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Mayor Michael Nutter

(City councilman James Kenney, left, in file image from City of Phila. TV.  Mayor Michael Nutter, right, in file photo. (credit: Mike Dunn)

Nutter To Decide Whether To Sign Or Veto Bill To Decriminalize Small Amounts Of Pot

It was back in June that the pot decriminalization bill passed City Council in a straight party line vote, 13-3. Because Council then went into recess, Mayor Nutter has until Thursday to sign or veto it, or let it become law without his signature.

09/08/2014

Mayor Nutter signs into law a measure that will make it easier for new mothers who return to work to pump breast milk. (Credit: Mike Dunn)

Nutter Signs Bill Making It Easier For Moms To Pump Breast Milk At Work

Mayor Nutter has signed a bill that requires all Philadelphia employers to give workers who are nursing mothers the space and time to pump milk while on the job.

09/04/2014

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National Preparedness Day Brings Call For Philadelphia Residents To Have A Plan

Today is National Preparedness Day, and Philadelphia officials used the occasion to remind residents to make sure they have an emergency plan for their home.

09/02/2014

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Taney Dragons Parade Throughout City To Celebrate LLWS Run

It was a big day for Philadelphia’s standout little league team — the Taney Dragons — who floated through Center City Wednesday.

08/27/2014

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City Releases Taney Dragons Parade Details

Mayor Michael Nutter made the surprise announcement Sunday during a homecoming celebration for the team at Love Park.

08/24/2014

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Taney Dragons To Be Honored By Phillies During Pregame Tribute

The Philadelphia Phillies announced on Sunday that the Taney Dragons will be honored during a special pregame tribute Wednesday night at Citizen’s Bank Park.

08/24/2014

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Philadelphia To Celebrate Taney Dragons Homecoming

Mayor Michael Nutter says the event will take place when the team arrives at about noon Sunday at Love Park in Philadelphia.

08/23/2014

Top Philadelphia Democrats will be pulling out the stops as they try to convince national party officials to hold the 2016 Democratic National Convention right here. (credit: Mike Dunn/KYW)

Philadelphia To Show Some ‘Brotherly Love’ To DNC Committee

Philadelphia is one of five cities vying to host the 2016 DNC, and nearly 20 members of the site committee will be here next Wednesday and Thursday.

08/07/2014

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Report: Pope Francis To Attend World Meeting Of Families In Philly In 2015

According to a report, Philadelphia Archbishop Charles Chaput has confirmed that Pope Francis will be coming to Philadelphia for the World Meeting of Families in 2015.

07/25/2014

Stigall Show Log 7.15.14

Documentary filmmaker Dennis Michael Lynch joins Chris to discuss the border scandal and his new film “They Come To America 2″. PA Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick joins Chris to talk about the hearings and new developments in the Veterans Administration scandal. Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl is returning to an active desk job in San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–07/15/2014

Wendell Pritchett, second from the right, on June 30, 2014. (credit: Mike DeNardo/KYW)

School Reform Commission Member Wendell Pritchett Resigns

In a statement, Pritchett said SRC in recent years has been considering a set of options, “all bad,” and he said this is no way to run a high-performing school system.

07/03/2014

(The headquarters of the School District of Philadelphia, on North Broad Street near Spring Garden.  File photo by Mike DeNardo)

Philadelphia School Funding Proposal Falls Short In Late Night Maneuver

House Republican leaders Tuesday night thwarted an 11th hour effort by Philadelphia Democrats to get committee approval for a Philadelphia school funding proposal.

07/02/2014

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

Philadelphia Schools Face More Cuts If State Lawmakers Can’t Agree On Funding

The Philadelphia School District is keeping its pink slips in its pocket for now, until the revenue picture from Harrisburg becomes more clear.

06/30/2014

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Investigators Looking For Answers In Girl’s Tragic Death At Brewerytown Rita’s

Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter said on Monday that it’s time to focus on getting the facts together after a 3-year-old girl was killed by a falling security gate at a Rita’s Water Ice in Brewerytown.

06/30/2014

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Municipal Workers Union Asks City Council To Delay Budget Vote

The largest city workers union — which has been without a contract for five years — is asking City Council to delay passage of the budget until the union works out a deal with the Mayor Michael Nutter.

06/14/2014

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