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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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Who is John Dougherty?

On Friday, the feds searched the home, business, and headquarters of Dougherty, the celebrated union boss and political power broker.

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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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The muddle in the middle

The commonly used median parking practice is under attack following its suspension during the Democratic National Convention.

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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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Broken yet bonded

Pennsport and Whitman residents are striving to curb the scourge of suicide through neighborhood outreach.

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12th Street torment

Twenty years ago this month, The Wallflowers released the single “6th Avenue Heartache.”

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Status cymbals

A Lower Moyamensing-based drummer and his rock band have kept the beat as burgeoning performers, including gaining recent renown in opening for Guns N’ Roses.

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