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Top Memorial Day Events In The Philadelphia Area

Celebrate Memorial Day in Philadelphia with these celebratory events.

05/26/2013

A replica of the new $100 bill, set to be issued October 8, 2013. (Credit: United States Federal Reserve)

Former Counterfeiter Weighs in on Philly-Centric New $100 Bill Design

There’s a lot of Philadelphia in the new design, from Ben Franklin to Independence Hall, the Declaration of Independence, and the Liberty Bell. But it’s really all about thwarting counterfeiters.

04/26/2013

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Federal Employees Protest Budget Cuts On Independence Mall

About 150 federal employees gathered in the shadow of the Liberty Bell and the Federal Building at lunchtime on Wednesday to protest the across the board federal government cuts known as sequestration.

03/20/2013

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Rare Piece Of American History On Display In Doylestown

During Fonthill Castle’s Old-Fashioned 4th of July Celebration, people were able to get a glimpse of one of only two known authentic copies of the Declaration of Independence.

07/04/2012

Independence Hall File Photo (Credit: John McDevitt)

Top Historical Spots In Philadelphia

Philadelphia is more than just the City of Brotherly Love, it’s the birthplace of our nation. If you only have a day or two to take in the city’s sites, these five stops need to be on your itinerary.

06/18/2012

(Philadelphia chapter of Tuskegee Airmen) (credit: KYW's John McDevitt.)

Tuskegee Airmen Treated Like Movie Stars At Flag Day Event Along Independence Hall

There was a flag raising ceremony outside Independence Hall on Thursday. The 78th Army Band played and members of the Philadelphia chapter of Tuskegee Airmen were on hand.

06/14/2012

Stigall Show Log 4.23.12

Chris reviews the Flyers huge win knocking the Penguins out of the NHL playoffs and media coverage of Ron Paul’s rally at Independence Hall yesterday. He talks to Michael Bronstein and Jeff Roe on the Monday Morning Matchup about the Presidential Campaign between Mitt Romney and President Obama, and to Phillies Manager Charlie Manuel about two disappointing losses in San Diego.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–04/23/2012

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Ron Paul Addresses Supporters In Philadelphia

Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul has brought his underdog campaign to Philadelphia.

04/22/2012

Doug Thomas is an interpreter for historic philadelphia. He leads the tipplers tour. (Credit: John McDevitt)

The Tippler’s Tour And After Hours Tours Are Back On The Mall

Historic Philadelphia brings back two popular tours where you get a taste of history.

04/21/2012

Stigall Show Log 4.19.12

Chris recounts last night’s disappointing Flyers performance and the best dog recipes from Twitter. He talks to Sidney Barthwell, who attended High School with Mitt Romney and Law School with Barack Obama, Congressman Pat Meehan about the GSA scandal and Danny Bonaduce about the death of Dick Clark.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–04/19/2012

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Pro-Life, Anti-Obamacare Rally Draws Hundreds To Independence Mall

Hundreds of protesters cheered as a number of speakers lashed out at the recent federal mandate that, in effect, forces insurance companies to pay for contraception.

03/23/2012

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Centennial Bell Rings Again In Independence Square

The other famous bell on Independence Square is once again chiming the hours in the historic section of Philadelphia.

02/18/2012

(Scaffolding covered the Independence Hall tower for more than a year during restoration.  File photo by Mike DeNardo)

Saturday Afternoon Ceremony Slated For Restart of Independence Hall Clock Chimes

By Tim Jimenez PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — After an 18-month wait, a historic bell will toll tomorrow on Independence Mall in  Philadelphia. No, not that bell.  This one is called the Centennial Bell, and it hangs […]

02/17/2012

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Police: All Suspects In Custody In Fatal Old City Beating

Philadelphia Police arrested three suspects who are being held on charges related to the fatal beating of a recent college graduate trying to hail a cab in Philadelphia’s historic district.

01/21/2012

Independence Hall File Photo (Credit: John McDevitt)

Independence Hall Bell Chimes Once Again

If you were near Independence Mall on Friday afternoon, you would have heard the bell of the clock tower ringing for the first time in 18 months.

01/13/2012

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