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Joe Khan Seeks Pride in Philadelphia as District Attorney

Joe Khan Seeks Pride in Philadelphia as District Attorney

by Cassie Hepler “Across the country, we’re seeing escalating tensions between law enforcement and the communities they serve. So it’s more important than ever for Philadelphians to be able to have trust and faith in our criminal justice system,” said Joe Khan, “This is a critical moment in our city’s history.” Khan is an early […]

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State Rep. Acosta’s Replacement Is Far from Decided

by Tony West Two things are certain: Sometime between tomorrow and Jan. 3, 2017, State Rep. Leslie Acosta (D-Kensington) will leave office, and her replacement will be nominated by the ward leaders of her heavily Latino 197th Legislative Dist. Who will replace her is very much up in the air, though. Ward leaders from the […]

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Museum of the American Revolution Honors Chairman

By Eldon Graham   How America obtained its freedom is a story as old as the country itself. Long and brutal battles ravaged the land. Now, thanks to Philadelphia’s newest museum, the story of how 13 American colonies united to fight off the British Empire will soon be on display for visitors. The Museum of […]

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Carpenters Rally for Clinton

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20 Years Later, Sports Arena Still the ‘Center’ of Attention

by Eldon Graham In August 1996, Bill Clinton was President, Ed Rendell was Mayor of Philadelphia, and cellphones were primarily used for calling people. And people had a new place to see concerts, sporting events and other entertainment in South Philadelphia. Since opening its doors, the building first known as the CoreStates Center, now called […]

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9th Street Eyes A Bid

by Maria Merlino Some 9th Street business folks are bidding to have a BID, a Business Improvement District. They believe by spending a little money to spruce up the street, its businesses will prosper. Is everyone on board? Not really. Some merchants are culturally wary of bureaucracy, while others are ready to retire without taking […]

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Sheet Metal Workers Union Local 19 Hosted DNC Delegates Among 1,500 Guests

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POLS ON THE STREET: Battle for Pennsylvania Will Be Fought Here

by Joe Shaheeli Hillary Clinton stops in Harrisburg following her first in Philly at Temple University, the day after the DNC crowned her, were followed by an appearance by Donald Trump in Mechanicsburg. These campaign moves are an early sign both understand Pennsylvania is now rated by pollsters as a swing state. The Clinton campaign […]

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City Leaders Promote Safety Locks For Guns

Gun-owning Philadelphians need to know about a new law requiring their safe storage in your residence if minors are living with you. That means equipping guns with gun locks. The bill was introduced last April by Philadelphia City Council President Darrell Clarke, following a number of high-profile preventable tragedies involving children with firearms across the […]

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Sam Staten, Sr. Honored

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