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2 hrs ago | Business Journal

Investor sues Philadelphia medical device company

An affiliate of Echo Therapeutics' largest stockholder has filed a lawsuit against the medical device company claiming it refused to provide documents that the company requested. The affiliate of Platinum Management, which owns about 30 percent of Echo's outstanding common stock, said it requested "certain books and records of the company under Section 220 of the Delaware General Corporation Law" as part of its probe into "possible mismanagement, breaches of fiduciary duty and wrongdoing" by members of Echo's management and the company's board of directors.

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6 hrs ago | Philly.com

Philly's most crime-ridden district gets 30 new cops

HUNDREDS OF Northeast Philadelphia residents signed City Councilman Bobby Henon's petition to split the 15th Police District so that the more violent southern sector, including Frankford, wouldn't drain cops from the northern neighborhoods, where break-ins are a bigger problem than assaults. Supported by leaders from Mayfair, Bridesburg, Tacony, Holmesburg, Wissinoming and Frankford, Henon met with police brass to state the case for "The Split."

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10 hrs ago | Phillymag.com

Man Tries to Stop Domestic Assault, Gets Assaulted

On Sunday night, Geekadelphia editor-in-chief Michaelangelo "Mikey" Ilagan was walking home in South Philadelphia when he encountered a man and a woman arguing. A few minutes later, this is what his face looked like.

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12 hrs ago | KTVN Reno

Vietnam soldiers to receive Medal of Honor

By MICHAEL RUBINKAM Associated Press A funeral will be held Thursday for a Pennsylvania State Police trooper who was killed in an ambush outside his barracks. By MICHAEL RUBINKAM Associated Press Investigators followed up on leads that one state police spokesman called "fantastic" as the intensive manhunt for a gunman who ambushed two troopers outside their... Authorities in Philadelphia say a newborn baby of a pregnant woman killed by gunfire in northeast Philadelphia over the weekend has also died.

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12 hrs ago | CBS Atlanta

Vietnam soldiers to receive Medal of Honor

By MICHAEL RUBINKAM Associated Press A funeral will be held Thursday for a Pennsylvania State Police trooper who was killed in an ambush outside his barracks. By MICHAEL RUBINKAM Associated Press A funeral will be held Thursday for a Pennsylvania State Police trooper who was killed in an ambush outside his barracks.

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14 hrs ago | Chambersburg Public Opinion

Newborn dies after pregnant woman shot to death

Authorities in Philadelphia say a newborn baby of a pregnant woman killed by gunfire in northeast Philadelphia over the weekend has also died. Police said 25-year-old Megan Doto was shot while sitting outside her home in the Frankford section of the city when someone opened fire up the block shortly before 11 a.m. Sunday.

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18 hrs ago | Philly.com

Chilly Philly: Real Philadelphia-style ice cream

C OLEMAN and Ilene Poses, of West Mount Airy, founded Chilly Philly Ice Cream in 1998. Coleman, 66, retired last month from research and information management in the city's Department of Behavioral Health.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

Philly.com

What's cooking in Phila. restaurants? The wood fire

It's a good time to be in the log business, because we're going to need a forest to feed all the wood fires stoking the growth of a Philadelphia restaurant scene this fall that, in 2014, has already set a new standard for "hot." Many of those will be burning behind our ongoing obsession with pizza - at least four new Neapolitan-style pizzerias are firing up their ovens for September debuts.

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CBS Local

City Councilman Has Plan To Deal With RV's Parked On Philadelphia Neighborhood Streets

A Philadelphia city councilman wants to slash in half the amount of time that you can leave a Winnebago or other humongous recreational vehicles parked on a neighborhood street.

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CBS Local

Pregnant Woman Shot Dead In Frankford, Baby Critical

Police say a pregnant woman has died, and the baby she was carrying is in critical condition after a shooting in the Frankford section of Philadelphia. Captain Steven Murianka says the gunman fired about a dozen shots at an unknown target and the victim, hundreds of yards away, got caught in the wrong place at the wrong time: "She was watching her neighbors seven-year-old in close proximity, and one of the bullets from up here travelled down the block and struck her in the face."

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Philly.com

Opera Philadelphia gala draws a collection of creatives

Now celebrating its 40th anniversary with financial stability and grand plans for seasons to come, Opera Philadelphia had two lanes of Broad Street blocked Friday with a climate-controlled tent to house a catered dinner. First, there was an intimate concert with 400 listeners sitting on the Academy of Music stage to hear internationally established singers whose careers began here, Ailyn Perez and Stephen Costello.

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CBS Local

Slave Trade, Sweatshops Compared In New Exhibit At African American Museum of Philadelphia

The African American Museum of Philadelphia opened a new exhibit this week that makes a haunting comparison between the Trans-Atlantic slave trade and modern day sweatshops. Titled, "Cash Crop," the exhibit is inspired by a diagram of the Brooks slave ship- a symbol of the Trans-Atlantic trade that depicts images of human bodies crammed inside the hull of a ship.

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CBS Local

Positively Philadelphia: The Wayne Hotel

On the National Register of Historic Places, the Wayne Hotel , in Wayne, Pa., is now a modern, newly restored hotel with a long history. "The Wayne Hotel was built because it was one of the few transient hotels between Philadelphia and Lancaster," says David Brennan, general manager of the Wayne Hotel .

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Philly.com

Verdict in kindergarten kidnapping: Guilty

Christina Regusters was found guilty Friday of disguising herself in Muslim garb, kidnapping a kindergartner from a West Philadelphia school in broad daylight, taking her home, and sexually assaulting her. Prosecutors credited the 5-year-old victim for her help cracking the case - a "remarkable" girl, said Assistant District Attorney Erin O'Brien.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

Erie Times News

Pa. State Police identify trooper killed in ambush

A late night ambush outside a state police barracks in Pennsylvania's rural northeastern corner left one trooper dead and another critically wounded, and authorities scoured the densely wooded countryside and beyond Saturday looking for the shooter or shooters. "This attack was an ambush.

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WXPN-FM Philadelphia

Tonight's Concert Picks: Dr. Dog at the Mann and more

Long-time Philadelphia indie-rock favorites Dr. Dog are set to take the stage at the Mann tonight. With over eight albums and a handful of EPs under their belts, the six-piece has a plethora of material to chose from to curate a rockin' set-list.

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The Wichita Eagle

Philly-haunted David Lynch returns for salute

Never mind the world outside David Lynch's studio window: the sun beaming on the Hollywood Hills, the sprinklered lawns ringed by dry chaparral, the open-top tourist vans prowling for homes of stars. Stationed at his long desk, chain-smoking American Spirits, tossing the butts on the concrete floor, the celebrated filmmaker and artist is time-traveling to 1960s Philadelphia, recalling his 5A1 2 years in a city that seeped into his soul.

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Philly.com

Three stabbed inside West Philadelphia home, one critical

Police said the incident occurred shortly before 1:45 a.m. inside a residence on the 900 block of North Saint Bernard Street. A 32-year-old man was stabbed once in the left forearm and once in the back of the head, police said.

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CBS Local

Philadelphia Orchestra Prepares For A Brand New Season

"The 2014-15 Season is the third season with our music director, Yannick Nezet-Seguin. The way that he plans out seasons is that each concert tells a story, and each concert has some connection to an overall theme in the season," explained Jeremy Rothman, the vice president of artistic planning at the Philadelphia Orchestra, who offered a brief preview of the 2014-15 Season.

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Phillymag.com

The Philadelphia FringeFest continues this weekend.

Here's our Friday-Saturday-Sunday fun-time list of events in the Philly region: we're loving how art-centric this September weekend is shaping up. Celebrate two great causes at the Philly Home Grown Music Festival this weekend: locally grown food and our city's accomplished music scene.

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