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(At 48th Street Grille, Mayor Nutter greets chef-owner Carl Lewis as Sylvie Gallier-Howard of the city's Commerce Department looks on.  Photo by Steve Tawa)

Crowdfunding Microloan Web Site Spotlights Philadelphia’s Small Businesses

The partnership between web site Kiva.org and the city’s Department of Commerce brings “crowdfunded microloans,” most of which are about $5,000 and are offered at zero-percent interest.

12/02/2014

(Nine-time Olympic gold medal winner Carl Lewis announces his candidacy for the New Jersey state senate last April.  File photo by Mike DeNardo)

Lewis Out, South Jersey Democrats Unsure About Next Step

Now that Carl Lewis is, in fact, out of a New Jersey state senate race in Burlington County, what are Democrats going to do? Party leaders are spending the weekend considering their options.

09/25/2011

(Carl Lewis, today.   Credit:  David Madden)

Carl Lewis Folds His Campaign Tent After Being Knocked Off NJ Ballot

The nine-time Olympic gold medalist said he would still be involved in Democratic campaigns and charity work. “Service does not need a title,” he said.

09/23/2011

Stigall Show Log 9.23.11

Chris discusses Carl Lewis being kicked of the ballot for New Jersey State Senate again. He talks to John Hayward from Human Events about last night’s Republican Debate, CBS 3’s Beasley Reece about the Phillies slump and the Eagles-Giants game this Sunday and Florence Henderson about playing Carol Brady and her new book, Life is Not a Game.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–09/23/2011

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Judges Give Carl Lewis The Boot On Ballot

A federal appeals panel took nine-time Olympic gold medalist Carl Lewis off a New Jersey state Senate ballot Thursday, finding he does not meet the state’s four-year residency requirement after all.

09/22/2011

Stigall Show Log 9.22.11

Chris discusses President Obama’s speech at the United Nations, the status of Michael Vick’s concussion and the story of 91-year-old fan that was run over at a Phillies game. He also talks to Beth Behrs, star of the new sitcom, Two Broke Girls.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–09/22/2011

Stigall Show Log 9.21.11

Chris examines the end of the PLCB’s wine kiosk program, fact checks if secretaries really pay more taxes than billionaires and talks to Phillies Play-by-Play TV Announcer Tom McCarthy about the state of the team heading into the playoffs.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–09/21/2011

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Judicial Panel In Philadelphia Reconsidering Carl Lewis Case

A federal judicial panel is considering whether to reverse a ruling it made a week ago to declare nine-time Olympic gold medalist Carl Lewis eligible to run for state Senate in New Jersey.

09/20/2011

Stigall Show Log 9.20.11

Chris talks to former Vice-President Dick Cheney about his new book, In My Time. He also talks to Phillies Manager Charlie Manuel about winning their 5th straight division.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–09/20/2011

Stigall Show Log 9.16.11

Chris talks to Steve Cordasco on Finance Friday about unemployment and inflation. He talks to New Jersey State Senate Candidate and Olympic Medalist Carl Lewis about the controversey surrounding his campaign and to CBS 3’s Beasley Reece about Michael Vick’s return to Atlanta.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–09/16/2011

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Carl Lewis, Back On Ballot In NJ, Says Court Battle Helped His Campaign

Now the winner in two court battles over his entry in the New Jersey state senate race, Lewis says he is ready to put all the court proceedings behind him and focus on the November election.

09/14/2011

Stigall Show Log 9.14.11

Chris talks to PBS Host Jim Lehrer about his new book Tension City, Seth Everett on the Phillies series in Houston, CBS 3’s Ben Simoneau on the Catholic Teachers Strike and FOX News Legal Analyst Lis Wiehl on the latest ruling against Obamacare.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–09/14/2011

(Former Olympic gold medalist speaks to reporters inside the US Courthouse in Philadelphia.  Photo by David Madden)

Carl Lewis Back On Ballot In New Jersey Senate Race

Nine-time Olympic gold medalist Carl Lewis was ordered back on the ballot in a New Jersey state Senate election by a federal appeals court Tuesday in possibly the final word in a court drama over whether the celebrity political newcomer would meet a four-year residency requirement for state senators.

09/13/2011

(Nine-time Olympic gold medal winner Carl Lewis announces his candidacy for the New Jersey state senate last April.  File photo by Mike DeNardo)

Late Decision Expected Soon In Carl Lewis NJ Senate Residency Appeal

Lewis has been barred from the ballot in New Jersey because the state says he doesn’t meet the four-year residency requirement for Senate.

09/13/2011

(Carl Lewis.  File photo by Steve Tawa)

Carl Lewis Once Again Off The Ballot In New Jersey

A federal judge has affirmed that the nine-time Olympic gold medalist failed to meet the state’s four-year residency requirement. Attorneys for Lewis say they will appeal.

09/07/2011

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