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Pope’s Climate-Change Stand Deepens Conservatives’ Distrust

Conservative distrust of Pope Francis, which has been building in the U.S. throughout his pontificate, is reaching a boiling point over his plan to urge action on climate change.

01/21/2015

Zeoli Show Log 1.16.15

Rich analyzed the agreement by the NCAA and Penn State to restore wins taken away from Joe Paterno in the aftermath of the Jerry Sandusky affair, flights be scheduled to Cuba, and singer Rick Springfield’s emotional testimony at trial. He also talked to Pennsylvania State Senator Jake Corman about the agreement between Penn State and the NCAA, and Darpana Sheth from the Institute of Justice about civil asset forfeiture.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–01/16/2015

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Top Ten Stories Of 2014

The disappearance of a plane carrying hundreds, the fall of an iconic comedian, and the rise of a brutal terror group are just some of the biggest news stories of the year. Here are CBS Local’s top ten news stories of 2014.

12/23/2014

Stigall Show Log 12.23.14 (Jeff Bolton)

5:30am- We start off the show talking about the two New York City police officers that were killed over the weekend. Jeff believes that if we continue on the path we are on men and […]

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–12/23/2014

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Christie To Obama: Demand Cuba Return Cop Killer

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie disagrees with President Obama’s decision to normalize relations with Cuba and wants the president to demand the immediate return of a convicted cop killer from the country.

12/21/2014

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Traveling To Cuba: What You Need To Know

Travel to Cuba from America has been expanded upon due to a new presidential policy. Find out how this foreign policy shift will effect future travel.

12/19/2014

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Philly Cuban Restaurant Offering Drink Specials In Honor Of Historic Announcement From White House

A Cuban restaurant that’s name literally translates to “Free Cuba” is offering a deal in honor of the renewal of diplomatic relations between the small island nation and the United States.

12/18/2014

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NJ State Police Want Fugitive Living In Cuba Back In Prison

Cops in the Garden State see plans by the Obama Administration to resume diplomatic relations with Cuba as an opportunity to return a convicted cop killer to prison.

12/18/2014

U.S. President Barack Obama speaks to the nation about normalizing diplomatic relations the Cuba in the Cabinet Room of the White House on December 17, 2014 in Washington, DC. Obama announced plans to restore diplomatic relations with Cuba, over 50 years after they were severed in January 1961. In a prisoner exchange, U.S. contractor Alan Gross was freed after being held in Cuba since 2009 and sent to Cuba three Cuban spies who had imprisoned in the U.S. since 2001.  (Credit:  Doug Mills-Pool/Getty Images)

Mixed Feelings About Obama’s Decision To Restore Ties With Cuba

People have mixed feelings about President Obama’s decision to open a new chapter with the communist country.

12/18/2014

(Guillermo Pernot, whose wife is Cuban, watched Pres. Obama's announcement from the KYW Newsradio newsroom.  Photo by Hadas Kuznits)

Obama’s Decision to Normalize Relations With Cuba is ‘Huge,’ Says Local Man

In anticipation of Obama’s speech on Cuba, we invited chef Guillermo Pernot of Cuba Libre restaurant, in Old City, to watch the speech in our newsroom. His wife is Cuban.

12/17/2014

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Cuban-American Lawmakers In NJ Oppose Renewing Relations

High-ranking Cuban-American lawmakers in New Jersey are speaking out against the United States plans to start talks with Cuba on normalizing full diplomatic relations between the nations.

12/17/2014

Statue Of Liberty Re-Opens To The Public For First Time Since Hurricane Sandy

NJ Sen. Menendez Wants Federal Probe Of Potential Cuban Role In Allegations Against Him

Sen. Robert Menendez said Tuesday that he has asked the Justice Department to investigate whether the Cuban government had a role in allegations against him that have made him a target of a federal probe.

07/08/2014

Cuba Libre (Credit, Michelle Hein)

Top Spots For Cuban Cuisine

There are a few restaurants in the Philadelphia area that can almost sate my hankering for Cuban cuisine when it strikes. Here’s where to go for a taste of an island that’s so close, yet—sadly—so far for most of us.

01/02/2014

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2013 IN REVIEW: Fidel Castro’s Niece Visits Philadelphia For LGBT Event

But the visit almost didn’t happen.

12/31/2013

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Phillies Sign Free Agent Miguel Alfredo Gonzalez

The Philadelphia Phillies have signed free agent right-handed pitcher Miguel Alfredo Gonzalez, Senior Vice President & General Manager Ruben Amaro Jr. announced Friday.

08/30/2013

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