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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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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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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."
16 hrs ago | CBS Local
The children were headed to Decatur School playground at 3500 Academy Road around 4 o'clock in the afternoon.
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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.
19 hrs ago | ContactMusic.com
Police probing the death of Glee star Becca Tobin 's boyfriend have found no evidence of drug use or suicide, according to sources.
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.
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.
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.
The Attorney General says the eight men were arrested on unrelated charges as part of ongoing efforts to target those who participate in the distribution of child pornography.
William H. Frederick Jr., known as Bill, is 88 now, a little stooped and hard of hearing, a far hike down the road from his 1948 Swarthmore College graduation.
The Pennsylvania legislature finally got what it deserved Thursday: many millions less.
Last winter, a caravan of canoeists headed up the Schuylkill, paddling against the current and the chill to discuss plans for Invisible River , an arts event planned for this weekend.
With the help of our buds over at Be Well Philly , we stay pretty well-informed of the fitness scene here in Philly.
More than 300 pink slips are going out today and tomorrow in the Philadelphia School District.
A symbol of the Philadelphia Museum of Art is once again looking radiant in bright shiny gold after a yearlong restoration.
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