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No sooner had Tiger Woods won the Arnold Palmer Invitational and regained the No. 1 ranking in the world than Nike celebrated the moment on Facebook and Twitter. The company that sponsors Woods proclaimed, in his own words, “Winning takes care of everything.” It’s a phrase he often uses when talking to reporters about himself and other […]

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Philadelphia City Councilman Curtis Jones Jr. has said he’s gotten a “butt-whooping” from residents who are furious about their new property tax assessments. Yesterday, Council gave something of a whooping back to Mayor Michael Nutter’s administration. The assessments are the centerpiece of Nutter’s plan to fix the old, error-ridden numbers, and they’re expected to drive […]

The Supreme Court has finished hearing the arguments in the Proposition 8 case, and prognosticators are busy reading the tea leaves for what they might be thinking. Here’s what went down: Ruth Bader Ginsberg, Elena Kagan, Sonia Sotomayor, and, perhaps surprisingly, John Roberts, peppered Charles Cooper, the lead attorney for Proposition 8, with questions about […]

Bodega owner Pedro Quezada has seen his share of hard times. The 44-year-old father of five lives with his wife and kids in Passaic, one of the poorest areas of North Jersey; years ago, a fire destroyed much of their store, and just one year later, thieves stole everything they could from the family’s apartment. […]

The Amanda Knox legal drama isn’t over yet. Italy’s highest criminal court today overturned her 2011 acquittal in the slaying of her British roommate and ordered a new trial, reports the AP. The Court of Cassation ruled that an appeals court in Florence must re-hear the case against the American and her Italian ex-boyfriend, Raffaele Sollecito, for the […]

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He’s back — atop the world golf rankings. Tiger Woods, who has spent 623 weeks at No. 1 in the world, will return to the top spot for the first time in 29 months after his victory Monday in the Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill.   “I think it’s been years since I’ve hit […]

Gov. Chris Christie and his education commissioner announced today a state takeover of the city’s troubled school system, sources have told the Courier-Post. Christie and Commissioner Christopher Cerf went to Woodrow Wilson High Schoo lthis morning to inform city officials that New Jersey will take over the district and its finances and the governor will appoint a […]

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In case you missed it Sunday night, or if you just want to watch it again – because really, we all do – here’s video of Tyrone Garland’s “Southwest Philly Floater” that sent La Salle to the Sweet 16 of the NCAA tournament with a thrilling 76-74 win over Mississippi in Kansas City. There’s also […]

A jackpot dream has come true for the lucky owner of one Powerball ticket worth $338.3 million, and lottery officials in New Jersey are holding a press conference Monday to reveal some details about the lucky ticket from Saturday’s drawing. At the Soda King in Manalapan, N.J., clerk Govind Patel said he is hoping the store’s […]

Philadelphia police have released surveillance video of a triple shooting as the search continues for the gunman.   The shooting happened at 10:34 p.m. on Tuesday outside a Chinese food store at 6600 North 18th Street in the West Oak Lane section. Police say the gunman walked up to the front door and fired a […]

Terrance Tykeem As CEO of Top Flight Records he signed a number of groups to the company he owned at the time. As a Recording artist, he released several singles and videos, 2- of which were placed in light rotation on BET, which led to landing a deal with national distributor INDIE, he followed with  […]