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Philadelphia police evicted “Occupy Philadelphia” in the early morning hours of November 30, 2011. After being evicted, protesters marched throughout Center City.

Occupy Philly: We’re Alive And Well, Still Meeting

Occupy Philadelphia protesters vowed Friday to continue their movement against corporate greed and economic inequality despite the demise of their tent city at City Hall, and they challenged the city’s assessment that their eviction occurred in a peaceful and orderly fashion.

12/02/2011

Stigall Show Log 11.8.11

Chris talks to Jack Cashill about the death of Joe Frazier, Ray Didinger about the Eagles loss to the Bears, Inquirer Writer Bob Warner and Larry Kane about Election Day in the Delaware Valley, and CBS Evening News Anchor Scott Pelley about a special series on jobs and unemployment.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–11/08/2011

(CBS 3's Pat Ciarrocchi got a sneak peak at the Independence Hall Tower Clock. The public gets to see the renovations in December.)

Sneak Peek At Independence Hall Tower Renovations

CBS 3’s Pat Ciarrocchi climbed 14 flights of metal steps to get a closer look at what tourists will get to see in December.

11/04/2011

Architect Robert Stern will be drawing up plans for the American Revolution museum in Old City. He hopes the 3rd time is a charm. (credit: KYW's John McDevitt)

New York Architect Will Draw Up Plans For American Revolution Museum For The 3rd Time

Robert Stern worked on the design for two previous American Revolution Museum plans, the new site at the old visitor’s center at 3rd and Chestnut is in an urban setting.

11/02/2011

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Pennsylvania Supreme Court To Begin Showing Sessions on Live TV

The Supreme Court of Pennsylvania has decided to allow cameras in the courtroom, and the first televised session will be next month.

08/16/2011

(Credit: Lynne Adkins)

Independence Hall Emerges From Scaffolding, Project Months Behind Schedule

The $4.4-million tower rehabilitation project on Independence Hall is 3 months behind schedule.

07/27/2011

Peter Nero and the Philly POPS (Credit: Cherri Gregg)

Hundreds Gather For Annual Pops Concert In Front Of Independence Hall

Some sat in lawn chairs, others on blankets and many just stood waving the American flag while they listened to the patriotic sounds of Peter Nero and the Philly Pops.

07/04/2011

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Doylestown Man Believes He Has Rare Copy Of Declaration

A suburban Philadelphia collector believes he has a rare copy of the Declaration of Independence made through a 19th Century printing process that damaged the original.

07/03/2011

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Wawa Welcome America Festivities Kick In To High Gear Over Next Two Days

The Welcome America bandwagon keeps rolling. Sunday’s events promise to satisfy almost any appetite.

07/03/2011

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New Series Of Books Highlights Historic Events In Delaware And Chester Counties

Mark Dixon, history columnist for Main Line Today, has collected stories in the Hidden History of the Main Line, Delaware County and Chester County, one book devoted to each.

06/05/2011

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Judge’s Complaints Prompt City Council To Move ‘Ride The Ducks’ Loading Zone

“Ride the Ducks” are back in business in Philadelphia this summer, but they’re loading passengers at a different location because of complaints from a federal judge. Council members signed off on the move Thursday.

06/03/2011

Sarah Palin visits Independence Hall while visiting Philly on May 31, 2011.

Sarah Palin’s Secretive Bus Tour Stops In Philadelphia

Whether Sarah Palin will run for the White House is still a secret, but we at least know that she is confident she can beat President Obama if she runs.

05/31/2011

Kelly Drive Picnic

Top Spots In Philadelphia For A Picnic

Pack a basket, grab a blanket and some friends, and head outside for a picnic at one of Philadelphia’s many green spaces.

04/29/2011

(Despite the rain, a long line of people waited in line today outside the Liberty Bell pavilion on Independence Mall.  If the government shuts down over a budget stalemate, the pavilion would be closed.  Photo by John McDevitt)

With Government Shutdown Looming, Independence Mall Gets a Teaching Moment

A group of grade school students visiting Philadelphia’s historic district got a real life lesson on Friday about the US government and the possible government shutdown.

04/08/2011

Photo Credit: KYW's John Ostapkovich

Threatened Government Shutdown Would Close Liberty Bell, Independence Hall

If the federal government does shut down on Friday, some of Philadelphia’s top tourist attractions will be closed to the public.

04/07/2011

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