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Obama Taps Philly’s Top Cop To Lead National Police Task Force

President Barrack Obama is calling on Philadelphia Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey to lead a national task force, which has the mission to come up with ideas on better policing.

12/02/2014

(Gov. Tom Corbett, in 2011 file photo by Patrick Smith/ Getty Images)

Corbett Gets Campaign Help From Christie In Effort To Gain Votes

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is trying to help out Pennsylvania’s embattled incumbent, Tom Corbett, as he seeks re-election. Christie is campaigning with Corbett today in the Philadelphia suburbs.

11/02/2014

(Gurly Gibson, of the embassy of Liberia in Washington, DC.  Image from City of Phila. TV)

Top Liberian Official Tells City Council Air Travel Ban Would Only Make Ebola Crisis Worse

City Council members heard from Gurly Gibson, an official at the Embassy of Liberia in Washington, D.C. She said her country’s situation is dire and that officials believe a halt to air travel would would be “a death sentence.”

10/18/2014

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Advocates Warn Local Immigrants To Beware Of Notario Fraud

Immigration advocates are warning about a new tactic being used by con men who prey on people seeking citizenship.

10/02/2014

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South Jersey Councilman Not Abandoning Idea Of Attaching President Obama’s Name To Public Building

The Willingboro Township, New Jersey councilman who stirred community controversy with an attempt to rename the former JFK High School in honor of President Barrack Obama says he hasn’t given up on the idea of recognizing the sitting president.

09/08/2014

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Presidential Emergency Board Schedules Hearings In SEPTA Labor Dispute

SEPTA announced Sunday that hearings on the labor dispute will take place next week before an emergency board, established by President Barrack Obama.

06/15/2014

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SEPTA Riders Relieved Rail Strike Is Over

Riders who rely on the regional rails for their commute were breathing a sigh of relief Sunday after federal intervention forced the end of a short-lived SEPTA strike.

06/15/2014

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U.S. Supreme Court Set To Rule On Health Care Law

This is a very big week for President Barrack Obama and Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney with a major decision expected as early as Monday from the United States Supreme Court on the big health care law.

06/25/2012

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GOP Race For Presidential Nomination Far From Decided

Super Tuesday is now “hopeful Wednesday” for the four Republicans who want to be President.

03/07/2012

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West Philadelphia High Student Is Invited Dignitary For State Of The Union Address

A West Philadelphia High School student was denied entry to the White House on his first invitation, now he’ll be a dignitary for the State of the Union Address.

01/24/2011

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