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PennDOT eyes tolls to fund work on nine interstate bridges

February 25, 2021

By Marc Levy ASSOCIATED PRESS  HARRISBURG, Pa. — Facing growing demands on its highways, Pennsylvania’s Department of Transportation on Thursday named nine bridges on six interstates, including I-95’s mile-long Girard Point Bridge in Philadelphia, that need upgrades and that it will consider for tolling to help generate the cash. The work on the nine bridges…

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Without question, W. Cody Anderson, made his mark

February 25, 2021

 By Thera Martin So many kind things have been said about Philadelphia radio icon W. Cody Anderson during the years that he made his mark in the city.  However, since his passing last Saturday, the tributes and outpouring of love and respect have been beyond measure, according to Anderson’s sons Kyle and Bill. In a…

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PABJ issues statement on the Philadelphia Inquirer’s diversity and inclusion audit

February 19, 2021

The Philadelphia Association of Black Journalists (PABJ) issued the following statement in response to the Inquirer’s recent report: “The Philadelphia Association of Black Journalists (PABJ) joins the community in expressing public disappointment and dismay of the latest findings of a diversity and inclusion audit at the Philadelphia Inquirer. The report, written by Temple University’s Klein…

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The Obstacle Course

February 19, 2021

Police Commissioner Danielle Outlaw believes she can handle the pressures of overseeing the Philadelphia Police Department, even if some have questioned her fitness for the job. By Denise Clay-Murray If you’ve ever traveled through the Olney Transportation Center at Broad and Olney Streets here in Philadelphia, you know that it’s a busy spot that has…

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Black-owned Philadelphia boutique receives grant from Beyonce’

February 19, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: Design Director Nevada Gray stands next to a rack of nice tops and blouses.  (Photo by Andre Smiths) By Napoleon F. Kingcade                   For 40-year-old store owner Kimberly McGlonn, it would be a dream come true if Grammy award singer Beyonce simply walked into her…

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PA State Rep. Malcolm Kenyatta to run for US Senate

February 19, 2021

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A Philadelphia Democrat, state Rep. Malcolm Kenyatta, said Thursday that he is running for Pennsylvania’s open U.S. Senate seat in next year’s election. Kenyatta, 30, is in his second term in the state House of Representatives. Last year, he campaigned around the country for President Joe Biden and was one of…

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