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Election 2019

Philly sheriff candidate turned away from traditional Election Day lunch gathering

Rochelle Bilal

Politics

Milton Street says he's running for Philly mayor as an independent

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Addiction

City takes a breather on safe-injection sites to address public safety concerns

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Driving

Philly considers congestion pricing as New York City's plan moves forward

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Mummers

Mummers skit condemned for blackface didn’t actually use blackface

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Government

Philadelphia's interns will now be paid to work at mayor's office

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Opinion

At PGW, the familiar stink of waste and mismanagement

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Immigration

Even in Philadelphia, one of the most determined sanctuary cities, refuge is elusive

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Recreation

Philly Free Streets route extended to include Germantown Ave. intersection

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Concerts

Made in America festival to stay on Benjamin Franklin Parkway

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Government

Philadelphia revamps sexual harassment prevention policies for city employees

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Frank Rizzo

Kenney: Philly 'narrowing options' on where to move Frank Rizzo statue

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LGBTQ

Philly removes gender-specific terms from parts of city code

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Politics

A.G. Sessions criticizes Philly, Mayor Kenney for city's 'sanctuary' status

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Politics

City Council budget package would cut Philly property tax increase

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LGBTQ

Philly hosts first-ever LGBTQ State of the Union

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Recreation

Mayor Kenney announces details for third Philly Free Streets

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Government

Philly nearly blows through all of its annual overtime budget

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Transportation

JFK Boulevard, Market Street to get protected bike lanes in Center City

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Addiction

New Philly program aims to help people with addiction instead of arresting them

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Legislation

Councilwoman proposes bill to keep some Philly bars open till 4 a.m.

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Politics

City controller: Most soda tax revenue in General Fund, not spent on pre-K, community schools, parks rehab

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City Hall

Kenney seeks property tax hike for Philly schools

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Odd News

'Rocky' statue will have to sport Patriots gear if Eagles lose Super Bowl

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Fires

1 firefighter, 1 resident dead in North Philly rowhome blaze

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Politics

WATCH: Mayor Kenney reads mean tweets, dresses like an elf

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Education

Wolf: Philadelphia schools will officially return to local control

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Guns

Philly, 2 other cities sue Department of Defense over 'broken' gun check system

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Politics

Kenney: Trump is compassionless ‘bully,’ ‘punk’ for removing Haitians’ protected status

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Education

Philly to take control of its schools after SRC votes to disband

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Allegations

Kenney: Philly Sheriff Jewell Williams should step down amid sexual harassment allegations

Mayor Jim Kenney; Thom Carroll photo

Courts

Judge: Sessions can't withhold money from Philly for sanctuary city status

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Schools

Philly moving to take back control of city's schools

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LGBT

One year later: Strides made on Gayborhood racism, but work still to be done

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Events

Pedestrians, cyclists take back the road in second #PhillyFreeStreets

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Government

Philly residents don't like the Streets Department, but are good with city trash collection

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Business

Kenney: Philly is in 'Goldilocks zone' for new Amazon HQ

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Business

Here's what new Amazon HQ could do to Philly's rent prices

Opinion

Philadelphia should reject taxpayer-funded political campaigns

Immigration

DOJ to Mayor Kenney: Philly's 'sanctuary' policies violate federal law

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Taxes

After Chicago repeals soda tax, Philly union urges Mayor Kenney to do the same

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Mass Shootings

'Standing with Las Vegas' vigil to be held in Philadelphia

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