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Geminid Meteor Shower in Philadelphia Skies Tonight 12/13 12/14
 
  by: iradioal - Philadelphia, PA
started: 12/14/12 12:19 am | updated: 12/14/12 12:19 am
 
The Philadelphia skies are poised for another one of nature's light shows tonight. The annual Geminid meteor shower is expected to peak December 13th and 14th. The forecast for the entire Philadelphia region is for clear skies making for great viewing, although it's a chilly 39 degrees. So get your blankets and hot drinks ready. The best place to view the meteor show around Philadelphia would be any place away from the Center City lights and out in an open field to see the entire sky, but... Read More

 
 
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Philadelphia Announces Closure of 37 Schools, Paulsboro Lawsuit Grows, Pottsgrove School Evacuation
 
  by: iradiotom - Philadelphia, PA
started: 12/13/12 9:17 pm | updated: 12/13/12 9:17 pm
 
37 Philadelphia schools will close. That's the word from Superintendent William R. Hite today, calling it an historic moment for the School District, and the decision was tough but necessary. The reorganization of Elementary, Middle and High Schools has the support of Mayor Nutter and must be approved by the School Reform Commission.

SEE ALSO: Philadelphia School District Closing 37 Schools Change 18 Programs (list); Elementary, Middle, High
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Philadelphia School District Closing 37 Public Schools from Elementary, Middle, and High
 
  by: iradioal - Philadelphia, PA
started: 12/13/12 6:56 pm | updated: 12/13/12 6:56 pm
 
Philadelphia School District Superintendent William R. Hite Jr. announced nearly 37 school closures throughout the city and 18 more program/grade changes. The school closings are necessary for the cash poor school district. Hite says the closure of these underutilized buildings should have happened a long time ago but previous superintendents might have pushed off the difficult and unpopular decisions and kicked the proverbial can down the road. At a town hall meeting on Wednesday he said that... Read More

 
 
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Philadelphia School District Closing 37 Schools Change 18 Programs (list); Elementary, Middle, High
 
  by: iradioal - Philadelphia, PA
started: 12/13/12 6:19 pm | updated: 12/13/12 6:19 pm
 
Philadelphia School District Superintendent William R. Hite Jr. announced nearly 37 school closures throughout the city and 18 more program/grade changes (see closings list below). The school closings are necessary for the cash poor school district. Hite says the closure of these underutilized buildings should have happened a long time ago but previous superintendents might have pushed off the difficult and unpopular decisions and kicked the proverbial can down the road. At... Read More

 
 
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Paul McCartney and Nirvana at 121212 Concert Perform "Cut Me Some Slack" Live Video plus some more
 
  by: iradioal - Philadelphia, PA
started: 12/13/12 5:10 pm | updated: 12/13/12 5:10 pm
 
Paul McCartney of the Beatles filled in for the late Kurt Cobain during the 121212 Benefit Concert for Hurricane Sandy. He was joined by Dave Grohl, Krist Novoselic, and Pat Smear on stage for a once in a lifetime Beatles/Nirvana supergroup/reunion. They played a brand new track titled "Cut Me Some Slack."



Another highlight from the night include Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder joining Roger Waters for "Comfortably Numb."



I honestly did... Read More

 
 
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SEPTA Train Shooting, 121212 Concert, Meek Mill Plea to Finish Tour
 
  by: iradiotom - Philadelphia, PA
started: 12/13/12 12:33 pm | updated: 12/13/12 12:33 pm
 
Police are still searching for two teens who shot two men on SEPTA’s Market Frankford train last night. The incident started after the 76ers-Bulls game when the teens got angry over the 35 year old Bulls fan’s celebration. As the teens left the train at 46th street, one turned and fired a shot into the train hitting the victim in the stomach and another man in the leg. The shooting victim is in critical condition.

A Rock and Roll Hall of Fame line-up took to the stage and... Read More
 
 
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Voter ID Law, Philadelphia School District Closings, SEPTA Train Shooting
 
  by: Rebel - Havertown, PA
started: 12/13/12 9:53 am | updated: 12/13/12 9:53 am
 
The voter ID law is back in Commonwealth Court this morning.
Commonwealth Court Judge Robert Simpson is expected to layout the timeline for the remainder of the case. Judge Simpson's October ruling only stopped the voter ID law for the November 6th general election, which means the law is currently in effect and could be enforced in future elections.

The Philadelphia School District unveils plans to permanently close about 40 schools next fall at a 2 pm news conference... Read More
 
 
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Superstorm/Hurricane Sandy 121212 Concert (video)
 
  by: iradioal - Philadelphia, PA
started: 12/13/12 4:01 am | updated: 12/13/12 4:15 am
 
Bon Jovi, Eric Clapton, Dave Grohl, Billy Joel, Alicia Keys, Chris Martin, The Rolling Stones, Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band, Eddie Vedder, Kanye West, The Who and Paul McCartney perform live at Madison Square Garden on Wednesday, December 12 at 7:30 PM (EST).





For more information on the concert, click here:
http://www.121212concert.org/

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Philadelphia School Closings; Christmas Package Thieves Arrested; Mob Ties in South Philly Murder
 
  by: iradioal - Philadelphia, PA
started: 12/13/12 3:39 am | updated: 12/13/12 3:39 am
 
Philadelphia School District Superintendent William Hite is expected to make a major announcement tomorrow, Thursday at 2 p.m., regarding the future of as many as 37 public schools in Philadelphia. See list of schools Hite wants to close or consolidate schools due to budget cuts. At a town hall meeting on Wednesday he said that whatever happens tomorrow it is long overdue, but he “did not come here just to close schools but to improve the educational environment.” The... Read More
 
 
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Chester County Dog Fighting Ring, Sugarhouse Casino Fined, New Homeless Shelter
 
  by: iradiotom - Philadelphia, PA
started: 12/12/12 9:09 pm | updated: 12/12/12 9:09 pm
 
A pit-bull fighting ring has been busted in Chester County. A couple ran dog fights in their home where they were also raising their 5 children. Police arrested Shane Santiago on drug charges and upon entering his home, found the bloody dog fighting operation. Santiago and Laura Acampora are facing animal abuse and child endangerment charges.

Philadelphia’s Sugarhouse casino has been fined $15,000 for allowing three banned patrons to gamble there. The PA Gaming Control... Read More
 
 
 
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