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Fire guts century-old Philadelphia building, ends long family retail tradition

Fire guts century-old Philadelphia building, ends long family retail tradition Fire guts century-old Philadelphia building, ends long family retail tradition. A fire that gutted a century-old building in Philadelphia appears to have ended a long tradition of family retailing at an Old City intersection. By Frances Burns | April … Read more on UPI.com

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Match Preview: Chicago Fire vs. Philadelphia Union

Match Preview: Chicago Fire vs. Philadelphia Union The 1-1-2 Philadelphia Union travel to Toyota Park to face their second consecutive winless club, the 0-1-3 Chicago Fire. This is the first of three matches between the Union and the Fire this season. In their previous meeting in August, MLS MVP Mike … Read more on Brotherly […]

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Woman Killed in Fire

Woman Killed in Fire Fatal Fire in North Philadelphia. advertisement. A fire erupted in a North Philadelphia home Saturday night, killing a woman before crews got it under control. The fire broke out around 8 p.m. on the 5900 block of Norwood Street in the Logan section of … Read more on NBC 10 Philadelphia

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Watch Arcade Fire Cover Boyz II Men's “Motownphilly” In Philadelphia

Watch Arcade Fire Cover Boyz II Men's “Motownphilly” In Philadelphia The band already covered the Constantines when they played Toronto last week, and when they visited Philadelphia last night, they tried their hand at “Motownphilly,” the 1991 single that put Boyz II Men on the map. The Arcade Fire version of the song … Read […]

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Phillies must prep for fire sale

Phillies must prep for fire sale G Fiume/Getty Images Ruben Amaro Jr. needs to finally accept the fact that the Phillies need to rebuild. A year ago, the Philadelphia Phillies won 73 games, and they had the oldest team in the National League. This is generally not a great combination … Read more on ESPN

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98-year-old woman dies in West Philadelphia fire

98-year-old woman dies in West Philadelphia fire WEST PHILADELPHIA – February 16, 2014 (WPVI) — Authorities say a 98-year-old woman was found dead after a house fire in West Philadelphia. It happened around 4:50 Sunday afternoon on the 5700 block of Poplar Street. "I heard some commotion and I … Read more on 6abc.com

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Dozens Displaced After Fire In Northeast Philadelphia

Dozens Displaced After Fire In Northeast Philadelphia PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Red Cross says 29 people have been displaced by an apartment building fire in Northeast Philadelphia. Red Cross spokesman Dave Schrader says 26 adults and three children were affected by the Michener Avenue fire, which … Read more on CBS Local

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Suspected gas explosion sparks fire in South Philadelphia; 3 injured

Suspected gas explosion sparks fire in South Philadelphia; 3 injured Fire officials said two Philadelphia Gas Works employees were in the basement of a row home along 18th and Bancroft streets near Mifflin when the gas explosion happened around 7:00 p.m. Thursday. The two PGW employees and a resident were injured in … Read more on […]

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Christmas night fire damages 3 homes in South Philadelphia

Christmas night fire damages 3 homes in South Philadelphia SOUTH PHILADELPHIA – December 25, 2013 (WPVI) — A fire in South Philadelphia damaged three homes and left 10 people looking for a place to live on Christmas night. The fire broke out around 8:00 p.m. Wednesday on a home on the 2500 block of South … […]

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7 displaced after overnight fire in West Philadelphia

7 displaced after overnight fire in West Philadelphia PHILADELPHIA – December 14, 2013 (WPVI) — Philadelphia firefighters battled an overnight fire in West Philadelphia that has left 7 people homeless Saturday. Fire broke out on the second floor of a residence at 710 North Preston Street around 12:30 a.m.. Read more on 6abc.com

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Philadelphia anchor under fire for comparing multiple shooting to 'Breaking Bad'

Philadelphia anchor under fire for comparing multiple shooting to 'Breaking Bad' PHILADELPHIA – A Philadelphia TV news anchor is being criticized for trying to get her Twitter followers to watch the station's coverage of a deadly shooting by comparing it to "Breaking Bad." The Philadelphia Inquirer reports WTXF-TV news anchor Joyce … Read more on Fox […]

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Fire At Historic Firehouse In Downtown Philadelphia

Fire At Historic Firehouse In Downtown Philadelphia PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A fire erupted at a firehouse in downtown Philadelphia Friday causing extensive damage. The fire started at about 11:30 a.m. at the firehouse located at 4th and Arch Streets in Old City. In a twist of irony, firefighters had to … Read more on CBS […]

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Hero cops rescued woman, 103, from South Philadelphia fire

Hero cops rescued woman, 103, from South Philadelphia fire PHILADELPHIA – September 27, 2013 (WPVI) — Two Philadelphia Police officers are being hailed as heroes for saving the life of a 103-year-old woman. It happened a week ago on Chaucer Street in South Philadelphia, right across the street from the Eagles … Read more on […]

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Suspicious Van Fire Prompts Criminal Investigation

Suspicious Van Fire Prompts Criminal Investigation PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Flames consume a van and investigators turn their focus onto what was inside. The incident happened in the southbound lanes of the Roosevelt Boulevard near Strahle Street in Philadelphia's Rhawnhurst neighborhood. Firefighters … Read more on CBS Local

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BREAKING NEWS: Fire in Old City forces evacuations

BREAKING NEWS: Fire in Old City forces evacuations A fire at a building housing Cosi and Buddakan restaurants forced the evacuation of restaurant and office workers in the area. The Philadelphia Fire Department said that the fire started around 9:30 a.m. on Thursday at 325 Chestnut St. The fire forced … Read more on Philadelphia […]

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