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  1. Cosby lawyers say comedian is too blind to defend himselfRead the original story

    Nov 2, 2016 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Bill Cosby's eyesight has deteriorated to the point where he cannot identify his accusers in photographs or otherwise help with his defense, his lawyers said Wednesday as they waged a multipronged effort to get the sexual assault case against the 79-year-old comedian thrown out. His attorneys also portrayed Cosby as a political pawn who is being prosecuted only because a suburban Philadelphia district attorney used the public furor over the comic to get elected last year.

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  2. 13 women who could show Cosby had a patternRead the original story

    Oct 31, 2016 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Did Bill Cosby drug and molest young women as part of a "signature" crime spree spanning five decades? Prosecutors preparing for his sexual-assault trial hope to call 13 of about 60 accusers to show just that. The defense will question their relevance and attack their credibility in high-stakes pretrial hearings that start Tuesday in suburban Philadelphia.

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  3. Amtrak to pay $265M for Philadelphia crash that killed 8Read the original story

    Oct 27, 2016 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Amtrak will pay $265 million to settle claims related to a crash last year that killed eight people and injured more than 200 others when a speeding train derailed on a curve. The settlement allows victims to have their awards in hand by June instead of waiting years for lawsuits to play out, their lawyers said Thursday.

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  4. Prince Albert II surveys his purchase: Grace Kelly's homeRead the original story

    Oct 25, 2016 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Prince Albert II of Monaco was in Philadelphia on Tuesday inspecting a house he recently purchased: the home where his mother, Oscar-winning actress Grace Kelly, grew up and accepted a marriage proposal from his father, Prince Rainier III. Albert spent nearly an hour inside the home and walking around the property, which he bought for $754,000.

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  5. Prince Albert buys Philadelphia home of mom Grace KellyRead the original story

    Oct 22, 2016 | WTOP-FM Washington

    In this Oct. 25, 2012, file photo, a blue state historical marker sits outside Grace Kelly's family's home in Philadelphia. The Philadelphia home where Oscar-winning actress Kelly grew up and accepted a marriage proposal from Prince Rainier III of Monaco in 1955 is now in the hands of the royal family.

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  6. Smithsonian museum also tells story of black cuisineRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2016 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Jerome Grant grew up in Fort Washington, Maryland, but also visited his stepfather's family in Hampton, Virginia, and spent summers with his Jamaican grandmother in Philadelphia. Those experiences helped shape the palate of the executive chef of the Sweet Home Cafe, part of the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum for African-American History and Culture, opening this weekend.

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  7. Smithsonian museum also tells story of black cuisineRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2016 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Jerome Grant grew up in Fort Washington, Maryland, but also visited his stepfather's family in Hampton, Virginia, and spent summers with his Jamaican grandmother in Philadelphia. Those experiences helped shape the palate of the executive chef of the Sweet Home Cafe, part of the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum for African-American History and Culture, opening this weekend.

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  8. In 1966, a cloak-and-dagger series with a catchy theme premieredRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2016 | WTOP-FM Washington

    On Sept. 17, 1978, after meeting at Camp David, Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin and Egyptian President Anwar Sadat signed a framework for a peace treaty.

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  9. Philadelphia shooting leaves 2 officers, 4 others wounded; suspect deadRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2016 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Officials say two police officers and four civilians have been wounded in a wild shootout that covered a number of blocks in West Philadelphia, and a suspect has been shot and killed. Philadelphia Police Commissioner Richard Ross says Sgt.

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  10. Holy Peeps! Marshallow workers strikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2016 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Workers walked out of the Just Born plant in Bethlehem on Wednesday afternoon. The plant 60 miles north of Philadelphia also makes Mike and Ike and Hot Tamales candies.

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  11. 5 historic American cities experiencing a renaissanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2016 | WTOP-FM Washington

    On a global scale, America has had a relatively short history. Our nation's 1776 origin makes the U.S. far younger than most European and Asian countries.

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  12. Scientists unravel mystery of osprey migrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2016 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Scientists have long known ospreys make an epic journey each summer from New England to South America. But the details of their dangerous trip remained a mystery - until now.

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  13. Today in History: Aug. 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2016 | WTOP-FM Washington

    This undated engraving shows the scene on July 4, 1776 when the Declaration of Independence was approved by the Continental Congress in Philadelphia, Pa. The document, drafted by Thomas Jefferson, Benjamin Franklin, John Adams, Philip Livingston and Roger Sherman, announces the separation of 13 North American British colonies from Great Britain.

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  14. Katy Perry belts 'Rise,' 'Roar' at conventionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2016 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Singer Katy Perry performs during the final day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia , Thursday, July 28, 2016. Katy Perry sparkled in a slinky, silver dress Thursday as she belted her new song "Rise" and her signature "Roar" for an audience of Democratic delegates waving their glowing cellphones.

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  15. DNC steps off in Philadelphia with huge protests, high tempsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2016 | WTOP-FM Washington

    The Democratic National Convention gets underway Monday in Philadelphia with much bigger demonstrations than the Republican convention and much higher temperatures as the region copes with an oppressive heat wave. In one of the largest rallies planned for the day, a pro-Bernie Sanders group is expected to walk across the Ben Franklin Bridge, which connects Camden, New Jersey, with Philadelphia.

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  16. Protesters hit the streets for hot day of marches before DNCRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2016 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Police officers were posted at street corners in downtown Philadelphia as the first protesters hit the city's sweltering streets Sunday ahead of the Democratic National Convention. Several demonstrations were planned, including an anti-fracking march from City Hall to Independence Mall, near the Liberty Bell.

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  17. Today in History: July 12Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2016 | WTOP-FM Washington

    In 1948, the Democratic National Convention, which nominated President Harry S. Truman for a second term of office, opened in Philadelphia. This photo shows the main floor of Convention Hall filling up at the midway point during the opening session of the 1948 Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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  18. Today in History: July 4Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2016 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Today is Monday, July 4, the 186th day of 2016. There are 180 days left in the year.

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  19. a Black girl magica on display at The Colored Girls MuseumRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2016 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Nestled in Philadelphia's historic Germantown neighborhood, the Victorian facade of The Colored Girls Museum beckons visitors past its gate, up the flower-lined path and onto the inviting wraparound porch. Inside, objects ranging from quilts to a bag of black-eyed peas honor the culture and experiences of what museum founder and artist Vashti Dubois calls "everyday black girls."

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  20. Amtrak suspends Acela Express and Northeast Regional serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2016 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Amtrak service resumed Friday afternoon after an earlier suspension that affected Acela Express and Northeast Regional service between Wilmington, Delaware, and Philadelphia. ABC 6 News in Philadelphia reported that an officer has been shot multiple times in Folcroft in Pennsylvania's Delaware County.

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