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3 dead, 5 hurt after multiple shootings in Philadelphia Thursday

Police were called to a double shooting in North Philadelphia Thursday night.  PHILADELPHIA - Three people were killed and five people were hurt as gun violence continues to surge in Philadelphia.The first shooting reported Thursday injured four people on the same block as a deadly double shooting the night before in the city's Mantua neighborhood.Police say a 32-year-old man and a 44-year-old man were both shot multiple times in the lower body.

A second 32-year-old man was hit once in the leg and another victim suffered a graze wound to the thigh.All four men were taken to Penn Presbyterian Medical Center and were placed in stable condition, according to police. Police say four men were injured when gunfire erupted from inside a passing

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PHILADELPHIA - Philly school students now have some new half days on their calendars but the rollout seemed to be anything but smooth."It’s pretty frustrating," says Yvonne Moore, a mom of two from South Philly.  She’s one of many parents already irritated less than one month into the school year.Today, Moore says she received a letter from The School District of Philadelphia changing the academic calendar.  They’re adding six half days for teacher professional development."They assume that we are all so available all the time and I’m working from home, but all of us aren’t," explains Moore. Earlier this week, we reported on the district trying to add two half days each month for the rest of the year.  At tonight’s school board meeting,
Police were called to a double shooting in North Philadelphia Thursday night.  PHILADELPHIA - Three people were killed and five people were hurt as gun violence continues to surge in Philadelphia.The first shooting reported Thursday injured four people on the same block as a deadly double shooting the night before in the city's Mantua neighborhood.Police say a 32-year-old man and a 44-year-old man were both shot multiple times in the lower body.

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