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Excitement Builds For 'Fight Of The Century'

By Andrew Kramer

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – The much-anticipated Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao fight has finally arrived, but boxing fans in Philadelphia are split as to whether or not it will live up to all the hype. 288 more words


Children's Discovery Garden And Boat Pond At Sister Cities Park Open For The Season

By Paul Kurtz

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The first of May brings the return of the Children’s Discovery Garden and Boat Pond at Sister Cities Park on Logan Square. 120 more words


Broad Street Runners Get Their Numbers And Their Mojo For Sunday's Event

By Pat Loeb

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — One of the exciting preliminaries for Broad Street Run participants is picking up their race numbers beforehand at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. 199 more words


Community College of Phila. President Inaugurated After 10 Months On The Job

By Kim Glovas

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Nearly a year after he began the job, the president of Community College of Philadelphia was inagurated today.

Donald (“Guy”) Generals has been an advocate for community college education for two decades.  115 more words


Some Parents Still Upset With Revised Registration List at Bridesburg Elementary

By Pat Loeb

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A change in kindergarten registration procedures at a Philadelphia public elementary school has drawn the expected protest by some parents whose kids were accepted, then rejected, for admission next year. 360 more words


At Girard College, Marking 50 Years Since Beginning of the End of Segregation There

By Robin Culverwell

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Some of the original Freedom Fighters whose protest led to the desegregation of Girard College in the 1960s were back outside the school this morning, celebrating 50 years since their historic demonstration. 166 more words


$5,000 Reward Offered in 2012 Norristown Cold-Case Murder

By Jim Melwert

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (CBS) — Authorities in Norristown are hoping a reward will bring someone forward as they continue to investigate the Christmas Day 2012 murder of a 24-year-old man. 87 more words