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The Green Parade: Philadelphia Eagles fans lined the streets last Thursday to celebrate a Super Bowl championship that many fans had been waiting a lifetime for.

February 16, 2018

By Denise Clay If there’s one thing that Philadelphia Eagles fans are recognized for, it’s their dedication. Long before the players arrived at the NovaCare Complex to begin the team’s Super Bowl LII victory parade last Thursday, Eagles fans set up chairs, snack stations and other things designed to make the experience of sitting on…

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Philadelphia Stakeholders discuss implementation and impact of new workforce development strategy

February 16, 2018

Mayor Kenney joined a number of Philadelphia leaders on Thursday, Feb. 15 for an event highlighting the city’s new workforce development strategy. Fueling Philadelphia’s Talent Engine is a citywide plan aimed at addressing employers’ needs and preparing residents for careers in family-sustaining jobs. The strategy, which was announced on February 6 at the Mayor’s annual…

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Philly D.A. Larry Krasner announced filing of a lawsuit against ten pharmaceutical companies

February 15, 2018

📷Mariska Jones PHILADELPHIA – Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner Wednesday announced the filing of a lawsuit against ten pharmaceutical companies, under the Commonwealth’s Unfair Trade Practices and Consumer Protection Laws, for their role in creating the city’s opioid epidemic. The filing, which was made in Philadelphia’s Court of Common Pleas, was filed on Feb. 2,…

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Philadelphia to throw parade for return of LOVE sculpture

February 13, 2018

PHILADELPHIA –“LOVE” will be back in Philadelphia, just in time for Valentine’s Day. The famous 1976 Robert Indiana sculpture is returning to its home Tuesday – and will make a number of stops in a parade around Philadelphia before its reinstallation. The route starts at 25th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue It will then make a…

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Maiesha McQueen talks all things ‘Waitress’

February 9, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO:  Maiesha McQueen (insert.) By Kharisma McIlwaine In 2007, the film “Waitress” was released in theaters. Written and directed by Adrienne Shelly, “Waitress” tells the story of Jenna Hunterson who works at a diner in a small town. Jenna uses her time at the diner to conceptualize delicious pies, and as a means of escape…

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Obituary: Frank Louis Oliver, Sr., statesman, Philadelphia politician, 95

February 9, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO:  Frank Louis Oliver Frank Louis Oliver – a leader in Philadelphia and Pennsylvania politics – made transition Feb. 1, 2018.  Frank was born April 15, 1922, in Philadelphia to James and Lessie Oliver. The family resided in Kensington and later moved to Turner Street in the Brewerytown section of North Philadelphia. Frank and his…

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