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Fatal limo accident a reminder that more oversight needed for Uber, Lyft too | Opinion

The public has the right to demand that the "for hire" vehicles they enter everyday adhere to best practices, including those related to safety and performance.

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Turnovers, defense still Sixers shortcomings

The 76ers averaged 20.5 turnovers in their four preseason games.

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Turnovers, defense still Sixers shortcomings

The 76ers averaged 20.5 turnovers in their four preseason games.

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Flyers goalie Cal Pickard makes good first impression

Pickard didn't remind anyone of Pekka Rinne, but he was solid in winning his Flyers debut Wednesday in Ottawa.

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The Jewish gaucho's son who improved the lives of the deaf | Stu Bykofsky

Dr. E. Robert Libby was an optometrist, but he invented the Libby Horn, a simple yet stunning hearing-aid improvement that was a boon to the hearing-impaired.

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Pro fisherman angles in Philly storm drains with hot dogs and soft pretzel bait

The angler is getting his own urban fishing show on Nat Geo Wild. It premieres Friday.

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IRS rule change for charitable contributions is 'misguided,' NJ attorney general says

New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal sent a letter to federal officials Thursday outlining his opposition to a proposed rule that would block a workaround to the new federal tax law.

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John Cena's newest gig? Children's book author

John Cena will be at the Free Library of Philadelphia Friday, 6 pm, to sign copies of his childrens book Elbow Grease.

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Philly courts, under fire over detainer rules, simply deleted them. So what's next?

"Rather than abiding by this rule and ensuring defendants have some measure of due process before having their freedom taken away, the court has instead chosen to simply eliminate the rule they had long ignored," advocates said.

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Judge downgrades murder charge in ex-cop Pownall's homicide case

Former Philadelphia police officer Ryan Pownall will be tried for third-degree murder instead of first-degree murder in the shooting death of David Jones.

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Eagles-Giants: Our beat writers' predictions

Do any of the four pick the host Giants to win Thursday night?

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Eagles-Giants: Our beat writers' predictions

Do any of the four pick the host Giants to win Thursday night?

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'They hit it out of the park.' The eye-opening wonders of a blind Philadelphia work force | Maria Panaritis

You wouldn't believe what these blind workers in the Philadelphia area can do in front of a computer screen. And yet, far too many are being ignored by big businesses. That must come to an end right now, writes Maria Panaritis.

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Pricey townhouses planned at former Lombard St. garage site near Rittenhouse Square

U.S. Construction aims have the four-story, 5,000-square-foot houses that make up what it calls the Moderna at Rittenhouse project ready for occupancy by August 2019.

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Philly banks charge higher overdraft, ATM fees, survey says

The Greater Philadelphia area has the highest average overdraft fee - $35.30 - out of the top 25 major metropolitan areas, according to a survey by Bankrate.com.

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Suspected Bucks County bomber charged with child porn

State police found child pornography while searching David Surman Jr.'s electronic devices.

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China-based WuXi AppTec to expand to fourth building in South Philly's Navy Yard

Wayne-based Liberty Property Trust and Synterra Partners of Philadelphia, the Navy Yard's main developers, plan to break ground early next month on the 95,000-square-foot lab-and-office building.

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'First Man': A gritty, inspiring look at the sacrifices that put a man on the moon

In 'First Man,' Ryan Gosling plays astronaut Neil Armstrong, whose heroism is measured by the tragedy he endured on his way to his famous moon landing.

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Premiums for ACA health plans to decline 15 percent in PA

Individual rates for the second-lowest cost silver plan in 2019 will decline an average of 16 percent in Pennsylvania and an average of 15 percent in New Jersey.

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