PHILADELPHIA - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/PHILADELPHIA News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Nazi suspect dies hours before extradition ruling http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58216962-68/breyer-death-auschwitz-camp.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58216962-68/breyer-death-auschwitz-camp.html.csp">Nazi suspect dies hours before extradition ruling</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">the Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-23T19:25:18.191-06:00">Updated Jul 23, 2014 07:25PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Philadelphia • An 89-year-old Nazi war crimes suspect died in custody hours before a U.S. ruling Wednesday that he should be extradited to Germany to face trial. Johann Breyer died Tuesday night at a Philadelphia hospital, where he had been transferred Saturday after a month in jail, his lawyer and the U.S. Marshals Service said. His death was disclosed Wednesday just as U.S. Magistrate Timothy Rice approved the extradition request, which would still have needed final U.S. government review. Ri...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58216962@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Jul 2014 19:25:18 MDT MLS roundup: Feilhaber’s late goal lifts Sporting K.C. over Columbus http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58192579-77/minute-columbus-sporting-philadelphia.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58192579-77/minute-columbus-sporting-philadelphia.html.csp">MLS roundup: Feilhaber’s late goal lifts Sporting K.C. over Columbus</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-17T16:44:01.684-06:00">Updated Jul 17, 2014 04:44PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Columbus, Ohio • Benny Feilhaber scored in the 93rd minute, and Sporting Kansas City earned its fourth consecutive road win by beating Columbus 2-1 on Wednesday night. Feilhaber rifled a shot off the crossbar from just outside the 18-yard box to move Sporting KC into first place in the Eastern Conference. C.J. Sapong’s header gave Sporting K.C. a 1-0 lead in the first half. Columbus tied it when Chad Barson lofted a cross inside the 6-yard box that deflected off Igor Juliao’s shoulder for an own...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581925792014-07-17T16:44:01.684-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-17T16:44:01.684-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58192579@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Jul 2014 16:44:01 MDT Factory growth fastest in three years in Philly http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58194032-79/fastest-growth-july-manufacturing.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58194032-79/fastest-growth-july-manufacturing.html.csp">Factory growth fastest in three years in Philly</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-17T08:39:02.254-06:00">Updated Jul 17, 2014 08:39AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Manufacturing in the Philadelphia region surged in July, expanding at its fastest pace in more than three years, as new orders, shipments, and hiring all rose. The Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia says its index of regional factory activity rose to 23.9 in July from 17.8 in June. Any reading above zero indicates growth. July’s figure is the highest since March 2011. The data comes after a separate Fed report Wednesday suggested manufacturing output increased at a healthy pace in...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581940322014-07-17T08:39:02.254-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-17T08:39:02.254-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58194032@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Jul 2014 08:39:02 MDT Comcast ‘embarrassed’ by customer service rep http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58188145-79/comcast-block-customer-service.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58188145-79/comcast-block-customer-service.html.csp">Comcast ‘embarrassed’ by customer service rep</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-15T20:53:02.499-06:00">Updated Jul 15, 2014 08:53PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Philadelphia • Cable and Internet giant Comcast is apologizing after a tech-savvy California customer posted eight minutes of telephone conversation online in which he tried repeatedly to get a customer service representative to disconnect his service. The customer, Ryan Block, succeeds in getting the unidentified Comcast rep to agree to disconnect his service, but only after the rep repeatedly asks Block for a reason. At one point, Block says, “I can guarantee right now that you are doing an in...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581881452014-07-15T20:53:02.499-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-15T20:53:02.499-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58188145@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Jul 2014 20:53:02 MDT Police: 2 critical in Philly food truck explosion http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58142433-68/truck-explosion-street-outside.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58142433-68/truck-explosion-street-outside.html.csp">Police: 2 critical in Philly food truck explosion</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOSH CORNFIELD</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-02T10:36:01.597-06:00">Updated Jul 2, 2014 10:36AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Philadelphia • A propane tank on a food truck in Philadelphia exploded into a fireball, critically injuring a mother and daughter and sending at least nine others to the hospital, police said. The truck exploded Tuesday evening outside an auto body shop in the city’s Feltonville neighborhood. Authorities said a 42-year-old woman and her 17-year-old daughter, who were working on the food truck, were in critical condition Wednesday with burns across a substantial portion of their bodies. Also hosp...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58142433@www.sltrib.com Wed, 02 Jul 2014 10:36:01 MDT Owner: Philadelphia newspapers will be vital legacy http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58089111-79/lenfest-philadelphia-katz-owner.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58089111-79/lenfest-philadelphia-katz-owner.html.csp">Owner: Philadelphia newspapers will be vital legacy</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MARYCLAIRE DALE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-19T10:25:01.983-06:00">Updated Jun 19, 2014 10:25AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Philadelphia • Philanthropist H.F. “Gerry” Lenfest has given away most of his $1.2 billion fortune, but he believes his earlier gifts will “pale in comparison” to his work to enrich Philadelphia’s largest newspapers. Lenfest, 84, became the sole owner of The Philadelphia Inquirer and Philadelphia Daily News this week, ending a turbulent year marked by a bitter feud among investors, a court-ordered buyout, and the plane crash death of co-owner Lewis Katz. He claims to have no regrets, even as he ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580891112014-06-19T10:25:01.983-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-19T10:25:01.983-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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Four hundred workers at the Southeast Pennsylvania Transportation Authority’s regional rail system went on strike Saturday morning, shutting down 13 train lines that carry commuters to the suburbs and Philadelphia International Airport. The strike began after negotiations between the transit agency and two u...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58068359@www.sltrib.com Sat, 14 Jun 2014 11:24:02 MDT Philadelphia region braces for potential rail strike http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58066283-79/strike-philadelphia-rail-region.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58066283-79/strike-philadelphia-rail-region.html.csp">Philadelphia region braces for potential rail strike</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By GEOFF MULVIHILL</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-13T17:02:01.894-06:00">Updated Jun 13, 2014 05:02PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Philadelphia • Workers, employers and travelers in the Philadelphia area were making contingency plans as they braced for a threatened rail strike that could add to the region’s summer transportation woes. Unions representing about 400 engineers and electricians were expected to resume talks Friday evening with a mediator and the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority. The unions planned to walk off the job at 12:01 a.m. Saturday if they couldn’t reach a deal, shuttering 13 regional ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580662832014-06-13T17:02:01.894-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-13T17:02:01.894-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58066283@www.sltrib.com Fri, 13 Jun 2014 17:02:01 MDT Lenfest becomes sole owner of Philly newspapers http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58057248-79/lenfest-owner-philadelphia-becomes.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58057248-79/lenfest-owner-philadelphia-becomes.html.csp">Lenfest becomes sole owner of Philly newspapers</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MARYCLAIRE DALE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-11T16:22:02.206-06:00">Updated Jun 11, 2014 04:22PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Philadelphia • A cable magnate has completed an $88 million deal to take over Philadelphia’s largest newspapers after a bitter court fight and the sudden death of his business partner. H.F. “Gerry” Lenfest becomes the sole owner of The Philadelphia Inquirer, the Philadelphia Daily News and Philly.com. The 84-year-old Lenfest is overseas and has not returned messages this week. But outgoing owner George Norcross, the New Jersey Democratic powerbroker, confirms the sale was finalized before Wednes...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580572482014-06-11T16:22:02.206-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-11T16:22:02.206-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58057248@www.sltrib.com Wed, 11 Jun 2014 16:22:02 MDT Philly Inquirer co-owner among 7 killed in plane crash http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58014010-68/katz-inquirer-crash-goodwin.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58014010-68/katz-inquirer-crash-goodwin.html.csp">Philly Inquirer co-owner among 7 killed in plane crash</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MARYCLAIRE DALE </span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-01T19:10:33.83-06:00">Updated Jun 1, 2014 07:10PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Philadelphia • Philadelphia Inquirer co-owner Lewis Katz was killed along with six other people in a fiery plane crash in Massachusetts, just days after reaching a deal that many hoped would end months of infighting at the newspaper and restore it to its former glory. His son, Drew, and a business partner confirmed Katz’s death in a crash of a Gulfstream IV private jet, which went down on takeoff Saturday night from Hanscom Field outside Boston on its way to Atlantic City, New Jersey. Katz and o...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580140102014-06-01T19:10:33.83-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-01T19:10:33.83-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58014010@www.sltrib.com Sun, 01 Jun 2014 19:10:33 MDT