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The Next Commissioner

November 1, 2019

On Monday at Community College of Philadelphia, a cross section of Philadelphian weighed in on what they hoped to see in a new police commissioner. By Chris Murray  For the Philadelphia Sunday Sun  In an effort to get community input into the selection of city’s next police commissioner, Philadelphia Eagles Malcolm Jenkins, rapper and criminal…

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2019 General Election “At a Glance” Voters Guide

November 1, 2019

Philadelphia Mayoral Candidates –Democratic Party Mayor James Kenney Website: www.kenneyforphiladelphia.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/JimFKenney Facebook: www.facebook.com/JimFKenney Instagram: www.instagram.com/jimfkenney Philadelphia Mayoral Candidates – Republican Party Billy Ciancaglini Website: www.billyforphilly.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/weneedanewmayor Philadelphia City Council Candidates – At- Large – Democratic Party Allan Domb Website: www.votedomb.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/votedomb Facebook: www.facebook.com/votedomb Instagram: www.instagram.com/councilmandomb Derek S. Green Website: www.dereksgreen.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/CouncilmanDerek Facebook:…

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Voting reform package emerges in Pennsylvania Capitol

November 1, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: An Investigator with the Office of the City Commissioners, demonstrates the ExpressVote XL voting machine at the Reading Terminal Market in Philadelphia. Legislation heading toward a vote in Pennsylvania would overhaul some aspects of how voters cast ballots while delivering much of the money counties need to buy voting machines ahead of next…

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State Of Independents

November 1, 2019

Thanks to a slate of independent/third party candidates, this year’s City Council At-Large races have become ones to watch. By Denise Clay In order to get on the ballot as a third party or  independent candidate in the City of Philadelphia, you have to have 1,000 official signatures, and you couldn’t have run for office in…

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Senator Haywood, fellow elected officials, and advocates share the Poverty Tour Report in news conference

November 1, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO:  State Sen. Art Haywood (Photo: Shutterstock) Harrisburg – State Sen. Art Haywood joined the Wolf Administration, fellow elected officials, state agencies, and advocates for a press conference announcing the completion of the Poverty Report. Since completing the five-stop Poverty Listening Tour this spring, Sen. Haywood’s office and the Pennsylvania Senate Democratic Caucus have…

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Teacher who called parent racist slur in parking lot resigns

November 1, 2019

UPPER DARBY, Pa. (AP) — A White Pennsylvania teacher who was captured on video calling a Black parent a racist slur following a fender bender has resigned. The Upper Darby school board voted unanimously Tuesday to accept Drexel Middle School teacher Renee Greeley’s resignation, effective Oct. 17. Greeley was placed on administrative leave after parent…

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Pennsylvania to get $53M in opioid treatment drug settlement

November 1, 2019

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania is in line to receive more than $53 million as part of a nationwide settlement with a British company that once distributed a drug used to treat opioid addiction. Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro said last Thursday that the money is to settle allegations that the company defrauded Medicaid and…

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Actresses cite lack of Hollywood stylists who ‘get’ Black hair

November 1, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: This combination photo shows various hairstyles worn by actress-comedian Tiffany Haddish. Haddish recalls leaving the set of a big-budget movie in tears in search of someone who could properly do her hair. From Oscar winners to stars on the rise, many African American actresses have similar stories about hair struggles in Hollywood. While…

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‘Knives Out’ and ‘Come As You Are’ Win Coveted Audience Award at 28th Philadelphia Film Festival

November 1, 2019

THE NOMADS received the inaugural Filmadelphia Audience Award Philadelphia, PA – The Philadelphia Film Society is proud to announce the award winners for the 28th Philadelphia Film Festival, including a tie for the coveted Audience Award with winners “Knives Out,” the star-studded whodunit from Director Rian Johnson and “Come As You Are” Richard Wong’s reimagining…

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