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47-Story Hotel/Condo Building Joining The Philadelphia Skyline

A new project on the corner of Broad and Spruce Streets will be the city’s tallest structure built for residential use.

12/17/2013

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New Bill Offers Pregnant Women A Bit Of A Break While On The Job

Approved at Council’s last meeting of 2013 was a measure authored by Councilman Bill Greenlee that requires local employers to give pregnant workers reasonable accommodations.

12/15/2013

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Proposed Bill Gives L&I Crews Authority To Break Padlocks To Clean Vacant Lots

Second District Councilman Kenyatta Johnson says L&I’s efforts to clean up unsightly vacant lots are stymied because absentee owners lock them.

12/14/2013

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City Council Passes Law Making Property Owners Responsible For Cleaning Up Graffiti

You didn’t do the tagging, but if it’s on your property, city council says it’s on you to clean it up.

12/12/2013

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People Around The City React To Nelson Mandela’s Death

People all over the city are speaking out about the impact of Nelson Mandela’s life and reacting to his death.

12/06/2013

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Hype Begins For Annual Army Navy Clash

It remains one of the most unique rivalries in sports.

12/04/2013

John Ciccone, 26, is this years "Mayor's High Five Award" recipient. (Credit: John McDevitt)

Nutter Gives Out “High Five Award” To Runner Who Overcame Great Obstacles

Saying running has truly saved his life, 26-year-old John Ciccone of West Philadelphia started running seriously about two years ago. He was diagnosed with bi-polar disorder when he was 16.

11/17/2013

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Nutter’s Plan To Give Tax Break To Hotel Developer Upsets Some

Mayor Nutter’s plan to give a tax break to a developer who wants to build two new hotels in Center City has drawn protests from other hotels in town.

11/04/2013

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Parents And Public School Advocates Voice Their Displeasure With School District’s Plans

Parents and public school advocates say they’re not at all pleased with the School District’s plans for $45 million dollars recently released by Governor Corbett and they gave City Council an earful this past week.

11/03/2013

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Actor Kevin Hart Donates 500 Computers To Philly Schools

Actor and comedian Kevin Hart has donated 500 computers to schools and the recreation department in his hometown of Philadelphia.

11/01/2013

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Philadelphia Smartphone Theft Ranked Highest In Country

Philadelphia is ranked number one for smartphone thefts, according to a new survey by AAA.

10/28/2013

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Nutter: Using State Dollars To Open Philadelphia Historic Sites Not An Option

Mayor Nutter now says using city dollars for the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall will not happen.

10/14/2013

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Nutter Uses YouTube To Respond To Critical PFT Ad Campaign

Mayor Nutter is mounting a decidedly low-budget rebuttal to the teacher union’s ad campaign which slams him.

09/05/2013

Mayor Nutter helps open the new SVU in Philadelphia (Credit: John Ostapkovich)

Facility Opens In Philadelphia To Help Sex Crime Victims Cope

The new facility in Hunting Park combines agencies that deal with the aftermath of sex crimes.

08/26/2013

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NYC ‘Stop-And-Frisk’ Ruling Expected To Have Little Impact In Philly

A similar lawsuit in Philadelphia resulted in a settlement agreement two years ago, so Monday’s ruling will have no impact here.

08/12/2013

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