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News, Politics and Entertainment with The Chris Stigall Show | August 21

Jeff Bolton fills in for Chris and talks about the Iran deal, the U.S. decline in freedom ranking, Hillary Clinton’s trust issue and the Ashley Madison hack. At 7am, Jeff spoke with Economist Chris Butler for Finance Friday about the stock market, minimum wage and Phillies Announcer Scott Franzke about Chase Utley’s trade at 8am. Chris talked with Israeli Ambassador Ron Dermer about the Iran deal at 7:20am.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–08/21/2015

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Is Baby Recession Over? U.S. Births Up After Years Of Decline

It appears the baby recession really is over: Preliminary figures show U.S. births were up last year for the first time in seven years.

06/17/2015

WINNIPEG, MB - JUNE 08: Megan Rapinoe #15 of United States celebrates her opening goal against Australia in the first half during the FIFA Women's World Cup 2015 Group D match at Winnipeg Stadium on June 8, 2015 in Winnipeg, Canada. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

U.S. Defeats Australia 3-1 In World Cup Opener

The United States defeated Australia 3-1 Monday night.

06/08/2015

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La Salle Professor: ‘The Fall Of Ramadi Is A Serious Setback’

Boyle told Gary R’Nel on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT the decision not to re-commit ground troops is more of political decision than a tactical one.

05/29/2015

Senators Marco Rubio And Mike Lee Introduce Their Economic Growth And Family Fairness Tax Reform Plan

Rubio Tells Donors He Is Running For White House

Sen. Marco Rubio is telling his top donors that he is running for president because he feels “uniquely qualified” to pitch his Republican Party as one that will defend the American Dream.

04/13/2015

US President Barack Obama addresses the House Democratic Caucus retreat on January 29, 2015 in Philadelphia.    AFP PHOTO/NICHOLAS KAMM        (Photo credit NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama’s PC Threatens Freedom

The President of the United States takes an oath of office to protect and defend the Constitution of the United States.

02/12/2015

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Pope Francis To Address Joint Meeting Of Congress In September

House Speaker John Boehner made the announcement and expressed gratitude that the Pope accepted his invitation.

02/05/2015

Senator Coons (R) with Dr. Tom Frieden, director of the CDC (L). (credit: Office of Senator Coons)

Del. Senator Travels To Liberia To See American Response To Ebola Outbreak

Delaware US Senator Chris Coons is on a fact finding trip to Liberia to see how worldwide response to the Ebola outbreak in that country is working out.

12/20/2014

U.S. President Barack Obama announces executive actions on U.S. immigration policy during a nationally televised address from the White House, November 20, 2014 in Washington, DC. Obama outlined a plan on Thursday to ease the threat of deportation for about 4.7 million undocumented immigrants. (Photo by Jim Bourg-Pool/Getty Images)

President Addresses The Nation On Immigration Reform

President Obama on Thursday defended the actions he’s taking to shield about 5 million immigrants in the U.S. illegally from deportation as “lawful” and consistent with what his predecessors have done.

11/20/2014

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, in file photo. (credit: Kena Betancur/ Getty Images)

Chris Christie: I Would Rather Die Than Be A Senator

Gov. Chris Christie says he’d rather die than become a U.S. senator.

10/14/2014

Dogs

Attorneys See 30-Percent Increase In Pet Custody Disputes During U.S. Divorces

Attorneys in the United States say they’ve seen a 30-percent spike in pet disputes when their owners decide it’s time to go their separate ways.

10/10/2014

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Same-Sex Marriage Now Legal In More Than Half Of American States

The Supreme Court cleared the way Monday for an immediate expansion of same-sex marriage by unexpectedly and tersely turning away appeals from five states seeking to prohibit gay and lesbian unions.

10/06/2014

In this handout from the Center for Disease Control (CDC), a colorized transmission electron micrograph (TEM) of a Ebola virus virion is seen. (Photo by Center for Disease Control (CDC) via Getty Images)

Concern About Ebola In U.S. Grows

People here locally and around the country are growing more concerned about the spread of the virus.

10/02/2014

In this handout from the Center for Disease Control (CDC), a colorized transmission electron micrograph (TEM) of a Ebola virus virion is seen. (Photo by Center for Disease Control (CDC) via Getty Images)

CDC Confirms Patient In Dallas Has The Ebola Virus

Officials with the Centers for Disease Control have confirmed that a person in Dallas definitely has the Ebola virus. Tuesday’s official determination makes the Dallas patient the first diagnosed Ebola case in the United States.

09/30/2014

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Iraqi PM: Plot To Attack US, Paris Subways

Iraq’s prime minister said Thursday that captive Islamic State militants told his intelligence agents of an alleged plot to attack subways in the United States and Paris.

09/25/2014

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