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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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STORM OVER WATER: New Charges May Trigger Change In City Charter

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BY TONY WEST/ Water bills are undergoing a historic shift in Philadelphia. It’s part of a project to pump $2 billion of public money over a generation into a remaking of our most-crucial infrastructure – that which handles the source of life itself: rain. Rain is already costly and will grow more so, if we […]

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BY TONY WEST/ (Second In A Series)/ When life isn’t fair to begin with, it can be hard to make it fairer without hurting some people. Water is one of the basic costs of life – and business. Both the water we consume and the rainwater we divert need a complex infrastructure of mains, drains […]

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by Rory McGlasson A world-renowned theatre group has found a new home on Mifflin Street. Now they hope its neighbors get to know who they are. It seems bizarre that Archedream for Humankind, a blacklight mask dance and theater company that seeks to evoke “archetypes,” is well-known around the world, but not in its hometown. […]

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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 yesterday afternoon. On the court, the city’s best high-school basketball […]

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