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Lawmaker Calls For Extending Bar Hours At Some Locations In Pa.

A Pennsylvania lawmaker announced Monday that he plans to introduce legislation which would amend the Liquor Code to allow businesses to apply for extended use permits, which would authorize the sale of alcohol beyond 2 a.m. to 4 a.m.

04/14/2015

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Pa. Senate Sends House A Bill That Would Pull Plug On Philadelphia’s New Sick Leave Law

The state Senate has sent the House a bill that would overturn Philadelphia’s new law, set to take effect next month, that would require business owners with at least ten employees to allow workers to earn paid sick leave.

04/14/2015

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Analysis: Hillary Clinton ‘The Most Qualified Candidate We Have Ever Had’

Dr. Mary Ellen Balchunis, Associate Professor of Political Science at La Salle Universtiy, reviewed Hillary Clinton’s announcement of her candidacy for President and gave the former First Lady, Senator, and Secretary of State high marks.

04/14/2015

The Philadelphia Association of Black Journalists hosted  the mayoral forum at the Community College of Philadelphia. (Credit: Kristen Johanson)

From Education To Jobs, Philly Democratic Candidates Discuss Top Issues At Mayoral Forum

A forum for the six Democratic mayoral candidates was held at Community College of Philadelphia Thursday night.

04/10/2015

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Presidential Candidate Rand Paul To Accept Donations Of Bitcoins

The Kentucky Republican is allowing his supporters to donate to his campaign using bitcoins.

04/08/2015