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Secret Service: We Expect City To Be “Open For Business” During Papal Visit

Some residents have voiced concerns that public transit in the area will be limited while Pope Francis is here.

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International Youth Poetry Champions Are Philadelphia Hometown Heroes

A Philadelphia team is the new International Youth Poetry Slam Champion. Philly Youth Poetry Movement won the finals of the Brave New Voices competition in Atlanta, last week.

07/27/2015

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Building Demolition In Camden Closes Two Major Roads; Buses Detoured

Two major blocks of downtown Camden, New Jersey will be closed to traffic all week, beginning today, for the demolition of a vacant, eight-story building, once hailed as a sign of revitalization.

07/25/2015

Bob Ciaruffoli speaking at the Bucks County Chamber of Commerce. (Credit: Pat Loeb)

Estimate Of Economic Impact Of World Meeting Of Families Grows

The president of the World Meeting of Families spoke to the Bucks County Chamber of Commerce Wednesday with just two months left until the huge event he’s in charge of.

07/23/2015

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Two Views of Ironworkers Leader Dougherty As He Faces Sentencing for Racketeering

Sentencing is scheduled in federal court, today, for former Philadelphia Ironworkers Union president Joseph Dougherty, convicted in January of racketeering, extortion and damaging property using fire.

07/20/2015

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Temple Students Celebrate Mandela Day In South Africa

A group of Temple University journalism students got to participate, as part of a foreign reporting project.

07/18/2015

The International Space Station (Iss) Is Backdropped Against The Blue And White Horizon Scene Of Earth And The Blackness Of Space Following Separation From Discovery June 3, 1999. (Photo By Nasa/Getty Images)

An Inner City Camp With Its Sights Set On Outer Space

The camp is sponsored by the Bernard Harris Foundation. Harris overcame a rough start to become a NASA astronaut, the first African-American to walk in space, and he wanted to help others do the same.

07/17/2015

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Nutter On Trump: ‘He Seems To Be A Person Who Needs A Significant Amount Of Attention’

Mayor Nutter had some choice words for republican presidential candidate and reality TV star Donald Trump this week.

07/11/2015

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Mayor Nutter Upbeat on ‘World Heritage City’ Designation For Philadelphia

There are more than 230 World Heritage cities around the globe, but none so far in the US.

07/09/2015

(Rowan University virtual reality center director George Lecakes stands in front of a display of a seashore community during a demonstration.  Photo by Pat Loeb)

Rowan U. Unveils Newly Expanded Virtual Reality Modeling Center

Rowan University is taking a major step toward establishing itself as a technology hub for South Jersey, taking problem-solving to a new level.

07/08/2015

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Local Woman Named White House ‘Champion Of Change’

At just 30-years-old, she’s already raised $1.5 million for research.

07/08/2015

Co-counsel Jeff Goodman listens as Robert Mongeluzzi speaks with reporters about the death of a pedestrian who was struck by a duck boat at 11th and Arch Streets.  Photo by Pat Loeb

Lawsuit Filed in Death of Pedestrian Run Over By Duck Boat in Chinatown

“Three deaths in less than five years have proven that the duck boats are dangerous on the water and dangerous on the land,” said attorney Robert Mongeluzzi.

07/07/2015

(Visitors pass by as work crews set up stage equipment for the Philly Pops' concert in front of Independence Hall.  Photo by Mike DeNardo)

Philadelphia Celebrates July 4th With Big Roster Of Activities

Philadelphia is, once again, going all out to make sure the birthplace of the nation has its best birthday celebration.

07/04/2015

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Pioneers Of The LGBT Rights Movement Reflect On Their History

Several of the founders of the movement recounted its roots and history at a panel discussion, convened as part of the 50th anniversary of the quest for LGBT rights.

07/03/2015

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Philadelphia Teen Wins Constitution Center’s Playwriting Contest

And the final work is now a full-scale, professional production, at the National Constitution Center through July.

07/02/2015

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