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PABJ recognizes the life and work of Malcolm Poindexter, 84

April 1, 2010

The Philadelphia Association of Black Journalists (PABJ) is saddened to hear of Malcolm Poindexter’s passing today. PABJ honored Mr. Poindexter with a Lifetime Achievement Award in 2006 at its Banquet of Honors. Mr. Poindexter’s journalism career, which started in 1947, spanned more than half a century…

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Center City Phila. leisure room-nights increased 3% in 2009

March 27, 2010

An important benchmark of leisure tourism, continued to be a big win for Center City hotels in 2009, with 81% of rooms occupied. Over the past six years, Saturday has been the busiest night of the week for Center City hotels, and Saturday night occupancy in downtown Philadelphia…

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Judge: Winfrey must defend ex-headmistress’s suit

March 21, 2010

Talk show host Oprah Winfrey must defend a defamation suit over remarks she made about a headmistress at her girls’ school in South Africa after a sex-abuse scandal erupted there, a U.S. judge ruled. The case is now set for trial on March 29 in Philadelphia.

 

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