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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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EDITORIAL: Obama Justice Department sanctioned

The latest imbroglio concerns two of the division’s top career lawyers, the ones whom the Obama team chose to run the division until controversial nominees ... members of the New Black Panther Party i... read more


A Town Torn Apart

But when the screaming didn’t stop, Burke, a retired Philadelphia cop, went to the window and witnessed ... than tripled since 2000 and where officials once considered enacting a controversial law tha... read more

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

So, What Does A Government Shutdown Mean For You?

The IRS recently issued new withholding tables for employers ... Passport and visa processing, which are largely self-funded by consumer fees, will not shut down. The agency’s main headquarters in Was... read more

Sports & Politics Intersect: Fans call foul over MLB political donations

Twitter post from @KenTremendous, aka TV producer, writer Michael Schur, regarding Major League Baseball’s donation to controversial ... justice grant paid bail for nine - Prior to Thanksgiving, nine ... 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

Jawnts: It's the season for kids' stuff

You can't design a tree house for a fish. Not an architect in the making? There's always the Philadelphia Zoo. Yes, outdoors, in winter. Bundle up and get over there. There are plenty of indoor exhibi... 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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