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Gospel star, singer/songwriter Gabriel Hardeman dies at 68

June 25, 2012

Singer-songwriter, Gabriel S. Hardeman, best-known for co-writing R&B star Stephanie Mills’ 1987 number one hit “I Feel Good All Over” and Teddy Pendergrass’ “Truly Blessed”, died Saturday, June 16 in the Philadelphia area from complications of interstitial fibrosis.

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Mayor Nutter becomes head of U.S. Conference of Mayors

June 25, 2012

Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter has been named 70th president of the U.S. Conference of Mayors. Nutter assumed the post last Saturday at the organization’s annual meeting in Orlando and gave his inaugural address entitled “Moving America’s Cities Forward.”

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Philly local and NFL star Raheem Brock holds birthday charity weekend

June 17, 2012

Raheem Brock, Philadelphia native and NFL superstar celebrated his birthday last weekend. But this was not just another celebrity birthday celebration. For the past six years, Raheem has celebrated his birthday with his annual Charity Weekend, which benefits his nonprofit organization The Raheem Brock Foundation.

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Local dancehall artist TEFF proves “We Great!”

June 10, 2012

Artists often pursue their careers for years, sometimes decades, before landing a recording or distribution contract, if ever. So it comes as a bit of a surprise (to some) that Philadelphia native TEFF has watched his career take off in such a short time.

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