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Philadelphia Eagles fans welcome return of football, heartbroken by loss to Washington Football Team [Video]

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PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) — As unusual as it may be, the sacred Sunday ritual that is football is back, and in Philadelphia, that usually means one thing: a lot of chanting.

Though the Eagles were playing away, at home, fans got together for some socially distant football Sunday. In South Philadelphia, Chickie's & Pete's saw some celebrating with the same level of enthusiasm from some as if they were watching from Lincoln Financial Field.

And of course, because of the pandemic, some groups opted to watch the game outdoors.

"I'm just happy to be able to watch football. I'm glad the season is happening. Hopefully, everything stays normal," said Dan Williams of Feasterville.

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But with limited indoor seating now allowed in the city, some headed inside fan-favorite Bayou Bar & Grill to cheer for the Birds.

"Being in the …

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Chilling true-crime documentary airs Saturday on WDAY Xtra; 'Dakota Spotlight: The House on Sweet and Seventh' tells tragic story of 1998 Bismarck murder [Video]

"Dakota Spotlight: The House on Sweet and Seventh" airs at 9 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 26, on WDAY Xtra. This chilling and heartbreaking documentary looks back on the 1998 murder of Barbara and Gordon Erickstad in Bismarck. The couple was brutally killed in their home by their son, 18-year-old Brian Erickstad, and his friend, 27-year-old Robert Lawrence in September of 1998. Through interviews with investigators, vintage footage, documents, and more, host James Wolner shines a light on a very dark case and searches for answers.