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[-3] According to a Daily News cover story, the Confederate flag is becoming more prominently displayed on houses and license plates in the area. Hmm. This must be a glitch, because it looks like the story got 100,000 likes and no comments.
[-1] After a season full of injuries and illnesses, some are speculating that Phillies pitcher Roy Halladay will retire. Others are sure he'll morph into the fabulous winged horse Pegasus!
[-2] A wheelchair-bound Upper Darby man is arrested for stabbing his friend five times for not buying his Xbox when it was offered. Better believe that dude was pissed when he respawned.
 Flowers Foods Inc., which owns Tastykake, has revived the Wonder Bread brand. Which apparently means Wonder Bread had gone away. Which means that loaf in the fridge is probably bad. Did Wonder Bread even make pumpernickel?
[+2] The Philadelphia Zoo debuts its two new snow leopard cubs. The crowd demos it for a minute, then quickly upgrades to the lion exhibit.
[-3] Racist text messages sent between Coatesville's school superintendent and its athletic director cause an uproar. But before your resignations are final, would you fellas mind commenting on your Confederate flag TruckNutz? We're writing a little article.
[+1] Paul Dabbar of J.P. Morgan, the broker selling Philadelphia Gas Works, says the city has received "a lot more than five" bids from companies looking to privatize the utility. When ask to specify, he held up fwee fingers, each adorned with a Ring Pop.
[+1] Councilman Jim Kenney says the city should rent out its skyboxes at Citizens Bank Park, the Linc and the Wells Fargo Center and give the money to the School District. "In conclusion, Mr. Mayor, you should have invited me to a game sometime. Yes, of course I like sports. Well, you didn't ask."
This week's total: -5 | Last week's total: -2
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