PHILADELPHIA | Bryan Colangelo resigns as 76ers president

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bryan Colangelo resigned Thursday as president of basketball operations for the Philadelphia 76ers in the wake of what an investigation found was “careless and in some instances reckless” sharing of sensitive team information.

PHILADELPHIA | Washington’s battlefield flag on view at revolution museum

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PHILADELPHIA — George Washington’s personal Revolutionary War headquarters flag is going on display at Philadelphia’s Museum of the American Revolution, just in time for Flag Day. General Philadelphia TodayNews view at revolution museum Washington battlefield flag

PHILADELPHIA | 76ers investigate critical tweets linked to Colangelo

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia 76ers have started an investigation into tweets linked in a report to team president Bryan Colangelo that criticized Sixers players Joel Embiid and Markelle Fultz, among other NBA figures.

PHILADELPHIA  | 76ers president denies blasting Embiid, others via Twitter

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PHILADELPHIAPhiladelphia 76ers team president Bryan Colangelo is denying a report connecting the executive to Twitter accounts that criticized Sixers players Joel Embiid and Markelle Fultz, among other NBA figures.

PHILADELPHIA | 76ers exec accused of trashing others anonymously on Twitter

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PHILADELPHIA— The Philadelphia 76ers are investigating whether team president Bryan Colangelo used a variety of Twitter accounts to anonymously trash some of his own players and fellow executives and defend himself against criticism from fans and the sports media.

PHILADELPHIA | Sentencing in Bill Cosby’s sex assault case set for Sept. 24

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bill Cosby will be sentenced Sept. Cosby has been a prisoner in his suburban Philadelphia mansion since the April 26 conviction. Continue reading PHILADELPHIA | Sentencing in Bill Cosby’s sex assault case set for Sept.

PHILADELPHIA | Nola takes no-no into 7th, Phils top Jays and lead NL East

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Aaron Nola took a no-hitter into the seventh inning, Nick Williams hit his third pinch-hit homer of the year in the eighth and the Philadelphia Phillies moved into first in the NL East Saturday with a 2-1 win over the Toronto Blue Jays.

PHILADELPHIA | Comcast v. Disney: a fight for Twenty-First Century Fox

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Comcast may make an offer for Twenty-First Century Fox, potentially putting it in a head-to-head bidding war with Disney. Continue reading PHILADELPHIA | Comcast v.

PHILADELPHIA  | Sargent set to be latest teenager to make US soccer debut

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PHILADELPHIA — Josh Sargent’s parents will be in the stands along with a bunch of friends. Continue reading PHILADELPHIA | Sargent set to be latest teenager to make US soccer debut at STL.News. Sports latest teenager Philadelphia Sargent soccer debut TodayNews US

PHILADELPHIA | NFL’s policy could mean a new playbook on protests this fall

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PHILADELPHIA — Now that the NFL is drawing the line against players kneeling during the national anthem, athletes protesting police brutality and racial inequality may need to find a new playbook.

Streets of Philadelphia All Set for DNC

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And with a convention of this size, with so many high-profile and influential attendees, you better believe the Philadelphia Convention & Visitors Bureau and Philadelphia 2016 Host Committee have been hard at work ever since the DNC was awarded to them in February 2015.

Philadelphia Newspapers Get new Nonprofit Lease on Life

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Facing a challenging decision on how to keep alive three beacons of Philadelphia journalism— The Philadelphia Inquirer , the Philadephia Daily News , and Philly.com— local philanthropist H.F.

Expos Returning to Philadelphia After Labor Contract Changes

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Now that there’s a deal in place with most—but not all—of the labor unions that work the Pennsylvania Convention Center, the Philadelphia facility is starting to win back some business. “This meant that, despite a successful meeting in 2007, AIHA would not reconsider Philadelphia.”

Crisis Averted: Philadelphia Event Venue’s Labor Conflict Ends Quickly

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“In order for Philadelphia to remain competitive in a national and global marketplace, we must deliver the best experience at the best cost,” Philadelphia Convention and Visitors Bureau CEO Jack Ferguson told the Philadelphia Inquirer.

AIRDRIE, Alberta | Paralyzed Humboldt player’s family preparing for next phase

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Ryan Straschnitzki is undergoing physiotherapy at the Shriners Hospital in Philadelphia after being paralyzed from the chest down in a crash between a semi-trailer and a bus carrying the junior hockey team at a rural Saskatchewan intersection in April.

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WASHINGTON | Trump touts celebration of US after canceling NFL’s Eagles

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WASHINGTON (AP) — A day after scrubbing a White House visit by the Super Bowl champion Philadelphia Eagles, President Donald Trump appeared to challenge a new NFL policy that requires players to stand if they’re on the field during the national anthem or stay in the locker room.

Starbucks training a first step, experts say, in facing bias

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The coffee chain’s leaders reached out to bias training experts after the arrest of two black men at a Philadelphia Starbucks last month. Business Philadelphia Starbucks police departments Starbucks Starbucks executives tarnished diversity-friendly image TodayNews

NEW YORK | New Starbucks policy: No purchase needed to sit in its cafes

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The new policy comes five weeks after two black men who hadn’t bought anything were arrested at a Philadelphia Starbucks. Business company executives New York Philadelphia Starbucks.

CLEVELAND | Warriors, Cavaliers say they’re not going to White House

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Sports Cavaliers Cleveland LeBron James NBA championship Philadelphia Eagles Stephen Curry Super Bowl TodayNews Warriors white houseCLEVELAND (AP) — Stephen Curry and LeBron James spoke their minds last year. They have not changed their minds this year.

NEW YORK | Fox sorry for depicting praying NFL players in protest story

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NEW YORK (AP) — Fox News apologized on Tuesday for showing photos of Philadelphia Eagles players kneeling in prayer — not in protest — during a story about President Trump canceling a White House ceremony honoring the team for its Super Bowl victory.

WASHINGTON | Trump calls off Eagles visit over anthem dispute

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has called off a visit by the Philadelphia Eagles to the White House Tuesday due to the dispute over whether NFL players must stand during the playing of the national anthem.

SAN FRANCISCO | Dereck Rodriguez, Pudge’s son, gets 1st W; SF tops Phils 6-1

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Dereck Rodriguez earned his first big league win, giving up a home run to Jake Arrieta but outpitching the Phillies ace to lead the San Francisco Giants over Philadelphia 6-1 Sunday for a three-game sweep.

NEW YORK  | Starbucks halts brewing so its employees can talk about race

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It was part of the coffee chain’s anti-bias training Tuesday, created after the arrest of two black men in a Philadelphia Starbucks six weeks ago.

Starbucks closing over 8,000 stores for anti-bias training

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stores for a few hours Tuesday to conduct anti-bias training in the company’s latest step to deal with the fallout over the arrest of two black men at one of its shops in Philadelphia. Starbucks is closing more than 8,000 U.S.

Starbucks to close over 8,000 stores for anti-bias training

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After the arrests of two black men in Philadelphia last month at one of its stores, the coffee chain’s leaders apologized and met with the two men, but also reached out to activists and experts in bias training to put together a curriculum for its 175,000 workers.

ATLANTA | NFL awards the 2019 draft to Nashville, home of the Titans

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Chicago was the site in 2015-16, Philadelphia hosted in 2017 and this year’s draft was held at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. Sports Atlanta New York City Philadelphia hosted Stadium in Arlington Tennessee Titans TodayNews

NEW YORK | Simmons, Mitchell unanimous picks for NBA All-Rookie team

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NEW YORK (AP) — Philadelphia’s Ben Simmons and Utah’s Donovan Mitchell are unanimous selections to the NBA’s All-Rookie team. Sports NBA NBA All-Rookie team New York Philadelphia's Ben Simmons TodayNews Utah's Donovan Mitchell

CARLISLE, Pa. | Student takes Danny DeVito cardboard cutout to prom

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” He also starred in the hit comedy “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia.” Entertainment Batman Returns CARLISLE Danny DeVito PA Pennsylvania high school Philadelphia TodayNewsCARLISLE, Pa. (AP)

BOSTON | Celtics beat 76ers 114-112 in Game 5, advance to face Cavs

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BOSTON (AP) — Jayson Tatum caught a pass underneath the basket, shook off a hit and went up for the go-ahead layup with 23 seconds left and the Boston Celtics beat the Philadelphia 76ers 114-112 on Wednesday night to advance to the Eastern Conference finals.

LOS ANGELES | Survivor’ final vote deadlocks, tiebreaker vote needed

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General CBS reality series "Survivor Domenick Abbate Host Jeff Probst Los Angeles Nesconset New York Philadelphia TodayNewsLOS ANGELES (AP) — History was made on the CBS reality series “Survivor.”

LEADING OFF: Harvey debuts for Reds, Cutch back in the Burgh

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Sports Devin Mesoraco Dodger Stadium interleague play Jim Riggleman Matt Harvey McCutchen New York Philadelphia hosts TodayNewsMatt Harvey will make his Cincinnati debut when he starts at Dodger Stadium.

Money Talks, Ethics Walk

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Swinging back to the east coast, and in our own backyard, is the deal that our very own School District of Philadelphia brokered to buy-out the contract of School Superintendent Arlene Ackerman. Four out of nine are attorneys, each practicing at one of the major law firms of Philadelphia.

Standing Up for Ourselves

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Recently, the Philadelphia Business Journal had as its “ Business Pulse ” question of the week the following: “Do you agree with companies asking employees to ‘volunteer’ to work for free some days?” PA budget impasse Philadelphia Business Journal Philadelphia Business Journal Business Pulse

The Frivolous…The Dumb…and the Ugly

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Sadly, many of these bankruptcies that made it to media headlines are in the arts and culture arena, and some were stalwarts of their kind, such as the Philadelphia Orchestra and the New York City Opera.

Blow Hard

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This is same Brian Tierney who brought The Philadelphia Inquirer to its bankruptcy knees when he was publisher and CEO of that paper and did such a fabulous job handling the PR there.

Equality is My Co-PILOT

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Recently, I was interviewed by a reporter from the Philadelphia Inquirer doing a story about the possibility of bringing PILOTs – voluntary “payments in lieu of taxes” made by nonprofits to their local government – back to Philadelphia. Philadelphia is no exception.

PENNSYLVANIA | Human Traffickers Who Lured Victim into Forced Prostitution Now Face Federal Charges

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Attorney’s Office in Philadelphia. In Case First Prosecuted by Attorney General Shapiro, Defendants Forced Victim into Prostitution, Held Against Her Will.

SAN FRANCISCO | Arrieta fumes on Phillies, “worst in the league with shifts”

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SAN FRANCISCO — Jake Arrieta is demanding the Philadelphia Phillies shift their strategy. Arrieta homered for Philadelphia’s only run of the series and pitched well until a stretch in the sixth inning when he allowed five straight hits, capped by Andrew McCutchen’s three-run homer.

Sex-abusing neurologist’s patients: No justice in Philly

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A slew of patients who accuse Dr. Ricardo Cruciani of sexual misconduct in Philadelphia have yet to see authorities pursue a felony case against him, even after police in New York City and New Jersey investigated their claims and swiftly filed charges that could put him away for decades.

Grace Kelly’s childhood home fully restored, won’t be museum

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PHILADELPHIA/ May 12, 2018 (AP)(STLRealEstate.News) — The Philadelphia home where Grace Kelly grew up has been restored to its original glory.