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Delaware County Man Loses Fight Over Parking During Government Shutdown

A Pennsylvania runner ticketed for parking at Valley Forge National Historical Park during the government shutdown has lost his day in court.

05/07/2014

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2013 IN REVIEW: Government Shutdown Temporarily Closes Local Historic Sites

The October 2013 government shutdown cost the U.S. economy an estimated $24-Billion, including several million in lost tourist dollars when National Parks in the Philadelphia area closed.

12/28/2013

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End Of Government Shutdown Brings Philadelphia’s Historical Sites Back To Life

The end of the government shutdown means Philadelphia’s historical sites are now open for business.

10/17/2013

(Sen. Robert Casey speaks with reporters at the 30th Street Amtrak station in West Philadelphia.  Credit: Mike DeNardo)

Sen. Casey Hopeful That Government Brinksmanship Won’t Repeat in 2014

The deal struck funds the government only through mid-January, and allows the nation to borrow through February 7th.

10/17/2013

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As Government Shutdown Ends, New Citizens Sworn In at Constitution Center

Forty-seven applicants from 32 countries across the globe raised their hands and recited in unison their allegiance to a new land.

10/17/2013

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After Contentious Shutdown, Valley Forge Park Reopens To Visitors

After a sixteen-day shutdown, the visitors’ center, the theatre, the trails and the buildings are open.

10/17/2013

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Workers Back On Job As Area Historic Sites Reopen

The government shutdown was especially hard on people who don’t work for the government, but were still affected by the federal shutdown.

10/17/2013

Stigall Show Log 10.17.13

Chris breaks down the deal to end the government shutdown, Cory Booker’s win in New Jersey’s special Senate election, and Governor Tom Corbett releasing $45 million to Philadelphia schools. He talks to New Jersey Congressman Scott Garrett and Comedian Jonathan Kite.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–10/17/2013

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President Signs Bill To Open Government, Avert Default

Just hours before the midnight deadline, a deal is struck.

10/16/2013

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Pennsylvania Students Get Holocaust Lesson From Survivor, Camp Liberator

At Keneseth Israel synagogue in Jenkintown, concentration camp survivor Ernie Gross described his experiences during the war.

10/16/2013

Stigall Show Log 10.16.13

Chris covers the latest round of negotiations to end the government shutdown, the special Senate election in New Jersey between Cory Booker and Steve Lonegan and polling about how politically divided Americans are. He talks to Author Ann Coulter and Tom McGrath from Philadelphia Magazine.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–10/16/2013

(The Independence Visitor Center, in file photo.  Credit: Mike Dougherty)

Visitor Center Boss Says Fed Snub On Reopening Hurts Philly Tourists

The Visitor Center, at 6th and Market Streets, is on federal property but gets only one-fifth of its funding from the federal government.

10/15/2013

(Protesters at the World War II memorial in Washington, DC on Sunday.  Credit: Jewel Samad/ AFP/ Getty Images)

Area Expert Says A Government Debt Default Could Be Slow But Severe

As Congress works on a plan to raise the debt ceiling, taxpayers may be wondering how they will be affected if there is no agreement.

10/15/2013

Stigall Show Log 10.15.13

Chris continues his coverage on the negotiations to end the government shutdown, the special Senate election in New Jersey and reveals that Rush Limbaugh is returning to Talk Radio 1210.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–10/15/2013

FILE: Cory Booker and Steve Lonegan. (Booker photo by Ramin Talaie/ Getty Images)

Government Shutdown Become Major Talking Point In NJ Senate Special Election

With the special election to fill New Jersey’s vacant Senate seat in Congress just a few days away, Democrat Newark Mayor Cory Booker and Republican Steve Lonegan are hitting the campaign trail hard.

10/14/2013

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