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Kenney, Clarke Denounce Proposal to Replace Philly’s Soda Tax

“Hiking our sales tax is simply not an option for the city,” the officials wrote.

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Nicetown Neighbors Continue Fight Against SEPTA Power Plant

A coalition of neighborhood groups is asking the city’s Zoning Board to scuttle the project.

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Severe Flooding Forces Closure of Eastbound Lanes on I-76

After clearing the roadway, PennDOT was able to open one lane for travel shortly before 10 a.m. Monday.

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Report: Philly’s Immigrant Population Has Boomed Since 2000

A new analysis from Pew Charitable Trusts found that the number of foreign-born residents living in the city has increased by 69 percent.

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Sixers Boss Bryan Colangelo Resigns in Wake of Twitter Scandal

The 76ers ownership made the right call in moving on.

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I-76 to Get Variable Speed Limits in Congestion-Fighting Effort

The change, which will adjust speeds in real time based on traffic and weather, is part of a long-range plan for the roadway.

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Facing Legal Pressure, Chestnut Hill Makes Harry Potter Disappear

A cease-and-desist letter from Warner Bros. is prompting major changes at a popular (yet unsanctioned) annual festival in Northwest Philadelphia.

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No Property Tax Hike in City Council’s Alternate Budget Proposal

A budget package approved by Council on Tuesday would simultaneously boost local funding for the school district and provide relief for homeowners.

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Wildwood Cops Won’t Face Charges in Viral Beach Arrest

Prosecutors say the officers’ actions in the arrest of Philadelphian Emily Weinman “did not meet the evidentiary standards to warrant criminal charges.”

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As Trump Doubles Down on Eagles Cancellation, Fans Plan Celebration

The president on Tuesday did one thing you never should do – antagonize Eagles fans.

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Upper Darby Student Stabbed on Last Day of School, Say Police

Police have taken a 14-year-old into custody and are expected to file aggravated assault charges against the suspect.

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Philly Reacts to Trump Cancelling the Eagles White House Visit

Some are standing behind the president’s stunt, but more seemed relieved.

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Made in America 2018: Meek Mill and Nicki Minaj Together Again (Kinda)

We’ll tell you the entire lineup for the seventh installment of Jay-Z’s eclectic music festival on the Parkway.

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Inaugural Eagles Autism Challenge Raises $2.5M for Research

All of the proceeds are set to benefit three institutions leading autism research studies and programs in Philadelphia.

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Body of Woman Lost in Flash Flood Pulled From Pennypack Creek

Police say the 30-year-old victim was inside a storm drain near Roosevelt Boulevard when she was swept away.