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Interview: How Good Charlotte Found Their Footing In Philadelphia
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — After a five year hiatus, pop punk favorites Good Charlotte have returned with new music and a string of small shows to celebrate their fans. The tour kicked of Monday night at The TLA in Philadelphia – a city that holds a special …
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Questlove On Prince, Doo-Wop And The Food Equivalent Of The 'Mona Lisa'
Speaking with Fresh Air's Terry Gross in front of an audience in Philadelphia, Questlove likens some of the meals he's eaten to ephemeral works of art. "Maybe I did … My parents wisely tricked me into thinking doo-wop music was current music. In …
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Latest Philadelphia Entertainment News

Pennsylvania Ballet announces 2016-2017 season
The November program, titled "Revolution," will feature The Third Light, by British choreographer David Dawson; Balanchine's Square Dance; and a world premiere from Philadelphia choreographer Brian Sanders, who creates highly imaginative Cirque du …
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President Obama, First Lady to Speak at SXSW
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The 145th anniversary show has no equal in thrilling audiences during its Philadelphia run. LEGENDS will will dazzle your senses and redefine your sense of possibility. For ticket or more information, call (800) 298-4200 or visit wellsfargocenterphilly …
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Will Chris Rock the Oscars?
Amid a firestorm of controversy over the conspicuous absence of Black nominees despite several worthy performances, and the threat of a boycott spearheaded by Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith, the 88th Academy Awards, hosted by Chris Rock, will …
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Did Kendrick Lamar copy Philly rapper?
“People cannot let this go unreported because this was made by four very significant Philadelphia artists — myself, Phil, Dice Raw and Renny Harris,” Jones said. “I am not even mad at the brother (Kendrick Lamar), because I have had [my work copied] …
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Award-Winning Actor George Kennedy Dies at 91
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Latest Philadelphia Sports News

Reports: Bills' LeSean McCoy involved in fight with off-duty cops in Philadelphia
An official police statement obtained by USA TODAY Sports doesn't name McCoy or Brinkley, but does say all four alleged suspects "are reported to be members of the National Football League." Philadelphia Police Department spokesperson Tanya Little …
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Orlando Magic at Philadelphia 76ers game preview
Orlando now seeks its fourth win in six games overall and fourth in a row at Philadelphia. It'll certainly have to keep a watch on rookie center Jahlil Okafor and former Magic point guard Ish Smith after they loomed large in a 96-87 loss to the 76ers …
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2016 Philadelphia Phillies Preview & Fantasy Baseball Draft Prep
However, he whiffed a lot (25.5%) after his callup to Philly. Not worth a standard league pick, but interesting for deeper formats … Remember when Bourjos stole 50 bases in the minors? That was 2008. He doesn't run like that any more – he was caught …
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Latest Philadelphia Attractions News

Philly attractions announce Saturday closures as blizzard approaches
Visitors and locals are hopefully ready to enjoy a winter wonderland this weekend as the threat of blizzard caused many of the city's attractions to close Saturday and impacted the Flyers' and Sixers' schedules. As Winter Storm Jonas approaches the …
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“Movies At The (Reading Terminal) Market” Kicks Off
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — It is one of Philadelphia's main attractions. Walking into Reading Terminal Market is like walking into a feast. But now, there's more to the venue than great food. Indoor movie screenings, to offer some alternative fun during …
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Camden's boulevard of unfulfilled dreams
That's how I see the Admiral Wilson Boulevard, which recently became the first South Jersey highway included in the online Encyclopedia of Greater Philadelphia (philadelphiaencyclopedia.org). But the erudite author of the encyclopedia entry takes a …
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Latest Philadelphia Entertainment News

CBS touts record-breaking Grammys streaming, despite technical glitch
The All Access live stream was available in 130 markets across the U.S., including New York City, Los Angeles, Chicago and Philadelphia. Separately, CBS and Cablevision Systems announced Tuesday that the New York-area cable company is the first …
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Comedian Jeff Dunham stops at Charlie's Hamburgers after Philly performance
Here in the Philadelphia area, Charlie's Hamburgers is known for their no muss, no fuss approach to burgers — and we love them for it. And apparently, so does funnyman Jeff Dunham. Dunham, known for his ventriloquist act featured in several television …
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WHYY airs insightful tribute to B.B. King
His 1973 album, “To Know You Is to Love You,” featured the revered rhythm section of Baker, Harris & Young, along with prolific Philadelphia musicians Larry Washington, Roland Chambers, Ron Kersey and Vince Montana. It also had Stevie Wonder.
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Parkinson's patient fights disease with magic and music
I had recently retired as a researcher and teacher in the Physiology Department of Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, and I was quite excited about devoting more time to music, magic and woodworking. I was passionately engaged in these …
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A rightfully quick death for a tone-deaf bill
When national headline after headline touts Philadelphia as the place to come and build a life. We should be doing everything we can to champion our music scene. Like working to get rid of the endless red tape that plagues many smaller performance …
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Latest Philadelphia Travel News

Michael Portillo: 'I played American football in Philadelphia and I danced the
The series is really about getting off trains rather than getting on them; it is about arriving in places such as Philadelphia, Baltimore or the Amish country in Pennsylvania. Although people think about the romance of long-distance travel on trains …
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Winter Storm Jonas Interstate Travel Forecast | The Weather Channel
Snowfall rates will exceed 1 inch per hour through much of Saturday in the Washington, Baltimore and Philadelphia areas. Sustained northeasterly winds will approach 30 mph at times, and gusts will be higher, leading to blizzard conditions with near …
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Jonas Travel: Airlines Cancel Thousands of Flights, D.C., Baltimore, Philly
Southwest Airlines released a travel advisory stating that their scheduled services on Friday and Saturday are likely to be disrupted, meaning they could be delayed, diverted and/or canceled. Travelers flying to, from, or through impacted areas this …
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The Five Best Super Bowl Viewing Parties in Philadelphia
Head down to the South Philly location of this hometown institution, dubbed the "#1 sports bar in North America by ESPN," for a quintessential Philly experience. Their all-you-can eat Super Bowl Sunday package features a limited all-you-can-eat menu of …
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Over 100 missing, 14 dead as strong quake rattles Taiwan
By late Saturday, some tracks had been repaired and trains were able to travel as far south as Chiayi, with shuttle buses available to those traveling on to Tainan. The quake was felt as a lengthy, rolling shake in the capital, Taipei, on the other …
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Latest Philadelphia Attractions News

Napa explores downtown wireless Internet coverage
“We plan to cover the main attractions with our network,” said Schulze. “(Tourists) expect to find free Wi-Fi here the way they do in … Downtown St. Helena's modest size – and its correspondingly small technical requirements – may be the wireless …
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A muggy media tour of Super Bowl City
It's a wet and windy Friday morning and I'm on my way into the city for a “rain or shine” tour of Super Bowl City and the fan attractions that were built like a pop-up book in San Francisco's financial district. The day was already …. And on the left …
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THE CITY OF BROTHERLY LOVE FROM ABOVE: Get a unique view of Philadelphia from
A visitor photographs through an east facing window from the observation deck at One Liberty Place in Philadelphia. Geoff Patton – Montgomery Media. PHILADELPHIA >> It's Philly from the top. The hot, new, first-stop destination for tourists visiting …
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RTO+P Hypes Philly with 'Phillazillas'
The spot, entitled “Phillazillas” opens with shots of some of the city's lesser known tourist attractions (at least in comparison to the aforementioned behemoths), such as its waterfront, parks and Independence Beer Garden. Soon a giant Ben Franklin …
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