March 3, 2014 - 8:34 AM

UIL Holdings to buy Philadelphia Gas Works

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — UIL Holdings says it will expand its natural gas business by spending $1.86 billion in cash to buy the operations of Philadelphia Gas Works, which serves about 500,000 customers.

March 1, 2014 - 11:35 PM

76ers retire Allen Iverson's No. 3 jersey

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Allen Iverson is at last headed straight to the top in Philadelphia.

Iverson, one of the all-time great 76ers, was set to have his No. 3 retired at halftime of Saturday's game against Washington.

March 1, 2014 - 6:04 PM

USS Somerset commissioned as Flight 93 tribute

February 28, 2014 - 9:05 PM

WR Jeremy Maclin, Eagles agree to 1-year contract

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jeremy Maclin gets a second chance to play in Chip Kelly's offense.

Maclin and the Philadelphia Eagles agreed on a one-year contract, preventing the wide receiver from becoming a free agent next month. Maclin missed the entire 2013 season after tearing his right ACL in training camp.

February 27, 2014 - 9:05 PM

Navy ship bears reminders of Sept. 11 crash in Pa.

February 25, 2014 - 10:05 AM

Urban students take their best shots at squash

February 24, 2014 - 7:34 PM

Rare 1778 letter from George Washington for sale

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — An inspirational 1778 letter written by George Washington to the leaders of Philadelphia during the Revolutionary War is for sale.

Nathan Raab, a dealer in rare letters and autographs, tells ( that Washington wrote the letter in December 1778, shortly after British forces withdrew from Philadelphia.

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