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September 25, 1989 | By Dave Caldwell, Inquirer Staff Writer
Rob Latronica, running back with a cause, has been wearing the sleeveless red T-shirt for more than a year now. On the front of the T-shirt is a picture of a buck lined up in the crosshairs of a rifle scope. On the back of the T- shirt are the words, THE BUCKS STOP HERE. Latronica has not been wearing the T-shirt because he is an avid subscriber to Field and Stream magazine. Since a big loss to Central Bucks West's football team two years ago, a game for which the T-shirts originally were printed, Latronica has set his sights on the Bucks, and on Friday night, he finally tracked them down.
ENTERTAINMENT
July 1, 1986 | By MARY FLANNERY, Daily News Staff Writer
The little girl did know why everyone was making such a big deal about the baptism of her infant brother and sister. But she was still miffed. She wasn't used to being eclipsed. Then, a doting relative who came for the celebration bestowed the perfect gift that put everything in perspective. Happily, the little girl wore over her pretty party dress a red T-shirt with white letters: I'm the Twins' Big Sister. T-shirts are like that. They can make a statement. They can boost the spirits.
SPORTS
September 5, 2013 | BY TOM MAHON, Daily News Staff Writer mahont@phillynews.com
IT'S COME to this: Penn State has issued a T-shirt commemorating its 23-17 season-opening win over Syracuse. We all know the Nits are doing whatever they can to boost a program that was hit hard by the Jerry Sandusky scandal. But selling a T-shirt (for $17.95, by the way) for beating a team that went 8-5 last season is a bit much. Even if it did take place at an NFL stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. The Nits have won 23 of the last 26 meetings with the Orange. And, at one point, won 16 in a row (from 1971 to 1986)
NEWS
May 25, 1997 | By Monica Yant, INQUIRER STAFF WRITER
Nearly every day, Corine Toms puts on a custom-painted T-shirt and turns herself into a walking shrine to her dead boy, "Worm. " Since May 30, 1995, when he was shot by another teen in Germantown, she has built a memorial wardrobe of four shirts. There's a simple, short-sleeved T-shirt bearing the letters RIP and the dates of his birth and death, and another emblazoned with a big red cross. For winter, there's a sweatshirt with a silk screen of her son in a white suit, standing in the living room; "In Loving Memory Of" is written across the back.
SPORTS
August 25, 2012
One of the most anticipated games of the NFL preseason, if you believe in that sort of thing, is getting the rock-tour treatment: It will get its own commemorative T-shirt. For a mere $35, obsessed fans can buy a "QB Showdown" T-shirt, which will picture rookie quarterbacks Andrew Luck and Robert Griffin III. This year's No. 1 and No. 2 overall picks will face off Saturday when the Colts face the Redskins in Washington. "People will make a buck off everything," Redskins defensive end Stephen Bowen said.
NEWS
November 27, 2002
They're shapeless. They're gray. They are so not what fashion is all about. They're the "you-blew-the-dress code" T-shirts at Rancocas Valley Regional High School. They're an administrator's dream. How it works: At the school in northern Burlington County, the dress code is typical. Student clothing should not be distracting, disruptive or hazardous. But this year, there's a twist. Any kid who violates the code either must wear this badge of bad taste the rest of the day - or call home and wait in the office for acceptable attire.
NEWS
April 9, 2011 | Associated Press
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - In the category of "there are stupid criminals and there are even stupider criminals," police here say that a man apprehended in a North Carolina home-invasion robbery is in jail after a T-shirt bearing his photo was found outside the crime scene. The Charlotte Observer reported yesterday that the shirt fell from the suspect's car as he was making a hasty getaway. Charlotte-Mecklenburg police say that a man and woman were at home when two men broke in March 29 and took a wallet and some jewelry.
BUSINESS
April 23, 2012 | Inquirer Staff Report
Urban Outfitters Inc. said Monday it never stocked or sold a controversial T-shirt with a pocket patch that resembled a symbol worn by Jews in Nazi Europe, while the shirt's Danish manufacturer said a photo featuring the embroidery on Urban's website "must be an early sample" of a prototype that was never, ultimately, made. The T-shirt's symbol. The Philadelphia-based retailer would not explain how a photo of the yellow cotton Kellog tee with a six-pointed blue star on a chest pocket ended up on its website for $100, but spokesman Ed Looram said the online image would be replaced with a "correct" and pocketless version of the shirt, made by Denmark-based Wood Wood.
NEWS
October 4, 2012 | By Jonathan Lai and Kristen A. Graham, INQUIRER STAFF WRITERS
A uniform-free "dress-down" day at Charles Carroll High School in Port Richmond turned into a public dressing down for a student who chose to wear a pink T-shirt supporting Mitt Romney for president. Samantha Pawlucy, a sophomore at Carroll High, said her geometry teacher publicly humiliated her by asking why she was wearing a Romney/Ryan T-shirt and going into the hallway to urge other teachers and students to mock her. "I was really embarrassed and shocked. I didn't think she'd go in the hallway and scream to everyone," Pawlucy said.
NEWS
June 27, 1990 | By Marianne Costantinou, Daily News Staff Writer
For one shining sentimental moment, that T-shirt from the East Idaho 10K Turkey Dash was more than a wonderful idea. It was imperative. So was that T-shirt from the regatta in which your boat capsized and you were nearly swept off to sea. And that "I (Heart) Vermont" tee from the camping trip with the friendly deer ticks. Ah, what's a memory without a T-shirt to commemorate it? Your overstuffed closets and bureau drawers are willing to find out. So is the American Friends Service Committee, the Quaker organization.
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BUSINESS
March 31, 2016 | By Suzette Parmley, Staff Writer
Villanova University breaking its Sweet 16 drought has been a windfall for area retailers, from Modell's to the on-campus bookstore. Since the Wildcats' upset over Kansas on Saturday to advance to the Final Four of the NCAA men's basketball tournament, top-sellers such as the $24 "I Wanna Party Like It's 1985" short-sleeve T-shirt are moving fast. The shirt refers to the last time Villanova won the national championship. Extra shipments of many items arrived Tuesday at sports retailers throughout the region, some of whom extended their hours to meet the demand this week.
FOOD
September 4, 2015 | Samantha Melamed
Which are you? It's a decision every Philadelphian has to make for him or herself: Wit or witout. Show your tolerance (and love for cheesesteaks) with this instant-classic T-shirt from local designer Philly Phaithful. -  Samantha Melamed  "I can't live" T-shirt, $24.99 at  Phillyphaithful.com   Salt, pepper and ... habanero? Northern Liberties spice maker Saint Lucifer is determined to one-up Old Bay with its own special spice blend - a hot, salty, garlicky powder the makers think should sit next to salt and pepper on every table in the city.
NEWS
July 27, 2015 | By Elizabeth Wellington, Inquirer Fashion Writer
With the hottest part of summer hovering over us like a muggy, style-wrecking cloud, the key to keeping cool is easy dressing. T-shirts are among the simplest options, but when you need to take it up a notch ... The trendlet ... slip into the T-shirt dress. Whether Polo-style or scoop neck, A-line or tank, T-shirt dresses are cute and comfy and fit into whatever fashion story you're trying to tell. Amp up a T-shirt dress with a pair of wedge heels and envelope clutch.
NEWS
June 8, 2015 | BY DAN GERINGER, Daily News Staff Writer geringd@phillynews.com, 215-854-5961
DAN HERSHBERG, 31, from Northern Liberties, is a diehard Philly sports fan who landed a job right out of college, creating highlight clips for ESPN's late-night shows. But after two years, he was pining for his hometown. "Bristol, Connecticut, is not a place where you want to spend your 20s," Hershberg said. "I'd get out of work at 2 or 3 a.m. when there's not much opportunity to socialize in Bristol. I hadn't seen a living, breathing woman in a long time. " Hershberg had an epiphany.
NEWS
June 5, 2015 | By Joseph A. Slobodzian, Inquirer Staff Writer
Almost three years have passed since Philadelphia Police Officer Moses Walker was gunned down just before dawn on the way home from his job as a turnkey at the 22d District. That's a long time for grief, loss, and anger to simmer, and on Wednesday, his mother's anguish boiled over at the sentencing of his killer, Rafael Jones. "I pray that you rot in hell," said Wayne Lipscomb, fighting back tears during her victim-impact statement before Common Pleas Court Judge Jeffrey P. Minehart.
NEWS
May 29, 2015 | BY ANNIE PALMER, Daily News Staff Writer palmera@phillynews.com, 215-854-5927
SIX WEEKS AGO, Lisa and Mario Sagliano were worried. Their son Santino, 10, wouldn't speak or sleep, and had trouble expressing his emotions. But soon after, something clicked, Lisa said. Yesterday morning, standing at a lectern in City Council chambers, Santino told a crowd of reporters and Council members that he was honored and grateful. Councilman Dennis O'Brien presented Santino with a certificate of recognition for his successful T-shirt business and also for his work as an ambassador of hope for the autistic community.
NEWS
February 23, 2015 | By Julia Terruso, Inquirer Staff Writer
More than one million people are expected to flood the Benjamin Franklin Parkway in September to try to get even a speck-size glimpse of Pope Francis. But there's an easier way. Organizers are selling life-size cutouts of His Holiness. For $120 (that's the 25 percent-off price available through Saturday), you can own a "life-size standee" of Pope Francis. The World Meeting of Families, the organization fund-raising and hosting a weeklong Catholic conference and the papal visit, is also selling tabletop papal cutouts for $15, an I [heart]
ENTERTAINMENT
January 3, 2015 | By Samantha Melamed, Inquirer Staff Writer
Aurelia Good, 39, of Stockton, N.J., homeschools her children, fosters medically fragile kids, and is married to a pastor. But, she's not perfect. "I like to do Pinterest projects, which is my downfall," she said. Along the way, she's blown up cookies. ("It's actually really easy," she said. "You swap baking powder for baking soda. ") She exploded a pot roast. ("I thought, 'There's got to be a faster way. What if I cook it in the microwave?' ") She decoupaged a box shut, and painted a chalkboard wall that she allowed her kids to draw on before it had cured, resulting in permanent graffiti.
NEWS
August 7, 2014 | BY DAN GERINGER, Daily News Staff Writer geringd@phillynews.com, 215-854-5961
AS PHILADELPHIA mourns the violent deaths of so many children - including a 3-year-old girl killed Friday by a stray bullet in Grays Ferry - Rhawnhurst Presbyterian Church has installed a memorial of 201 T-shirts, each bearing the name and age of a 2013 shooting victim. "There is one shirt for every victim of gun violence within the borders of the city in 2013," the Rev. Keith McClain said. He partnered with Heeding God's Call - a faith-based campaign to end illegal-handgun sales - and erected the activist group's traveling "Memorial to the Lost" on his church's front lawn along Loretto Avenue near Lansing Street, where it will remain through Aug. 16. A prayer vigil is scheduled for 7 p.m. today at which the public is invited to walk through the memorial, reflect on what it means and, if moved to do so, quietly say a prayer for an end to gun violence.
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