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Philly student climate strike
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Paul Kurtz
December 06, 2019 - 3:02 pm
Hundreds of students in the Philadelphia area walked out of their classrooms and homes Friday morning to attend another protest against climate change. Read more here.
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Thousands of Philadelphia and Philadelphia-area students skipped school Friday to gather at City Hall in solidarity with a global Climate Strike of young people all around the world.
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Mike DeNardo
December 05, 2019 - 4:19 pm
Students are planning to walk out of school Friday for a City Hall rally to bring attention to climate change. Read more here.
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Christmas tree at Philadelphia City Hall.
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Antionette Lee
December 04, 2019 - 9:25 pm
Philadelphia came together Wednesday evening for the lighting of the 65-foot Christmas tree at City Hall. Read more here.
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Transgender pride flag
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John McDevitt
November 20, 2019 - 4:25 pm
Cities around the world, including Philadelphia, are acknowleding Transgender Day of Remembrance. Mayor Jim Kenney was among several dignitaries who spoke outside City Hall Wednesday, drawing attention to violence endured by trans people. Read more here.
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Charisse McGill's French toast bites
Lokal Artisan Foods
Lauren Lipton
November 10, 2019 - 8:00 am
The annual Made in Philadelphia Holiday Market at Dilworth Park will officially open on Thanksgiving Day, and one of the most popular vendors will be back with her beloved French toast bites. Listen to Positively Philadelphia! for the details.
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Philadelphia city buildings
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Pat Loeb
October 26, 2019 - 6:30 am
Around 50 buildings have joined the Philadelphia 2030 District initiative and pledged to improve their energy efficiency by 50 percent by the year 2030. According to an update released by the project this week, it’s already more than halfway to its target. Read more here.
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Wizard and Witches Festival in Chestnut Hill.
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Holli Stephens
October 18, 2019 - 5:00 am
Now that we’ve neared the middle of the season, it’s time for the spooky and scary to make their debut. Witches and wizards from the Harry Potter canon take over Chestnut Hill once again, and Boo at the Zoo returns with a trick-or-treat safari — just don’t tell the Sanderson sisters.
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Police contract rally
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Pat Loeb
October 11, 2019 - 4:49 pm
Protesters at City Hall Friday demanded changes to the city's contract with the Fraternal Order of Police — but it's not that easy. Read more here.
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John McDevitt
September 21, 2019 - 4:46 pm
Two years later, victims in Puerto Rico still need help from hurricane Maria. Supporters in Philadelphia called for action on Saturday.
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Pennsylvania capitol building in Harrisburg
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Cherri Gregg
September 11, 2019 - 4:00 am
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court will hear oral arguments Wednesday on two cases dealing with the death penalty. Philadelphia's district attorney wants the court to strike down the policy. Read more here.
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