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City Council schedules additional redistricting hearings

August 21, 2011

City Council announced details for two more public hearings to be held for the purpose of receiving public testimony concerning Councilmanic redistricting. These will be held outside of Center City Philadelphia and are in addition to a hearing scheduled for Tuesday, August 16, 2011 at 10:30 a.m. in Council chambers.

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Mayor Nutter announces “flash mob” response

August 13, 2011

Mayor Michael A. Nutter announced that the Administration in cooperation with the District Attorney’s Office, the Philadelphia Municipal Court, Philadelphia Police Department (PPD) community groups, business owners and other stakeholders will launch a coordinated response to “flash mobs”

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City Council holds redistricting hearings

August 13, 2011

City Council President Anna C. Verna announced that last week, in addition to a redistricting hearing scheduled for August 16, there will be two additional hearings for the purpose of receiving public testimony concerning Councilmanic redistricting.

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Mayor Nutter, city officials respond to flash mob

August 8, 2011

Mayor Nutter, in response to Friday’s incident, stated: “We do not tolerate violence by any individuals in our city, and we will continue to respond with the full force of our city’s justice system to kids who disrespect their City.

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Prolific best-selling author Leslie Esdaile Banks dies

August 8, 2011

Banks has penned over 40 novels and 12 novellas in a wide range of genres and is the recipient of the 2009 Romantic Times Booklover’s Convention Career Achievement Award for Paranormal Fiction and the 2008 Essence Magazine Storyteller of the Year Award, as well as…

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