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Philadelphia's Millionaire Population Growing
  by: iradiotom - Philadelphia, PA
started: 07/15/11 7:30 am | updated: 07/15/11 7:30 am
The number of millionaires in Philadelphia is on the rise. According to Forbes Magazine, the Philadelphia area has the sixth most millionaires in the country - topping Boston and Houston. High Net Worth Individuals are defined an having at least $1 million in investable assets not counting a primary home. Philly's total of 110,400 millionaires is up 6% from last year, the eighth largest increase in the country. Philly has its share of business tycoons, star entertainers and athletes as well... Read More
Philadelphia School District Documents Released
  by: Rebel - Havertown, PA
started: 07/14/11 6:30 am | updated: 07/14/11 6:30 am
According to the Educational Accountability Agreement signed last month by the city, city officials were recently granted look at internal Philadelphia School District documents, providing a level of access that has long evaded those trying to keep tabs on the district.

Some of the findings have been posted as promised by Mayor Nutter including:

A document showing that nearly 200 district employees earn $90,000 or more

Also released: a proposed... Read More
Netflix Rates Up, Approval Down
  by: Rebel - Havertown, PA
started: 07/14/11 6:27 am | updated: 07/14/11 6:27 am
This week, Netflix announced it would raise its prices by up to 60 percent for the millions of subscribers who want to rent DVDs by mail and watch movies online.

Netflix will be splitting up its two services, which means that subscribers who want both streaming video and DVD-by-mail access will have to get separate plans that cost at least $16 per month total.

Netflix had been offering both services as a single package that was available for as little as $10 per... Read More
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July 14 Music Calendar
  by: Rebel - Havertown, PA
started: 07/14/11 6:17 am | updated: 07/14/11 6:17 am
(1941) 70 Years Ago

Guitarist Spencer Davis, founder of the Spencer Davis Group, is born in Swansea, South... Read More
Campbell Soup Plans to Add Salt
  by: iradiotom - Philadelphia, PA
started: 07/13/11 11:00 am | updated: 07/13/11 11:00 am
The incoming chief executive of Camden's Campbell's Soup company Denise Morrison has a plan to revive sales - more salt! In recent years, the soup maker has reduced salt and sodium for health benefits. But the new CEO wants to refocus on soup that tastes good. Campbell's plans to update 46 soup recipes and introduce a few new ones. And they plan to add a new crustless sandwich bread in the shape of a fish, modeled after their popular Pepperidge Farm Goldfish crackers. Campbell's hopes to... Read More
PPA Officer Fired For Gay Bashing
  by: iradiotom - Philadelphia, PA
started: 07/13/11 10:06 am | updated: 07/13/11 10:06 am
A Philadelphia Parking Authority officer is losing his job for going on a verbal anti-gay tirade this week. The PPA officer, Joseph DeJohn had parked his vehicle in a no parking zone at 6th and Carpenter Streets in Queen Village. When he noticed two men taking a photograph of the PPA vehicle, DeJohn lashed out, calling them faggots and suggested they take pictures of themselves performing sex acts on each other. The victims filed a complaint and DeJohn was immediately suspended without pay... Read More
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July 13 Music Calendar
  by: Rebel - Havertown, PA
started: 07/13/11 5:26 am | updated: 07/13/11 5:26 am
(1971) 40 Years Ago

Teen heartthrob and star of the Partridge Family, David Cassidy has his gall bladder removed at age 21.
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Union Transfer set to join legendary Philly venues
  by: iradioal - Philadelphia, PA
started: 07/12/11 9:39 pm | updated: 07/12/11 9:39 pm
After months and months of work and deals being worked out and locations scouted, it's finally a done deal. At 1026 Spring Garden St, most recently the site of the old Spaghetti Warehouse on the north edge of Center City, 'Union Transfer ' has officially been announced, with a month of shows starting this fall booked and ready to be played.

R5 Productions' Sean Agnew has been booking shows in Philly since the mid 90's at the First Unitarian Church, Kung Fu Necktie, Johnny... Read More
PA Casino Table Games: Big Money
  by: Rebel - Havertown, PA
started: 07/11/11 7:09 am | updated: 07/11/11 7:09 am
For the Pennsylvania casinos, table games are where the money is. Estimates for June are still being tallied, and table games have already raked in almost a half a billion dollars across the state.
Slot machines are still where the big money is. Slots gambling is on schedule to make well over $2.3 billion this year, with more than $790 million in tax revenue.
And the headline is here in Southeast Pennsylvania where four casinos generate nearly half the state's casino revenue -... Read More
Philadelphia School District Summer School...Worth It?
  by: Rebel - Havertown, PA
started: 07/11/11 7:05 am | updated: 07/11/11 7:05 am
The Philadelphia school district still facing a $600 million dollar budget gap has many wondering about the 18 day district wide summer school program, which costs $18 million dollars.

Some classrooms have had full attendance, while others, have had minimal to no students showing up. Teachers are sitting in empty classrooms with nothing to do and being paid.

Most of the $18 million pays for teacher salaries for the 18 days.

The district had planned... Read More
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