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Buy Tickets To Papal Mass In Philadelphia

Pope Francis is visiting Philadelphia in September, and you can be there.

06/29/2015

Buy Tickets To Papal Mass In Philadelphia

The cost of the daylong pilgrimage is $99 for the bus. The train cost is $159 for adults, $154 for seniors (62 and older), and $119 for children (ages 2-12).

06/29/2015

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History Lover’s Travel Guide To Philadelphia

Independence Day is almost here. This year, make plans to visit our nation’s former capital, Philadelphia, and experience history up close and in person.

06/25/2015

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Orioles Send Phillies To 9th Straight Loss With 6-4 Win

Chris Parmelee homered for the third time in two games and Travis Snider also went deep as the Baltimore Orioles handed the Philadelphia Phillies their ninth straight defeat, 6-4 on Wednesday night.

06/17/2015

BALTIMORE, MD - JUNE 16:  Ryan Flaherty #3 of the Baltimore Orioles follows his two RBI single against the Philadelphia Phillies in the first inning at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on June 16, 2015 in Baltimore, Maryland.  (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Orioles Bang 8 HRs In 19-3 Rout Of Phillies

Manny Machado and newcomer Chris Parmelee each hit two of an Orioles-record eight home runs, and Baltimore breezed past the woeful Philadelphia Phillies 19-3 on Tuesday night for its eighth win in nine games.

06/16/2015

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Chen Sharp For 8 Innings As Orioles Blank Phillies 4-0

Wei-Yin Chen pitched eight innings of four-hit ball, Matt Wieters hit a three-run homer and the Baltimore Orioles beat the skidding Philadelphia Phillies 4-0 Monday night.

06/15/2015

PHILADELPHIA, PA - MAY 13:  Investigators and first responders work near the wreckage of Amtrak Northeast Regional Train 188, from Washington to New York, that derailed yesterday May 13, 2015 in north Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. At least six people were killed and more than 200 others were injured in the crash.  (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

NTSB: Amtrak Engineer Wasn’t Talking Or Texting On Cell Phone

Investigators looking into the cause of last month’s deadly Amtrak crash answer a big question about the engineer’s actions. For the first time, they are revealing what they’ve learned about his cell phone use that day.

06/10/2015

PHILADELPHIA, PA - MAY 18:   The 5:53am first train of Amtrak's northbound service from 30th Street Station arrives to the platform, after last week's derailment, on May 18, 2015 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  Eight people were killed and more than 200 others were injured in the train crash, carrying more than 200 passengers from Washington, DC to New York, on May 12, 2015 in north Philadelphia.  (Photo by Mark Makela/Getty Images)

House GOP Measure Would Cut Amtrak By $242M

Legislation that would cut Amtrak’s budget by $242 million was working its way through the House, though there’s new funding for video cameras inside locomotive cabs to record train engineers to help investigators get to the bottom of crashes such as last month’s deadly derailment in Philadelphia.

06/09/2015

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Mom Of Abandoned Quadriplegic Found Competent For Trial

A woman accused of dumping her quadriplegic son in the woods of a Philadelphia park for five days so she could visit her boyfriend in Maryland has been found competent to stand trial.

06/05/2015

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Ailing Jewish Weekly Paper Cuts Jobs, Contracts Out Work

A long-established but financially ailing Jewish weekly newspaper in Philadelphia is transferring editorial management and production to a Baltimore-Washington area media company and cutting jobs.

06/04/2015

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Amtrak CEO Testifies; NTSB Preliminary Report Released On Crash

Eight people killed, including three with ties to Maryland, after a speeding Amtrak train goes off the tracks in Philadelphia. Now a month after the crash federal investigators release a preliminary report on the tragedy.

06/02/2015

PHILADELPHIA, PA - MAY 13:  In this handout image supplied by NTSB, NTSB Recorder Specialist Cassandra Johnson (2nd R) works with officials on the scene of the Amtrak Train #188 derailment on May 13, 2015 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Service has been interrupted after Amtrak train derailed in Philadelphia last night, killing at least seven people and injured more than 200. (Photo by NTSBgov via Getty Images)

Amtrak To Add Inward-Facing Cameras After Derailment Kills 8

Amtrak will install inward-facing cameras on trains in order to improve safety following a deadly derailment in Philadelphia earlier this month.

05/26/2015

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