Jim Kenney

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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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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Philadelphia City Hall.
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Pat Loeb
January 21, 2020 - 3:54 pm
Philadelphia City Councilmembers say they plan to reintroduce a bill that died last year when the mayor refused to sign it. The bill would provide a wage tax break to low-income workers. Read more here.
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MLK Day of Service at Girard College
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Cherri Gregg
January 20, 2020 - 1:54 pm
About 150,000 volunteers dispersed across the greater Philadelphia region for the 25th annual Martin Luther King Day of Service. And as the 2020 election approaches, leaders took the time to emphasize the importance and history of voting in the U.S. Read more here.
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Mayor Jim Kenney
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Pat Loeb
January 06, 2020 - 4:00 pm
Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney outlined an ambitious agenda for his second term, as he and other city officials were sworn in for a new term Monday at The Met Philadelphia. Read more here.
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It used to be called the Philadelphia Metropolitan Opera House. Several decades and $56 million later, Philadelphia now has its own Met concert venue.
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Pat Loeb
January 06, 2020 - 4:30 am
Philadelphia's mayor and city council will be sworn into office Monday in a traditional ceremony at a new location.
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Kira Strong, new executive director of Mayor Kenney's "Rebuild" initiative.
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Pat Loeb
January 05, 2020 - 4:30 am
Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney has appointed a new director for one of his signature initiatives, called "Rebuild," to renovate city facilities including parks, recreation centers and libraries. Read more here.
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Members of the Froggy Carr club march during the Mummers Parade.
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Cherri Gregg
January 02, 2020 - 5:00 pm
The Mummers Parade's record of racist parody turned up again this year, and a former mummer — who has since left the tradition after learning about its racist origins — believes the bigotry needs to come to an end. Read more here.
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Danielle Outlaw
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Kristen Johanson
December 31, 2019 - 2:03 pm
After being officially tapped by the mayor on Monday, Danielle Outlaw, the city’s new police commissioner, has already hinted at how she wants to reshape the Philadelphia Police Department. Read more here.
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Danielle Outlaw
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KYW Staff
December 30, 2019 - 12:21 pm
Mayor Jim Kenney has appointed Danielle Outlaw as Philadelphia’s new police commissioner. Read the latest here.
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