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Facebook IPO/Bono Gets Richer, Rail Worker Crushed by Newsprint, MLB Ump Suspended
  by: iradioal - Philadelphia, PA
started: 05/18/12 9:57 pm | updated: 05/18/12 9:57 pm
Facebook Launched into the world of Public Ownership with it's debut on the NASDAQ today. It wasn't an impressive IPO, but it wasn't a bust either, gaining slightly on the day. However, many people still became ridiculously rich in the process. U2's Bono held a 2.3% investment stake in Facebook before the IPO through his Elevation Partners investment group. That is now worth about $1.5 billion dollars. He has pledged to use much of the money raised from his investments to aid charity work in... Read More
Facebook Hits Wall Street, Fort Washington Apartment Condemned, Sundrop Music Festival
  by: iradiotom - Philadelphia, PA
started: 05/18/12 1:01 pm | updated: 05/18/12 1:01 pm
Facebook launched their Initial Public Offering on Wall Street's NASDAQ this morning. The biggest tech stock ever opened at $38 share valuing the company at $104 billion. Facebook is the hottest IPO since Google in 2004.

Residents of the Washington Tower Apartments in Fort Washington have been told that the building has been condemned by Washington Township. About 80 families were given 2 days notice of the eviction and have to move out by 1 pm today.

Memorial... Read More
West Philadelphia Triple Shooting, Southwest Philadelphia Home Invasion Shooting
  by: Rebel - Havertown, PA
started: 05/18/12 12:21 pm | updated: 05/18/12 12:21 pm
Police are investigating a triple shooting in West Philadelphia Thursday night. A 22-year-old man is in critical condition after being shot in the forehead and in the leg. A second man is in stable condition after he was shot once in the arm and once in the thigh. The third victim is also in stable condition after he was shot in the arm and leg. The shootings are labeled as drug related.

A 79-year-old man was taken to an area hospital after he was shot during a home invasion... Read More
Zimmerman/Martin Evidence, Donna Summer Passes, Facebook IPO Set, Man Arrested For Upskirts in KOP
  by: iradioal - Philadelphia, PA
started: 05/18/12 12:46 am | updated: 05/18/12 12:46 am
Florida prosecutors released a massive package of evidence in the case against George Zimmerman in the death of Trayvon Martin. It contained documents, photos, and video. Most significant of that evidence is Trayvon Martin's autopsy report which found THC, the psychoactive ingredient in marijuana, in his urine and blood. Also in the report is a photo of Zimmerman with a bloody nose, and a paramedic report describing minor bleeding to injuries to the back of his head. The investigators told... Read More
Punk?! Maybe in Bizarro World. Check out this 90's Commercial.
  by: iradioal - Philadelphia, PA
started: 05/17/12 7:53 pm | updated: 05/17/12 7:53 pm
All the hairspray the genius marketing execs were using who came up with this compilation must have seeped well into their brains during the 80's, because this 90's infomercial for a 2 CD (or 2 cassette) collection of "tunes" called Punk misses the mark by about 1000 miles. Or maybe it's spot on because Huey Lewis, Crowd House, Men at Work, Human League, Culture Club really are synonymous with slam dance, working class, antiestablishment, against the mainstream, etc. Nope, they are all soft... Read More
Barnes Foundation New Building Opening May 19
  by: Kibarra - Philadelphia, PA
started: 05/17/12 6:35 pm | updated: 05/17/12 6:35 pm
Philadelphia's own Barnes Foundation has finally reached a finish point. After much controversy over whether to move the artwork to Center City or keep it in Lower Merion, it has been moved to a incredible new building, built especially for the collection. The new building, on Benjamin Franklin Parkway, has been constructed with many of the influences of Albert C. Barnes including a central glass atrium to enhance the natural light... Read More
Donna Summer "Queen of Disco" Passes Away at 63
  by: iradioal - Philadelphia, PA
started: 05/17/12 3:55 pm | updated: 05/17/12 3:55 pm
Donna Summer, the Queen of Disco, has passed away at the age of 63 this morning in Florida. She had been battling cancer. Summer was a 5-time Grammy winner. She was a superstar in the '70s with iconic disco hits like "Last Dance," "Hot Stuff", "Bad Girls", and "Heaven Knows"

"Early this morning, we lost Donna Summer Sudano, a woman of many gifts, the greatest being her faith," the singer's family said in a statement. "While we grieve her passing, we are at peace celebrating her... Read More

Korean Shellfish Warning, Swim Coach Arrested on Sex Charges, Mayor Nutter’s Summer Youth Programs
  by: iradiotom - Philadelphia, PA
started: 05/17/12 12:20 pm | updated: 05/17/12 12:20 pm
Fresh and frozen shellfish on store shelves from Korea may be coming from polluted waters. Ahead of an official FDA recall, Pennsylvania health authorities are advising us not to eat Korean shellfish including oysters, clams, mussels and scallops.

A high school swim coach has been arrested for having sex with a minor – a member of his own swim team at Chester County’s Rustin High School. 47 year old Kenneth Fuller of West Chester allegedly provided alcohol and had sex with... Read More
Marijuana Op Found In West Philly House Fire, Chesco Swim Coach Arrested, Manayunk Water Main Break
  by: Rebel - Havertown, PA
started: 05/17/12 5:15 am | updated: 05/17/12 5:15 am
Firefighters on a house fire in West Philadelphia discovered a large-scale marijuana growing operation. When firefighters began battling the blaze, they found 100 marijuana plants valued at $1 million inside the property. Narcotics investigators were on the scene conducting an investigation.

A Chester County swimming coach has been arrested for sexually assaulting a minor. Forty-seven-year-old Kenneth Fuller, of West Chester, was arrested for allegedly having sex with a minor... Read More
Philadelphia on Parade 2012! @ The Mann Center FREE Saturday, May 19th; 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.
  by: acsquared - Lincoln University, PA
started: 05/17/12 4:32 am | updated: 05/17/12 4:32 am
The second annual Philadelphia on Parade event will take place this week at the Mann Music Center. It is a free festival that will feature over 800 artists on five different stages.

There is something for everyone to enjoy!The artists include the Keystone Chinese Lion Dancers and the Black Pearl Chamber Orchestra. They represent a wide variety of talents and genres. There will be dance workshops and craft stations. The events at the CIGNA Children's Pavilion will include... Read More
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