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(Philadelphia city councilman Frank Rizzo Jr., in file photo)

Rizzo Says He’ll Run For Fifth Term Even Without GOP Backing

The Republican City Committee of Philadelphia meets Tuesday night to endorse candidates for the May GOP primary, and among those not expected to be endorsed is an incumbent city councilman, Frank Rizzo Jr.

02/15/2011

Lynne Abraham is the latest Philadelphian, and first woman, to appear on a beer glass at National Mechanics. (Credit: photo provided by National Mechanics)

Lynne Abraham First Woman To Appear On Glasses At Local Bar

A well known Philadelphian is the first woman whose mug appears on a beer glass at a popular restaurant and bar in Old City.

02/15/2011

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DiCicco Introduces Bill To Allow City Workers To Opt Out Of DROP

Councilman Frank DiCicco says he regrets enrolling in the controversial pension plan, and he has introduced a bill which allows any city worker to opt out of DROP.

01/28/2011

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Analysis: Looking Back At The Life Of Bill Batoff

One of this area’s most prolific political fund raisers has died.

01/16/2011

(Philadelphia City Council members James Kenney, left, and Frank Rizzo.  File photos)

City Council Moves Forward With Bill To Rein In Wreck Chasers

A bill aimed at getting rogue tow truck operators in line has moved out of a City Council committee — but not without a little fireworks.

11/16/2010

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Top Murals To See In Philadelphia

Philadelphia has many murals, thanks in part to the Mural Arts Program, which has produced a wide variety of works in partnership with many organizations across the city. Travel around town, and be sure to look up at the dazzling walls you see across the cityscape!

09/21/2010

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