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Mayor Kenney Is Backed Into One Hell of a Corner Over the Parkway Encampment

A roundup of Philly news. This article may be updated at any time as new information becomes available. Federal Judge Says Time’s Up for Parkway […]

a lawsuit is brewing over the frank rizzo statue in Philadelphia, seen here just days before it was removed
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The Battle Over the Frank Rizzo Statue Heads to Federal Court

A roundup of Philly news. This article may be updated at any time as new information becomes available. Frank Rizzo Statue Lawsuit Heads to Federal […]

woodlynne cop ryan dubiel pepper spraying a teen who was sitting on a stoop
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White South Jersey Cop Charged After Pepper Spraying Black Teen Who Was Just Sitting on a Stoop

White Woodlynne Cop Ryan Dubiel Charged After Pepper Spraying a Black Teen Who Was Sitting on a Stoop The last time I checked, hanging out […]

green phase counties in pennsylvania
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These 18 Pennsylvania Counties Just Went Green, Reopening Bars, Dining Rooms, Gyms, and More

A roundup of Philly coronavirus news. Governor Wolf Shifts 18 Counties to Least Restrictive Green Phase If you really need to sit at a bar […]

anti-tom wolf aerial advertising at the jersey shore over memorial day weekend
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Governor Wolf Targeted in Third Grade-Level Aerial Advertising at the Jersey Shore

A roundup of Philly coronavirus news. Governor Wolf Targeted in Third Grade-Level Aerial Advertising at the Jersey Shore A trip to the Jersey Shore over […]

atilis gym co-owner Ian Smith in Bellmawr, New Jersey after police cited him for reopening the gym against shutdown orders
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Defiant Gym Raises $1,000 Per Hour in Legal Defense GoFundMe

A roundup of Philly coronavirus news. Defiant Atilis Gym in Bellmawr Raises $1,000 Per Hour in Legal Defense GoFundMe The eyes of the anti-shutdown movement […]

Nichole Missino in front of Giovanni's Barbershop in Media.
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Local Business Owners Begin to Revolt Against Pennsylvania Coronavirus Shutdown Orders

A roundup of Philly coronavirus news. Local Business Owners Begin to Revolt Against the Coronavirus Shutdown Orders Dr. Anthony Fauci, the country’s coronavirus czar, has […]

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Tom Wolf’s Leadership Style Was Made for This Moment

Governors are having a moment. Andrew Cuomo, most apparently: New York’s governor has been blunt and forceful, pushing, cajoling and even praising the President on […]

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Gov. Wolf Is Finally Chill About Legalizing Marijuana

Gov. Tom Wolf has finally opened his mind to the idea of legalizing recreational weed use in Pennsylvania … after Lt. Gov. John Fetterman shined a […]

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Gov. Wolf Wants to Seriously Consider Legalizing Recreational Marijuana

Gov. Tom Wolf isn’t known for being a huge fan of legalizing recreational weed. This past August, he said Pennsylvania was simply “not ready for it” — which […]

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Protest Over “Punitive” Inmate Mail Policy Planned for Gov. Wolf’s Philly Office

Protesters will visit Gov. Tom Wolf’s Philadelphia office on Tuesday — and bring hundreds of holiday cards with them. Demonstrators want to speak out against […]

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Campaign Says Wagner Was “Caught Off Guard” by Same-Sex Marriage Query

At a town-hall meeting in Erie, Pennsylvania, on Monday, Republican gubernatorial nominee Scott Wagner said he would consider a bill that would make gay marriage illegal in […]

tom wolf, jeff sessions
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Wolf: I’ll Protect Medical Marijuana Patients from Jeff Sessions

Pa. Gov. Tom Wolf isn’t happy with a letter that surfaced this week from Attorney General Jeff Sessions. The letter, which Sessions sent to congressional leaders […]

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Wolf Bashes Healthcare Bill in Letter to White House

Pa. Gov. Tom Wolf is urging the White House not to embrace the American Health Care Act – legislation that would repeal and replace major […]

Business

Philly Tech to Rally Against Wolf Budget Proposal

The tech industry has hit a rough patch with Governor Tom Wolf. To close a $3 billion deficit in the Commonwealth’s 2017-18 budget, Wolf has […]