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(Mayor Michael Nutter.  File photo)

Nutter Responds To Council President’s Memo Over Sale Of PGW

Mayor Nutter is taking issue with the Council President’s view of how officials will deal with his controversial plan to sell PGW.

04/11/2014

Philadelphia skyline. (credit: Steve Patterson)

Philadelphia Among Top 10 Cities With Energy Star Certified Buildings

The EPA releases it’s annual list of the 25 U.S. Cities with the most Energy Star certified buildings. This year, Philadelphia cracked the top 10.

04/11/2014

(File photo: Philadelphia City Council president Darrell Clarke speaks to reporters in City Hall.  Photo by Mike Dunn)

More Wrangling Between Mayor Nutter, City Council Over PGW Sale

City Council President Darrell Clarke is signaling to colleagues that he doesn’t want the mayor’s plan to sell PGW to be formally introduced in council until consultants study the deal further.

04/11/2014

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Politician Sting Case Files Unsealed

A judge in Harrisburg has unsealed the record in the case of an aborted sting operation that ensnared several top Philadelphia Democrats.

04/10/2014

Delaware County District Attorney Jack Whelan, left, talks about legislation aimed at keeping child predators out of schools. Philadelphia State Sen. Anthony Williams, right, is a proponent and author of a Senate bill addressing the issue. (photo by Mark Abrams/KYW)

Phila. State Senator Addresses Need For Legislation To Keep Child Predators Out Of Schools

Flanked by Delaware County D.A. Jack Whelan and Darby Township Police Chief Len McDevitt, Sen. Anthony Williams got their endorsement for his bill, passed in the Senate, to prevent school districts from hiding sexual misconduct allegations against teachers.

04/10/2014

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Former President Clinton In Town For Campaign Fundraiser

Former president Bill Clinton was the keynote speaker at a campaign fundraiser Thursday for Marjorie Margolies.

04/10/2014

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Study: Obamacare May Indirectly Lower Cost Of Car Insurance

A new study from RAND says the Affordable Care Act may indirectly lower the cost of car insurance.

04/10/2014

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Mayor Nutter Signs Two E-Cigarette Regulation Bills Into Law

Saying he wants to “promote and protect the health and wellness of everyone in Philadelphia,’” Mayor Nutter has signed into law two measures that regulate electronic cigarettes.

04/10/2014

Artist rendering of proposed hour glass at 19th and Market. (photo provided)

Newtown Square Company Submits Proposal To Post Digital, 3-D Ads In Center City

A Newtown Square, Pa. company wants to install high-tech, 3-D digital advertising devices on the sidewalks of Center City, though whether City Council goes along is unclear.

04/10/2014

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After Two More Overdose Deaths, Cape May Prosecutor Calls Heroin Problem An ‘Epidemic’ In Region

“We’re calling it an epidemic. It’s statewide in New Jersey and I think it’s in Pennsylvania as well, from everything we can tell.” Cape May Prosecutor Robert Taylor said.

04/10/2014

(Gov. Corbett in Harrisburg.  File photo by Tony Romeo)

Corbett Expected To Sign Into Law Two New Child Protection Bills

On Monday, Governor Corbett signed three bills spurred by the Jerry Sandusky scandal and now two more – dealing with mandated reporting of child abuse – are headed to his desk.

04/10/2014

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Judge: Christie Ex-Aides Can Withhold Documents

Two former associates of Gov. Chris Christie do not have to hand over documents to a legislative committee investigating the traffic jam scandal engulfing the governor, a New Jersey judge ruled Wednesday.

04/09/2014

(David Cohen, left, executive vice president of Comcast, testifies as Arthur Minson Jr., executive vice president and CFO of Time Warner Cable, listens during a Senate Judiciary Commettee hearing on Capitol Hill.  Photo by Mark Wilson/ Getty Images)

Comcast Exec Tells Senators Merger Will Be Good For Consumers

But several members of the US Senate Judiciary Committee were skeptical.

04/09/2014

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Father Convicted of Airplane Repair Fraud After Son Testifies Against Him

Jay Stout, 54, and his “Flying Tigers” company, based at the Donegal Springs Airport, were found guilty by a federal jury in Philadelphia of cheating customers and endangering lives.

04/09/2014

(Officials, at a construction site in the 2000 block of Chestnut Street where the YWCA Center City Annex once stood.  Photo by Hadas Kuznits)

Construction Set To Begin For Center City ‘Luxury’ Apartment Building

Mayor Michael Nutter says it’s all part of the planned revitalization of once-elegant Chestnut Street.

04/09/2014

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President Obama, VP Biden Sworn-In For Second Term

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