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  • A group of black medical students posed at a plantation to show how the past inspired their future

    A picture is worth a thousand words and a group of black medical students at Tulane University are hoping their pictures speak volumes about how far they’ve come. Russell Ledet, a medical student at Tulane University, tells CNN he got the idea after a conversation with his eight-year-old daughter about a trip they took to Whitney Plantation in Edgard, Louisiana. “Her insight [to the visit] was, “This is not fair. This is not supposed to happen,”‘ Ledet said. “So I […]

  • Taco Bell to add 21 one-dollar items to its menu in 2020

    Taco bell is revamping its dollar menu in 2020. Tuesday the Mexican fast-food chain announced it will be adding 21-new offerings to its dollar menu next year. Double-stacked tacos will kick it off. They are available in three flavors: Nacho Crunch, Chipotle Cheddar, and Reaper Ranch. The double-stacked tacos go on sale for one buck and for a limited time starting on December 26th.

  • This 14-year-old beat stage 4 cancer, just in time to make it home for Christmas

    It started out as a limp. At the time, father Shawn Cress thought daughter Chloe, then 12 years old, just needed some physical therapy. That was June 2018. But the limp turned into a fever, which led to lab tests at the doctor’s office that “didn’t look good,” Shawn recalls. And by then, Chloe was having back pain. All this for the Kingsport, Tennessee family turned into a referral to Niswonger Children’s Hospital in Johnson City, about 34 miles away, […]

  • Single mom moved to tears after man pays family’s entrance fee at lights festival

    FORSYTH COUNTY, N.C. (WGHP) — A man’s kind act inspired a single North Carolina mother to write about it on Facebook – her post inspired thousands to share, and, on Monday, she met the stranger whose generosity touched her heart. Rebecca Newman wrote that a man in a pickup truck paid her family’s entry fee to Tanglewood Festival of Lights on Wednesday. “He really doesn’t understand what he did,” said Rebecca Newman, the mom behind the viral post. “It may seem super […]

  • Man found dead in a freezer for 10 years may have planned to keep death a secret to help his wife

    TOOELE, Utah — Police in Utah are getting closer to solving the case of a man found dead in a freezer for more than 10 years. Officers found Paul Mathers shortly after his wife died of natural causes in her Tooele retirement community. He would have been 69 years old today. Investigators believe Jeanne Souron-Mathers, 75, left her husband dead in the freezer between February 4, 2009, and March 8, 2009. They found his body along with a notarized letter […]

  • 2020 Mummers Parade Brochure!

    How would you like to have the same Mummers Brochure we hand out at the 2020 Mummers Parade on January 1st at the parade?  Use this link to download that very document with all the Mummers Info you need– themes, divisions, clubs, times, parade route, even a little history… Click this link to view the brochure, or click “RIGHT MOUSE,” “SAVE AS” to download…

  • Remarkable Women

    As we approach International Women’s Month in March, PHL17 wants to recognize the great contributions that women have made to our nation and local communities. Remarkable Women is part of a nationwide Nexstar Media initiative to honor the influence that women have had on public policy, social progress and the quality of life. PHL17 will celebrate local women that inspire, lead and forge the way for other women. It’s not just about one day or one month — it’s about […]

  • U.S. Postal Service releases stamp to raise money for veterans with PTSD

    WASHINGTON — The United States Postal Service has issued a new semipostal stamp that is now available at Post Offices nationwide. The First-Class stamps will sell for 65 cents, a price which includes a ten cent premium to be donated to veterans causes. The “Healing PTSD” semipostal stamps, now released nationwide, are First-Class Mail postage stamps. Art director Greg Breeding designed them using art by Mark Laita which features a photo illustration showing a green plant sprouting up from brown, […]

  • WATCH NOW: Impeachment hearings – Watch testimony while getting breakdown of process

      (Mobile users click here for live stream) To keep you informed, Host J.B. Biunno and political reporter Evan Donovan will be joined by political analysts and politicians throughout the day to answer your questions and discuss what’s happening in the hearings.

  • Live on the Red Carpet from the 2019 CMA Awards

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