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Potential Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg speaks to workers during a tour of the WH Bagshaw Company.
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AP News
November 07, 2019 - 6:46 pm
Michael Bloomberg, the billionaire former mayor of New York City, is opening the door to a 2020 Democratic presidential campaign, signaling his dissatisfaction with the current crop of candidates vying to take on President Donald Trump. Read more here.
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From left: Managing Director Brian Abernathy, Mayor Jim Kenney, Acting Commissioner Christine Coulter
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Pat Loeb
November 06, 2019 - 12:33 am
Mayor Jim Kenney easily won re-election Tuesday and promised to continue to fight to give every Philadelphian the chance to succeed. Read more here.
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Philadelphia City Hall.
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Pat Loeb
November 05, 2019 - 4:00 am
Philadelphia voters will be confronted with new machines when they go to the polls Tuesday. They'll also have a lengthy ballot to select from. Read more here.
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An investigation is underway after video shows a New Jersey police officer striking a woman several times during a beach arrest.
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David Madden
October 21, 2019 - 4:30 am
Last February, the woman beaten and arrested on a Wildwood beach admitted to a disorderly person charge and the case appeared to be closed. That is until now, as the woman is suing the cops and the city.
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The implosion of two cranes at the Hard Rock Hotel in New Orleans, which partially collapsed during construction, was expected Saturday after a delay due to a tropical storm, officials said.
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CNN
October 19, 2019 - 3:17 pm
The implosion of two cranes at the Hard Rock Hotel in New Orleans, which partially collapsed during construction, has been delayed yet again -- at least until Sunday, officials said on Saturday.
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PHILADELPHIA, PA - JULY 24: Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney participates in a walk-through at the Wells Fargo Center July 24, 2016 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Democratic National Convention opens July 25.
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Pat Loeb
May 22, 2019 - 4:07 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney has to have a good relationship with City Council to get things done. So are the three likely new members elected in Tuesday's Democratic primary likely to impact that relationship? Kenney doesn't think so. After winning the Democratic...
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Jim Kenney.
Holli Stephens/KYW Newsradio
May 21, 2019 - 9:27 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Jim Kenney wins the Democratic primary for a second term, fending off challengers Alan Butkovitz and state Sen. Anthony Williams. . @PhillyMayor Jim Kenney went to the podium as the democratic nominee only 90-minutes after the polls closed. He thanked supporters for...
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First Assistant District Attorney Robert Listenbee
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Mark Abrams
May 15, 2019 - 1:34 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Philadelphia district attorney's office plans to deploy an Election Task Force to monitor the polls during next Tuesday's primary election. First Assistant District Attorney Robert Listenbee says that, with a large ballot that includes candidates for mayor, city...
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Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh
Loyd Fox/Baltimore Sun via AP
April 25, 2019 - 2:41 pm
BALTIMORE (AP) — Federal agents raided the homes and offices of Baltimore's embattled mayor on Thursday amid widening probes to determine whether she used sales of her children's books to disguise government kickbacks. The searches pushed the latest political scandal for Maryland's largest city to...
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Maryland's chief accountant is calling for Pugh to step down, calling the latest revelations about lucrative deals to sell her self-published children's books "brazen, cartoonish corruption."
Patrick Semansky/AP Photo, File
April 02, 2019 - 7:51 pm
BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore already faced daunting challenges: soaring violent crime, a thriving drug economy and poverty so intense that some derelict neighborhoods look like they were hit by a plague. Now, Mayor Catherine Pugh is embroiled in a strange scandal, sucking attention away from those...
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