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Pennsylvania Officials Call For More Funding For Local Law Enforcement

Senator Bob Casey says he’ll vote for a ban on assault weapons and large ammunition clips but there’s another measure he’d like to see to curb gun violence; he’s calling for full funding of federal programs for local law enforcement.

01/17/2013

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Shane Victorino Celebrates Nicetown Boys And Girls Club Anniversary

Shane Victorino and his wife Melissa had a grand reception from about three dozen kids at the Shane Victorino Nicetown Boys and Girls Club Friday evening.

01/05/2013

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Governor Christie Meets President Obama At The White House, In Town To Discuss Superstorm Aid Funding

President Barack Obama has met with New Jersey Republican Gov. Chris Christie at the White House.

12/06/2012

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$12M Restored To Various Philadelphia Programs

This past week City Council restored more than $10 million in funding to programs that had been reduced or cut earlier, including money for the Department of Parks and Recreation.

12/01/2012

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Committee Of 70 Concerned About Plan To Give City Council Control Over Money

A Philadelphia city councilman’s plan to give council direct and final control over hundreds of millions of dollars isn’t sitting too well with a local political watchdog group.

09/30/2012

Philadelphia Police Department

U.S. Attorney General Announces Funding For Law Enforcement Positions In 44 Cities, Including Philadelphia

Holder announced the funding at Philadelphia City Hall on Monday. It comes through the U.S. Department of Justice Office of Community Oriented Policing Services.

06/25/2012

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Gov. Corbett Cuts Millions In Funding To Public Universities

On Tuesday afternoon, Gov. Corbett laid out his proposed budget. It holds the line on taxes but cuts millions in funding to public universities like Temple, which stands to lose $43 million more than last year.

02/07/2012

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Susan G. Komen Organization Restores Funding To Planned Parenthood

The Susan G. Komen organization has restored funding to Planned Parenthood following criticism from liberal groups and lawmakers, after its decision to stop contributions to the organization.

02/03/2012

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Alden Global Capital Buys Journal Register

Newspaper and digital media publisher the Journal Register Co. says it has been acquired by hedge fund Alden Global Capital less than two years after emerging from bankruptcy protection and implementing an expansive digital presence.

07/14/2011

Temple University

Temple University Plans To Raise Tuition By $1,200

Temple University announced Friday that it will raise tuition by about $1200 per student this fall to make up for deep cuts in state education aid.

07/01/2011

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Judge Temporarily Halts Philadelphia School District Layoff Plan

A Philadelphia Common Pleas Court judge has granted a union request to force schools superintendent Arlene Ackerman to rescind 1,500 teacher layoffs for the time being.

06/06/2011

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