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File photo of City Hall. (Credit: Paul Gluck)

Councilman Withdraws Controversial Plan To Purchase Land For New Prison

Mayor Michael Nutter’s plan to purchase land in Northeast Philadelphia on which to build a new prison has collapsed in City Council.

06/17/2015

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Hundreds Compete In Philadelphia International Cycling Classic

It was bike race day on Sunday and the weather couldn’t be better for the thousands of spectators and the hundreds of the best cyclists in the world competing in the Philadelphia International Cycling Classic.

06/07/2015

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Mayor Michael Nutter Issues Statement On Passing Of Beau Biden

Mayor Michael Nutter has issued a statement on the passing of Beau Biden.

06/01/2015

Mayor Nutter at reflection service honoring victims of the Amtrak train derailment. (Credit: Andrew Kramer)

Reflection Service Held For Victims Of Amtrak Train Derailment

The Mayor was quick to point out this was a service of reflection and not a memorial service.

05/17/2015

Deadly train derailment in Philadelphia on May 12, 2015. (credit: CBS)

Sen. Toomey Recounts His Visit To Train Derailment Scene With WPHT’s Rich Zeoli

Pennsylvania Senator Pat Toomey spoke with Rich Zeoli on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT about his visit to the scene of the Amtrak train derailment.

05/13/2015

Police Headquarters in Center City Philadelphia. (credit: Jan Carabeo)

Future Of Big-City Policing On Ballot In Philadelphia

Freddie Gray’s death in Baltimore has had a ripple effect on politics in Philadelphia, focusing the city’s mayoral race on policing just weeks before an important vote.

05/10/2015

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Philadelphia-Area Universities Line Up Diverse Group Of Commencement Speakers

It’s graduation season, and area colleges and universities are getting ready for ceremonies that traditionally feature a guest speaker.

05/04/2015

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Thousands Lace Up For Annual Broad Street Run

40,000 runners laced up their sneakers on Sunday to tackle the ten miles down Broad Street for the 36th annual Broad Street Run.

05/03/2015

Mayor Michael Nutter speaks at conference on urban violence. (credit: Mike Dunn)

Mayors Voice Support For Baltimore Mayor During Philadelphia Conference On Urban Violence

Mayor Michael Nutter welcomed more than a dozen other mayors to Philadelphia on Wednesday for a three-day conference on urban violence. And the mayors voiced support for their counterpart in Baltimore in the wake of this week’s violence there.

04/29/2015

White House senior advisor Valerie Jarrett with Mayor Michael Nutter at a roundtable discussion at Philadelphia City Hall.(credit: Steve Tawa)

Obama Aide Sides With Philadelphia In Fight For Paid Sick Leave

White House senior advisor Valerie Jarrett is part of a national tour by members of the Obama Administration to call on cities with favorable paid sick-leave laws.

04/22/2015

Mayor Nutter helped kick off Jazz Appreciation Month In Philadelphia. (Credit: Cherri Gregg)

City Hall Celebration Kicks Off Jazz Appreciation Month In Philadelphia

City Hall was thumping and bumping on Wednesday as the city kicked off its fifth celebration of Jazz Appreciation month.

04/02/2015

Cara Ferrentino gives residents in Fairmount an in-depth look at the new bike share program. (Credit: Justin Udo)

Philadelphia Bike Share Program Begins In April

Mayor Michael Nutter says the system will launch at noon on April 23rd with an event at Eakins Oval featuring music, brief remarks and a ceremonial ride.

03/30/2015

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Final Farewell To Hero Philadelphia Police Officer

Thousands turned out in West Philadelphia Saturday morning to pay their respects to fallen Philadelphia Police Officer Robert Wilson III.

03/14/2015

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Philadelphia City Employees Recognized For Going Above And Beyond

Three Philadelphia city employees have been honored for outstanding service. They are the winners of this year’s Richardson Dilworth Awards.

03/01/2015

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New Report Finds Philadelphia’s Stop And Frisk Still Targets Minorities

Civil rights groups have released a report analyzing data on the number of police stop and frisks in Philadelphia. The groups say tens of thousands of minorities are being stopped illegally.

02/25/2015

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