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COUNCILMAN MARK SQUILLA talks to us about the end of the Philadelphia Carriage Company and where its horses will end up at the end of the year.
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Overbrook residents defiant after shooting disrupts a cookout attended by hundreds
Philadelphia Police Commissioner Richard Ross said Saturday that at least 20 shots were fired. Seven people — ages 18 to 28 — were injured and sent to the hospital.
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Helen Gym, local activists take the presidential stage at Netroots Nation convention
This year, the Netroots Nation conference got local, thanks to City Councilmember-at-large Helen Gym and local community leaders.
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At resentencing, former U.S. Rep. Chaka Fattah still gets 10 years
An appeals court decision gave former Philly Congressman Chaka Fattah a shot at less time in prison. In the end, he got the same punishment: 10 years.
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