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Purses, Backpacks Banned from Lincoln Financial Field

Purses, Backpacks Banned from Lincoln Financial Field

The Nanny State is starting to weasel its way into Philly football, as the NFL recently announced new container restrictions that will further restrict your sense of freedom during your next outing at Lincoln Financial Field. In a move no doubt inspired by the Boston Marathon bombings, the NFL will bar game-goers from entering stadiums Continue reading »

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Your 2013 Made In America Lineup

Your 2013 Made In America Lineup

Depending on how you feel about massive crowds, loud, pop music and ultra-heightened security, the weekend of August 31st though September 1st will either be a blessed end-of-summer celebration or a nightmarish hellstorm of incessant inconvenience. As expected, Jay-Z is returning to the Parkway for the second installment of the Budweiser Made in America Festival. Continue reading »

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SEPTA to Jack Up Fares this Summer

SEPTA to Jack Up Fares this Summer

Sure, you may not have to search far and wide for tokens once SEPTA implements its $200 million New Payment Technology (NPT), but you will, unfortunately, have to pay more starting July 1st. According to Philly.com, this would mark the first fare increase for SEPTA in three years (assuming the SEPTA board approves). Here’s the Continue reading »

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New Legislation May Break Up PA’s Electoral Votes

New Legislation May Break Up PA’s Electoral Votes

After a rather crushing defeat in the last presidential election, the Republican National Committee is scheming for ways to win more electoral votes come 2016. In an interview with Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel last month, RNC Chairman Reince Priebus called for Democratic states to be the target of a new initiative that would split states’ electoral votes, Continue reading »

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About that 90 Percent Voter Turnout…

About that 90 Percent Voter Turnout…

Turns out it was 100% wrong. Republicans were quick to pounce on a non-existent voter fraud scandal in Philadelphia, after premature figures indicated that “90 percent of the precincts in Philadelphia . . . turned out over 90 percent of voters.” State House speaker, Sam Smith, called the figures “questionable” the day after Election Day, Continue reading »

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Family of Murdered Police Officer Sues Parole Board

Family of Murdered Police Officer Sues Parole Board

The family of Moses Walker, Jr., a police officer who was fatally shot in August, is suing the Philadelphia Board of Probation and Parole claiming that, had the board performed as it should have, Walker may still be alive. As the Inquirer reports, Walker, a 19-year veteran of the force, was walking to the bus Continue reading »

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President Obama to Visit Jersey Shore

President Obama to Visit Jersey Shore

In the wake of one of the worst storms for New Jersey in years, Atlantic City is partially cleaned up and ready for a visit from President Barack Obama this afternoon. The streets have been cleared, though schools and casinos remain closed. Many are still without power and will be for some time. According to Continue reading »

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