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Thousands of Firefighters to March on City Hall on Thursday

Approximately 3,500 firefighters, in town for a convention, plan to march down Broad Street to City Hall around lunchtime on Thursday. The protest is said […]

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Mayor Nutter’s Policy Gives Watchdogs Hope

When he wasn’t busy founding Philadelphia, William Penn said some pretty smart things, such as, “governments, like clocks, go from the motion men give them.” […]

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Philly Plans to Mail the Tax Reassessment Results in February

So, Mayor Nutter’s proposed property tax reassessment plan was delayed for at least a year. The Actual Value Initiative (AVI) had many people concerned over […]

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Mayor Nutter Appears in Federal Court to Defend Homeless Feeding Ban

On Tuesday, Mayor Nutter appeared in federal court to defend Philadelphia’s ban on feeding the homeless on parkland like the Benjamin Franklin Parkway and LOVE […]

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Homeless Feeding Ban Hearing Set for Federal Court

Philadelphia attorneys representing numerous religious groups will appear in federal court on Monday to argue that the city’s ban on feeding the homeless on city […]

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Police Shoot Gunman Outside City Hall

Philadelphia Police officers opened fire on a man who allegedly pointed a gun at them outside City Hall this morning. Witnesses say that the man […]

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Wait…the City Of Philadelphia Is More Tech Savvy Than YOU?

The City of Philadelphia is planning on rolling out a mobile app.  Let me repeat that in case you missed it:  The. City. Of. Philadelphia. Is. Planning. On. Rolling. Out. A. […]

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See Which Special Interests Pay for Influence in Philly

New lobbyist disclosure statements filed recently with the city’s Board of Ethics offer a first-ever look at how special interests attempt to influence policy in […]

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Philadelphians Can Be Divided Into Two Categories: Suckers or Deadbeats

“I’m as mad as hell, and I’m not going to take this anymore.” Howard Beale, a fictional TV anchor in the movie Network, led Americans […]

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Religious Groups Sue Philadelphia Over Outdoor Feeding Ban

A complaint filed in the U.S. District Court of Eastern Pennsylvania today on behalf of several religious groups in the area argues that the city’s […]

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Mayor Nutter’s Office Is Better Than Yours

Mayor Nutter is featured in today’s edition of Uwishunu’s Philly 101 video series. The series is broken up into 101 short videos that portray Philadelphians […]

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Renee Chenault-Fattah for Philadelphia Mayor!

Seemingly out of nowhere, the local media has decided that it’s time for a woman mayor in Philadelphia. Forget that the next election isn’t for […]

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Mayor Nutter Biked to Work Today

To participate in National Bike to Work Day, Mayor Nutter was the leader of a pack of cyclists that pedaled down the Parkway from Boat […]

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Philly’s Bomb-Dropping, Guns-Blazing, Child-Murdering Day

On May 13, 1985 at 5:20 p.m., a blue and white Pennsylvania State Police helicopter took off from the command post’s flight pad at 63rd […]

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Philadelphia Nonprofits Could Be Forced to Pay More City Tax

Do Philadelphia nonprofits pay their fair share for city services? For those who say nonprofits should pay more, a recent court ruling could be (as […]