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WAWA Welcome America! wows Philadelphia

July 10, 2011

More than 500,000 Philadelphians and visitors attended the concert on the Parkway. During the entire eleven days, the Festival drew more than one million celebrants to free activities and entertainment hosted for all ages throughout the city.

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Thomas: schools and universities big losers in state budget

July 10, 2011

State Rep. Curtis Thomas, D- Phila., said the state budget, which he voted against, cuts funding to basic and higher education to schools across Pennsylvania. Thomas said education is underfunded by about $862 million yet the state revenues are showing a surplus upwards of $752 million.

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Building on dreams of college

July 5, 2011

In many ways, Philadelphia would seem to be the ideal place for students who want to go to college. The city does not lack for programs and organizations dedicated toward helping young people reach this goal. Its mayor, Michael Nutter, has put renewed focus on the issue, setting goals…

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Youngblood votes against bill that would disenfranchise many voters

July 5, 2011

State Rep. Rosita C. Youngblood, D-Phila., today voted against a bill that she said harkens to the years before the federal Voting Rights Act. After extensive debate, the House voted 108-88 in favor of a bill that would require voters to show photo identification in order to be able to cast their ballot at the polls.

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PHA’s Summer Food Program = Healthy Bodies and Sound Mind

July 5, 2011

This year’s program, which is located at 19 PHA sites across the city, began its 2011 operations on June 22nd. All eligible children ages 18 and under are able to receive free breakfast and lunch through Friday, August 26th. The program will operate Monday — Friday from 8 AM to 2PM.

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The Philadelphia Sunday Sun Staff