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(Voting machines at a warehouse in Philadelphia.  File photo by Mike DeNardo)

SCOPA Hears Arguments On Legality Of Widely Used Electronic Voting Machines

The machines are called direct recording electronic, or DRE, and with a press of a button or turn of a wheel voters can choose the next governor or congressman, with choice recorded directly into the machine’s memory. Advocates says there’s a problem.

09/10/2014

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Unique Competition At City Hall Hopes To Drum Up Votes In November

Voting rights groups teamed up Saturday evening to host Philadelphia’s first “Drum Duel” — a competition designed to get people fired up about voting.

09/07/2014

The new Dilworth Park (Credit: Justin Udo)

New Dilworth Park Open For Business In Center City

Dilworth Park, formerly known as Dilworth Plaza, reopens in Center City Thursday.

09/04/2014

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Controversial Toronto Mayor Dances His Troubles Away

Controversial Toronto mayor Rob Ford danced his heart out inside Toronto’s City Hall on Thursday.

08/29/2014

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Friends, Fans Still Proud Of Philadelphia’s Taney Dragons

“Win or lose, they’re still in the hearts of Philly people,” one person said.

08/21/2014

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Philadelphia’s Dilworth Park Scheduled To Reopen Next Month

By Steve Tawa PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Dilworth Plaza is expected to reopen September 4th after major renovations to the area on the west side of City Hall. Officials are due to give an update on […]

08/18/2014

PNB letters taken off the old Philadelphia National Bank building. (Credit: Tim Jimenez)

Plan To Change Part Of Center City Skyline Put On Hold

The iconic PNB letters are coming off the old Philadelphia National Bank building.

08/16/2014

(Philadelphia City Hall.  File photo by Jenn Bernstein)

Philadelphia’s Empowerment Centers Offer Residents Free Advice On Financial Matters

It’s an even dozen for Philadelphia’s “Empowerment Centers” which offer free guidance to city residents on balancing budgets and making ends meet.

08/16/2014

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie in file photo. (credti: Kena Betancur/ Getty Images)

New Jersey Governor Christie To Sign Bail Overhaul Legislation

Gov. Chris Christie is set to sign legislation aimed at overhauling New Jersey’s bail system.

08/11/2014

Contestants in the Liberian-American Beauty Pageant, which kicks off three days of activities in the Philadelphia area celebrating Liberia's Independence Day. (Credit: Mike Dunn)

Liberian Americans Gathering In Philadelphia For Celebration, But With Heavy Hearts

Friday brings the start of three days of activities in Philadelphia marking the importance of the Liberian community in the area — three weeks after four Liberian American children died in a fire in the city.

07/25/2014

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UIL Holdings Decides Not To Drop Out Of Potential PGW Purchase

Today is the first day the company that wants to purchase PGW has the ability to drop out of the deal. But officials with the firm say they’re staying in, for the time being.

07/16/2014

City Hall (FILE PHOTO credit: Tim McLaughlin)

Judge To Hear Nutter’s Appeal To Tax Lap Dances

The Nutter Administration’s attempt to slap a tax on lap dances performed at strip clubs falls squarely into the lap of a Common Pleas judge this morning.

07/16/2014

Patrick Sanyeah (sitting and speaking) surrounded by friends and family. (credit: Tim Jimenez)

Group Of SW Philly Residents March To City Hall To Demand Apology From Mayor Nutter

Members of the Southwest Philadelphia community devastated by last weekend’s fatal fire took their outrage to City Hall Wednesday evening.

07/10/2014

Andrew Jackson Elementary School (credit: CBS 3)

Parents Demand Answers After 7-Year-Old Dies After Collapsing In Classroom

Philadelphia schools continue to deal with deep budget cuts, just a day after a first grader died at an elementary school that has no full-time nurse.

05/22/2014

Joe Parisi and his partner Steve Seminelli are among 18 same-sex couples to get their marriage license at City Hall in Philadelphia Tuesday, May 20, 2014. (credit: John McDevitt/KYW)

18 Same-Sex Couples Get Marriage Licenses At Philadelphia City Hall

Pennsylvania is now the 19th state to legalize same sex marriage.

05/20/2014

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