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Apollo Creed Is Still Providing Philadelphia With Great Parenting Advice

11/25/2014
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Apollo Creed Is Still Providing Philadelphia With Great Parenting Advice

As previously reported, Louden and I regularly pass the Rocky Statue on our way to Center City from the Falls. It often enters into our in-car discussions. Well, he happened to watch some of Rocky II with me a while back. And, he happened to recently ask why there wasn’t a statue for the man…

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Here’s Video Of The Highlight Reel Imhotep Touchdown That I’ll Never Forget Witnessing Live

11/25/2014
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Here’s Video Of The Highlight Reel Imhotep Touchdown That I’ll Never Forget Witnessing Live

You see that arrow on the above picture? That’s pointing at my old Broncos lid and its sideline vantage point during Saturday’s Philly AAA city championship-football game between Public League champ Imhotep Panthers and Catholic League champ Archbishop Wood Vikings. You see that speedster almost getting hit for a loss when his team was teetering…

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That Time Don Lemon Said That Marijuana Was ‘Obviously’ Involved In The Ferguson Riots

11/25/2014
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That Time Don Lemon Said That Marijuana Was ‘Obviously’ Involved In The Ferguson Riots

Oh, Don Lemon, is there anything you grasp? “Obviously there’s a smell of marijuana in the air” when people went haywire in Ferguson after the grand-jury announcement. Obvious because marijuana is known as a fuel for civil unrest? Obvious because any rabblerouser out after dark is obviously toking on the devil’s reefer? Really, Don Lemon?…

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Hit-and-Run America, Vol. DLXX

11/24/2014
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Hit-and-Run America, Vol. DLXX

An ongoing collection of unsolved hit-and-run cases, with a focus on car/pedestrian incidents, from across the country since Jan. ‘010. If you know something about any of these incidents, or one that I’ve missed, do the right thing and call the police, even anonymously. 5912. Fort Wayne, Ind. Nov. 19. 25-year-old woman fatally struck by…

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Courier Post Runs A Story About My Impending Hit-And-Run Anniversary

11/24/2014
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Courier Post Runs A Story About My Impending Hit-And-Run Anniversary

Last year, when Maiken Scott asked about doing a piece for NewsWorks’ Pulse show regarding the traumatic brain injury I suffered in a 2008 hit-and-run, I’d sworn it was the last such story I’d do. Time to move on, went my thinking. Well, this year, when Kevin Shelly — an old editor and friend from…

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Hey Look, I’m Nominated For Another Pen & Pencil Club Award

11/21/2014
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Hey Look, I’m Nominated For Another Pen & Pencil Club Award

Hey, remember last year when I won an inaugural Pen & Pencil Club Award for Breaking News Coverage of the Year? Yeah, that was great. Thanks again, y’all. Anyway, I’m nominated again, this year for “Social Media Use of the Year — for exemplary work in breaking news, providing information or context on Twitter, Facebook…

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