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Top Ten Stories Of 2014

The disappearance of a plane carrying hundreds, the fall of an iconic comedian, and the rise of a brutal terror group are just some of the biggest news stories of the year. Here are CBS Local’s top ten news stories of 2014.

12/23/2014

Stigall Show Log 12.23.14 (Jeff Bolton)

5:30am- We start off the show talking about the two New York City police officers that were killed over the weekend. Jeff believes that if we continue on the path we are on men and […]

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–12/23/2014

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Philly’s Top Cop Weighs In On Shooting Deaths Of Two NYC Police Officers

Commissioner Ramsey spoke with reporters Sunday night, a day after the murders of New York City police officers Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu.

12/22/2014

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Christie To Obama: Demand Cuba Return Cop Killer

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie disagrees with President Obama’s decision to normalize relations with Cuba and wants the president to demand the immediate return of a convicted cop killer from the country.

12/21/2014

(Philadelphia archbishop Charles Chaput, center, in party hat, attends a Christmas benefit for children at the Sheraton Hotel, 17th and Vine Streets.  Photo by Mark Abrams)

Phila. Archbishop Delighted With Pope’s Role in US-Cuba Normalization Efforts

“He’s kind of a center of unity for the whole world, whether you’re Christian or not,” Archbishop Chaput told KYW Newsradio, “so this development has been a great blessing for the world community.”

12/18/2014

WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 06: The five recipients of the 2014 Kennedy Center Honors pose for a group photo following a dinner hosted by United States Secretary of State John F. Kerry from left to right top row: actor and filmmaker Tom Hanks, singer-songwriter Sting, singer Al Green, from left to right bottom row: ballerina Patricia McBride and comedienne Lily Tomlin at the U.S. Department of State on December 6, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Ron Sachs-Pool/Getty Images)

Kennedy Center Honors Five Extraordinary Artists

Singer Al Green, Actor and Filmmaker Tom Hanks, Ballerina Patricia McBride, Singer-Songwriter Sting and Comedienne Lily Tomlin Are the Honorees for the 37th Anniversary of This Acclaimed Annual Special

12/08/2014

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Special Protections Provided For Immigrants From Countries Hit Hard By Ebola

A new initiative to give temporary protection to West African immigrants affected by Ebola has gone under the radar.

11/28/2014

Stigall Show Log 11.25.14 (Jeff Bolton)

5:35am- After 3 months, a grand jury decided not to indict Officer Darren Wilson. Jeff discusses the public’s reaction to last nights verdict in Ferguson, Missouri. 6:10am- Following the Ferguson verdict President Obama said “This […]

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–11/25/2014

U.S. President Barack Obama announces executive actions on U.S. immigration policy during a nationally televised address from the White House, November 20, 2014 in Washington, DC. Obama outlined a plan on Thursday to ease the threat of deportation for about 4.7 million undocumented immigrants. (Photo by Jim Bourg-Pool/Getty Images)

President Addresses The Nation On Immigration Reform

President Obama on Thursday defended the actions he’s taking to shield about 5 million immigrants in the U.S. illegally from deportation as “lawful” and consistent with what his predecessors have done.

11/20/2014

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Philadelphia Immigrant Community Awaits President’s Immigration Reform Decision

The Philadelphia immigrant community will be watching and waiting in anticipation of President Obama’s decision.

11/20/2014

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Challenge To Obamacare On Contraceptives Rejected

A federal appeals court on Friday upheld a path devised by the Obama administration that allows religious nonprofit groups to avoid paying for contraception under the president’s health care law.

11/14/2014

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Comcast VP: I Don’t Agree With Obama’s Net Neutrality Announcement

Cohen, a self-proclaimed supporter of the President on most issues, told WPHT morning host Chris Stigall that he was “very surprised” and does not agree with Obama’s announcement of a push for stricter net neutrality rules.

11/13/2014

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Christie Joins The Corbett Campaign Trail

Election 2014 is hours away and incumbent Republican Governor Tom Corbett is trying to keep his job.

11/03/2014

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Obama Switches Planes In Philadelphia Because Of Mechanical Issue

President Barack Obama switched planes in Philadelphia for his return trip to Washington because of a mechanical problem with a flap in his earlier aircraft, the White House says.

11/02/2014

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President Obama Visits Temple To ‘Get Out The Vote’ For Wolf

Tom Wolf’s campaign for Governor of Pennsylvania is getting a boost from the White House.

11/02/2014

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