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Before delegates and journalists descend on Philadelphia for the Democratic National Convention, here's an overview of the City of Brotherly Love. #DNC  #DemsInPhilly
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — When the Democrats come to the City of Brotherly Love to nominate Hillary Clinton for president and the talk turns to income inequality and the 1 percent, Exhibit A will be right outside their windows:…
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I've walked by the Kosciuszko National Memorial in Philly for years. Finally, I went inside. #history   #travel  
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — If the hip-hop Broadway smash "Hamilton" can reignite interest in the first U.S. treasury secretary, what will it take to drum up interest in another forgotten hero from America's fight for independence?…
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Last week, I went out on a boat in search of abandoned crab pots in Barnegat Bay, New Jersey. Lost or abandoned fishing gear often ends up unintentionally killing marine life. The pot we found had accidentally trapped at least two turtles, leading to their deaths. #ghostfishing  
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The secret to a long life? Lots of activities, and not eating too much! So says 100-year-old Samuel Bender and 104-year-old Elsa Zopfi. Editing this video about centenarians was truly a pleasure.
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These University of Dayton students have an incredible connection: One was hit by lightning, and the other helped save his life. 
Matt Lickenbrock and Sean Ferguson are the poster boys for the rollout of CPR-training kiosks at airports, and for good reason. Lickenbrock taught himself the lifesaving skill at one of the kiosks, then used it just two…
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The City of Brotherly Love wouldn't normally be considered rustic, but starting Saturday it will be home to Big Timber Lodge — a structure welcoming people to the Philadelphia Flower Show. #gardening  
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The City of Brotherly Love wouldn't normally be considered rustic, but starting Saturday it will be home to Big Timber Lodge — a structure welcoming people to the Philadelphia Flower Show. This year,…
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A century ago, the Jersey Shore was a very scary place: Four people died in shark attacks over a period of 12 days. #SharkWeek  
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Researchers say a paralyzed 24-year-old man from Ohio has regained some use of his right hand. He controls it with signals relayed from electronic sensors in his brain. #health   #medicine   #biotech  
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Villanova’s campus shop is selling out of popular T-shirts and ordering hundreds more as fans snap up gear ahead of the #FinalFour. #MarchMadness   #NCAA  
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Doctors treating chronic health problems increasingly are prescribing exercise instead of medicines for their patients. Advocates say low-cost access to a gym is a key factor in filling that prescription.
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Bored during a layover? These airport kiosks use videos, rubber torsos and a disco soundtrack – "Stayin' Alive"! – to teach travelers hands-only CPR.
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The Philadelphia Flower Show has teamed up with the National Park Service to celebrate the country's natural treasures. Exhibitors are getting ready to open the nine-day show on Saturday. #gardening   #horticulture  
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With a passion for all things Philly _ except cheesesteaks and overblown stories about Eagles fans throwing snowballs at Santa. 
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Los Angeles - Southampton, N.Y. - Asbury Park, N.J. - Washington, D.C. - London - Boston