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Philly courts to stop withholding controversial bail fee

Advocates have been pleading with the Philadelphia court system to end its policy of keeping 30 percent of all posted bail — even when a defendant is acquitted, and even when the bail was posted by a ... read more

Faith-healing deaths: Previous stories

But the Clackamas County district attorney's controversial decision this year not to prosecute ... they attended services at Faith Tabernacle Congregation Church in north Philadelphia, asking their pa... read more

Avoid This High-Yield Value Trap And Buy An Insanely Undervalued Blue Chip Instead

95% of cash flow is from fixed fee contracts. In recent years Buckeye has moved away ... projects connecting Midwest refineries to major markets such as Chicago and Philadelphia. This is in addition t... read more

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Expect more conflict between cities and states

State lawmakers in Texas and Arkansas are weighing bills that would ban cities from declaring themselves “sanctuaries” and withholding cooperation with ... as best we can,” Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenn... read more


NY Gov. Cuomo Outlines Agenda For 2018 In State Of The State Address

Our bail system is biased against the poor ... We will sue them and we will stop spread of opioids, because too many lives have been lost, and the time for action is now before we lose another single ... read more

The week at a glance...United States

“The fee is not a ... on the outskirts of Philadelphia. Framingham, Mass. Obama’s uncle arrested: A long-lost Kenyan uncle of President Obama was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving last week, an... read more

FCC votes to stop cable operators from withholding sports programs with competitors

The Federal Communications Commission voted today to prevent cable operators from withholding sports programming from ... has used the policy loophole to shut out competitors from the Philadelphia mar... read more

Philadelphia homeless man’s lawyer says couple who raised $400k for him is withholding money

In an interview with The Philadelphia Inquirer, McClure said she and D’Amico did what they could to help Bobbitt. The couple told the paper they gave Bobbitt more than half the money but are withholdi... read more

LEARNING KEY: Kimmel Center, University of the Arts launched jazz program over the summer

The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts along with the University of the Arts launched a new jazz music program, “Philly’s Creative Jazz Institute,” over the summer for some of the top middle and hi... read more

Citizens urge Lehigh County to eliminate cash bail

“Cash bail is a system of pretrial release that forces a person who has been accused, but not yet found guilty, of a crime to pay a fee to be released from custody ... Marosy pointed to the District o... read more

Philly courts to stop withholding controversial bail fee

Advocates have been pleading with the Philadelphia court system to end its policy of keeping 30 percent of all posted bail — even when a defendant is acquitted, and even when the bail was posted by a ... read more

Philly’s courts to stop withholding bail fee

Tucker, among others. In a joint statement, the Philadelphia Community Bail Fund and #No215Jail Coalition said they were “heartened by this step the courts are taking to no longer use bail fees to pro... read more



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