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City Employers Facing Paid Sick Days
 
  by: Rebel - Havertown, PA
started: 10/06/11 6:15 am | updated: 10/06/11 6:15 am
 
A bill requiring all city employers to provide paid sick leave was vetoed by Mayor Nutter in June, but a different plan received City Council committee approval this week.

The bill, which would require the city and employers with city contracts, funding or leases, to provide up to seven earned sick days a year and would be a part of the living-wage and benefits law.

This bill affects fewer employers, is different from the previous bill and this plan, has nine... Read More
 
 
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DRPA Bridge Traffic Down
 
  by: Rebel - Havertown, PA
started: 10/06/11 6:10 am | updated: 10/06/11 6:10 am
 
Higher tolls have meant less traffic on four Delaware River bridges linking Philadelphia and South Jersey.

Since tolls increased by $1, traffic has been down about 4 percent on the Ben Franklin, Walt Whitman, Commodore Barry, and Betsy Ross Bridges.
Bridge traffic is at the lowest level in more than a decade, projected to dip to 50 million vehicles this year. The peak was 55 million in 2007.

Ridership is up on the PATCO commuter rail line about 4.4 percent... Read More
 
 
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Apple's Steve Jobs Passes at Age 56
 
  by: iradioal - Philadelphia, PA
started: 10/05/11 4:39 pm | updated: 10/05/11 6:12 pm
 
The iconic and legendary former CEO of Apple, Steve Jobs, has passed away today at age 56. He has been fighting cancer and other health issues the past few years. His death marks the end of that battle that took him away from Apple on extended hiatuses, the last ending with his resignation of CEO to Tim Cook in August.

This comes the day after Apple announced its upgraded iPhone 4S featuring faster processing speeds, a new camera, Siri voice recognition, as well as new apps and... Read More
 
 
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Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey Not Running for President
 
  by: iradioal - Philadelphia, PA
started: 10/04/11 10:40 am | updated: 10/04/11 10:40 am
 
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie announced today that he will not seek the Republican nomination to run for President. After much recent speculation, Christie officially declared his intentions to remain in the governor's mansion for now saying "now is not my time."

He said he had “a commitment to New Jersey that I simply will not abandon... So, New Jersey,” he added, “whether you like it or not, you’re stuck with me.”

Christie was elected in 2009. His... Read More
 
 
Sports
Phillies and Eagles - Great Players, Different Results?
 
  by: iradiotom - Philadelphia, PA
started: 10/04/11 9:17 am | updated: 10/04/11 9:17 am
 
The Phillies have delivered on the season of big promise. The pitching staff that graced the cover of Sports Illustrated at the beginning of the season delivered 102 wins despite injuries. What about the Eagles? In the pre-season they picked up some of the best free agents in football. Some fans even labeled it a Dream Team. However the Eagles results so far are nothing to dream about. Putting good, high paid players together on the roster does not guarantee success. If it was that easy,... Read More
 
 
Culture
Tony Bennett Debuts at #1 on Billboard Charts
 
  by: iradiotom - Philadelphia, PA
started: 10/04/11 9:14 am | updated: 10/04/11 9:14 am
 
Tony Bennett's Duets II Album debuted at #1 on Billboards top 200 sales charts. Tony Bennett's new collection features duets with Lady Gaga, Michael Buble k.d. lang, Josh Groban, Natalie Cole and many others. Here's this week's Billboard top 5 with links to iRadioPhilly stations where you can hear them:

1. Tony Bennett, Duets II
Hear it on Martini Lounge Radio

2. Lady Antebellum, Own the Night
Hear it on Read More
 
 
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October 3 Music Calendar
 
  by: Rebel - Havertown, PA
started: 10/03/11 10:15 am | updated: 10/03/11 10:15 am
 
(1941) 70 Years Ago

Chubby Checker (Ernest Evans), best known for popularizing "The twist" in 1960, is born in Spring Gulley, South... Read More
 
 
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Florida Mail In Gun Permits Growing in Philadelphia
 
  by: Rebel - Havertown, PA
started: 10/02/11 5:11 pm | updated: 10/02/11 5:11 pm
 
Mail order gun permits from Florida, where the rules are less stringent, are growing in popularity in Philadelphia.

Pennsylvania and Florida have a reciprocal agreement to respect each other's gun licenses, and local police are compelled to honor these permits, despite any opposition they may have due to a person’s character or background info.

Minor brushes with the law or character issues are not considerations for granting or rejecting a permit in Florida.... Read More
 
 
Culture
Kimmel Strike.....Hiatus?
 
  by: Rebel - Havertown, PA
started: 10/02/11 5:08 pm | updated: 10/02/11 5:08 pm
 
Leaders of the Kimmel Center and Local 8 of the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees signed a deal over the weekend putting a strike on weeklong hiatus.

The main push for a week of labor peace is that it gives the Opera Company of Philadelphia a chance to complete at least most of its run of Carmen - a strong seller that the opera says is as important to its finances as The Nutcracker is to ballet troupes.

If the opera's entire run of Carmen had... Read More
 
 
Sports
Phillies Finalize 25-Man NLDS Roster
 
  by: iradioal - Philadelphia, PA
started: 09/30/11 8:06 pm | updated: 09/30/11 8:06 pm
 
The Phillies have announced their NLDS 25-man roster. Here's who the Phils will be carrying the first round:

Catchers (2): Carlos Ruiz and Brian Schneider.

Infielders (6): Ryan Howard, Chase Utley, Placido Polanco, Jimmy Rollins, Wilson Valdez and Michael Martinez.

Outfielders (6): Raul Ibanez, Shane Victorino, Hunter Pence, John Mayberry Jr., Ben Francisco and Ross Gload.

Pitchers (11): Roy Halladay, Cliff Lee, Cole Hamels, Roy... Read More
 
 
 
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