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(File Photo) Patrick Duff addresses City Council during a meeting on October 16, 2014. 
(Image from City of Phila. TV)

Council’s Public Speaking Rules Bashed By Public Speaker

In Philadelphia City Council, lawmakers impose restrictions on what the public can say at its weekly meetings. One speaker this past week made his displeasure with the rules quite evident.

10/19/2014

(Pa. Attorney General Kathleen Kane.  File photo by Tony Romeo)

Kane To Decide Whether To Make Public Alleged Pornographic Emails Sent Within AG’s Office

Several Pennsylvania news organizations are seeking the release of materials the judge says are “described variously as being pornographic or sexually explicit in nature.”

09/20/2014

Shelley DePaul, chief of the Lenape Nation of Pennsylvania, leading Wednesday's ceremony at Penn Museum. (credit: Cherri Gregg/KYW)

Members Of Lenape Nation Of Pa. Invite Public To Sign Treaty Of Renewed Friendship

The treaty ceremony has taken place every four years since 2002.

08/16/2014

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High Court Rejects NJ Man’s Appeal On Gun Rights In Public

The justices on Monday let stand a lower court ruling upholding a New Jersey requirement for gun owners to show an urgent need to carry a handgun outside their home for self-defense.

05/05/2014

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If You Work At Whole Foods, Your Paycheck Is No Secret

Ever wonder how much your boss or coworkers make? At Whole Foods, workers’ salaries are no secret. From the top of management to the newest hire, anyone can look up anyone’s pay.

03/05/2014

(Philadelphia School District headquarters.  File photo by Mike DeNardo)

There Is No End In Sight For School District Budget Crisis

Philadelphia public schools have been open for a month now and there is no solution to the district’s budget crisis.

10/05/2013

(File photo.  Credit: Nicholas Kamm/ AFP/ GettyImages)

Twitter Unseals IPO Papers, Hopes To Raise $1B

Twitter has unsealed the documents for its planned initial public offering of stock and says it hopes to raise up to $1 billion.

10/03/2013

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Guide To Philadelphia’s Pools

Now that summer has arrived, it’s hot, hot, hot in Philadelphia! If you’re looking for a spot to cool off, check out this list of the city’s public and private pools and spray grounds.

06/01/2013

From Ben Bowens

Philadelphia Public, Archdiocesan Schools Closed

Philadelphia public and archdiocesan schools will be closed Friday, January 28th because many Philadelphia streets remain impassable.

01/27/2011

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