On sale soon: Souvenirs for pope’s visit to Philadelphia 
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On sale soon: Souvenirs for pope’s visit to Philadelphia 

  PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Keychains, rosaries, T-shirts and even a miniature plush doll of Pope Francis will be among the souvenirs for sale to commemorate the pontiff’s upcoming trip to Philadelphia. Officials on Monday gave the public a peek at some of the keepsakes to be sold online starting this month. More than 200 items will … Continue reading

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Amtrak Crash
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Amtrak Crash

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Railroad unions are urging Amtrak to put a second engineer in locomotives in the wake of a deadly derailment last week in Philadelphia. The Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen and SMART Transportation say two engineers would serve as a check and balance on each other. Engineer Brandon Bostian was alone in … Continue reading

College a cappella: Not your granddad’s barbershop quartet
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College a cappella: Not your granddad’s barbershop quartet

  PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Their musical performances pack college auditoriums, though they play no instruments. While universities have long nurtured the niche community of a cappella singers, the TV show “Glee” and hit movie “Pitch Perfect” helped create a new generation of fans that propelled the soulful sound into mainstream culture. Now, they’re unlikely rock … Continue reading

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10 arrested after DA says Philly police shooting isn’t crime

  PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Ten people were arrested and charged with disorderly conduct at a raucous Philadelphia community meeting where protesters shoved police officers and threw chairs in anger over the district attorney’s decision against charges in a fatal police-involved shooting. District Attorney Seth Williams said Thursday, Mar. 19, the death of 26-year-old motorist Brandon … Continue reading