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NFL Trade Rumors: Eagles had “recent discussions” with Texans about Deshaun Watson

Is Philadelphia re-entering the mix for Houston’s quarterback?
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Piffaro the Philadelphia Renaissance band: A new sun rises again and again

Once the upstart child of the early-music counterculture, Piffaro the Philadelphia Renaissance Band is now downright venerable at age 40 as its founders are ceding leadership to a generation who learned about pre-Bach wind band literature by memorizing their recordings. Priscilla Herreid moves up through the ranks as the new director starting next season, replacing Joan Kimball and Robert Wiemken who have jointly been given a lifetime achievement award by Early Music America. The world never as...
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A woman was raped on a Philadelphia train and witnesses did nothing. Why?

Bystander inaction is not in fact inevitable: Some people do step up, even when the stakes are high. We need to empower more people to intervene.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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Why are Michael Bennett's shoulder pads so small? Cowboys DE's explanations vary`

NFL null Yes, Michael Bennett's odd-looking shoulder pads are abnormally small for a reason. The defensive end who now plays for the Cowboys after being traded by the Patriots earlier this season has explained on multiple occasions why he wears shoulder pads that appear designed for a player roughly 100 pounds lighter. Bennett is 6-4, 275 pounds. Yet he wear...
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Charges Unlikely for Riders Who Saw Philadelphia Train Rape

A spokesperson for the suburban Philadelphia district attorney says prosecutors pursuing the case against a man accused of raping a woman on a commuter train last week don’t anticipate charging fellow passengers for not intervening.
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Democrats failing to pass the latest voting rights bill will be a 'make-or-break moment' for filibuster reform, according to progressive activists

Virginia Shadron, of Atlanta, holds an anti-filibuster sign with the face of Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell of R-Ky., on it, during a rally in support of voting rights, Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2021, on Capitol Hill in Washington. AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin Senate Republicans are poised to block a major voting rights bill for the 2nd time this year. Progressive activists are hoping it'll be a make-or-break moment for filibuster reform. "Democrats can have the filibuster, or they defe...
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What we know: The latest on disgruntled Ben Simmons' suspension from Philadelphia 76ers

Ben Simmons reported to the Philadelphia 76ers after he requested a trade over the summer. But since then, things haven't gone smoothly.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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Schools in Minnesota ask parents to volunteer for lunch shifts because of a labor shortage 'crisis' in cafeterias

Schools have been struggling to find teachers, bus drivers, and kitchen staff. Oli ScarffF/AFP via Getty Images A school district in Minnesota asked parents to volunteer at cafeterias because of the labor shortage. A director at the district told KARE 11 that the shortage of cafeteria staff was a "crisis." More than 100 parents had stepped in to help, the network reported. Parents are having to volunteer for shifts at school cafeterias in Minnesota because of a staff shortage, per a report...
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Spotlight: oasisVXR Puts an Interesting New Spin on Gaming Arcades

Gaming arcades have been around for decades. But new technology has changed the type of activities that are available at these local businesses. In New Jersey, oasisVXR offers a unique spin on arcades — using virtual reality. Read about this interesting business concept in this week’s Small Business Spotlight. ?? What the Business Does Offers fun virtual reality experiences. Co-founder Todd Schobel told Small Business Trends, “Want to drive a 800 hp mazerati on the daytona raceway? Want to ju...
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A woman is raped and onlookers record it: the story beyond the outrage

The story of a woman raped on a Southeastern Pennsylvania Transport Authority (SEPTA) train in Philadelphia while onlookers reportedly recorded video with their cellphones but did not intervene or call 911 is mind-bogglingly horrific. It suggests not only a total disregard for women's safety and wellbeing, but social disintegration; a disturbing impulse to filter terrible events through the lens of entertainment and shock value, and the disturbing ability to dehumanize suffering by mediating it ...
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Opinion: A woman is raped and onlookers record it -- the story beyond the outrage

The story of a woman raped on a Southeastern Pennsylvania Transport Authority (SEPTA) train in Philadelphia while onlookers reportedly recorded video with their cellphones but did not intervene or call 911 is mind-bogglingly horrific. It suggests not only a total disregard for women's safety and wellbeing, but social disintegration; a disturbing impulse to filter terrible events through the lens of entertainment and shock value, and the disturbing ability to dehumanize suffering by mediating it ...
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Philadelphia police seized their property. Most were never convicted of a crime. Most never got their stuff back.

A survey confirms arguments that civil asset forfeiture mostly ensnares law-abiding, low-income people of color, not large, criminal enterprises.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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Commuters held up phones as woman was raped on Philadelphia train, police say

A man charged with raping a woman on a commuter train just outside of Philadelphia harassed her for more than 40 minutes while multiple...
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Opinion: A woman is raped and onlookers record it: the story beyond the outrage

The story of a woman raped on a Southeastern Pennsylvania Transport Authority (SEPTA) train in Philadelphia while onlookers reportedly recorded video with their cellphones but did not intervene or call 911 is mind-bogglingly horrific. It suggests not only a total disregard for women's safety and wellbeing, but social disintegration; a disturbing impulse to filter terrible events through the lens of entertainment and shock value, and the disturbing ability to dehumanize suffering by mediating it ...
Tags: News, Stories, Philadelphia


'Angry and disgusted': Train riders held up phones, didn't call 911 as woman was raped on Philadelphia train, police say

Police do not believe a single witness on the Philadelphia train dialed 911. They are investigating whether some bystanders filmed the assault.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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A woman is raped and onlookers record it: the story beyond the outrage

The now-viral story of a sexual assault aboard a SEPTA train in Philadelphia is a brutal reminder that it remains too easy to turn away from violence against women, says Jill Filipovic. It's also a crucial moment for difficult questions, she writes - to pause and ask ourselves what else, besides outrage, we should take away from the horrific incident.
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Charges Reinstated in Officer's Pepper Spray Use in Protest

A judge has granted a prosecution request to reinstate charges against a former Philadelphia police officer seen on video lowering the face covering of at least one protester before dousing a group with pepper spray as they knelt on a city interstate during a demonstration in the summer of 2020.
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Virtual staging more popular than conventional staging

A new report from HomeJab also indicates agents prefer video tours for their properties over 3D tours.
Tags: Photography, Video, Technology, Marketing, Radio, Philadelphia, 3D, Select, News Brief, Virtual Tour, Staging, Virtual Staging, Homejab, Joe Jesuele, 3D Tour


Philadelphia Subway Riders Watched Rape but Did Nothing, Police Say

(Reuters) -The rape of a woman aboard a Philadelphia subway could have been stopped quickly if as many as 10 fellow passengers aiming their cell...
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Philadelphia Subway Riders Witnessed Rape but Did Nothing, Officials Say

(Reuters) - The rape of a woman aboard a Philadelphia subway could have been stopped quickly if fellow passengers aiming their cell phones at the "...
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76ers Suspend Simmons 1 Game for Conduct Detrimental to Team

Ben Simmons has been suspended by the Philadelphia 76ers for one game due to what they called conduct detrimental to the team.
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Ben Simmons thrown out of practice and suspended by Philadelphia 76ers

Ben Simmons has been suspended by the Philadelphia 76ers for one game due to conduct detrimental to the team
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A woman on a SEPTA train was sexually assaulted while other riders failed to intervene, authorities say

A woman was allegedly sexually assaulted on a transit train in Philadelphia last week even as a number of witnesses failed to stop the incident or call police, authorities said.
Tags: Cnn, Philadelphia, SEPTA


Danny DeVito Joins the Cast of Disney’s Haunted Mansion

Danny DeVito is the latest addition to Disney’s upcoming Haunted Mansion film. THR is reporting that the Taxi and It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia star has an undisclosed role. The film is based upon the popular Disney ride of the same name. DeVito joins a cast that already features Owen Wilson, Rosario Dawson, LaKeith Stanfield, and Tiffany Haddish. RELATED: The Lion King Prequel Casts Kelvin Harrison Jr. and Aaron Pierre Haunted Mansion will be directed by Justin Simien (Dear White People) fr...
Tags: Family, Movies, Dwayne Johnson, Disney, New Orleans, Emma Stone, Philadelphia, Danny DeVito, Eddie Murphy, Emily, DeVito, Movie News, Dan Lin, Tiffany Haddish, STANFIELD, Kelvin Harrison Jr




What channel is the NFL Pro Bowl on today? Time, TV schedule, full rosters & replacements for AFC, NFC teams

NFL AFC v NFC AFC NFC American Football There's only one actual game left in the NFL se...
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12 Movies To Watch If You Loved Tenet

Christopher Nolan, known for movies like "Inception" and "The Dark Knight" trilogy, has become an influential director not only for his sleek and stylish filmmaking, his groundbreaking visuals, and his movies' larger-than-life soundscapes, but also for his love of conceptual ideas like time travel, the shifting nature of reality, the transitory properties of memories, and the power of dreams. His latest offering, "Tenet," is no different. It's an action-packed time-travel heist flick starring Jo...
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Train Riders Held up Phones as Woman Was Raped, Police Say

Authorities say a man charged with raping a woman on a commuter train just outside of Philadelphia harassed her for more than 40 minutes while multiple people held up their phones to seemingly record the assault without intervening.
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Trial Postponed for Man Accused in Shooting of Officers

The trial of a Philadelphia man charged with shooting six police officers during an hourslong standoff in August 2019 has been postponed until next year.
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Man arrested for raping a woman on a SEPTA train while other riders failed to intervene, authorities say

A man was arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting a woman on a SEPTA train in Philadelphia last week, even as a number of witnesses failed to stop the incident or call police, authorities said.
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