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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is located in Philadelphia County. Zip codes in Philadelphia, PA include 19105, 19147, and 19099. The median home price in Philadelphia is $150,000 which is roughly $87/per square foot. More Philadelphia information.

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2 hrs ago | Philly.com

Bottom Dollar said to be selling some stores

Just four years after it started opening Bottom Dollar discount groceries in and around Philadelphia, Europe's Delhaize grocery group has put its 46 Philadelphia and Lehigh Valley stores up for sale, along with 20 more in the Pittsburgh and northwestern Ohio regions, Food Trade News reports, citing rival grocers who have received bid invitations.

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7 hrs ago | CBS Local

Renewed Call For Mandatory Minimums For Illegal Firearm Possession In Philadelphia

Around the corner from where a three-year-old girl was shot and killed by a stray bullet in the Grays Ferry section of Philadelphia, prosecutors, police and lawmakers renewed their call for legislation that mandates hard time in jail for carrying illegal guns.

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9 hrs ago | NBC Philadelphia

Teen Boy Struck, Killed in South Philly Shooting

The teen was on the 1500 block of South 21st Street around 10:15 p.m. when an unidentified gunman opened fire.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

CBS Local

Deadly Shooting Of 3-Year-Old In Philadelphia Has Officials Calling For Action

District Attorney Seth Williams and other officials held a press conference to bring attention to a bill sitting in the state House and Senate.

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CBS Local

Last Surviving Member Of Philadelphia Stars Talks Taney Dragons And Their Pitching Phenom

And at 92-years-old, Duckett says he is a Taney fan and he knows good baseball when he sees it.

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Philadelphia Weekly

How a persecuted dance genius bound Ukraine to Philly

Beauty in tradition: The Voloshky Ukrainian Dance Ensemble will perform Sun., Aug. 24 at the 23rd annual Ukrainian Folk Festival in Horsham.

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WXPN-FM Philadelphia

Philly needs an all-ages show space. TWOB Fest wants to make that happen.

DIY punk's openness, accessibility and ability to survive hinges upon the existence of the right mix of venues.

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CBS Local

Murder of Longtime Congregant Shocks Rodeph Shalom Synagogue Community

As Philadelphia homicide detectives continue to search for clues in the death of a center city man who was found murdered inside his home just days ago , members of Congregation Rodeph Shalom are strugging with the loss of a beloved, longtime member.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

CBS Local

1 Rescued After Vehicle Goes Into Water In Southwest Philadelphia

Crews have rescued one person after a vehicle went off the roadway and plunged into Cobbs Creek in Southwest Philadelphia.

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Daily Pennsylvanian

West Philadelphia residents protest Ferguson shooting

West Philadelphia residents gathered at 6 p.m. today to protest the shooting of an unarmed black man in Ferguson, Mo., that has garnered media attention across the country.

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Philly.com

Philadelphia officer wounded in fatal gunfire exchange that killed his assailant

It was a matter of inches or less, police said - the distance between a minor wound and an officer killed in the line of duty.

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Phillymag.com

This Is Your Future, Philadelphia

For a Philadelphia space that was established by William Penn as the center of the city, Dilworth Plaza's new incarnation - at least as seen in renderings - has always seemed rather futuristic.

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Business Journal

Philadelphia Geek Awards: Who topped the charts this year?

Geeks of all ages strutted their stuff on the red carpet in black-tie wear this past Saturday for the 2014 Philadelphia Geek Awards, hosted at the Academy of Natural Sciences .

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Business Journal

Social experiment finds Philadelphia is 94% honest

Just how honest are Philadelphians? Pretty honest, it seems, as a recent social experiment shows the City of Brotherly Love is 94 percent honest.

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Phillymag.com

Ethics Panel Clears Ex-Mayor Street for Voting to Give Sona s Firm a Contract

Former Philadelphia Mayor John Street did not violate the state's Ethics Act when he voted to give his son a contract with the Philadelphia Housing Authority in 2011, the Pennsylvania State Ethics Commission has ruled.

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CBS Local

Philadelphia Man Sentenced To More Than 20 Years For Sex Trafficking

A 35-year-old Philadelphia man has been sentenced to nearly 22 years in prison for sex trafficking young vulnerable women.

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Philly.com

Trial to begin in alleged kidnap, sexual assault of girl, 5

CHRISTINA Regusters, the West Philadelphia woman arrested last year for allegedly abducting a 5-year-old girl from school and allegedly sexually assaulting her, will face a jury of her peers starting this week.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Philly.com

Pope expects to visit Philly next September

While the Archdiocese of Philadelphia insists it is not an official announcement, Pope Francis stated flatly Monday that he expects to visit Philadelphia in September, 2015.

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CBS Local

Police Warn Customers Of Utility Phone Scam Making Rounds In Suburban Philadelphia

EAST WHITELAND Twp., Pa., - PECO customers beware. Police are investigating a telephone scam now making the rounds in suburban Philadelphia.

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Business Journal

Three-time 'Cupcake Wars' champ expanding to Philadelphia

Arleen Scavone , founder of the Sweet Arleen's bakery and a three-peat champ of Food Network's "Cupcakes Wars," has her sights on the Philadelphia market, with plans of opening three units within two years, and six units overall.

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