Philadelphia Inquirer

In this Nov. 11, 2015 photo, Frank Sherlock, the then-poet laurel of Philadelphia, poses outside Dirty Franks, a bar in Philadelphia where he worked as a bouncer.
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May 01, 2019 - 1:36 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia's second poet laureate, who focused on taking poetry to neighborhoods and the city's young people, has been outed as a former white nationalist. In the late 1980s, Frank Sherlock was a 19-year-old skinhead and vocalist for a white nationalist punk band called New...
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Classroom chalk board.
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Pat Loeb
February 25, 2019 - 5:29 pm
Updated: 9:59 a.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia officials plan to pull all their remaining students out of the Glen Mills Schools after a Philadelphia Inquirer investigation found a history or abuse and cover-ups there. Human services Commissioner Cynthia Figueroa says it was...
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This photo taken Aug. 15, 2018, shows Johnny Bobbitt Jr., the homeless veteran who gave $20 for gas for Kate McClure, back on the streets with his brother.
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August 29, 2018 - 12:38 pm
MOUNT HOLLY, N.J. (AP) — A homeless man whose selfless act of using his last $20 to fill up the gas tank of a stranded motorist in Philadelphia got him worldwide attention is suing the couple who led a $400,000 fundraising campaign to help him. Johnny Bobbitt says he's concerned that Mark D'Amico...
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President Trump Meets With National Space Council At White House
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Tim Jimenez
July 23, 2018 - 8:01 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Ahead of his trip to Philadelphia, Vice President Mike Pence wrote about how the Trump administration's work has helped the city. His op-ed, " Our Agenda is Working for Philadelphia ," was published in Sunday's Inquirer. In the article, the vice president highlighted...
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