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    ‘Mums and Mutts’ and PHL17 Morning News

    PHL17 Morning News and Mums and Mutts are teaming up to find some great homes for some worthy animals.  Introducing Joe! Joe is a 2-month-old, domestic short hair mix. He is absolutely adorable with his big green eyes. This little kitty is purrrrrfect for you and is looking for his forever home! To get more information on this sweet pea, or other animals available for adoption please visit: http://www.streettails.org

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    NASA hints at ‘another Earth’ in lead-up to big announcement

    WASHINGTON — NASA has some big news in the hunt for Earth-like planets. NASA plans to share a discovery from its Kepler Space Telescope in a news conference scheduled for 9 a.m. Thursday, a press release announced. Calling a news conference for the Kepler Telescope, a mission dedicated to finding Earth-like planets in so-called hospitable zones, is unusual. According to CTV, a tantamount goal of the Kepler mission is to find Earth-like planets suitable for supporting the existence of liquid […]

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    Allen Iverson’s ‘Game Changer Award’ speech

    In case you missed it, Philly fans that love basketball will love hearing Allen Iverson accept the first annual “Game Changer Award” at the first ever National Basketball Players Association’s iPlayers’ Awards.  

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    CONTEST: Tickets to see Weird Al Yankovic

    1. 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 July 20, 2015 and ends on July 30, 2015 at 11:59 AM EST (the “Sweepstakes Period.”) To enter, log on to http://www.PHL17.com and click on the “Contests” link. Complete the […]

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    Jedi GoPro

    Interesting use of a GoPro long ago in a galaxy far, far, away.  Is it December yet?

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    Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert to divorce after 4 years

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert are getting divorced after four years or marriage. According to TMZ, Shelton filed for divorce documents. The couple, who has been married for four years, is expected to officially end their marriage on Monday. Lambert will reportedly get the family home in Nashville, while Shelton will keep their ranch in Oklahoma. “This is not the future we envisioned and it is with heavy hearts that we move forward separately.  We are real people, […]

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    ‘Every kid wants to buy their father a house’ — son’s touching prank on ‘Angry Grandpa’

    This son’s touching prank he pulled on his dad, “Angry Grandpa,” will make you cry happy tears. The Angry Grandpa Show posted on YouTube: “For the past few months, Bridgette and I have been taking Grandpa house hunting with us. The idea was to make him believe we were searching for a house for us when in reality we were just having him choose his own.” “Angry Grandpa,” known as Charles Green, thought he was helping his son, Michael, find […]

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    WATCH: Beachgoers save juvenile great white shark stuck on beach

    You don’t see this every day!  From YouTube: A juvenile great white beached itself while trying to catch seagulls off Chatham, Massachusetts. Thanks to the harbor master and beach-goers, this shark was saved.

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    ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE POSITION AVAILABLE PHL17 is seeking an Account Executive in the Sales department. If you are an aggressive, customer-focused, self starter, we’d like to hear from you. Duties include but are not limited to: Generating local revenue, ensuring all financial goals are being exceeded, while developing and maintaining relationships with agencies and clients Ability to develop and maintain direct relationships with agencies and clients to promote station image and perception Identify needs of advertisers and prepare custom sales presentations […]

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    10 big brands that could disappear in 2016

    Small businesses rise and fall on a weekly basis. Most of us have witnessed the decline of a corner bookstore, the demise of a family-owned video shop, or the disappearance of local ice cream parlor. In many of these cases, there’s often a larger, national chain just waiting to take their place. But those big brands can fail too, and often in spectacular fashion. Think Borders or Blockbuster—big, national brands that go bankrupt after over a decade of dominance. With this […]