Former Philly Sportscaster Don Tollefson Representing Himself In Fraud Trial

01/07/2015
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Former Philly Sportscaster Don Tollefson Representing Himself In Fraud Trial

In a winding 20-minute address, Tollefson spoke about his “abhorrence of prejudice,” telling children and donors who accompanied him to the London Olympics in 2012 about Jesse Owens and Adolf Hitler and how his wife Marilyn Torres Tollefson has filed for bankruptcy and, soon he expects, divorce. “It will always be a moment of humiliating…

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Hit-and-Run America, Vol. DLXXXI

01/04/2015
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Hit-and-Run America, Vol. DLXXXI

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. 6094. Jacksonville, Fla. Dec. 30. 49-year-old man fatally struck by a…

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Wench Lives Matter And Possible Blackface! Mummers Do Embarrassing Things On New Year’s Day 2015

01/01/2015
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Wench Lives Matter And Possible Blackface! Mummers Do Embarrassing Things On New Year’s Day 2015

Oh, hello. It’s New Year’s Day in Philly. Which means Mummers are doing Mummery type things* all over town. (*pissing on sidewalks, etc.) Anyway, here are some photos and Vines from this morning’s portion of the parade. While participants in blackface were (mercifully) scarce, signs like “Wench Lives Matter” weren’t (unfortunately). UPDATE: Guy on Twitter…

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Hit-and-Run America, Vol. DLXXX

12/31/2014
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Hit-and-Run America, Vol. DLXXX

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. 6085. Indianapolis, Ind. Dec. 27. Man injured when struck by a…

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Hit-and-Run America, Vol. DLXXIX

12/29/2014
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Hit-and-Run America, Vol. DLXXIX

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. 6072. Baltimore, Md. Christmas Eve. Woman injured when struck by a…

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Young Flyers Fan Recoils At Thought Of Penguins-Jersey Gift, Is Smart For His Age

12/27/2014
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Young Flyers Fan Recoils At Thought Of Penguins-Jersey Gift, Is Smart For His Age

According to the YouTube uploader of this here holiday jawn, “My sister orders a youth-sized (instead of regular) Crosby jersey for her son by accident, and it’s too late to send back before Christmas. Time to have some fun with the Flyers fan of the family.” That Flyers-fan family fun establishes this young man as…

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