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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 $84/per square foot. More Philadelphia information.

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26 min ago | University City Review

Replica Creative and Young Involved Philadelphia Dish out Double Shot ...

Replica Creative and Young Involved Philadelphia have partnered to present Creative Cafe Coffee Chats, a new monthly series continuing on July 28, 8-9am at the Creative Cafe @ Replica .

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2 hrs ago | CBS Local

Philadelphia Man Accused Of Nazi War Crimes Has Died, Lawyer Tells CBS3

An elderly Philadelphia man accused of Nazi war crimes and ordered to stand trial in Germany has died, his lawyer tells CBS3.

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4 hrs ago | News Observer

Editorials from around Pennsylvania

If police caught you carrying a marijuana cigarette in Washington, D.C., last Wednesday, chances are you would have been arrested, fingerprinted and perhaps jailed.

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8 hrs ago | Chambersburg Public Opinion

Murder-suicide can be hidden from home buyers, Pa. court says

Pennsylvania's highest court says a murder-suicide isn't among the "material defects" that a home seller has to disclose to the buyer.

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12 hrs ago | Philly.com

Fight over ride sharing comes to Philadelphia

"Ride-share" car services such as UberX and Lyft are transforming the taxi business in Philadelphia, and they don't even operate here.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

CBS Local

Report: Philadelphia's A Pretty Unhappy City, But New York Fares Far Worse

The U.S. National Bureau of Economic Research has published a report on the happiest cities in the country, and there's not one Pennsylvania or New Jersey city on the top 10. Unfortunately, there are three on the other side of the list.

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Philly.com

The scene that was the Market Street building collapse.

The family of Danny C. Johnson, 59, a married truck driver and father of five who lingered for 23 days after he was pulled out of the rubble of last year's Salvation Army store collapse, filed a wrongful-death suit Tuesday against the charitable organization and others.

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MyFoxPhilly

Suspect Arrested In Upper Merion Burglary, Home Invasion

SkyFOX was over the scene in Upper Merion just after 8 a.m. on Tuesday morning where police say what started as a burglary turned into a home invasion.

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CBS Local

PSPCA Rescues Abandoned Dog From Choking In North Philadelphia

The brown and white pit bull type dog was tied to a chain link fence with a cable and electrical tape at Awbury Park in the northwest section of the city.

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CBS Local

Best Gelato In The Philadelphia Region

Philadelphia, particularly South Philly, has one of the largest populations of Italian-Americans of any city in the country.

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Examiner.com

Where to see a cabaret show in Philadelphia

A cabaret show features live music, comedy or dance routines and is usually performed in nightclubs, bars and restaurants.

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Examiner.com

Five places to enjoy frozen cocktails in Philadelphia

Frozen cocktails are must to make these hot summer days a little cooler and Philadelphia has plenty of bars offering frozen margaritas, daiquiris and more.

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CBS Local

Philadelphia School District Hoping For Viable School Makeover Plans

The School District of Philadelphia is taking applications from educators who believe they have a good plan to improve individual schools.

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Washington Times

Philadelphia mosque leaders try to sever hand of accused thief

Two leaders of a West Philadelphia mosque are accused of trying to sever a suspected thief's hand with a machete after he allegedly stole money from prayer jars.

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CBS Local

Pa. Inmate Who Reportedly Molested Girls While Incarcerated Gets More Prison Time

A convicted murderer accused of having persuaded a woman to bring two girls to visit him in a northeastern Pennsylvania prison so he could molest them has been sentenced to additional prison time and fined.

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OUPblog

Antislavery history and antislavery activism converge in Philadelphia

This past weekend, the Society for Historians of the Early American Republic held its thirty-sixth annual meeting in Philadelphia.

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Philly.com

Police: Couple killed in robbery by someone they knew

Whatever money Terry Ballard and his boyfriend, Justen Smith, had when they arrived in Philadelphia this month had been blown on Fourth of July celebrations, weed, and a trip to Atlantic City, police and friends say.

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Philly.com

Ex-police dispatcher, co-owner of tow-truck biz plead guilty in bribery case

A FORMER Philadelphia police dispatcher and the co-owner of a Frankford auto-body shop pleaded guilty yesterday to participating in a bribery scheme involving the tow-trucking biz.

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Philly.com

Officer's bike theft caught on video

The would-be thief wiped sweat from his brow as he approached the unsecured bicycle in South Philadelphia, clearly marked "Police."

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

CBS Local

Phila. Police Dispatcher Pleads Guilty To Taking Cash For Tow-Truck Jobs

A former Philadelphia police civilian radio dispatcher pleaded guilty today to bribery charges, admitting she took money to circumvent the city's efforts to try to curb notorious and dangerous tow truck "wreck chasers."

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