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Union Carpenters demonstrate Wednesday outside the Pennsylvania Convention Center entrance at Broad and Cherry streets in Philadelphia. (Credit: Mark Abrams)

Carpenters Locked Out Of Pa. Convention Center Since May Seek End To Dispute

On Wednesday, picketers were walking and making noise at the Convention Center’s Broad and Cherry streets entrance.

08/20/2014

(School District of Philadelphia headquarters, near Broad and Spring Garden Streets.  File photo by Mike DeNardo)

Growing Outrage Over Stalled Cigarette Tax Meant To Help Philadelphia Schools

Republican leadership say they canceled the session because the bill became too complicated, weighed down with non-school related amendments.

08/01/2014

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Protests Held Near Scene Of Deadly Fire In Southwest Philadelphia

A large protest is being held Monday night outside of a fire station near the scene of Saturday’s early morning house fire that left four children dead in Southwest Philadelphia.

07/07/2014

KIEV, UKRAINE - JANUARY 24: Anti-government protestors stand on a hill near Dynamo Stadium on January 24, 2014 in Kiev, Ukraine. Talks to resolve the political stalemate in the Ukraine have failed as anti government protests continue in the capital and opposition leader Vitali Klitschko urges the government to call a snap election. (Credit: Rob Stothard/Getty Images)

Local Community Reacts To Ukrainian Protest

The local Ukrainian community is watching as a two month long peaceful protest in Kiev has led to violence and at least two deaths.

01/25/2014

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Protesters Rally Against School District Budget Cuts

Hundreds of George Sharswood students marched to Philadelphia School District Headquarters in an attempt to save their two teachers from being let go.

10/25/2013

Members of the Kurdish community in France burn a portrait of Turkish writer Fethullah Gulen on December 30, 2011 in Marseille, southern France, during a protest against an air strike by Turkish air force on the border with Iraq in southeastern Turkey that killed 35 Kurdish villagers. (credit: BORIS HORVAT/AFP/Getty Images)

Protesters Expected To Gather At Pa. Home Of Turkish Cleric

Hundreds of people are expected to protest in front of the northeastern Pennsylvania compound of an influential Turkish cleric whom they accuse of secretly promoting a radical Islamist agenda.

07/10/2013

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Neighbors Speak Out Against Proposed Methadone Clinic In Northeast Philadelphia

Neighbors are using harsh words to describe a proposed methadone clinic called The Healing Way.

07/09/2013

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Teachers, Students And Parents Gather To Protest Closing Of 37 Philadelphia Schools

The rally was organized by the Philadelphia Coalition Advocating for Public Schools and Juntos, a non-profit that works for equal rights for the Latino immigrant community.

01/29/2013

Damage inside the burnt US consulate building in Benghazi (Photo credit: GIANLUIGI GUERCIA/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Obama’s Security Breach In Libya Is Ignored By American Media

As the liberal American press and ultra-liberal bloggers inundate the Internet and newsprints with criticisms of what Mitt Romney, the GOP presidential challenger to President Barack Obama, said about Obama during the Libyan attacks and murders, throngs of foreign press and few American outlets tell the real story involved with the White House’s role in the incidents that we now know could have been prevented.

09/17/2012

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Protestors Take To Streets Of Philadelphia To Rally Against Minimum Wage Stagnation

On the third anniversary of the last increase in the federal minimum wage, a coalition of labor unions and advocates gathered on Independence Mall to hear testimony from minimum wage workers.

07/24/2012

School Reform Commission Protests

Despite Protest, School Reform Commission Passes Budget

Despite opposition from hundreds of protesters gathered in and outside of the Philadelphia School District Headquarters, the School Reform Commission voted unanimously and passed a budget for the next school year.

05/31/2012

(police shut down 'Occupy Philadelphia' encampment) (credit: Jeff Fusco/Getty Images)

Post-Occupy Dilworth Plaza Cleanup Begins

Sanitation workers are cleaning up Dilworth Plaza, the former home of Occupy Philadelphia.

11/30/2011

Students Arrested In Cairo

Drexel University Student Arrested During Protests In Egypt

A Drexel University student is among three American students who have been arrested during protests in Cairo.

11/22/2011

Occupy Wall Street protesters have a special day planned to celebrate the two month anniversary of their movement. (credit: Spencer Platt)

Protests Planned To Mark Two Month Anniversary Of Occupy Movement

Members of the “occupy” movements across the country are planning a day of protests to mark two months since Occupy Wall Street first started. In Philadelphia, time may be running out.

11/17/2011

(The "Occupy Philadelphia" tent city at Dilworth Plaza, near 15th and Market Streets, last month.  Credit:  Oren Liebermann)

Occupy Philadelphia Will Stay Put Despite Work On Dilworth Plaza

Occupy Philadelphia held a general assembly Friday night to vote on whether to move across the street from City Hall– at the city’s insistence — or stay put.

11/12/2011

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