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Eagles and fans counting down to NFC Championship kickoff
The NFC Championship game between the Philadelphia Eagles and the Minnesota Vikings is now less than 72 hours away, and the excitement is palpable.


Congress likely racing toward a government shutdown
A bitterly-divided Congress hurtled toward a government shutdown this weekend in a partisan stare-down over demands by Democrats for a solution on politically fraught legislation to protect about 700,000 younger immigrants from being deported.


AccuWeather: Cold Start, Nice Finish!
Meteorologist Karen Rogers is tracking a warm up just in time for the weekend.


Taking Eagles mania on the road in Eagle One
Just when you think you have seen it all, along comes another Eagles-crazed fan with a whole lot of passion for the team.


2 in custody after police chase on I-95 ends in crashes
A police chase that started on Interstate-95 in Delaware County ends in South Philadelphia when a Hummer crashes onto railroad tracks.


Officials: Philadelphia man killed US marshal serving warrant in Harrisburg
A U.S. Marshals Service deputy was shot and killed Thursday while serving a warrant inside a Harrisburg home, and police killed the suspect when he fired at other officers.


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Eagles' Trey Burton strengthened by strange, sad family situation | Mike Sielski
The fourth-year tight end has become an important player for the Eagles, and his broken relationship with his father has made him stronger.


Andy Reid on former proteges Pat Shurmur and Doug Pederson
The mentor of both the Eagles' head coach and the Vikings' offensive coordinator sees the NFC title game matchup as a "coin flip."


Hey, Ma! I'm on the cover of Time! 3 Philly-area women Democrats land on magazine's 'Avengers' cover | Maria Panaritis
A year ago, these three suburban Philadelphia women were hardly even political candidates. Today, they are on the cover of Time Magazine.


GOP Congressman Costello accuses his opponent's allies of trespassing, but police say there was 'no crime' | Clout
Plus: Is WIP host Glen Macnow running for Congress?


Congress likely racing toward a government shutdown
WASHINGTON (AP) - A bitterly-divided Congress hurtled toward a government shutdown this weekend in a partisan stare-down over demands by Democrats for a solution on politically fraught legislation to protect about 700,000 younger immigrants from being deported.


Sixers 89, Celtics 80: Newly minted all-star Joel Embiid leads Philly to an 89-80 victory over Boston
Joel Embiid had game highs of 26 points, 16 rebounds and 6 assists to lead the Sixers past the Celtics, who were without Kyrie Irving.


The Roots will play at halftime during Eagles-Vikings game
The team took to Twitter with a short video of the Philadelphia hometown band performing the Eagles' victory song, "Fly Eagles Fly."


Deputy US marshal killed while serving Pennsylvania warrant
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - A gunman opened fire on law enforcement officers serving an arrest warrant inside a home before dawn Thursday, killing a deputy U.S. marshal before he was shot to death by police as he fled outside, authorities said.


Before reflecting on a hectic year, Jay Ajayi wants a Super Bowl win
Three months ago, the running back was a Miami Dolphin; now he has a chance to become an Eagles legend.


Carli Lloyd, Christen Press, Sam Kerr in NWSL blockbuster trade
Lloyd is coming home to New Jersey to play for Sky Blue FC, whose home stadium is at Rutgers, Lloyd's alma mater.


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What’s Cooking on 1060: La Peg Restaurant Creates Outdoor Ice Bar
La Peg restaurant created an outdoor ice bar this week -- but this is most likely the only weekend folks will be able to enjoy it before it melts.


Movie Review: ’12 Strong’
12 Strong is a war drama that tells the declassified true story of an elite Special Forces team, the first to be deployed to Afghanistan immediately after the harrowing tragedy of 9/11.


Prosecutors Want To Call 19 Other Accusers At Cosby Retrial
Prosecutors preparing for Bill Cosby's retrial on sexual assault charges want to call 19 other accusers to try to show a pattern of "prior bad acts" over five decades.


Doctor Warns That Being An Eagles Fan Could Be Hazardous To Your Health
All of this excitement and celebration surrounding the Philadelphia Eagles is a lot of fun but it has the potential to be dangerous to your health.


‘Lots Of Joking And Teasing’: Two New Jersey Rabbis Stand Divided For NFC Championship Game
The house of worship typically stands as one, but when it comes to one specific rivalry, it’s a house divided.


Judge: South Jersey Doctor Must Stay In Jail Before Trial On Wife Slaying
James KauffmanA judge had harsh words Thursday for a New Jersey doctor charged with arranging the murder of his wife to prevent her from exposing an illegal drug rung he was running with an outlaw biker gang, as well as for the person he turned to in search of a hit man.


House Votes To Avert Federal Shutdown, Senate Chances Dim
Donald TrumpThe House has passed a temporary government-wide funding bill that would avert a government shutdown this weekend.


Study: Humble Braggers Viewed As Less Likable, Less Competent In The Workplace
Despite its prevalence, humble braggers were viewed as less likable, even less competent in the workplace.


Delaware Gov. Carney Addresses Jobs, Schools, Budget In Address
Delaware Gov. John Carney told lawmakers his priorities for the year include strengthening Delaware's economy and improving its public schools, lowering health care costs and investing in public safety.


Philadelphia Among 20 Finalists For Second Amazon Headquarters
Amazon is narrowing the list of cities under consideration for its second headquarters to 20, with the largest concentration in the Northeast.


NFC Championship Means Big Business For Restaurants, Caterers
Eagles fans love their team and they love their food. This weekend there will be plenty of ways to enjoy both.


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Woman sues Uber after horrific trip to the Philadelphia airport
An Uber ride to Philadelphia International Airport went awry for one Montgomery County woman who left stranded on the side of the Pennsylvania Turnpike and has now filed a lawsuit against the ride-share tech giant.


Shining a light on Pennsylvania's shocking parole-to-prison trap
At age 13, I lost my older brother to homicide.


Ejected Eagles fan punched a police horse at Falcons game, officers say
First snowballs and Santa Claus, now this.


Woman struck by SEPTA subway after slipping onto tracks
A 35-year-old woman is being treated for serious injuries after she slipped on the tracks of SEPTA's Broad Street Line and made contact with a train, according to officials.


Delco man gets 90 years for 'horrific' sexual abuse of young girl
A Delaware County man was sentenced on Tuesday to 90 years in federal prison for sexually assaulting the 7-year-old daughter of his childhood friend.


Light snow slickens roads, delays school
Light snow continues to fall Wednesday morning across much of the Philadelphia region, where accumulations look to register about an inch in the city to a half-foot in the Poconos before the storm moves out by late morning.


Philly sues pharmaceutical companies claiming they have liability in opioid crisis
Philadelphia is filing a civil lawsuit against opioid manufacturers, alleging they are partially liable for the opioid addiction crisis sweeping the city and nation, city officials announced Wednesday.


Philadelphia woman, 30, fatally struck by multiple cars in Bucks County
Authorities in Bensalem Township are investigating a fatal car accident that killed a 30-year-old woman from Philadelphia on Wednesday morning.


Delaware legislation prevents those with mental illness from owning firearms
In the years since the 2012 Sandy Hook shooting, many states have pushed for updates to gun control laws, including Delaware, which was one of the earliest adopters. Now, five years later, legislators in Delaware hope to tighten regulations regarding gun ownership by barring those with mental conditions from purchasing firearms.


Philadelphia Water Department working at frantic pace to make service calls
The brutal cold spell that settled into Philadelphia late last year and lingered into the New Year is still wreaking havoc on Philadelphia's sewage system.


Pennsylvania's first medical marijuana dispensary opens
The first medical marijuana dispensary in Pennsylvania opened this week in the Lehigh Valley.


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