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CITY HALL SAM: Is Nutter Betting On Casinos Now?

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MAYOR MICHAEL NUTTER seems to have solidified his position with regards to a second casino license in Philadelphia. The Mayor is now adamantly in favor of it. Previously he was trying to have his cake and eat it too by siding with the good-government anti-gaming neighbors. Now, he’s beating the drum for the economic power […]

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New Walmart Store Creates 300 Jobs In Port Richmond

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A polish string band greeted hundreds of customers as they entered Philadelphia’s newest supermarket in Port Richmond. The newest Walmart store, now one of five stores in Philadelphia, located at Aramingo Crossings Shopping Center, 2200 Wheatsheaf Lane is a boon to an area hit hard from the recession. The store employs 300 workers from the […]

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Election Day: Philly Voters To Decide Attorney General Primary Race?

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by RORY McGLASSON Patrick Murphy knows Philadelphia and its neighboring suburbs must vote en masse for him today to defeat Kathleen Kane in the race to carry the Democratic flag for attorney general. The race for attorney general could prove to be the most interesting race today in Pennsylvania. Kane and Murphy have been fighting […]

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Philly Pols Working Hard For Votes On Election Eve

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BY RORY McGLASSON Political candidates in Philadelphia were knocking on doors, greeting commuters and shoppers on election eve as the clock ticked down to Tuesday’s election. In Northeast Philadelphia, Democrat Ed Neilson, a candidate in the 169th district and Attorney General candidate Patrick Murphy teamed up to canvass for votes at the Academy shopping center. […]

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Philly’s Latest Boxing Champ Danny Garcia Honored At City Hall; Has His Sights On Mayweather, Pacquiao Fight

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by RORY McGLASSON Could Philadelphia’s latest world boxing champion be set for superstardom? Danny “Swift” García seems to think so. The current WBC Light Welterweight Champion was presented a city citation at a special ceremony hosted by Mayor Michael Nutter, Councilman Curtis Jones, Jr. and Councilwoman Maria Quinones Sanchez today. During the presentation ceremony, Garcia […]

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Kal Rudman: “He took me under his wing” – Music Publisher Remembers His Friend Dick Clark

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by RORY McGLASSON Kal Rudman, known around the world as “the man with the golden ears” and the uncanny ability to pick hit songs, owes much of his own success in the music-industry to the late Dick Clark. Rudman, a philanthropist and publisher of six national music-industry trade journals, including the well-known Friday Morning Quarterback, […]

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Fmr. British PM Tony Blair Attempts To Bring Peace Between Flyers-Penguins Fans

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BY RORY McGLASSON/ Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair was in town to accept the International Statesman Award from the World Affairs Council on Tuesday night. Mr. Blair was presented a crystal bowl at the Hyatt at the Bellevue from World Affairs Council of Philadelphia vice chairman Frank Hermance. After accepting his award, Mr. Blair […]

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Dr. King Historical Marker Unveiled In South Philly

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An historical marker dedicated to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was unveiled in South Philadelphia today. The marker commemorates the appearance in 1965 of the civil-rights leader at the former Hawthorne housing project. About 2,300 people attended the Hawthorne rally to listen to Dr. King speak on his visit to South Philadelphia in 1965, according […]

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Power Evident Behind Ed Neilson In 169th Legislative District Race

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“Take two pretzels,” a campaign volunteer of Edward Neilson told a supporter. “And don’t forget to vote twice for Ed Neilson.” Mummers, pretzels, roast beef hoagies and water ice were some of the Philly-style treats ward leaders, elected officials and others enjoyed at Neilson’s campaign office opening at 3356 Grant Avenue. It was obvious Neilson’s […]

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ALL-STAR Labor Classic Nets Funds For United Cerebral Palsy

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Philadelphia’s labor community celebrated a slam dunk at Sunday’s ALL-STAR Labor Classic. Dozens of local union members and labor leaders played their part raising money for United Cerebral Palsy Foundation at the 25th Annual All Star Labor Classic held at Upper Dublin High School. Labor leaders took to court with with some young basketball stars […]

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