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Philadelphia area fast food workers are throwing their fists up to join in the national battle for higher wages and the right to form a union. (photo by Cherri Gregg)

Philadelphia-Area Fast Food Workers Join in National Battle For Higher Wages, Right To Unionize

An enthusiastic group of fast food workers rallied outside of a North Philadelphia McDonald’s Tuesday to show support class actions filed against the company in Michigan, California and New York.

03/18/2014

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PA Environmentalists Arrested Over XL Oil Pipeline

Police in Philadelphia are starting to arrest a group of activists staging a protest over the Keystone XL oil pipeline.

03/10/2014

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‘Victims’ Of NJ Lane Closures Protest At Bridge

Some northern New Jersey residents have returned to the scene of a notorious traffic jam.

02/11/2014

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Group Protests Liberty Medal on Independence Mall

Instead of honoring former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, they’re honoring Ambassador Chris Stevens and the three other victims with the Defender of Liberty Award, says member Mary Ellen Jones.

09/10/2013

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Syrian-Americans Rally Against Ongoing Violence In Their Homeland

Father Anthony Sabbagh, of St. George’s Orthodox Church in Allentown, is speaking out against the violence in his native country, Syria — and that includes possible U.S. involvement.

08/30/2013

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Syria Chemical Weapon Protest Held On Independence Mall

About 70 protestors with the Syrian American Council took to Independence Mall on Friday afternoon to protest the alleged use of chemical weapons by the Syrian government on Syrian rebels.

08/23/2013

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With Only A Month Until Their Contract Expires, Philadelphia Teachers Stage Rally

Teachers and parents gathered on the steps of de Burgos Elementary School at 4th and Lehigh to decry school budget cuts and demand more funding.

07/30/2013

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Protesters At City Hall Call On City Council To End Summer Recess

At a City Hall rally Tuesday afternoon, members of the Philadelphia Coalition Advocating for Public Schools had a simple message: “Council needs to get back to work.”

07/16/2013

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Federal Employees Protest Budget Cuts On Independence Mall

About 150 federal employees gathered in the shadow of the Liberty Bell and the Federal Building at lunchtime on Wednesday to protest the across the board federal government cuts known as sequestration.

03/20/2013

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Hundreds Gather In LOVE Park Demanding End To Violence Against Women

Rallies were held around the world today including here in Philadelphia demanding an end to violence against women.

02/14/2013

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Activist Groups To March, Rally In Protest Of Recommended Philadelphia School Closings

Local activist groups, students, parents and community members plan to come together Saturday afternoon to protest the recommended school closings announced on Wednesday.

12/15/2012

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Camden Activists Place Crosses At City Hall To Commemorate City’s Murder Victims

Hope Brown came to look at the cross for her 25-year-old nephew Garland Banks.

11/13/2012

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Voorhees, New Jersey Under Fire From Protesters Over Geese Population

A handful of people turned out Saturday morning to protest what they say is the cruel slaughter of Canada Geese along a lake in Voorhees, New Jersey.

08/04/2012

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Tropicana Casino And Resort Won’t Fire 21 Suspended Workers

Twenty-one workers at the Tropicana Casino and Resort who took part in a traffic-blocking protest outside the casino’s main entrance this month won’t be fired but will remain suspended for 30 days.

06/26/2012

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Tropicana Suspends 21 Workers Who Took Part In Traffic-Blocking Protest

The Tropicana Casino and Resort in Atlantic City is suspending workers who took part in a protest that blocked traffic Friday night near the casino’s entrance.

06/19/2012

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