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One of the apartments in hJames Dupree's studios that he rents to artists and others from around the world. (Credit: Cherri Gregg)

World-Renowned Artist Wins Long Battle Over Banned Mantua-Based Studio

The world-renowned artist that went head to head with the city of Philadelphia over his Mantua studio has ended his two year court battle on top. The city’s redevelopment authority decided to drop its lawsuit.

12/12/2014

File Photo. Volunteers from the Genealogical Society of Pennsylvania at the Mt. Moriah Cemetery. (Credit: Tim Jimenez, KYW Newsradio)

The Long Process Of Restoring The Historic Mt. Moriah Cemetery

There’s a new deal on the horizon for a historic, border-straddling cemetery that took years to fall into disrepair and will likely need years to mount a comeback.

09/23/2014

(A horse found tied to a fence last year in North Philadelphia.)

A Philadelphia City Council Committee Approves Pet Horse Regulations

A city council committee was not horsing around when its members approved the first-ever regulations on keeping a horse as a pet in Philadelphia.

02/13/2013

(A Peco pamphlet received by customers this week erroneously states that a valid photo ID will be required to vote in Pennsylvania this year.  Image provided)

Some Pa. Voters Still Getting Erroneous Voter ID Warnings

Pennsylvania voters do not have to present a photo ID to vote next month, but Peco customers and city retirees recently received the wrong information in the mail.

10/17/2012

(Credit: Ed Fischer)

Philadelphia Avoiding Use Of Loophole In State’s Voter ID Law

Philadelphia officials say they’re not going to use a loophole in the state’s controversial voter ID law, despite plans by Montgomery and Allegheny counties to do precisely that.

09/25/2012

"Bandit Signs" (Credit: Mike DeNardo)

City Cracks Down On Tacking Illegal Signs On Utility Poles

The Nutter administration is starting to enforce the laws against posting so-called “bandit signs” onto utility poles on street corners throughout Philadelphia.

08/24/2012

(Credit: Mike Dunn, KYW Newsradio)

Nutter Administration To Target ‘Bandit Signs’

Those ugly signs you see attached to utility poles — offering to buy your home or car, cheap — are the target of a new crackdown being launched later this spring by the Nutter administration.

03/25/2012

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