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Stigall Show Log 12.19.12

Chris reviews Speaker of the House John Boehner’s “Plan B” to avert the fiscal cliff crisis, the continued media coverage of the Newtown school shooting, and the efforts to use the shooting to implement stricter gun control. He also talks to Author Clayton Cramer about the difficulties of institutionalizing the mentally ill.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–12/19/2012

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Christmas Arrives At Pennsylvania State Capitol With Lighting Of Two Trees

Governor Tom Corbett led the celebration as the Pennsylvania State Capitol Christmas trees were officially lit at sundown Tuesday.

12/05/2012

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Some Charities Expect Drop In Donations Due To Sandy Recovery Efforts

The economy is sluggish and with only so much money to go around, it’s a difficult time for many charities as they seek holiday donations.

11/12/2012

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How To Help After Hurricane Sandy

Now that Hurricane Sandy is mostly done wreaking havoc on the area, it’s time for the long cleanup and recovery to begin. If you’d like to help, check out our list of resources.

10/30/2012

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Thrift Store Dangers

According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, many of the approximately 300 products that get recalled every year wind up in thrift stores. Beware.

09/25/2012

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‘Joy Of Sharing’ Finale Raises Over $112,000 For Salvation Army And Families In Need

CBS 3 and The CW Philly 57 teamed up with its CBS RADIO sister stations to wrap up the 23rd annual Joy of Sharing toy campaign today with a day-long toy collection and on-air fundraising effort that raised $112,030 for The Salvation Army to help families in need this holiday season.

12/19/2011

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Annual Tree Lighting In Rittenhouse Square Marks Start Of Holiday Season

Standing over 30 feet tall and adorned with over 3,000 lights, the Christmas Tree in Rittenhouse Square lit up the night sky Wednesday night

11/30/2011

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BLOG: Salvation Army Christmas in July

By Jim Donovan:  It might not be cold outside, but hunger can happen in the summer too.  So The Salvation Army of Greater Philadelphia is launching a special Christmas in July campaign, a month-long series […]

07/05/2011

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Tis The Season To Celebrate Christmas In July

Bell ringers and red kettles are popular Christmas-time sites in Philadelphia but now it’s July and they’re coming back.

07/04/2011

(Evacuees fetch their belongings from their home and go back to their makeshift shelter in Rikuzentakata, northern Japan, on Tuesday.  AP photo/The Yomiuri Shimbun, Masamine Kawaguchi)

Salvation Army Philadelphia Branch Taking Donations For Earthquake Victims

Those who want to help can donate online, by phone, or by mail.

03/15/2011

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Two Local Non-Profits Team Up To Provide Winter Coats For Kids

Thousands of needy children have received new winter coats thanks to a pair of charitable groups.

01/22/2011

The Salvation Army’s “Joy Of Sharing”

Today marks the start of CBS3’s toy drive in partnership with the Salvation Army, and to celebrate, “Talk Philly” is telling the stories of some of the families that are benefitting from the organization. Pat […]

12/20/2010

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