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Life sentence for Mumia Abu-Jamal

December 11, 2011

The Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office announced that it will not seek another death sentence for Mumia Abu-Jamal. Pennsylvania law now requires Mr. Abu-Jamal to be sentenced to life imprisonment without the possibility of parole…

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1480 WDAS AM returns to the air as “The Soul of Philadelphia”

November 28, 2011

1480 WDAS AM “The Soul of Philadelphia” returns to the airwaves with the best R&B oldies from the late ’50’s, ’60’s and early ’70’s. Nov. 23, marked the rebirth of 1480 WDAS AM when it began the transition by switching to all Christmas music offering a selection of holiday hits by your favorite R&B artists.

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