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Dick Vitale Has 1 Question For The Philadelphia 76ers

Legendary basketball broadcaster Dick Vitale just posed a question many NBA fans have pondered during this year's postseason. "How in the world did the [Philadelphia 76ers] ever let [Jimmy Butler] get away? The combo of [Joel Embiid] & Jimmy B would be lethal & they would be playing tonight," Vitale wrote on Twitter during Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals.
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Pennsylvania’s richest person has spent at least $18 million on the 2022 primary — mostly to influence one issue

Allies argue Jeff Yass is a single-issue donor who backs candidates who support alternatives to public schools. But critics contend he’s using weak campaign finance laws to peddle influence. Spotlight PA is an independent, nonpartisan newsroom powered by The Philadelphia Inquirer in partnership with PennLive/The Patriot-News, TribLIVE/Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, and...

Crash Investigation Leads to Drugs and Weapons Arrest

Delaware State Police arrested Tyree Jordan, 36, of Elkton, MD on drugs and weapons charges following a crash investigation Sunday night. On May 15, 2022, at approximately 11:38 p.m., troopers responded to the area of 2545 Pulaski Highway, Newark for a single vehicle crash investigation. Upon arrival troopers observed a male subject unclothed standing in the roadway. The subject identified as Tyree Jordan was also determined to be the operator of the vehicle and under the influence of an unknown substance. Jordan was taken into custody without incident and transported to Christiana Hospital for medical treatment. A subsequent search of his vehicle led to the discovery of two loaded 9mm handguns, approximately 2.24 grams of cocaine, approximately 22.87 grams of crack cocaine, approximately .46 grams of methamphetamine, approximately .385 grams of heroin, 10 Alprazolam pills, and over $2,000 in suspected drug proceeds. A computer inquiry also revealed Jordan is a person prohibited from possessing a weapon.

Young man found dead inside Blue Honda Accord

Philadelphia (WPHL)- Philadelphia police are investigating a homicide in Kingsessing after a man was found dead inside a car Friday. The incident happened on the 1200 block of South 57th Street around 8:17 pm. According to police, a 19-year-old man was found with multiple gunshot wounds to the chest inside...

76er Tobias Harris Drops By Suburban Philly Restaurant

Tobias Harris was spotted dining at a suburban Philadelphia restaurant last week. The 76ers player stopped by il Granaio in Phoenixville for dinner on Saturday, May 14, the Italian restaurant said on Facebook. Harris, 29, spent time with the Detroit Pistons and Los Angeles Clippers before joining the Philadelphia 76ers...

18-year-old Killed in Camden, NJ; Two Charged With Felony Murder

Authorities in Camden County say they have arrested two people in connection to the murder of an 18-year-old man in Camden over the weekend. According to Camden County Prosecutor Grace MacAulay, 19-year-old Mihkael Greene and 21-year-old Nysar Streater, 21, both of Camden, have been charged with first-degree felony murder in connection to the fatal shooting of 18-year-old Yahmir Catoe, also of Camden.

Sixers: 3 players who could get traded in offseason

The Sixers‘ second-round exit against Miami has once again left the franchise searching for answers. With the core trio of Joel Embiid, James Harden, and Tyrese Maxey set, it’s up to Daryl Morey and the front office to augment the roster around them. With very limited financial flexibility...
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Segregation By Design: How one architect is visualizing the legacy of America’s racist urbanism

Walking around the north side of Philadelphia’s University City neighborhood, it’s difficult to imagine what stood before the sprawling University of Pennsylvania medical campus, replete with scores of half-empty parking lots and franchise restaurants. But for Segregation By Design, a new initiative that seeks to unearth the legacy of racist planning in American cities, the visual history is clear. What stood before University City was Black Bottom, a thriving Black working-class community whose proximity to Philadelphia’s urban core made it a prime target for the 1950s slum clearance, freeway construction, and redevelopment projects that decimated hundreds of low-income neighborhoods across the country.