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Philadelphia National Parks Closed As A Result Of Government Shutdown

Visiting the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall is a history lesson but it’s unavailable due to another historic event; the first government shutdown in 17 years.

10/01/2013

(Tourists were surprised to see a sign on the Liberty Bell Center that the facility was closed due to the federal government shutdown.  Credit: Ed Fischer)

Philadelphia Tourists Caught By Surprise As Historic Sites Close

Many tourist were disappointed as sites run by the federal government were closed due to the government shutdown.

10/01/2013

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Online Tech Company Relocates To Curtis Center In Philadelphia

An online reputation managment firm, Brand.com, has moved its headquarters to the Curtis Center in Philadelphia from West Chester.

09/08/2013

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Minor Electrical Fire At Independence Hall

The Philadelphia Fire Department says there was a minor electrical fire in the basement, but it’s been extinguished.

08/03/2013

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U.S. Open Sets Up Shop On Independence Mall

If you can’t make it out to Merion for the U.S Open, you can still get the Open experience in Philadelphia. This weekend, Independence Hall is hosting the Merion Experience.

06/15/2013

(Flag Day ceremony in front of the National Constitution Center.  Credit: Justin Udo)

Americans Celebrate Flag Day and Founding of U.S. Army

And the flag is only part of the celebration.

06/14/2013

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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

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