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Music News - Philadelphia Orchestra Musicians Go on Strike at Opening Night Gala at Kimmel Center
 
  by: iradioal - Philadelphia, PA
started: 10/01/16 1:30 am | updated: 10/01/16 1:30 am
 
The musicians of the Philadelphia Orchestra went on strike Friday night just as the 7pm Opening Night black-tie gala fundraiser concert was supposed to start. The members of the American Federation of Musicians Local 77, which includes 96 musicians and 2 librarians, voted to walk out. There were last minute efforts to reach a deal backstage, but both sides could not come together. The audience of around 1,000 was already seated in Verizon Hall at the Kimmel Center. It was around 20 minutes past... Read More

 
 
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109 Shots Fired in Police Shootout, NJ Gas Tax Raises 23 Cents, Civic Engagment Summit
 
  by: blogue40 - Phoenixville, PA
started: 09/30/16 6:23 pm | updated: 09/30/16 6:23 pm
 
During the deadly shoot out on Wednesday night in West Philadelphia a total of 109 gun shots were fired by nine different officers. Philadelphia Police Commissioner Richard Ross said that the number of shots fired in the shoot out is of "serious concern." Police shot and killed 32-year-old Christopher Sowell after he had gone on a violent stabbing rampage that left three children and two women injured. Ross commented saying that the officers who shot Sowell had every reason to believe he... Read More

 
 
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Strike Ends at Just Born, Peeps!; Police ID Hunting Park Shooting Victim; Funerals for DE Firemen
 
  by: iradioal - Philadelphia, PA
started: 09/30/16 3:13 pm | updated: 09/30/16 3:13 pm
 
Workers at Bethlehem-based Just Born Quality Confections are going back to work. Some 400 workers have been striking since September 7th. The contract with the union expired on June 18th. A federal lawsuit was filed on Wednesday by Just Born claiming that the union violated a no-strike clause in a contract extension that was still in effect until Sept. 18. The union disagrees, but still decided to return to work, pleased with recent progress on a new contract. Just Born produces... Read More

 
 
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New Renovations Coming to The Gallery, NJ Train Crash Update, New Gallery in Philly Art Museum
 
  by: blogue40 - Phoenixville, PA
started: 09/29/16 9:41 pm | updated: 09/29/16 9:41 pm
 
Governor Tom Wolf and Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney announced a big change coming to a well known destination in Center City. They announced today that the Gallery in Center City is now being renovated to become The Fashion Outlets of Philadelphia. The outlet is said to be one of the best new shopping destinations in the region with many shops from the biggest designers. As well as bringing a new destination to Philly, the building of the Outlet will create over 2,000 construction jobs,... Read More

 
 
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Music News - Springsteen at Philly Library; Beyonce Tickets to Philly Kids; Beanie Sigel Knocked Out
 
  by: iradioal - Philadelphia, PA
started: 09/29/16 8:45 pm | updated: 09/29/16 8:45 pm
 
Bruce Springsteen was at Philadelphia's Free Library on Benjamin Franklin Parkway today to promote his new autobiography Born to Run. Over a thousand ticketed fans lined up for blocks in the weather for the chance to meet the New Jersey rocker, take a photo, and have their copy signed. It was the chance of a lifetime for the dedicated fans who were probably in the stands at Citizens Bank Park to witness his record setting long shows earlier this month. Although brief, most fans... Read More

 
 
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Dead Stabbing Suspect ID'd, Uber and Lyft to be Banned Again, Man Arrested for Hit and Run from 2014
 
  by: blogue40 - Phoenixville, PA
started: 09/29/16 7:17 pm | updated: 09/29/16 7:17 pm
 
Police have identified the suspect who was shot and later died Wednesday night after he stabbed two children in a West Philadelphia home. Philadelphia resident Christopher Sowell had stabbed two children in his West Philly home as well as assaulting his 12-year-old daughter around 7 pm. He then left the house and went to a family friends house a couple blocks away at Cobbs Creek Parkway, and Webster Street. While in the home he stabbed a 70-year-old woman, as well as assaulting a... Read More

 
 
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1 Killed, 108 Injured Hoboken Train Crash; Arrest in Wilmington Fire; SEPTA Resumes Regular Schedule
 
  by: iradioal - Philadelphia, PA
started: 09/29/16 2:50 pm | updated: 09/29/16 2:50 pm
 
1 person was killed and 108 were injured when a New Jersey Transit train crashed full force into the Hoboken station this morning. It happened at 8:45 a.m. when train #1614 struck the Hoboken Terminal building on track 5. The train went through the barriers and into the station building itself causing extensive structural damage. The terminal has been evacuated and rail service in and out of Hobocken has been suspended. That includes NJ Transit and PATH trains to NYC. The NTSB will... Read More

 
 
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Police Shoot Stabbing Suspect, Man Struck by SEPTA Train, Ryan Howard Possibly Leaving Philly
 
  by: blogue40 - Phoenixville, PA
started: 09/28/16 10:01 pm | updated: 09/28/16 10:01 pm
 
Philadelphia Police shot a suspect Wednesday night who apparently stabbed two children in West Philadelphia. The incident happened at a home around 7 pm on the 6200 block of Hazel Avenue. The suspect stabbed the children in the house, and then fled the home. Police found the suspect near Cobbs Creek Parkway and Webster Street, and opened fire on him wounding him multiple times, he was then rushed to Penn Presbyterian Medical Center. Both children were sent to The Children's Hospital of... Read More

 
 
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SEPTA Announces Subway Ticket Kiosks, PPA Director Resigns, Teen Gunman Opens Fire in SC
 
  by: blogue40 - Phoenixville, PA
started: 09/28/16 7:16 pm | updated: 09/28/16 7:16 pm
 
SEPTA announced today that it will start to let riders pay with debit and credit cards for single subway or El rides at new kiosks being put up in stations. Riders will now be able to pay at the kiosks and receive a one-way ticket that can be used on the Broad Street or Market Frankford lines. If riders cannot pay with a debit or credit card, they can still pay with cash at the kiosks and receive change from them as well. The cost of the ticket will be $2.25. SEPTA said they have... Read More

 
 
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Reading Teen Stabbed Over Clown Mask; Bucks Father Charged 2yo Death; Man Shot/Killed While Smoking
 
  by: iradioal - Philadelphia, PA
started: 09/28/16 2:43 pm | updated: 09/28/16 2:43 pm
 
A 16-year-old boy was stabbed to death in Reading on Sunday night and police are trying to figure out who did it. Reading High School sophomore Christian Torres died on the 1100 block of Locust Street around 8:30 p.m. Supposedly a fight broke out because someone was wearing a clown mask. Recent reports of bizarre clown sightings have only confused the investigation. Police are looking for 29-year-old Avery Valentin-Bair as a person of interest in the case and is wanted for questioning.... Read More

 
 
 
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