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    COIT of New Jersey and Philadelphia discusses stains

    COIT of New Jersey and Philadelphia discusses stains on PHL17 Morning News.

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    He’s no creepy clown, he’s my sweet son!

    HENRICO COUNTY, Va. — The mother of a 12-year-old boy with autism says the “creepy clown” who scared drivers in Virginia was her son — and he is sweet, not creepy. Holly Brown tells News 6 her son Angus is a huge Stephen King fan and recently got the Pennywise clown costume for Halloween. Brown, who had been out of town, said her son dressed up in the clown costume to surprise her when she got home from her trip. Angus’ grandmother […]

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    Don’t click on that Brad Pitt obit! He’s alive, and it’s a hack

    Attention Facebook users: Brad Pitt isn’t dead, and clicking on that post could give a hacker control of your account. A fake article that appeared to come from Fox News was floating around Facebook on Tuesday, touting the headline “R.I.P Brad Pitt.” A spokesperson from the social network warned users that the post is hoax– with a hacker behind it. TMZ first reported the story on Tuesday. Clicking on the link prompts you to enter your Facebook username and password. […]

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    Police searching for assailant in clown mask after Pennsylvania teen stabbed to death

    READING, Pa.– Police are investigating an incident in which a person in a clown mask stabbed and killed a 16-year old in Reading, Pennsylvania on Sunday night. According to the Reading Eagle, a fight broke out after a person showed up wearing a clown mask. Officials told the newspaper that they responded to reports of a person lying on a front porch of a home, and that there was a large crowd in the street. The victim was identified as […]

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    CONTEST: Central Intelligence

    Enter to win Central Intelligence on BluRay and DVD and a Garmin Virb Ultra! TO ENTER: The Sweepstakes is open only to legal citizens of the United States who are legal residents of PA, NJ and DE, and who are 18 years of age or older by time of entry. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Limit one entry per person per email address. Sweepstakes begins September 28, 2016 and ends on October 10, 2016 at 11:59 AM EST (the “Sweepstakes Period.”) To […]

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    Tyson Foods recalls chicken nuggets that may have hard plastic inside

    Tyson Foods is recalling approximately 132,520 pounds of fully cooked chicken nugget products that may be contaminated with hard plastic, the U.S.D.A.’s Food Safety and Inspection Service announced on Tuesday. The fully cooked Panko Chicken Nuggets items were produced on July 18, 2016. The following products are subject to recall: [View Labels (PDF Only)] 5-lb. bags containing “Tyson FULLY COOKED PANKO CHICKEN NUGGETS” with a “Best If Used By” date of July 18, 2017 and case code 2006SDL03 and 2006SDL33.   […]

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    Video of Tom Hanks crashing couple’s wedding photo shoot in New York

    NEW YORK –- Tom Hanks made a couple’s wedding photo shoot even more special when he broke free from his jog through Central Park and took a moment to congratulate the lovebirds. The “Sully” actor shook their hands, kissed the bride before posing for pictures with them. The encounter was captured on video and photos, including on Hanks’ Instagram account. “Ryan you’re a lucky man,” Hanks told them. “Elizabeth you’re a lucky woman.” While the Academy Award winner respectfully declined an invite […]

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    Photo of vendor’s Nazi, Trump flags at Pennsylvania fair sparks controversy

    BLOOMSBURG, Pa. – A photo showing a Nazi flag hanging at a vendor stand at a fair in Pennsylvania has sparked outrage after it was posted to Facebook. Facebook user Chloe Winters, of Scranton, posted the image from the Bloomsburg Fair Sunday night, and within hours, it had been shared thousands of times. “I was absolutely shocked and appalled,” Winters wrote. “This flag represents the brutal and horrific genocide of innocent people. It stands for the hatred and destruction of […]

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    Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez shared baby news just before his sudden death

    Just five days ago, Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez posted a picture of his girlfriend, Carla Mendoza, on Instagram, announcing that they would be having a baby together. The black and white photo shows Mendoza holding her growing stomach while in a bikini on the beach. “I’m so glad you came into my life. I’m ready for where this journey is gonna take us together. #familyfirst.” I'm so glad you came into my life. I'm ready for where this journey […]

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    Weekend Philler Extra: Kennedy Shaw

    Kennedy Shaw will be appearing in an upcoming Weekend Philler Episode in late October/early November.  This video was taken the day we shot the segment. By: Tony Romeo / PHL17 Got a great idea for a web story? Tweet me @tonyromeo or send me an email.  As always, thanks for the tip!