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Decision 2012

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Voter Resource Guide

Every voice matters and every vote counts, so check out this guide that will help you find all the information you need to vote.

WPHT Host Blogs
(Mitt Romney sits aboard his campaign plane, en route from Ohio to Wisconsin.   Credit: Justin Sullivan/ Getty Images)

Romney Campaign Redoubles Effort For Pennsylvania’s 20 Electoral Votes

In the final days of the campaign for president, Pennsylvania’s 20 electoral votes are suddenly looming large.

President Barack Obama participates in a radio interview with Michael Smerconish, Host of the “Michael Smerconsish Show,” in the Oval Office, Oct. 26, 2012.  (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

Michael Smerconish Interviews President Obama

Michael Smerconish, 1210 AM WPHT midday host, conducted his seventh interview with President Barack Obama Friday in the Oval Office.

Listener Blogs
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Decision 2012 Listener Blog: Greg – Mayfair

WPHT Listener Blog – Greg McFadden, Mayfair section of Philadelphia The Most Important Election in our Lives. The problems are huge so the solution has to be huge also. The only way to get the […]

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Decision 2012 Listener Blog: Paul – Havertown

WPHT Listener Blog – Paul Sutton of Havertown, PA Liberals claim the Constitution is a living document designed to ‘progress’ foreword. James Madison authored the Constitution with the goal to create an everlasting state, so a […]

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(Nearby surveillance video captured the Feltonville food truck explosion on July 1, 2014.  File image from CBS3)

Phila. City Council Postpones Action on Food Truck Propane Tank Inspections

Last July, two people working on a food truck were killed when its propane tank exploded. Now, the question is whether the city even has the right to inspect them.

(Councilman Mark Squilla, at Monday's meeting of the Streets and Services Committee.  Image from City of Phila. TV)

Councilman Pushes To Increase Valet Parking Zones For Night Clubs Along Delaware Ave.

Over the objections of the Nutter administration, City Council is moving to encourage more valet parking at the nightclubs along Delaware Avenue, by reducing the cost that the clubs must pay for city permits.

(Rina Cutler speaks with reporters after Mayor Nutter, right, announced she is leaving his administration to take a high-level job at Amtrak.  Photo by Mike Dunn)

Rina Cutler Leaving Nutter Administration Next Month, Taking Job at Amtrak

As deputy mayor for transportation and public utilities, Cutler has overseen major aspects of Philadelphia government: potholes, trash collection, recycling, bicycle lanes, the Philadelphia Gas Works, bridges, the airport, and the water department, among others.

(Philadelphia city commissioner Stephanie Singer.  File photo by Steve Tawa)

Singer’s Attorney Hopes Post-Trial Motions Can Turn Around City Commissioner’s Ballot Hopes

This morning, a judge was poised to remove Stephanie Singer from the May 19th Democratic primary ballot, subject to post-trial motions from her attorney.

(SRC chair Marjorie Neff, center, chats with schools superitendent William Hite, right, during an SRC session on Thursday morning.  Photo by Mike DeNardo)

Philadelphia School District ‘Lump Sum’ Budget Getting OK’d Despite Funding Holes

Right now, the district’s $2.9-billion preliminary budget for next year is short, according to CFO Matt Stanski.