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Which Philadelphia talk show host can judge the Miss Kensington Pageant one day, and talk with Mayor Michael Nutter about a “New Day” in Philadelphia? Philadelphia marvel Dom Giordano. Dom offers an intelligent “guy next door” sensibility that’s as comfortable as your favorite chair. Born and raised in South Philly, Dom’s local flavor makes him one of the region’s best-connected media personalities. Dom Giordano’s mix of compelling topics, great local callers and provocative guests produces fascinating talk radio. Dom began his unique path to broadcasting as a high school teacher in the Delaware Valley, where he received widespread media coverage for his innovative teaching and motivational techniques with his students.

Giordano was hired at WWDB Radio in 1987, becoming the country’s first teacher-turned-talk show host. “Talkers Magazine” named Dom one of the Top 100 Most Influential Talk Show Hosts in America for five years. Dom is a frequent guest commentator on the Fox News Channel, CNN’s “Talkback Live”, Court TV, “It’s Your Call” on Comcast’s CN8, NBC-10 News, and WHYY-TV 12 News Programs. Dom is a frequent fill in host for the Lou Dobbs Radio Show and formerly for the Radio Factor with Bill O’Reilly. Dom also writes frequent columns for newspapers throughout the region, including “The Philadelphia Inquirer”, “The Bucks County Courier Times”, “The Main Line Times”, and “The Northeast Times”. Dom lives in Germantown with his wife Rosemary, and their two sons, Luke and DJ.

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Rand Paul On CRomnibus: ‘It’s A Crummy Way To Run A Government’

While a government shutdown was averted by the Senate passing a $1.1 trillion continued resolution bill, politicians of both Democratic and Republican origin are unhappy with it.

12/16/2014

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Dean Of Students At Philadelphia School Stands By Students’ Ferguson Protest

Two weeks after a grand jury decision to not indict Officer Darren Wilson for the death of Michael Brown, protests are still being had across the country.

12/08/2014

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Giordano: Countdown To Feast Of The Seven Fishes

The countdown begins for Sixth Annual Feast of the Seven Fishes at Vie on December 15th.

12/07/2014

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Dom’s Feast Of The Seven Fishes

Monday, December 15, Dom Giordano of Talk Radio 1210 WPHT will host a night of food, politics and celebrity guests all for a good cause.

12/04/2014

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NJ Assemblyman: Goal Of Bill Is To Broaden Definition Of Rape

If New Jersey Assemblyman Troy Singleton’s (D-Burlington) bill passes, that definition might have to be broadened.

12/03/2014

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Giordano: Free Philly Jesus!

While not exactly the trial of the century, the trial of “Philly Jesus” this week will be great theater.

12/01/2014

Dom Giordano Talks To Missouri State Senator About Ferguson And Race Relations

Missouri State Senator Maria Chappelle-Nadal joined Dom Giordano on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT to discuss statements she made that St. Louis was experiencing a race war following the grand jury’s decision in Ferguson, MO not to indict police officer Darren Wilson for the killing of Michael Brown.

11/26/2014

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Former State And Federal Prosecutor: Ferguson Rioters Will Not Be Convinced By The Facts

The controversial Ferguson, Missouri grand jury report stating that police officer Darren Wilson will not be indicted in the death of Michael Brown has generated outrage and riots from the citizens of Ferguson.

11/25/2014

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Dom Giordano: Philadelphia’s Liberty Crisis

There are many basic freedom issues that Philadelphia government authorities don’t seem to understand.

11/23/2014

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La Salle Executive Director Of Admissions On Applicants: ‘I Think Students Are Harder On Themselves Than Colleges Are’

La Salle Executive Director of Admissions, Jim Plunkett talked with WPHT midday host about admission process from the collegiate perspective and gives some tips for high school juniors, seniors, and college transfers.

11/21/2014

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Montgomery Co. DA On 2005 Allegations Against Cosby: Even If Everything The Victim Said Was True, There Still Wasn’t Enough To Go With

Then Montgomery County District Attorney and now Commissioner Bruce Castor talked with WPHT host Dom Giordano about why he did not file charges against Cosby even though he felt that the comedian was guilty.

11/21/2014

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Philly Jesus On Disorderly Conduct Arrest: ‘Haters Gonna Hate’

Michael Grant, commonly known as “Philly Jesus,” and his lawyer, Charles Gibbs, talked with WPHT host Dom Giordano about his ordeal over the weekend with police in LOVE Park.

11/18/2014

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Sen. Casey: Taking Executive Action Is Part Of Being President

Dom Giordano talked with Pennsylvania Senator Bob Casey on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT about legislation regarding immigration and the potential for President Obama to take executive action to move the process forward.

11/11/2014

May 1: Osama Bin Laden, who planned the 9/11 attacks in New York and Washington, D.C., was the leader of the terrorist group Al-Qaeda. He was killed in a raid in Pakistan that was conducted by U.S. Navy SEALs. He was 57. (credit: AFP / Getty Images)

Former SEAL Says Missions Shouldn’t Be Discussed With The Media

Dom Giordano talks to former Navy SEAL Tony Sanchez on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT about an upcoming interview from the SEAL who killed Osama bin Laden in 2011.

11/07/2014

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Temple U. Professor On Dealing With Ebola: ‘Misinformation Can Be Major Cause For False Alarm’

Dom Giordano hosted a forum at LaSalle University to address Ebola and talked to Abass Johnson, a Masters of Public Health Student from Liberia and the head of the Public Health Student Organization and Dr. Nora Jones, a Professor at Temple University’s Center for Urban Bioethics, Urban Health and Policy about dealing with a virus like Ebola in a heavily populated urban community.

11/06/2014

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