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Occupy Philadelphia Mad Libs
  by: Rebel - Havertown, PA
started: 10/27/11 9:30 am | updated: 10/27/11 9:30 am
Occupy Wall Street, the nearly 6-week-old social protest in Manhattan has inspired campaigns, headlines and spoofs that often have nothing to do with income inequality or challenging corporate overlords: Occupy the NBA, Occupy The Bar, Occupy Sesame Street, and Occupy the Bathroom are just a few.

That meets with mixed feelings from the occupiers camping out in lower Manhattan. Some protesters are concerned that frivolous uses could dilute their serious message.
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Philadelphia School District: $39 million in reductions needed
  by: Rebel - Havertown, PA
started: 10/27/11 9:27 am | updated: 10/27/11 9:27 am
Philadelphia School District - which had earlier announced a $629 million budget gap - must make an additional $39 million in reductions.

Cutting professional development, English-language learner instruction, psychologists, instrumental music, athletics, educational technology, and bilingual counseling assistants would save about $17 million. The district still has to find $22 million more to cut.

Without further concessions from district unions, Chief... Read More
October 27 Music Calendar
  by: Rebel - Havertown, PA
started: 10/27/11 9:25 am | updated: 10/27/11 9:25 am
(2006) 5 Years Ago

"Shut Up and Sing," a documentary that follows The Dixie Chicks after natalie Maines's controversial comments about President George W. Bush, opens in New York and Los... Read More
Amy Winehouse Died From Alcohol
  by: iradioal - Philadelphia, PA
started: 10/26/11 11:37 am | updated: 10/26/11 11:37 am
The cause of Amy Winehouse's sudden death earlier this summer has now been released. Coroner Suzanne Greenaway concluded it was "death by misadventure," saying the singer died of accidental alcohol poisoning. "The unintended consequence of such potentially fatal levels (of alcohol) was her sudden and unexpected death," Greenaway said.

Blood and urine samples indicated Winehouse had consumed a "very large quantity of alcohol" prior to her death. The level of alcohol in her blood... Read More
Penn and Philadelphia Rank High in Green Power Use
  by: iradiotom - Philadelphia, PA
started: 10/26/11 7:50 am | updated: 10/26/11 7:50 am
The US Environmental Protection Agency has released its Top 50 consumers of green power and Philadelphia is prominently on the list. The University of Pennsylvania claimed the number 1 spot among colleges across the country for consuming over 200 million kilowatt hours of green power, which is half of Penn's total power needs. The city of Philadelphia ranked 35th nationally for consuming 127.3 million kWh of green power, about 20 percent of the city government's power... Read More
Talk of Early Snow from Philadelphia Forecasters
  by: iradiotom - Philadelphia, PA
started: 10/26/11 7:34 am | updated: 10/26/11 7:34 am
It is snowing in other parts of the country and local meteorologists have already started mentioning the four letter S word in Philadelphia forecasts. A half foot fell west of us in Colorado and two other systems are pushing winter weather from the north and are threatening New England and northeast PA. That's close enough for Philadelphia's TV weather folks to start warning us that snow MAY be coming soon.

The first snow flakes of the season may be spotted this weekend in... Read More
October 25 Music Calendar
  by: Rebel - Havertown, PA
started: 10/25/11 8:46 am | updated: 10/25/11 8:46 am
(1991) 20 Years Ago

Rock promoter Bill Graham dies in a helicopter crash at age 60 after a Huey Lewis and the News concert in Concord, California.
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October 24 Music Calendar
  by: Rebel - Havertown, PA
started: 10/24/11 9:02 am | updated: 10/24/11 9:02 am
(1996) 15 Years Ago

Motown Records founder, Berry Gordy, is honored with a star on Hollywood's Walk of... Read More
Occupy Philadelphia: First 15 Arrests
  by: Rebel - Havertown, PA
started: 10/24/11 8:39 am | updated: 10/24/11 8:39 am
Philadelphia police arrested 15 people associated with Occupy Philadelphia over the weekend after blocking Eighth Street near Race Street just outside Police Headquarters.

The sit-in began about 17 hours earlier as a protest march against police brutality nationwide.
They were the first arrests since the movement began in the first week of October. Occupy Philadelphia, part of a larger national protest, is a grassroots demonstration against Wall Street and corporate greed... Read More
Haverford Ordinance Facing Court Challenge
  by: Rebel - Havertown, PA
started: 10/24/11 8:36 am | updated: 10/24/11 8:36 am
Haverford township has people talking... an antidiscrimination ordinance is facing a court challenge.

The ordinance includes provisions for protections in housing, commercial property, employment, and public accommodations against discrimination based on sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression.

Resident Fred Teal filed a challenge alleging the township failed to provide proper public notice of changes to the ordinance between first and... Read More
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