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Jury Finds Man Accused of Stabbing Councilman Oh Not Guilty

A jury has reached a not guilty verdict for a man accused of stabbing and trying to rob City Councilman David Oh last year. Shawn Yarbray, 25, surrendered […]

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Councilman: Police Failed to Evict Squatter in Pastor’s Home for Months

Republican City Councilman David Oh wants to crack down on “squatters.” Oh has proposed legislation that would establish rules for how the city handles squatters, […]

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City Council Moves to Create Committee on Gun Violence

City Council members want to create a task force to fight gun violence in Philadelphia. Council President Darrell L. Clarke, Councilman Kenyatta Johnson and Councilman […]

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Councilman David Oh Stabbed During Attempted Robbery in Southwest Philly

City Councilman at-large David Oh remains in critical but stable condition after he was stabbed near his home of 54 years in Southwest Philadelphia last night. […]

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Should Philly Police Use Drones to Fight Crime?

Should the Philadelphia Police Department use drones as a crime-fighting tool? Councilman David Oh raised that intriguing — and controversial — question at a budget hearing on […]

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What Comes After the SRC If It’s Abolished?

When education advocates envision a possible replacement for the School Reform Commission, all kinds of ideas are on the table: How about an elected board? […]

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Darrell Clarke’s Power Is Now Growing Beyond City Limits

City Council President Darrell Clarke’s growing political muscle is now manifesting itself on a wider stage: state politics. Today, he became one of the first officials […]

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The GOP City Council At-Large Race Is Too Close To Call

The most fascinating race in Philadelphia’s municipal election is too close to call. With almost 98 percent of voting precincts posting their results, Republican Councilman David Oh and GOP challenger Al […]

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Independent Council Candidate Andrew Stober Endorsed by Nutter and Rendell

Independent at-large City Council candidate Andrew Stober’s unprecedented campaign got a big — if expected – boost today, in the form of endorsements from Mayor Michael […]

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The One Race to Watch in November’s Philly Election

Most of the municipal races this year are like the Wile E. Coyote and Road Runner cartoons: fun to watch, but we all know how they’re […]

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David Oh Fights for His Political Life

It’s been a bad year for politicians in Pennsylvania, especially those with a “D” next to their names: Kathleen Kane, Chaka Fattah, Rob McCord. The list goes on and on. On Monday, Republican Councilman David Oh reminded the public that […]

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Could Infrared Technology Vaporize Potholes in Philly?

After this year’s brutal winter, Philadelphia officials say they’re on pace to patch up a record number of potholes. In Pennsylvania, one state lawmaker says the […]

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Does Michael Nutter’s Property Tax Stand a Chance?

It’s never easy for a mayor to sell a tax hike. So the fact that Mayor Michael Nutter is asking City Council to raise property taxes by 9 […]

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Why Philly’s GOP Doesn’t Support Its Own Council Incumbents

Philadelphia’s Republican Party voted last week to not endorse any candidates yet for City Council At-Large in the May 19th primary. Joe DeFelice, executive director of the […]

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Philadelphia Finally Gets a Veterans Parade

Believe it or not, Philadelphia did not have an official Veterans Parade until now. That’s right: The city where American democracy got its start did not have […]