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City Prohibits Camping Out at Occupy Philly

As the city works with Occupy Philly protesters on a potential new permit for demonstrations to occur at Thomas Paine Plaza. The proposed agreement would […]

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Does Michael Nutter Have a New Arch-Enemy?

One of the least heralded but most consequential decisions Philadelphia voters made in this month’s balloting was the selection of City Council president. True, the […]

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City Won’t Force Occupy Philly to Move

Mayor Nutter Won’t Force Occupiers to Move. Mayor Nutter—in the midst of a permit approval process with Occupy Philly—has announced that the city will not […]

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Occupy Philly on the Move?

First signs of an Occupy Philly move to a new location popped up this morning when a crane and other construction equipment were moved into […]

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City Reviews Occupy Philly’s Request to Move

Mayor Michael Nutter has indicated that the city is reviewing Occupy Philly’s request to move across the street from Dilworth Plaza. The proposal would have […]

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Police Arrest 24 Occupy Philly Protesters

Police Arrest 24 Occupy Philly Protesters. As controversy stirs over whether or not the Occupy Philly protesters will vacate Dilworth Plaza to make room for […]

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Bob Brady Brokers Occupy Philly Move?

Last night, WPVI-TV reported that U.S. Representative Bob Brady had brokered a deal to get the bulk of the Occupy Philly protesters currently, um, occupying […]

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Occupy Philly Gets Eviction Notice

City to Evict Occupy Philly. The city has asked Occupy Philly protesters to vacate Dilworth Plaza. Signs were posted and an announcement was made indicating […]

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How Does Occupy Philly Feel About the Occupy Wall Street Eviction?

At about 1:30 a.m. today, protesters in New York’s Zuccotti Park were “evicted” by police. There were about 70 arrests as some of the protesters […]

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Will Nutter Evict Occupy Philly?

The increasingly tense standoff between Occupy Philly and city government is turning into a touchy political test for Mayor Nutter. Evict the Occupiers, and it […]

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Occupy Philly to Vote on Stay at Dilworth Plaza

With construction scheduled to begin shortly on the currently occupied Dilworth Plaza, Occupy Philly organizers have announced that they will hold a vote on whether […]

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Threats Keep Penn State’s McQueary From Coaching Tomorrow

Threats Keep McQueary From Coaching. Mike McQueary—the wide receivers coach of the Penn State football team—will not be at tomorrow’s game against Nebraska because the […]

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“Misplaced” Funds From Sheriff’s Office Legally Belong to Victimized Property Owners

The news that nearly $56 million had been recovered from the bowels of the sheriff’s office’s sloppy bookkeeping was welcomed by government officials. However, the […]

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The Best and Worst of Local Campaign Ads

The average age of a Jeopardy! viewer is 65. Only old people vote. It follows that the commercial breaks on Jeopardy! the last few weeks […]

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Five and a Half Lessons From Yesterday’s Election

Yesterday’s Philadelphia election unfolded just about as expected. There weren’t any competitive marquee races, and only one truly close contest. But like all elections, it […]