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  1. Fearless BeastRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 26 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Researchers studying the remains of an enormous dinosaur -- a creature that was bigger than seven bull elephants -- have given it an equally colossal name: Dreadnoughtus, or "fearing nothing." Scientists hope its unusually well-preserved bones will help reveal secrets about some of the largest animals ever to walk the Earth.

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  2. Beating 'Rocky'?Read the original story

    Aug 14, 2014 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Busloads of tourists line up every day in Philadelphia to take photos with a statue of Rocky Balboa, the fictional heavyweight fighter made famous by Sylvester Stallone.

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  3. Made in America music festival rocks Los AngelesRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 30 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Downtown Los Angeles' inaugural outdoor music festival got underway Saturday despite concerns from residents about possible security and traffic issues.

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  4. After injury, Kings of Leon ready for stageRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 30 | WTOP-FM Washington

    In this Nov. 10, 2013 file photo, from left, Matthew Followill, Jared Followill, Nathan Followill and Caleb Followill of the band Kings of Leon pose for photographers upon arrival at the 2013 MTV Europe Music Awards, in Amsterdam, Netherlands.

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  5. Suspected Nazi guard's death a blow to prosecutorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2014 | WTOP-FM Washington

    German efforts to prosecute aging war criminals suffered a setback this week with the death of a retired Philadelphia toolmaker who had long been in the crosshairs of Nazi hunters.

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  6. Suspected Nazi guard's death a blow to prosecutorsRead the original story

    Jul 24, 2014 | WTOP-FM Washington

    German efforts to prosecute aging war criminals suffered a setback this week with the death of a retired Philadelphia toolmaker who had long been in the crosshairs of Nazi hunters.

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  7. Nazi war suspect, 89, dies as extradition OK'dRead the original story

    Jul 23, 2014 | WTOP-FM Washington

    An 89-year-old Nazi war crimes suspect died in custody hours before a U.S. ruling Wednesday that he should be extradited to Germany to face trial.

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  8. Locally-grown foods look to bigger businessRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2014 | WTOP-FM Washington

    A growing network of companies and organizations is delivering food directly from local farms to major institutions like Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in downtown Philadelphia, eliminating scores of middlemen from farm to fork.

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  9. Once a niche, local foods becoming big businessRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2014 | WTOP-FM Washington

    A growing network of companies and organizations is delivering food directly from local farms to major institutions like Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in downtown Philadelphia, eliminating scores of middlemen from farm to fork.

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  10. The Roots act as house band for Nicki MinajRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2014 | WTOP-FM Washington

    The Roots worked as the house band for top-selling acts like Nicki Minaj and Ed Sheeran for its annual free concert Friday in Philadelphia celebrating Independence Day.

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  11. Obama intervenes in Philadelphia rail strikeRead the original story

    Jun 14, 2014 | WTOP-FM Washington

    President Barack Obama on Saturday forced union workers in Philadelphia's commuter rail strike to return to the job, granting Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett's request to create a presidential emergency board to mediate the contract dispute.

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  12. Obama intervenes in Philadelphia rail strikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2014 | WTOP-FM Washington

    President Barack Obama on Saturday intervened in a commuter rail strike in the nation's sixth-largest metropolitan area, granting Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett's request to create a presidential emergency board to mediate the contract dispute between the Southeast Pennsylvania Transportation Authority and its engineers and electricians unions.

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  13. Governor counting on deal to avert rail strikeRead the original story

    Jun 12, 2014 | WTOP-FM Washington

    The Philadelphia area is bracing for another blow to an already stressed transportation system as negotiators try to work out a deal to avert a regional railroad strike.

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  14. Car detour lets toads cross road without croakingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2014 | WTOP-FM Washington

    It's rush hour in Philadelphia for thousands of baby toads as they hop across a busy residential street on a rainy summer night.

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  15. Kanye West, Pharrell on for 'Made in America' festRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2014 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Kings of Leon, Pharrell and Tiesto also will play the two-day event over Labor Day weekend on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway.

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  16. Kanye West, Pharrell set for Made in America festRead the original story

    May 22, 2014 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Kings of Leon, Pharrell and Tiesto will also play the two-day festival over Labor Day weekend on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway.

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  17. Vatican officials tour Philly ahead of conferenceRead the original story

    May 12, 2014 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Vatican officials toured Philadelphia on Tuesday ahead of a major Roman Catholic gathering that the city's archbishop believes will include an appearance by the pope.

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  18. Crime drops with new police force in gritty CamdenRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2014 | WTOP-FM Washington

    A year after Camden disbanded its police department and brought in a new one with more officers on the street, reported crime has dropped significantly in a city that still ranks as dangerous by any measure.

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  19. Prosecutors: Prep school graduates ran drug ringRead the original story

    Apr 21, 2014 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Two prep school graduates sought to use their sports connections and business acumen to establish a monopoly on drug sales to high school students in the affluent Main Line suburbs of Philadelphia, authorities said Monday.

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  20. Building-sized TetrisRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2014 | WTOP-FM Washington

    The Philadelphia skyscraper-sized version created a spectacle against the night sky that organizers hoped inspired onlookers and players to think about the possibilities of technology.

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