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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 $150,000 which is roughly $87/per square foot. More Philadelphia information.

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3 hrs ago | CBS Local

City Councilman Has Plan To Deal With RV's Parked On Philadelphia Neighborhood Streets

A Philadelphia city councilman wants to slash in half the amount of time that you can leave a Winnebago or other humongous recreational vehicles parked on a neighborhood street.

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7 hrs ago | CBS Local

Pregnant Woman Shot Dead In Frankford, Baby Critical

Police say a pregnant woman has died, and the baby she was carrying is in critical condition after a shooting in the Frankford section of Philadelphia. Captain Steven Murianka says the gunman fired about a dozen shots at an unknown target and the victim, hundreds of yards away, got caught in the wrong place at the wrong time: "She was watching her neighbors seven-year-old in close proximity, and one of the bullets from up here travelled down the block and struck her in the face."

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8 hrs ago | Philly.com

Opera Philadelphia gala draws a collection of creatives

Now celebrating its 40th anniversary with financial stability and grand plans for seasons to come, Opera Philadelphia had two lanes of Broad Street blocked Friday with a climate-controlled tent to house a catered dinner. First, there was an intimate concert with 400 listeners sitting on the Academy of Music stage to hear internationally established singers whose careers began here, Ailyn Perez and Stephen Costello.

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12 hrs ago | CBS Local

Slave Trade, Sweatshops Compared In New Exhibit At African American Museum of Philadelphia

The African American Museum of Philadelphia opened a new exhibit this week that makes a haunting comparison between the Trans-Atlantic slave trade and modern day sweatshops. Titled, "Cash Crop," the exhibit is inspired by a diagram of the Brooks slave ship- a symbol of the Trans-Atlantic trade that depicts images of human bodies crammed inside the hull of a ship.

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16 hrs ago | CBS Local

Positively Philadelphia: The Wayne Hotel

On the National Register of Historic Places, the Wayne Hotel , in Wayne, Pa., is now a modern, newly restored hotel with a long history. "The Wayne Hotel was built because it was one of the few transient hotels between Philadelphia and Lancaster," says David Brennan, general manager of the Wayne Hotel .

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20 hrs ago | Philly.com

Verdict in kindergarten kidnapping: Guilty

Christina Regusters was found guilty Friday of disguising herself in Muslim garb, kidnapping a kindergartner from a West Philadelphia school in broad daylight, taking her home, and sexually assaulting her. Prosecutors credited the 5-year-old victim for her help cracking the case - a "remarkable" girl, said Assistant District Attorney Erin O'Brien.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

Erie Times News

Pa. State Police identify trooper killed in ambush

A late night ambush outside a state police barracks in Pennsylvania's rural northeastern corner left one trooper dead and another critically wounded, and authorities scoured the densely wooded countryside and beyond Saturday looking for the shooter or shooters. "This attack was an ambush.

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WXPN-FM Philadelphia

Tonight's Concert Picks: Dr. Dog at the Mann and more

Long-time Philadelphia indie-rock favorites Dr. Dog are set to take the stage at the Mann tonight. With over eight albums and a handful of EPs under their belts, the six-piece has a plethora of material to chose from to curate a rockin' set-list.

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The Wichita Eagle

Philly-haunted David Lynch returns for salute

Never mind the world outside David Lynch's studio window: the sun beaming on the Hollywood Hills, the sprinklered lawns ringed by dry chaparral, the open-top tourist vans prowling for homes of stars. Stationed at his long desk, chain-smoking American Spirits, tossing the butts on the concrete floor, the celebrated filmmaker and artist is time-traveling to 1960s Philadelphia, recalling his 5A1 2 years in a city that seeped into his soul.

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Philly.com

Three stabbed inside West Philadelphia home, one critical

Police said the incident occurred shortly before 1:45 a.m. inside a residence on the 900 block of North Saint Bernard Street. A 32-year-old man was stabbed once in the left forearm and once in the back of the head, police said.

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CBS Local

Philadelphia Orchestra Prepares For A Brand New Season

"The 2014-15 Season is the third season with our music director, Yannick Nezet-Seguin. The way that he plans out seasons is that each concert tells a story, and each concert has some connection to an overall theme in the season," explained Jeremy Rothman, the vice president of artistic planning at the Philadelphia Orchestra, who offered a brief preview of the 2014-15 Season.

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Phillymag.com

The Philadelphia FringeFest continues this weekend.

Here's our Friday-Saturday-Sunday fun-time list of events in the Philly region: we're loving how art-centric this September weekend is shaping up. Celebrate two great causes at the Philly Home Grown Music Festival this weekend: locally grown food and our city's accomplished music scene.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

CBS Local

Kidnap Victim's Family Presses Lawsuit Against Philadelphia School District

The family of the little girl who was abducted from her West Philadelphia kindergarten class continues to pursue legal action against the Philadelphia school district. Family attorney Tom Kline says that although the little girl has shown resilience and maturity far beyond her years, the incident showed the "abysmal failures of the Philadelphia school district."

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Business Journal

$115 million, 334,000-square-foot tower officially opens in University City

University City Science Center officially opened its latest building at 3737 Market St., making it the 16 th structure to round out its West Philadelphia campus. The $115 million, 334,000-square-foot building going under the name 3737 Science Center was built in a joint venture between the Science Center and Wexford Science + Technology.

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Philadelphia Public Record

City Hall Sam: Democratic Fundraising Peaks In Philadelphia

Well-known philanthropist and businessman HAROLD HONICKMAN along with his lovely wife hosted a plush fundraiser for City COUNCIL PRESIDENT DARRELL CLARKE at the Rittenhouse Hotel. The guest of honor was former GOV.

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CBS Local

Free Donuts And Fried Chicken Offered After Thursday Run Through Philadelphia

While it might be completely counterintuitive, a Philadelphia running group is asking you to lace up your sneakers and pound the pavement for free donuts and fried chicken. At 6 p.m. on Thursday, runners of all skill levels will meet at the University City Philadelphia Runner store for either a two, four or six mile run that finishes with freebies from Federal Donuts.

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Philly.com

Philadelphia teacher found dead in apparent suicide

A Philadelphia schoolteacher died Thursday from stab wounds police believed were self-inflicted in a lobby restroom at a South Philadelphia hotel. The woman, 48, was a sixth grade teacher at Key School in the 2200 block of South Eighth Street in South Philadelphia.

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CBS Local

Grocery Delivery Service Partners With Philadelphia's Reading Terminal Market

If you love the upscale, gourmet goodies you can buy at Reading Terminal but hate the crowds and lack of affordable parking nearby, you're going to be pretty excited about this. Grocery delivery service Instacart has now partnered with the historic market, which means you can get everything from Valley Shepherd Creamery's delectable cheeses to Flying Monkey's famous whoopie pies delivered straight to your doorstep.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

Philly.com

Philly cop charged with domestic assault

Joseph Griffin, 30, was charged with endangering the welfare of a child, simple assault, terroristic threats, intimidation of a wittness, harassment and recklessly endangering another person, the Police Department announced in a news release. According to the District Attorney's Office, the assault unfolded June 4 inside the couple's home in Northeast Philadelphia.

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CBS Local

Police: Woman Stabbed Several Times In South Philadelphia Holiday Inn Bathroom

Police say a female was found stabbed several times in the women's bathroom of the Holiday Inn Hotel on the 1000 block of Packer Avenue in Philadelphia. The victim, possibly in her thirties, was found with lacerations to her throat and left chest area.

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