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  1. 'Alt-right' leader loses gym membership after confrontation54 minutes agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 22 | Philly.com

    A leading figure in the "alt-right" movement had his gym membership revoked after a Georgetown University professor confronted him during a workout and called him a neo-Nazi. Professor C. Christine Fair told The Associated Press on Monday that the Old Town Sport&Health club in Alexandria, Virginia, informed her that it terminated the membership of white nationalist Richard Spencer following last Wednesday's confrontation in the gym.

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  2. Comey may get chance to publicly defend name against Trump14 minutes agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 13 | Philly.com

    In this March 29, 2017 file photo, FBI Director James Comey addresses the Intelligence and National Security Alliance Leadership Dinner in Alexandria, Va. Comey cut an unorthodox path as head of the FBI, time and again compelled by strongly held convictions to speak with unusual candor and eloquence about the bureau's work.

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  3. Virginia Ames | Art center founder, 102Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2017 | Philly.com

    Virginia Ames, 102, a founding member of the Torpedo Factory Art Center in Alexandria, Va., and creator of an oversize set of Revolutionary War era flags for display at the Library of Congress during the Bicentennial, died March 3 at her home in Tucson, Ariz. As an artist, Mrs. Ames worked in acrylic paints, watercolors, and pastels, and she also did silk-screen paintings and collaged prints.

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  4. William Coleman Jr., transportation secretary and civil rights lawyer, dies at 96Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2017 | Philly.com

    William T. Coleman Jr., 96, a Philadelphian who helped draft the landmark 1954 legal case in which the Supreme Court ruled that segregation in public schools was illegal and who later became the country's second black cabinet officer after President Gerald R. Ford named him transportation secretary, died Friday at his home in Alexandria, Va. Throughout his long career, Mr. Coleman was often at the forefront of major public events, legal battles and significant social advances.

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  5. William Coleman Jr., transportation secretary and civil rights lawyer, dies at 96Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2017 | Philly.com

    William T. Coleman Jr., 96, a Philadelphian who helped draft the landmark 1954 legal case in which the Supreme Court ruled that segregation in public schools was illegal and who later became the country's second black cabinet officer after President Gerald R. Ford named him transportation secretary, died Friday at his home in Alexandria, Va. Throughout his long career, Mr. Coleman was often at the forefront of major public events, legal battles and significant social advances.

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  6. Ali Vayeghan, right, an Iranian citizen with a valid U.S. visa, is...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2017 | Philly.com

    Federal judges on opposite coasts are due Friday to hear legal arguments defending President Donald Trump's travel ban on citizens from seven predominantly Muslim countries. The ban is sure to reverberate through the courts on a likely path to an appeals court or the U.S. Supreme Court.

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  7. An artful, art-filled transition to apartment livingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2016 | Philly.com

    Inside, residents' lounges are furnished with quiet Main Line elegance: pastel Chippendale sofas and chairs; mahogany side tables; floral prints. And then .

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  8. Rescued archive of police photos traces South Jersey town's historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2016 | Philly.com

    A cache of 15,000 photographic negatives that nearly got tossed into the trash is offering Cinnaminson and its police department fresh pictures of a largely forgotten past. Who knew that routine photos of fender-benders, burglaries, and men in blue on their beats during the late 1940s through the mid-1970s could illustrate the evolution of a once-rural South Jersey suburb? So did his fellow township police officer, Thomas Lillagore, 49. He utilized more than a dozen of the photos to finish a job his late father started.

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  9. Rescued photos tell story of SJ town's historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2016 | Philly.com

    A cache of 15,000 photographic negatives that nearly got tossed in the trash is offering Cinnaminson and its police department fresh pictures of a largely forgotten past. Who knew that routine photos of fender-benders, burglaries, and men in blue on their beats during the late 1940s through the mid-1970s could illustrate the evolution of a once-rural South Jersey suburb? So did his fellow township police officer, Thomas Lillagore, 49. He utilized more than a dozen of the photos to finish a job his late father started.

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  10. FBI: 1st US law enforcement officer charged in terror sting9 minutes agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2016 | Philly.com

    Prosecutors on Wednesday brought the first-ever terrorism charges against a law enforcement officer in the U.S., alleging that a patrol officer with the D.C. region's Metro Transit Police was caught buying nearly $250 worth of gift cards for the Islamic State group. headquarters in Washington.

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  11. Commentary: Trump inherited his citizenship like his initial wealthRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2016 | Philly.com

    Khizr Khan fired a shot across the Trump campaign bow when he asked, from the Democratic National Convention stage, whether the Republican presidential nominee had even read the U.S. Constitution. But Donald Trump miscalculated by returning verbal fire.

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  12. Trump doesn't get sacrifice, citizenshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2016 | Philly.com

    Khizr Khan fired a shot across the Trump campaign bow when he asked, from the Democratic National Convention stage, whether the Republican presidential nominee had even read the U.S. Constitution. But Donald Trump miscalculated by returning verbal fire.

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