BC-PA--Pennsylvania News Digest, PA
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CITY’S FORMER POET-WHITE NATIONALIST PAST
PHILADELPHIA _ A former poet laureate of Philadelphia who focused on bringing poetry to neighborhoods and the city’s young people has been revealed to have been a white nationalist. Frank Sherlock was appointed to the year-long post in 2014 during the administration of Mayor Michael Nutter, who is black. The Philadelphia Inquirer reports Sherlock’s white nationalist past was revealed in a poem by another local poet posted to Twitter and later deleted.
SWARTHMORE _ The only two fraternities at a private liberal arts college in Pennsylvania have decided to disband amid outrage over documents containing derogatory comments about women and the LGBTQ community and jokes about sexual assault. SENT: About 430 words.
TEEN SHOT-SUPERMARKET _ Authorities say a 13-year-old boy who was shot outside a Philadelphia supermarket remains hospitalized in critical condition.
TWO MEN SHOT _ Authorities say a street shooting in western Pennsylvania that left a man and a teenage boy hospitalized also damaged a home.
FATAL HIT-RUN CRASH _ A driver has been charged in a hit-and-run crash that killed two people and injured five others in northeast Philadelphia last month.
ARLINGTON, Texas _ By Schuyler Dixon. UPCOMING. 650 words, photos. Game starts 1:05 p.m. CT.
PHILADELPHIA _ Detroit plays at Philadelphia.
PHILADELPHIA _ FC Cincinnati plays at the Philadelphia Union.
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