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(Pro- and anti-immigration advocates share sidewalk space outside the Bourse Building, where the Mexican consulate for Philadelphia is located.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

Phila. Anti-Immigration Protesters Outnumbered By Demonstrators Backing Reform

Pro- and anti-immigration advocates shared sidewalk space outside the Mexican consulate for Philadelphia, near Independence Hall.

07/18/2014

(District Council 33 president Pete Matthews, second from right, confers with other union officials following this morning's hearing in Philadelphia Common Pleas Court.  Photo by Mike Dunn)

City of Philadelphia Asks To Impose Contract Terms in Stalled Blue-Collar Talks

“This is another attempt to circumvent the collective bargaining process by the mayor,” says District Council 33 president Pete Matthews. “It’s not up to the courts to resolve a collective bargaining agreement. It’s up to the mayor to sit down and work this out fairly.”

07/18/2014

(The Pond Eddy Bridge, in Pike County, is on the National Register of Historic Places.  Photo provided by Penndot)

Pssst, Wanna Buy A Bridge? PennDOT’s Got One Just For You

You can buy a bridge for as little as $1. Currently there are eleven for sale.

07/18/2014

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Feds Strengthen Rules For Treatment Of Pregnant Women In The Workplace

H.R. and Leadership Consultant and owner of Development First in Warrington Walter Hoff says it’s about time the EEOC tightened these regulations.

07/18/2014

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Voter Registration Effort Focuses On Ex-Offenders

Philadelphia is home to more than 300,000 ex-offenders and many have no idea they can vote.

07/18/2014

(Pres. Obama, speaking with the shut-down I-495 bridge in the background.  Image from White House video feed)

Pres. Obama, in Delaware, Urges Investment in Nation’s Infrastructure

It’s not just a question of safety and security, Obama says. He sees it as a matter of keeping the country competitive with the rest of the world.

07/17/2014

(Philadelphia L&I commissioner Carlton Williams and Mayor Nutter unveil an example of the new signage that will be required at construction sites in the city.   Photo by Mike Dunn)

Philadelphia Unveils New Required Construction Site Signage

The new rule comes in the wake of last year’s building collapse on Market Street that killed six people.

07/17/2014

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Bucks County Van Driver Suspended After Child Treated For Heat Exposure

A driver for Bucks County Intermediate Unit 22 has been suspended with intent to dismiss after allegedly leaving a child in a passenger van for three hours on a hot day.

07/17/2014

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Early 2016 Poll in Colorado Has Mixed News For Hillary Clinton

If the presidential election were held today, survey responses indicate Hillary Clinton would lose to Rand Paul, 46 to 43 percent, but she’d edge out Chris Christie.

07/17/2014

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President Obama To Visit Damaged 495 Bridge Site In Wilmington

As Congress decides whether to add money to the nation’s highway trust fund, President Obama will visit Delaware later today to see a damaged bridge.

07/17/2014

Voters in Pennsylvania believe the state has enough slot machines. (FILE: credit CBS 3)

Revenue At Pennsylvania Casinos Is Down About 3% This Year

Gross gaming revenues were down just under 2-point-9 percent in the fiscal year just ended.

07/17/2014

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Philly Summer Recreation Program Invites First Lady Michelle Obama

The children have put together a video inviting the first lady to the program’s big finish on August 13th, at Vogt Recreation Center.

07/16/2014

(The Anthony Wayne Housing Project, Phase II.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

Once A Vacant School Building, Now Senior Housing In Point Breeze

Conversion of the historic Anthony Wayne School building, at 28th and Morris Streets, began ten years ago, when $5.5 million in tax credits and city funding helped convert the school into 36 units of affordable housing.

07/16/2014

(The interior of Philadelphia club Delilah's, without the dancers.  Photo provided)

Judge Nixes Nutter Administration Attempt To Tax Lap Dances at Strip Clubs

The Nutter administration has lost in its legal battle to tax lap dances performed in the back rooms of strip clubs.

07/16/2014

(Pa. state senator LeAnna Washington, accompanied by her son, arrives at a district justice office in Abington to face theft and related charges.  March 2014 file photo by KYW's Brad Segall)

Prosecutors Urge Judge To Keep Sen. LeAnna Washington’s Trial in Montco

A multi-county grand jury indicted the 68-year-old state lawmaker, and the presiding judge selected Montgomery County as the venue for the trial.

07/16/2014

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U.S President Barack Obama (L) takes the oath of office as first lady Michelle Obama holds the bible in the Blue Room of the White House in Washington

President Obama, VP Biden Sworn-In For Second Term

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