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Iraq

Stigall Show Log 8.15.14

Chris reviews President Obama’s statements on the unrest in Ferguson, Missouri and Philadelphia’s quest to lure the 2016 Democratic National Convention. He talks to Steve Cordasco on Finance Friday at 7:00 and CBS 3’s Beasley Reece at 8:00.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–08/15/2014

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Centuries Old Skeleton Discovered At Penn Museum

Keeper and Associate Curator of the Physical Anthropology section of the Penn Museum Janet Monge says they have always known he was here in the museum, just not his precise location.

08/10/2014

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Iraqi Exchange Student Concerned About Family During Escalating Violence, Airstrikes

A Kurdish exchange student is studying in Philadelphia at Temple University. But his heart and mind are half a world away with his family in Iraq.

08/08/2014

US President Barack Obama speaks about the situation in Iraq in the State Dining Room at the White House in Washington, DC, August 7, 2014. Obama said he authorized air strikes and relief supply drops in Iraq to prevent "genocide" by Islamist extremists against minorities. "We can act, carefully and responsibly, to prevent a potential act of genocide," Obama said, in an address as he announced military action.  (Photo credit SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

President Obama Authorizes Targeted Airstrikes In Iraq

President Obama authorized airstrikes “if necessary” against Islamic militants if they move toward Erbil in northern Iraq where American military, diplomats and civilians are stationed.

08/07/2014

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Penn Museum Rediscovers Ancient Skeleton In Storage

An archaeology museum in Philadelphia has made an extraordinary find — in its own storage rooms.

08/05/2014

Chris May, Atheer Hussein, his son Haider Hussein, photographer Jim Spearing and Atheer's wife Areej Hussein. (credit: Chris May)

CBS 3 Photographer’s Extraordinary Journey From Baghdad To Philadelphia

Atheer grew up in Baghdad, the youngest of ten children. After earning a degree in French studies, he followed his older brother into a career as a cameraman, shooting soap operas and documentaries. But in 2003 when the war came to Iraq Atheer discovered a new line of work — using his camera to capture the conflict for CBS News.

08/01/2014

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Gas Prices Spike As Holiday Weekend Approaches

Analysts say gas prices are at the highest they’ve been for the July 4th weekend in six years.

07/02/2014

Stigall Show Log 6.24.14

Chris discusses the latest in the case of the missing IRS emails, Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane’s release of a report on the Jerry Sandusky investigation, and the Supreme Court’s rejection of New Jersey’s bid to legalize sports gambling. He also talks to author Andrew McCarthy about the capture of the mastermind behind the Benghazi terrorist attacks.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–06/24/2014

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Survey: Many Americans Wary Of New U.S. Role In Iraq

Fifty percent of those questioned believe the US has no responsibility to do something about the violence in Iraq; 42 percent say we do.

06/23/2014

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Conflict In Iraq Having Modest Impact At The Pump

AAA Mid-Atlantic is reporting that the national average price of a gallon of gasoline has risen three cents since last week, even though gas prices traditionally drop at the this time of year.

06/22/2014

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3 On Your Side: Situation In Iraq Could Push Gas Prices Higher

Gas prices weren’t supposed to take too much of a ride this summer, pretty much on par with last summer’s range. But the increase in violence in Iraq by Islamic militants could push prices higher.

06/18/2014

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As Violence In Iraq Continues To Escalate, Iraqis In Philadelphia Growing More Concerned

As violence in Iraq continues to escalate, Iraqis in Philadelphia are growing more concerned about family still living in their homeland.

06/16/2014

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Social Media Today: World Cup Stats, Iraq Blocks Social, PLL Returns Strong

KYW Newsradio social media editor Melony Roy reports daily on what’s trending around the region and the world.

06/16/2014

Stigall Show Log 6.16.13

Chris covers the developing crisis in Iraq, President Obama’s intervention to halt the SEPTA strike, and Jimmy Rollins becoming the Phillies all-time hits leaders. He talks to Ryne Sandberg and Michael Bronstein and Colin Hanna on the Monday Morning Matchup.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–06/16/2014

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La Salle Professor Turzanski On Iraq: Troop Withdrawal Created ‘Jihad Summer’

Chris Stigall talked with Ed Turzanski about political turmoil in Iraq as the radical Sunni Muslim group ISIS marches toward Baghdad.

06/13/2014

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