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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’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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/ GOP SENATORIAL candidate Tom Smith stops by SmokeEaters Pub in northeast Philadelphia on Monday to meet supporters. Photo: Rory McGlasson    Send article as PDF   

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REJOICING in new solo Democrat candidate Jim “Scoot” Clay for 179th House Dist. at Frankford American Legion Post were Party leaders, from left, 43rd Ward Leader Emilio Vázquez, 23rd Ward Leader Dan Savage, Clay and 23rd Ward Chairwoman Gloria Redd. Clay stands unopposed, now incumbent State Rep. Tony Payton’s ballot petitions have been thrown out. […]

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IN AN UNUSUAL twist, two candidates for same seat in State House, in same election, endorsed each other!  Each is seeking to fill vacant 186th House Dist. position formerly occupied by now-Councilman Kenyatta Johnson. But Harold James, left, who held that post before Johnson knocked him out four years ago, is only running in Apr. […]

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