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Hurricane Irene Clean Up and Wrap Up
 
  by: iradiotom - Philadelphia, PA
started: 08/28/11 3:38 pm | updated: 08/28/11 3:38 pm
 
Now that Hurricane Irene has left the Philadelphia region, the Monday morning quarterbacks can assess the handling of preparations by our politicians and the media. The storm was not as windy or rainy as predicted, so damages were not as bad as feared. Do you think New Jersey Governor Christie, Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg acted properly with evacuation orders? Or did they over-react? How about the news media? Too much Irene hype or was the... Read More
 
 
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Hurricane Irene Invades Philadelphia Region; Share your Pics and Stories
 
  by: iradioal - Philadelphia, PA
started: 08/27/11 4:47 pm | updated: 08/28/11 2:14 pm
 
As Hurricane Irene begins to make it's way into the Philadelphia and South Jersey region, it is slightly weakened but still packs a powerful punch. Mayor Michael Nutter has declared a State of Emergency in the City of Philadelphia and cautions all those in flood prone areas to seek alternate shelter as soon as possible. Businesses and events in the city tonight are closed/canceled, as the rain and wind will intensify overnight.

Emergencies have also been declared in Pennsylvania,... Read More
 
 
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Philadelphia Loses a Radio Station
 
  by: iradiotom - Philadelphia, PA
started: 08/01/11 2:39 pm | updated: 08/27/11 4:21 pm
 
Philadelphia AM radio station WHAT 1340 went off the air this morning and remained off the air all day. No station identification, nothing. Just hours of silence. The eerie void signaled the station is not returning to its Standards music format of 4 years and is preparing to go in a different direction.

The Pop Standards music format, dubbed "The Greatest Music of All Time" was previously known as Martini Lounge Radio, featuring artists like Frank Sinatra, Diana Krall, Tony... Read More
 
 
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Both Phillies Games Today Postponed to September 15th.
 
  by: iradioal - Philadelphia, PA
started: 08/27/11 11:24 am | updated: 08/27/11 11:24 am
 
The Phillies announced that today's 1:05 p.m. game has been rescheduled as part of a day/night doubleheader on Thursday, September 15 starting at 2:35 p.m.

The game originally scheduled for tonight at 7:05 p.m. game will begin at 7:35 p.m. on September 15 as the night... Read More
 
 
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Philadelphia and South Jersey Under Hurricane Warnings
 
  by: iradioal - Philadelphia, PA
started: 08/26/11 10:50 pm | updated: 08/26/11 10:50 pm
 
The entire Philadelphia area, Delaware, and South Jersey is under Hurricane or Tropical Storm Warnings. Hurricane Irene is on course to reach our area Saturday night into Sunday with the eye going right up along the coast. The warnings mean that all areas will experience powerful winds up to hurricane forces 74+, heavy rains 4-10 inches, widespread flooding, and tidal flooding and storm surge near the coastal areas. This storm is very wide and will be felt hard far inland from the center.Read More
 
 
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Phillies Game Saturday Night Postponed; Day Game Still On
 
  by: iradioal - Philadelphia, PA
started: 08/26/11 2:29 pm | updated: 08/26/11 2:29 pm
 
Sunday's Phillies game had been moved to Saturday afternoon due to the threat of Hurricane Irene. It was to be played as Game 1 of a Day-Night double header. Now it will be the only game tomorrow.

Saturday's orginally scheduled night game has been postponed to Sept 15th, time yet to be determined, because of the increasing threat of weather tomorrow night.

Sunday's rescheduled game WILL be played at 1:05 pm (gates 11:05 am) and tickets for that August 28th game... Read More
 
 
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Hurricane Irene Septa Service Suspended August 28 12am - 12pm
 
  by: Rebel - Havertown, PA
started: 08/26/11 11:50 am | updated: 08/26/11 11:50 am
 
Based on the track of Hurricane Irene and anticipated sustained high winds, heavy rains, and the potential for severe flooding, downed trees, and wires SEPTA service will be suspended between 12:30 a.m. and 12 Noon, Sunday August 28. We will monitor the situation through the overnight and determine our ability to run service after 12 Noon.


SATURDAY, AUGUST 27, 2011

NORMAL Service will operate on ALL Bus, Trolley, and High Speed Subway Routes until 12:30... Read More
 
 
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Hurricane Irene Drives Supply Sales
 
  by: Rebel - Havertown, PA
started: 08/26/11 8:57 am | updated: 08/26/11 8:57 am
 
Hurricane Irene is boosting business at places like Home Depot, Lowes, Tru Value and Ace hardware stores.

People are standing in lines purchasing bottled water, batteries, flashlights, as well as big ticket items like generators.

Many stores have already sold out of these essentials, which is driving the stress level even higher on many consumers.

Demand for hurricane-related supplies is giving some retailers a boost that's expected to continue as... Read More
 
 
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Ackerman Speaking Out (of turn)?
 
  by: Rebel - Havertown, PA
started: 08/26/11 8:56 am | updated: 08/26/11 8:56 am
 
Arlene Ackerman is speaking out in interviews this week with Education Week, Fox 29 and WURD-AM.

On WURD-AM, she said Mayor Nutter forced the SRC to get rid of her after she wouldn't "play politics" on funding for full-day kindergarten.

She also told Education Week that the SRC put her on its hit list when she refused to support an unnamed politician who wanted her to back a bid by Foundations Inc. to run Martin Luther King High School as a charter.
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August 26 Music Calendar
 
  by: Rebel - Havertown, PA
started: 08/26/11 8:51 am | updated: 08/26/11 8:51 am
 
(2001) 10 Years Ago

Madonna's concert from her "Drowned World Tour 2001" is broadcast live on HBO from the Palace of Auburn Hills in Michigan. A DVD of the broadcast is released in... Read More
 
 
 
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