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Former Top Army Official: The U.S. Should Arm The Free Syrian Army

Kean said he agrees with the plan to arm rebels in Syria but wishes we had begun the process years ago.

09/18/2014

Stigall Show Log 9.18.14

Chris reviewed last night’s event at the National Constitution Center with Texas Senator Ted Cruz, former Defense Secretary Robert Gates’ statement on the necessity of sending troops to Iraq, and the doctor shortage facing Philadelphia. He talks to comedian John Heffron at 7:20 and author Clive Thompson at 8:20.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–09/18/2014

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Gov. Christie On Terror Threat: ‘We Need To Be In A Proactive Mode’ To Protect The Region

Cuomo and Christie said they have directed their homeland security advisors and top police officials to review current security measures for the region and make recommendations for how best to respond to new threats.

09/16/2014

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Philadelphia Foreign Policy Expert Critical Of Pres. Obama’s ISIL Plan: ‘See Who Wins In The End’

Turzanski, the John Templeton Fellow at the Foreign Policy Research Institute and a Political Science Professor at LaSalle University, said Pres. Obama’s speech was politically motivated.

09/11/2014

U.S. President Barack Obama delivers a prime time address from the Cross Hall of the White House on September 10, 2014 in Washington, DC.  Vowing to target the Islamic State with air strikes "wherever they exist", Obama pledged to lead a broad coalition to fight IS and work with "partner forces" on the ground in Syria and Iraq.  (Photo by Saul Loeb-Pool/Getty Images)

Local Residents React To President’s ISIS Strategy

As Americans, we all have a stake in what the President said Wednesday evening. For some of us, though, that stake is very personal.

09/10/2014

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

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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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