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Philadelphia Police Officers To Hear Message From Mayor Before Hitting The Streets

CBS 3 has learned all Philadelphia Police Officers will hear a message from Mayor Michael Nutter before hitting the streets.

12/11/2014

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Philadelphia Students Participate In National ‘Die-in’

Thousands of medical students across the country took part in a national “die-in” to publicly protest recent grand jury decisions in Staten Island, New York and Ferguson, Missouri.

12/10/2014

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Ferguson Protesters Go Door-To-Door In University City

Gathering at 1:01 p.m. the time, locally, that Michael Brown was shot on August 9th, the demonstrators went door-to-door across Penn’s campus, seeking students in classrooms and dorms to join them.

12/01/2014

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Second Day Of Demonstrations In Philadelphia Protesting Ferguson Grand Jury Decision

Several hundred gathered at City Hall around 3 p.m. Tuesday and marched up Broad Street for a rally near Cecil B. Moore Avenue carrying signs and a large poster of Michael Brown.

11/25/2014

Small group of protesters gathering at City Hall awaiting Ferguson Grand Jury decision. (credit: Natasha Brown/CBS3)

Protesters March In Philadelphia Following Ferguson Grand Jury Decision

Protesters first gathered at City Hall in Philadelphia, then spiraled around the streets of Center City in protest of the grand jury decision in Ferguson.

11/25/2014

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About 2 Dozen Facing Charges After Atlantic City Protests

The protesters blocked an intersection at Missouri and Arctic Avenues.

10/09/2014

Trump Taj Mahal Casino and Resort in Atlantic City. (Credit: Ashley Wolf)

Union Blocks Traffic To Protest Casino Givebacks

Casino workers plan to block traffic on an Atlantic City, New Jersey highway Wednesday night to protest demands for contract givebacks being made to keep the Trump Taj Mahal open.

10/08/2014

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

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