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  1. Jannie Blackwell Throws Holiday Party For Homeless PhiladelphiansRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | Philadelphia Public Record

    GRACIOUS hostess Councilwoman Jannie Blackwell posed with man of the hour Santa Claus and other key operatives involved in Christmas Party for Homeless. COUNCILWOMAN Blackwell has organized this lavish Christmas affair for citizens drawn from homeless shelters across city for many years now.

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  2. Heard on the Hill / in City Hall: Council Moves To Make Cabinet-Level Planning Dept.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Philadelphia Public Record

    SINGER, songwriter and pianist Vivian Green received awards from Phila. City Council Members at Access Achievement Awards Brunch.

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  3. Casey Presses Obama To Finish Delaware R. DredgingRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | Philadelphia Public Record

    US Sen. Bob Casey has urged the Obama Administration to include adequate funding for the Delaware Deepening project in its upcoming Fiscal Year 2016 budget. During a meeting with Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works Jo-Ellen Darcy, Casey discussed the role the deepening of the Delaware will play in job creation and economic growth in Southeastern Pennsylvania.

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  4. City Hall Sam: Clarke for Mayor - Will He Or Won't He?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Philadelphia Public Record

    CITY COUNCIL PRESIDENT DARRELL CLARKE has scheduled a fundraiser for New York City during Pennsylvania Society weekend. Handicappers continue to bet against Clarke getting into the race for Mayor.

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  5. 'This Move Stinks!' Mummer MournsRead the original story

    Friday Dec 12 | Philadelphia Public Record

    BY MARIA MERLINO/ "This move stinks!" exclaimed Bob Trama, president of Trama NYB, brigade founder, whose family has three generations of Mummery under their belts. He founded the brigade in 1994 and marched with mother club Murray ever since.

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  6. Mummers Cut Their South Broad Street RootsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Philadelphia Public Record

    BY MARIA MERLINO/ We got a good cultural shock this week when it was announced the 114th Mummer's Day Parade would not parade through the heart of South Philly, but instead would go widdershins on us and begin on 15th & Market streets in front of Dilworth Plaza and end at Washington Avenue, normally the parade's pit stop. Mummers marching in South Philadelphia is a long tradition that traces its roots to the time of William Penn, when the ungoverned group of early settlers carried on the tradition of Boxing Day, or Second Christmas, by visiting neighbors and having a few cocktails.

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  7. Our Opinion: The Right Way To Fund Philadelphia's SchoolsRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 11 | Philadelphia Public Record

    Philadelphia's major challenge is in public education. Fixing our underfunded, resource-starved schools is a huge and complex task that must be pursued on many fronts.

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  8. Carpenters Union Helps Pink Nuns Mark Their 100th AnniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Philadelphia Public Record

    PINK NUNS, behind gated grill express their thanks to Ed Coryell, Jr., for help they received from Carpenters in announcing their 100th anniversary in June. Nuns are Sisters Mary Caritas, Mary Angelica, and Maria Clarissa.

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  9. Pols on the Street: Gop Dignitaries Pitch In For Al SchmidtRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Philadelphia Public Record

    WILT CHAMBERLAIN coaches included Rich Yankowitz and Roger Bogle, seen here flanking State Rep. W. Curtis Thomas. Photo by Leona Dixon Public Record columnist Maria Merlino covered GOP 5th Ward Leader Mike Cibik's hosting of City Commissioner Al Schmidt's fundraiser and reports, "Many good things were communicated about the young politician with his good work ethic.

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  10. Bartram's Missing Voices Are Its ParentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | Philadelphia Public Record

    BY TONY WEST/ Plagued by episodes of violence over the past couple of years, the fate of Bartram HS in Southwest Philadelphia has become a flashpoint of community concerns. As the only neighborhood high school left in that part of town, its woes compound the problems of poverty, poor employment and crime that afflict its homes and businesses.

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  11. City Hall Sam: Ed Rendell, Hurting The Ones Who Love Him AgainRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 28 | Philadelphia Public Record

    What does former Pennsylvania GOV. ED RENDELL have up his sleeve? Rendell hosted a fundraiser to benefit the candidacy of KEN TRUJILLO, who is running for mayor of Philadelphia.

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  12. Elephant Corner: Kathleen Kane's Downward SpiralRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 28 | Philadelphia Public Record

    I am going to turn over the quill to a female in the herd for this discussion. When Kathleen Kane ran for Attorney General against Cumberland Co.

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  13. Pols on the Street: Polls Show Lynne Abraham Well Known To VotersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 26 | Philadelphia Public Record

    BY MARIA MERLINO/ After her rousing speech announcing her candidacy for Mayor of Philadelphia on Wednesday at the Franklin Institute, Lynne Abraham had her first official breakfast fundraiser, the next day at The Famous Deli on 4th & Bainbridge, compliments of Marty Samschick and owner Russ Cowan. LYNNE ABRAHAM gets hug from her friend Chair of the School Reform Commission of School District of Phila.

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  14. Pols on the Street: Butkovitz Out Of The Race; Bon Jovi In On Race RelationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 | Philadelphia Public Record

    CITY CONTROLLER ALAN BUTKOVITZ surprised everyone by announcing he will not run for Mayor of Philadelphia in the upcoming Democratic primary. Butkovitz for months had been planning such a run.

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  15. Clarke Launches Mobile Crime-Fighting OfficeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | Philadelphia Public Record

    COUNCIL PRESIDENT Darrell Clarke, right, is joined by Congressman Fattah staffer Roger Jackson, CeaseFire Dir. Marla Davis Bellam and State Sen. Shirley Kitchen at launching of CeaseFire crime-fighting mobile office.

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  16. Live! Hotel & Casino Charged With Racial Baggage, Facing Neighbors' PushbackRead the original story

    Nov 14, 2014 | Philadelphia Public Record

    PROPOSED Live! casino at 9th & Packer could bring bright lights to S. Phila. - but its parent company has been charged with dimming its lights for minority customers in other cities.

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  17. Elephant Corner: Philly Voters Want Charter Schools - Then Vote For Their FoesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | Philadelphia Public Record

    JACK McDermott, Jim Presby and Mike Foley kick back at GOP Eaglrs-watching party at Romano's Catering in Juniata Park. Monday night, STATE REP.

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  18. the Waffleman: a Marvelous 'Time Machine' In Philadelphia Parking LotsRead the original story

    Nov 14, 2014 | Philadelphia Public Record

    Yo! Here we go again as I say, "Eureka!" I have encountered a "time machine" that creates time and therefore money! To appreciate a minute - ask the person that who had to pay for an additional A1 2-hour fee at a parking lot because they went one minute into the next A1 2-hour rate. No big deal, you may say, it is only a minute.

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  19. New Hardy Williams Center Will Serve Homeless VeteransRead the original story

    Nov 13, 2014 | Philadelphia Public Record

    DOUBLING supply of affordable housing for veterans in S.W. Phila., Councilman Kenyatta Johnson, State Sen. Hardy Williams and Congressman Bob Brady inaugurated handsome new complex on Grovers Avenue. Need for veterans' housing is urgent to combat homelessness among them.

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  20. Our Opinion: The Winners Of 2014 - Let's All Wish 'Em LuckRead the original story

    Nov 13, 2014 | Philadelphia Public Record

    Gov.-Elect Mike Stack, to bang tom-toms next to the ears of the members of the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board, which is reported soon to be announcing Philadelphia's second casino license will be located at 10th & Oregon. If that decision comes down, all hell will break loose.

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