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2020 Mummers Parade
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Pat Loeb
January 23, 2020 - 4:06 pm
Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney has made a veiled threat to the annual Mummers Parade in protesting the New Year's Day incident in which two mummers wore blackface. Read more here.
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SEPTA's Leslie Richards.
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Mike DeNardo
January 23, 2020 - 3:40 pm
SEPTA's new general manager is planning to get a first-hand look at how user-friendly its fare card is.
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Philadelphia City Hall.
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Pat Loeb
January 23, 2020 - 2:00 pm
Philadelphia City Council has been back in session for one day and already has dozens of bills and resolutions before it. Read more now.
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Movita Johnson-Harrell
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Kristen Johanson
January 23, 2020 - 10:42 am
Former State Rep. Movita Johnson-Harrell has pleaded guilty to theft and perjury charges in a negotiated plea deal that gives her three months in jail and eight-and-a-half months under house arrest. Read more here.
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Gritty
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Tim Jimenez
January 23, 2020 - 8:10 am
Philadelphia police are investigating claims that the person wearing the Flyers’ mascot costume physically assaulted a 13-year-old boy. Read more here.
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Bishop Nelson J. Perez officates over The Sacrament of Confirmation ceremony at The Church of St. Martin of Tours on December 7, 2012 in Bethpage, New York.
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Mark Abrams
January 23, 2020 - 6:15 am
Pope Francis has named Bishop Nelson Perez, leader of the Catholic Diocese of Cleveland, Ohio, as the new archbishop of Philadelphia. Read more here.
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Philadelphia City Hall.
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Pat Loeb
January 23, 2020 - 4:00 am
Philadelphia City Council opens a new four year term Thursday and they plan to bolt out of the gate. A heavy agenda of resolutions and bill introductions is expected. Read more here.
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Police are warning residents in Caln Township, Chester County to be alert after two pipe bombs were discovered a half a mile away from each other within two days.
Caln Township Police Department
Antionette Lee
January 22, 2020 - 9:14 pm
Police are warning residents in Caln Township, Chester County to be alert after two pipe bombs were discovered a half a mile away from each other within two days. Read more here.
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Man going door to door collecting information for the 2020 census.
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Antionette Lee
January 22, 2020 - 8:18 pm
If you're looking for a job, recruiters in Philadelphia and it's surrounding counties are trying to fill thousands of temporary positions for the 2020 Census count, and the pay could be enticing. Read more here.
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People boarding the Market Frankford Line.
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Mike DeNardo
January 22, 2020 - 5:47 pm
SEPTA is scrapping "A" and "B" stops on the Market-Frankford Line, starting next month. Read more here.
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