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On second thought…

I completely comprehend the contempt that some athletes face, but I have never valued the venom that people have spit at Tim Tebow.

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Making a name for itself

A civic association will be choosing a new name based on members’ desires to have a more inclusive identity.

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Brava, Bella Vista!

The popular neighborhood scored the top ranking in a look at the best places to live in Philadelphia.

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Around South Philly 8-18-2016

Photo 1: Friday’s SEAMAAC Hip Hop Heritage Unity Day at Mifflin Square Park, Sixth and Ritner streets, featured live music and dance performances.

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Olympic hurdles

Because our city scored a visit from Pope Francis last September and wrapped the Democratic National Convention two weeks ago, I pondered what kind of celebration that South Philadelphia would hold if the International Olympic Committee were to stage any action here.

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A “tail” to be told

The Whitman Branch has enlisted a bulldog to help youngsters to gain confidence as readers.

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A shattering experience

An outburst of bullets in Point Breeze left a residence’s front window shattered.

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Neighborhood Gatherings 8-4-2016

17th Police District, 20th and Federal streets, hosts a Captain’s Townhall Meeting/Community Meeting 5:30 p.m. Aug. 9. 215-686-3170. phillypolice.com/districts/17th.

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Kidnapping case

The U.S. Department of Justice announced a guilty plea in a South Street-situated kidnapping.

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Donkey see, donkey shoot

A visually impaired Passyunk Square dweller explored her fascination with photography by taking pictures of the 57 Democratic National Convention statues.

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