the July heat.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

The York Daily Record

Burning of Chambersburg: Preserved in words

Alexander McClure, editor of the Franklin Repository in Chambersburg, wrote on Aug. 4, 1864, to The Press in defense of Chambersburg residents whose courage was "persistently censured and defamed" in the New York Tribune, New York Herald and Philadelphia Bulletin after the burning of part of the town.

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Philly.com

West Philly activist launches free JusticeMap.org

WEST PHILADELPHIA organizer and blogger Aaron Kreider remembers that as a 12-year-old, he could not get enough statistics to satisfy his wonder.

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Philly.com

Phila. judge revokes Meek Mill's parole

The rapper Meek Mill called next Saturday's concert at Temple University's Liacouras Center his "Homecoming Tour," a return to Philadelphia to "play in front of his hometown at the height of his career."

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CBS Local

Police Search For Missing Brother And Sister In Northeast Philadelphia

The children were headed to Decatur School playground at 3500 Academy Road around 4 o'clock in the afternoon.

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CBS Local

Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Holds 79th Grand Conclave In Philadelphia

More than 20,000 members of one of the country's oldest African American fraternity's have converged in Philadelphia this weekend - and their focus is service.

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ContactMusic.com

Glee Star Lover's Death Not Linked To Drugs Or Suicide - Report

Police probing the death of Glee star Becca Tobin 's boyfriend have found no evidence of drug use or suicide, according to sources.

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The Macon Telegraph

Philly-area woman married 1 day before her death

"In all honesty, it was her looks and that she was five years older than me," Bill said.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

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Philly Fun

With same-sex marriage bans being lifted in many states, including Pennsylvania, why not share some travel tips about our nation's historically political birthplace? Philadelphia's current scene is gay and friendly, without the occasional attitude of its larger neighbor, New York City.

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The Lebanon Daily News

Judge sends Meek Mill to jail for parole violation

A judge has sent Philadelphia rapper Meek Mill to jail for three to six months for violating his probation on a 2009 drug and gun case.

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CBS Local

Israel Supporters Rally In Philadelphia As Gaza Conflict Boils Over

By Steve Tawa PHILADELPHIA - As Israel's prime minister says he will not cave in to international pressure to stop a military offensive in the Gaza Strip , Israel supporters in Philadelphia were rallying outside the Israeli consulate in center city.

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