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A big tribute and dance party for Philly to celebrate Selena
Brooklyn Bowl hosts the first local edition of the touring “Forever Selena” event commemorating the late Tejano singer.
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Un gran tributo y fiesta para Filadelfia celebrará lo que Selena significa para ellos
El Brooklyn Bowl presenta la primera edición local de la gira “Forever Selena” que conmemora a la difunta cantante tejana.
Philly, get ready for another above-average hurricane season
Government forecasters are predicting up to six major hurricanes this year. Here’s how city officials suggest you prepare.
Round two: September retrial set for Kenyatta Johnson and co-defendants
A federal judge declared a mistrial in April after the jury during Johnson’s first trial deadlocked over bribery charges.
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Philly voters poised to consider creating Department of Aviation
Currently inside the city Commerce Department, the referendum could make it a cabinet-level department to be more competitive with other major cities.
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Opinion: Let’s learn to share – sports and nature can co-exist in Philly parks
Retaining and preserving open spaces has ecological value, and so does providing space for young Philadelphians participating in sports programs.
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Council considering competing property tax relief bills as budget negotiations loom
The mayor wants to increase the Philly’s homestead property exemption. Councilmember Brian O’Neill wants to double it to the state’s limit.
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Philly’s first ‘slow zone’ aims to curb traffic deaths in Fairhill
The lower speed limit, new speed cushions and corner buffers were chosen with the involvement of community members.
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City Council weighing citywide contract converting Philly street lights to LEDs
The modernization project will also mean malfunctioning lights will be fixed based on real-time reports, and not based on resident complaints.
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City Council passes bill to require more asbestos inspections in Philly schools
The school district opposes the bill, saying asbestos is already tightly regulated, and the bill will only complicate things.
FDR park renovation officially begins with Welcome Center groundbreaking
One official called the project’s planned public restrooms “the culmination of a dream.”
Years after shutdown, cancer-causing chemical still detected at former refinery site
Nearly three years after the PES refinery closed, levels of cancer-causing benzene found at its property line are still higher than many operating refineries.
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