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  1. Dove HuntRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 6 | Philly.com

    It was only Thursday, July 30, when the defense lawyer for accused Craigslist killer Thomas Coffee subpoenaed disgraced Philadelphia homicide detective Ron Dove to testify hoping to tarnish the integrity of the prosecution's case. It was a long shot and Coffee was found guilty on Tuesday and sentenced to life in prison without parole.

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  2. Phillies Minor League Report: Tyler Viza has rough outing in BlueClaws lossRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2015 | Philly.com

    When they return to action, it will be in Rochester, N.Y. for a four-game set against the Rochester Red Wings. The Fightin Phils are also off until Thursday due to an all-star.

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  3. Buchanan happy to be back pitching for PhilliesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2015 | Philly.com

    When David Buchanan reported in May to the Phillies' facility in Clearwater, Fla., to rehab his severely sprained right ankle, the training staff assured him they would get him healthy and back to triple-A Lehigh Valley as quickly as possible. "I was like, 'Look, man, I don't want to get healthy to go back to Lehigh,' " he recounted Friday afternoon at AT&T Park.

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  4. Phillies Minor League Report: Ben Lively picks up seventh win with ReadingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2015 | Philly.com

    A walk-off homer from the Rochester Red Wings' Oswaldo Arcia sunk the IronPigs during a dramatic 10-8 loss at Frontier Field in Rochester, N.Y. The IronPigs held an 8-6 lead heading into the bottom of the ninth after they plated four runs in the top half of the frame. Unfortunately, for the IronPigs, Adam Loewen let up four runs during the bottom of the ninth, including Arcia's three-run homer, which sent the Rochester fans home happy.

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  5. Mitigating gentrification's effectRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2015 | Philly.com

    There may be no way to hold back the tide of gentrification in such neighborhoods as Fishtown, but Sandy Salzman is trying to find ways to keep it from washing away moderate-income residents. Salzman is executive director of New Kensington Community Development Corp., and the Awesometown townhouse project is its first foray into mixed affordable housing: 10 units selling at the market rate of about $400,000, and four subsidized by NKCDC to sell for half that, with the "winners" picked by lottery.

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  6. Britt A. Starghill, 46, Camden church pastor and leader in redevelopmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2015 | Philly.com

    As pastor of Kaighn Avenue Baptist Church, Britt wasn't only concerned with the souls of his parishioners, but also with the soul of the impoverished city around him. He was founder of the Nehemiah Project, a community development corporation devoted to fighting the blight afflicting the Gateway section of the city.

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  7. Neil Courtney, prominent bassist, dead at 82Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2015 | Philly.com

    Neil Courtney, 82, of Center City, a double bass player with the Philadelphia Orchestra for 48 years and the "king of the double bass in Philadelphia," died Wednesday, June 17, at home after many years of declining health from heart disease. He joined the orchestra as a section player in 1962, and served as assistant principal double bassist from 1988 until his retirement in 2010.

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  8. Phils' Billingsley headed to DLRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2015 | Philly.com

    The Phillies' pitching depth took a pair of hits Sunday. Chad Billingsley was placed on the disabled list with a strained right shoulder and David Buchanan was carted off the field after hurting his right leg while fielding a ground ball for triple-A Lehigh Valley.

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  9. Phillies Minor League Report: Carlos Tocci gets two RBIs in Lakewood winRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2015 | Philly.com

    Lehigh Valley held on to beat the Rochester Red Wings, 6-5, Saturday night at Frontier Field in Rochester, N.Y. Starter Joely Rodriguez picked up his first win of the season after throwing 5 2/3 innings. He allowed three runs on nine hits and struck out five batters.

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  10. PATCO finally to premiere refurbished carsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2015 | Philly.com

    The first of PATCO's long-delayed refurbished railcars are now slated to begin service late next month, PATCO officials said Tuesday. Persistent signal problems have been solved, PATCO president John Hanson said, so the first eight cars in the 120-car fleet to be rebuilt in a $194 million program can finally carry paying passengers.

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  11. PATCO to add 8 cars next monthRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2015 | Philly.com

    The first of PATCO's long-delayed refurbished rail cars are now slated to begin service late next month, PATCO officials said Tuesday. Persistent signal problems have been solved, PATCO president John Hanson said, so the first eight cars in the 120-car fleet to be rebuilt in a $194 million program can finally carry paying passengers.

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  12. Joseph K. Koplin, 75, musician, tax accountantRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | Philly.com

    Joseph Koch Koplin, 75, of Center City, a gifted musician and tax accountant, died Friday, March 27, of complications from prostate cancer at his home. Born in Philadelphia, Mr. Koplin was a child prodigy on the trumpet.

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  13. Final rest for petsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2015 | Philly.com

    IN HIS OFFICE, on the mantle, Joe Lombardo has an urn with the remains of his beloved Samoyed, Butkus, named after the intimidating Chicago Bears linebacker. The thing is, Lombardo can't be sure that's actually Butkus in the urn.

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  14. Specific diet shields you from Alzheimer's?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2015 | Philly.com

    While it couldn't prove cause-and-effect, the new study found that adults who rigorously followed the so-called MIND diet faced a 53 percent lower risk for Alzheimer's, the most common type of dementia. Those sticking to the diet just "moderately well" saw their Alzheimer's risk drop by roughly 35 percent.

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  15. Alleged Vietnamese gang member held for trial in double slayingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2015 | Philly.com

    MURDER SUSPECT Tam Minh Le sat at a defense table yesterday and stared directly at the man who clambered out of the Schuylkill last year. Victim Tan Voong, 20, testified to a terrifying ordeal last August in which his friends - two brothers - apparently were beaten, stabbed and then kicked into the river with him.

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  16. Another delay for new PATCO carsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | Philly.com

    PATCO's long-delayed rebuilt commuter cars will not be rolled out this month as planned, as continuing glitches in signal systems have forced another delay, PATCO officials said Tuesday. PATCO executives said last month the first eight of 120 refurbished cars would be put into customer service in February.

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  17. Another delay for new PATCO carsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | Philly.com

    PATCO's long-delayed rebuilt commuter cars won't be rolled out this month as planned, as continuing glitches in signal systems have forced another delay, PATCO officials said Tuesday. Last month, PATCO executives had said the first eight of 120 refurbished cars would be put into customer service in February.

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  18. Posts or puzzles, mail carrier has a way with lettersRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2015 | Philly.com

    The best ideas percolate when Jules Markey walks his Center City postal route. Down and across zip code 19130, he fills the silvery stacked mailboxes of five high-rise apartment buildings on Spring Garden Street.

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  19. Film highlights art from Works Progress AdministrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2015 | Philly.com

    This undated photo provided by Andy Olenick shows a lift operator positioning the camera unit in front of one of the Carl Peters murals at the Wilson Foundation Academy in Rochester, N.Y. Carl W. Peters' 1937 paintings "Life of Action" and A a A'Life of Contemplation,A a i 1 2 are showcased in the new film A a A'Enough to Live On: The Arts of the WPA.A a i 1 2 Eighty years after the federal Works Progress Administration put unemployed artists to work creating sculptures and murals for post offices and courthouses comes this reminder from film maker Michael Maglaras: Look around.

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  20. John EllisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2015 | Philly.com

    Only a few dozen people braved a cold winter's night to catch John Ellison's recent gig at the Firehouse Cafe in Mount Holly, N.J. If only they'd known. The energetic 73-year-old singer-composer not only heated the club with torched-up passion, stomped the stage like he owned it - and even managed a cool split that would have done James Brown proud - but he also happens to be one of Philly's great unsung superstars of soul.

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