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(Philadelphia schools superintendent William Hite, in file photo by Mike DeNardo)

Schools Chief Hite Turns Down His $60,000 Performance Bonus

Hite is declining the bonus that goes with the good report card he received from the School Reform Commission.

07/02/2015

(Angela Bey.  Photo by Pat Loeb)

Philadelphia Teen Wins Constitution Center’s Playwriting Contest

And the final work is now a full-scale, professional production, at the National Constitution Center through July.

07/02/2015

Ben Franklin Bridge. (credit: Justin Drabick)

Bridge Tolls Between New Jersey And Pennsylvania Could Drop

Commuters who use four bridges between New Jersey and Pennsylvania could soon pay less in tolls.

07/02/2015

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Body Of Williamstown High School Student Found In Monroe Township, NJ Lake

Crews had initially been dispatched to the area to search for Boyer on Wednesday, after his friends said he didn’t make it to shore while swimming in the lake.

07/02/2015

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Pre-Teen Boy Drowns Accidentally in French Creek

Pennsylvania state police say the boy slipped on rocks and fell into the fast-moving river in Warwick Township, on Wednesday afternoon.

07/02/2015

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Police: Teen Charged In Deadly Shooting In Bridesburg

Authorities say the shooting happened around 1:26 p.m. on the 2800 block of Orthodox Street.

07/02/2015

Governor Tom Wolf, in file photo. (credit: Tony Romeo)

Gov. Wolf Vetoes Bill That Would Privatize Pa. Liquor Sales

Privatization is a top priority for leaders of the Republican-controlled House. The question now is, how might the liquor veto affect budget negotiations?

07/02/2015

(Wheelchair users and others get their first look at new Philadelphia taxicabs designed to serve their needs.  Photo by Mike Dougherty)

New Wheelchair-Accessible Cabs Begin Rolling Onto Philadelphia’s Streets

A Dodge Journey van was the first wheelchair-accessible vehicle (WAV) to hit the road since 50 new WAV taxi medallions were sold by the PPA.

07/02/2015

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Area Patient-Assistance Group Says Need For Housing During Pope Visit is Huge

Hosts for Hospitals, based in Gladwyne, maintains a network of families who offer their homes as a place for patients and family members who come from out of town for specialized care at hospitals in the Greater Philadelphia area.

07/02/2015

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Owners Of Manco & Manco Pizza Admit Evading Taxes

The owners of a popular Jersey shore pizza restaurant chain have admitted evading taxes and lying to the IRS.

07/02/2015

Dom Show Log 7.2.15

Dom discussed fireworks being regulated to compensate soldiers with PTSD, an awkward question for parents during a kindergarten enrollment questionnaire. At 9:47, Mike Turzai joined discussing the Pennsylvania budget, Millenials having a majority to leave America. At 10, Lt. Col. Ralph Peters joined discussing his new book Valley of the Shadow. At 11, State Senator John Rafferty joined discussing his campaign for PA Attorney General.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–07/02/2015

(The pitch at PPL Park, in Chester, Pa.   Photo by Greg Orlandini)

PPL Park, Home Stadium for Philadelphia Union, Getting a Name Change

Come this fall, the Philadlephia Union won’t be playing in PPL Park anymore.

07/02/2015

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Country’s First Gay Divorce Firm Opens In Philadelphia

A Philadelphia attorney has opened what he says is the first LGBTQ divorce firm.

07/02/2015

(The former Truebright Charter School, on East Roosevelt Boulevard, in file photo by KYW's John McDevitt)

Truebright Charter School Ends Battle To Fight Closure

A troubled Philadelphia charter school is shutting down, rather than continue a court battle to get the SRC to renew its charter.

07/02/2015