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(Gov. Christie addresses the Northeast Republican Leadership Conference, meeting today in Philadelphia.  Photo by Paul Kurtz)

Gov. Christie, in Philadelphia, Turns Up Rhetoric Ahead of Expected Campaign Announcement

New Jersey governor Chris Christie spoke at the Northeast Republican Leadership Conference, unleashing some verbal broadsides at the Obama administration.

06/19/2015

WASHINGTON - MARCH 16: Former Sen. Bob Graham  (D-FL), co-chairman of the National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling, testifies on Capitol Hill on March 16, 2011 in Washington, DC. The commission issued its report shortly before the one year anniversary of the Gulf Oil Spill on April 20, 2010. (Photo by Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)

Former Senator On Releasing Classified Pages Of 9/11 Report: ‘The American People Deserve The Truth’

Former Florida Senator and member of the Senate Intelligence Committee, Bob Graham, spoke out to call for the release of 28 classified pages in the 9/11 report that details a possible connection between Saudi Arabia and the 2001 terrorist attacks.

04/16/2015

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New Rules Proposed As 5-Year Anniversary Of Oil Spill Nears

Almost five years after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, the Obama administration has proposed new regulations aimed at strengthening oversight of offshore oil drilling equipment and ensuring that out-of-control wells can be sealed in an emergency.

04/14/2015

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NJ Legislators Oppose Plans For Drilling Off Parts Of Atlantic Coast

New Jersey legislators are working on a measure to express their displeasure over plans by the Obama Administration to allow for oil and natural gas drilling off the Atlantic Coast.

04/05/2015

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Ex-Ambassador To The UN: Iran Won’t Uphold Its End Of The Nuclear Bargain

Dom Giordano spoke with former Ambassador to the United Nations, John Bolton, on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT about the nuclear agreement reached between Iran and the western nuclear powers.

04/03/2015

US President Barack Obama signs a Memorandum of Disapproval regarding S.J. Res. 8, a joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval of the rule submitted by the National Labor Relations Board relating to representation case procedures, at the White House in Washington, DC, March 31, 2015. AFP PHOTO/JIM WATSON (Photo credit should read JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Professor On Iranian Nuclear Agreement: ‘Better Deal Than People Thought The Administration Would Get’

Gary R’Nel talked with Dr. Michael Boyle Associate Professor of Political Science at La Salle University on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT about agreement the Western nuclear powers have reached with Iran.

04/03/2015

The San Onofre and Diablo Canyon nuclear power plants. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Supreme Court Seems Divided Over EPA Mercury Limits

The Supreme Court’s conservative justices cast doubt Wednesday on the Obama administration’s first-ever regulations aimed at reducing power plant emissions of mercury and other hazardous air pollutants.

03/26/2015

(Fourth-grader Quadira, using a donated GSA computer to work on a web site that provides online training with reading, is flanked by GSA administrator Sara Manzano-Díaz, left, and Belmont Charter School principal Claire Cohen.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

Latest Beneficiary of US Laptop Largesse is a Mantua Charter School

The federal government recycles employee computers every other year. But they don’t just toss the used laptops into landfills — they give them to schools.

05/29/2014

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Philadelphia Celebrates Its Selection as a ‘US 2020′ City For STEM Education

Philadelphia has been selected in a national competition as one of seven cities to encourage youth mentorship in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (“STEM”).

05/27/2014

(City councilman Wilson Goode Jr. watches as Mayor Nutter signs an executive order raising the minimum wage for certain city contract workers.   Photo by Mike Dunn)

Nutter Raises Minimum Wage For Most City Contract Workers

Nutter has long opposed raising the minimum wage required to be paid by firms with local government contracts, but he said he gradually changed his mind.

05/06/2014

(Vice president Joe Biden speaks about protecting students from sexual assault, during April 29th event in Washington, DC.   Photo by Win McNamee/ Getty Images)

Campus Sex Crimes Getting National Attention; Local Organization Hopeful

The head of a local organization focused on improving campus security is pleased that the issue is getting a spotlight from the vice president of the United States.

04/30/2014

(Maari Porter, the City of Philadelphia's chief grants officer, and Michael Thorpe, a Mantua resident, both expressed delight with the neighborhood's designation.  Photo by Mike Dunn)

Mantua Neighborhood Gets Federal ‘Promise Zone’ Designation

The selection as a Promise Zone means that neighborhood will be given preference when applying for a host of other federal grants.

01/08/2014

Stigall Show Log 10.29.13

Chris examines the loss healthcare plans under Obamacare, Chris Christie’s appearance on CBS This Morning, and the damage done to the Philadelphia region by calling it the “Delaware Valley.”

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–10/29/2013

(The University of Pennsylvania campus.  File photo)

Report: 7 in 10 College Students Get Financial Aid

New data from the National Post Secondary Student Aid Study, shows 71% of undergraduates received some form of financial aid in the 2011-2012 academic year, up from four years before.

09/18/2013

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Air Pollution Controls On Coal Burning Power Plants Have Environmentalists Saying They Now Need Water Pollution Controls Too

The public comment period ends next Friday on proposed environmental regulations that could pit your light switch against your water faucet.

09/14/2013

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