3:34 AM / Thursday January 21, 2021


A look at: Eagles’ new coach, Chip Kelly

February 15, 2013

Chip Kelly could prove to be an exception to the rule that coaches who go straight from college ranks to head coach of an NFL team ultimately fail. Usually, the transition from an atmosphere where the head football coach is a demi-god in the collegiate setting to the rigors of…

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U.S.P.S. discontinue Saturday deliveries in August

February 12, 2013

Wednesday’s announcement by the U.S. Postal Service that Saturday mail deliveries will be discontinued in August due to financial shortfalls caused by technological advances such as email was nothing more than sleight of hand.

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Brown: House scholarship program now open

February 12, 2013

State Rep. Vanessa Lowery Brown, D-Phila., announced that the annual Pennsylvania House of Representatives Scholarship program is open and accepting applicants for the 2013-14 school year. The program awards two scholarships. Each one is worth one semester’s tuition at a State System of Higher Education…

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African American leaders trigger windfall cash reward in kidnapping case

February 3, 2013

This extraordinary response from the citizens of Philadelphia who want to speed up the capture of these brazen criminals began several weeks ago when two dozen African American men, compelled by their shared outrage at the kidnapping and brutal attack of Nai’lla combined their resources to offer a $10,000 reward.

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Nine judges charged with Philadelphia ticket fixing

February 3, 2013

Six current and former Philadelphia traffic court judges have been charged with fixing tickets for friends and political allies, in a sweeping federal indictment that also charges three suburban judges, a court clerk and two businessmen.

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Governor Corbett announces Liquor Privatization Plan

February 3, 2013

Governor Tom Corbett, joined by Rep. Mike Turzai, R-Allegheny, on Thursday announced his plan to privatize the liquor system in Pennsylvania and committed $1 billion in proceeds from the process to education funding. Corbett said that the $1 billion will be used to create the Passport for Learning Block Grant…

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Voter ID trial scheduled to start July 15

January 26, 2013

Judge Robert Simpson last week issued an order scheduling the voter ID trial for July 15, 2013, at the Pennsylvania Judicial Center in Harrisburg. The trial is expected to last about a week. Plaintiffs are seeking a permanent injunction to stop implementation of the state’s voter ID law.

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