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Community College of Philadelphia Drops “Colonials” Nickname

CCP mascot Colonial Phil is a reminder of our country’s history of prejudice and oppression, students said in a 2016 petition.

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Temple Claims New Football Stadium Won’t Create Parking Issues

The school currently controls about 5,000 parking spaces.

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Bill Introduced in State House Would Kill Philly’s Soda Tax

A state representative from suburban Pittsburgh called taxes on food and beverages “revenue grabs.”

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Police Release Video of Arson Suspect in Yards Brewery Fire

Anyone with information regarding the unidentified suspect is urged to contact PPD’s citywide Arson Task Force.

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Cop Arrests 12-Year-Old Northeast Boy Seen Carrying an AR-15

Two youths were booked over the weekend after witnesses reported seeing them with guns.

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SEPTA to Start Charging for New Key Cards

The agency will reimburse you the fee, however.

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Krasner Establishes Advisory Committee for Crime Victims

The move comes amid news that the DA’s Office has lost a quarter of its senior staff since Philly’s top prosecutor took office.

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Township Clerk Accused of Embezzling $250K, Spending It on QVC Binges

According to the Chester County DA, Donna Groff blamed the thefts on her “shopping addiction.”

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Pew Report: Philly Remains the Poorest of America’s 10 Largest Cities

Nearly half of the city’s 400,000 poorest residents live in deep poverty.

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Sesame Place Makes History With Autism Designation

The Bucks County theme park is the first in the world to become a Certified Autism Center.

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Pennsylvania Joins Lawsuit Over Census Citizenship Question

The Trump Administration wants it reinstated for 2020’s survey.

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Villanova Basketball Victory Parade: Your Need-to-Know Guide

We’ll tell you when and where you can catch the 2018 men’s basketball national champions on Thursday.

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Despite Support in High Places, Meek Mill Denied Bail Again

The North Philly rapper’s attorney says Judge Genece Brinkley’s latest ruling reaffirms her “personal vendetta” in his client’s case.

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How a Novelist From Seattle Became Head of the Italian Market

James McCrone on the fate of the Rizzo mural and the plot of his next political thriller.

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Villanova’s Big Win: Scenes From the Main Line

Students celebrated the Wildcats’ second national championship in three years by lighting fires and climbing greased poles.