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Differing Views On Sony Pulling The Plug On “The Interview”

Some agree and others disagree views with Sony’s decision to pull the film.

12/18/2014

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School Bus Safety Concerns Arise As Community Mourns Death Of Bensalem Student

School district officials will also be discussing school bus safety issues and whether more can be done to protect students.

12/18/2014

U.S. President Barack Obama speaks to the nation about normalizing diplomatic relations the Cuba in the Cabinet Room of the White House on December 17, 2014 in Washington, DC. Obama announced plans to restore diplomatic relations with Cuba, over 50 years after they were severed in January 1961. In a prisoner exchange, U.S. contractor Alan Gross was freed after being held in Cuba since 2009 and sent to Cuba three Cuban spies who had imprisoned in the U.S. since 2001.  (Credit:  Doug Mills-Pool/Getty Images)

Mixed Feelings About Obama’s Decision To Restore Ties With Cuba

People have mixed feelings about President Obama’s decision to open a new chapter with the communist country.

12/18/2014

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PHA Breaks Ground On New Low-Income Housing Complex

Philadelphia Housing Authority officials have broken ground on a low-rise affordable housing complex in Germantown.

12/18/2014

This spot at 29th and Girard will soon be a pizza place. (Credit: Mike Dougherty)

New Brewerytown Pizza Place Possible Sign Of Things To Come In Area

This portion of Brewerytown has seen better days, but now it’s in a state of transition.

12/18/2014

Jimmy Rollins #11 and celebrates after hitting a game-winning 2-run double in the bottom of the ninth inning to win 5-4 against the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game Four of the NLCS during the 2009 MLB Playoffs at Citizens Bank Park on October 19, 2009 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  (credit: Nick Laham/Getty Images)

Phillies Fans React To Reported Trade Of Jimmy Rollins To Dodgers

Multiple reports have the Phillies trading away Jimmy Rollins to the Los Angeles Dodgers — a move
fans are calling “an end of an era.”

12/11/2014

(file photo) Frank Rizzo Junior (credit: Steve Tawa)

Frank Rizzo Jr. To Run For At-Large Seat On Philadelphia City Council As Democrat

Frank Rizzo Jr. says after three years on the sidelines, including switching parties last year, he wants to get back to tackling pressing issues.

12/11/2014

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City CouncilHears of Rocky Results In DHS Outsourcing Of Child Welfare Cases

Philadelphia City Council held a public hearing on Wednesday to check on the progress of new DHS system of outsourcing child welfare cases to community agencies.

12/11/2014

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Camden School Officials Encouraged By Higher Graduation Rate

The graduation rate in Camden, New Jersey jumped six percent last year, and the school superintendent is optimistic about the future.

12/11/2014

(School District of Philadelphia headquarters, near Broad and Spring Garden Streets.  File photo by Mike DeNardo)

Commonwealth Court Reviews Legality Of Philadelphia School District’s Termination Of Teachers’ Contract

Attorneys for the Philadelphia School District have asked a Commonwealth Court panel to affirm the District’s authority to cancel its teachers contract.

12/11/2014

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Philadelphia Culture, Nightlife In Spotlight For Papal Visit

Organizers of the World Meeting of Families are actively working with local tourism groups to come up with a “nightlife” for the thousands who will be visiting Philadelphia.

12/08/2014

Evette Fearon and Lesa Givens of Faith Seeder Ministries. (credit: Cherri Gregg)

Gloucester County Non-Profit Collecting Backpacks For Children In Ebola-Stricken Nations

More than five-million children are out of school in Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone as the countries continue to fight the deadly Ebola virus. So Faith Seeder Ministries in Sewell, New Jersey is working to help thousands of these students.

12/08/2014

(Mayor Nutter speaks with reporters outside his City Hall office.  File photo by Mike Dunn)

Despite PGW Defeat, Nutter Rejects “Lame Duck” Label

The failure of Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter’s ambitious plan to sell PGW marks a new low in relations between Nutter and members of City Council. But the mayor insists he’ll be able to get things done in 2015, his final year in office, and rejects the label “lame duck.”

12/08/2014

(Philadelphia School District headquarters.  File photo by Mike DeNardo)

School District Begins Hearings On Applications For 40 New Charter Schools

Today brings the first round of hearings on dozens of new charter school applications in Philadelphia.

12/08/2014

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Protesters Organize ‘Die-In’ After Eagles Game In South Philly

Protesters were in the streets outside of Lincoln Financial Field after the Eagles game Sunday.

12/07/2014

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