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Philadelphia Nominated for City of the Year
  by: iradiotom - Philadelphia, PA
started: 12/07/11 4:27 pm | updated: 12/07/11 4:27 pm
The City of Brotherly Love has been nominated for City of the Year in the 2011 GovFresh Awards. GovFresh is an open government news site. Philadelphia has been nominated in almost all of the 20 different categories. Philly was nominated in Best Civic Startup, Best Open Data Platform and the Best Government/Citizen Collaboration. According to TechnicallyPhilly, the only other city with a chance to win City of the Year is New York.
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Philadelphia DA Drops Death Penalty Bid for Mumia Abu Jamal
  by: iradiotom - Philadelphia, PA
started: 12/07/11 4:17 pm | updated: 12/07/11 4:17 pm
After years of pursuing the death penalty for convicted cop-killer Mumia Abu Jamal, Philadelphia DA Seth Williams has given up. CBS 3 reported that after conferring with slain officer Daniel Faulkner’s widow, Maureen, he will allow the current sentence stand. Mumia Abu Jamal will finish out his life sentence and die in prison with no chance of... Read More
December 7 Music Calendar
  by: Rebel - Havertown, PA
started: 12/07/11 9:36 am | updated: 12/07/11 9:36 am
(1991) 20 Years Ago

U2's seventh album, Achtung Baby, debuts at No. 1on the Billboard 200. The record sells 18 million copies... Read More
Martini Lounge
Radio station WHAT-AM 1340 Changes; Martini Lounge and Skin Radio formats move to
  by: iradiotom - Philadelphia, PA
started: 08/01/11 7:39 am | updated: 12/06/11 9:21 pm
August 1, 2011 - Philadelphia radio station WHAT-AM 1340 dropped its Standards music format of 4 years and is preparing to go in a different direction.

The Pop Standards music format, previously known as Martini Lounge Radio, featuring artists like Frank Sinatra, Diana Krall, Tony Bennett and Michael Buble can now be heard on internet radio at Martini Lounge Radio was originally aired on Philadelphia radio station WHAT-AM 1340 in August, 2007.
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Occupy Philly Protesters Will Go To Trial
  by: iradiotom - Philadelphia, PA
started: 12/06/11 3:26 pm | updated: 12/06/11 3:26 pm
Philadelphia Weekly is reporting that nearly three dozen Occupy Philly protesters arrested in last Wednesday’s early morning police eviction raid made their first appearance in court Tuesday morning. Occupiers have been charged with conspiracy, failure to disperse, and obstructing a highway. They face up to five years in prison and a $12,500 fine.

Lined up in front of Judge Felice R. Stack in Room 403 of the Criminal Justice Center on 13th and Filbert streets, all the Occupiers... Read More
Madonna Will Play Super Bowl Halftime Show
  by: iradiotom - Philadelphia, PA
started: 12/06/11 3:17 pm | updated: 12/06/11 3:17 pm
Madonna has signed on to play the halftime show at the Super Bowl in February. The pop star is currently working on a new album and has a new movie which she wrote, directed and produced coming out just a few days after the game.

The show is the most-watched musical event of the year, with more than 162 million in the U.S. tuning in to see The Black Eyed Peas' performance with Slash and Usher in Dallas at halftime of Green Bay's Super Bowl win over Pittsburgh last February.Read More
Penn State Bowl Bound While Sandusky Gives It to Himself
  by: iradiotom - Philadelphia, PA
started: 12/06/11 3:12 pm | updated: 12/06/11 3:12 pm
The Penn State Nittany Lions are slated to take on Houston in the TicketCity Bowl on January 2nd. It looks as if Penn State was overlooked by at least two better bowl games because of the Jerry Sandusky sexual abuse scandal.

Meanwhile, Jerry Sandusky continues to dig himself a bigger grave. ABC News is reporting that his recent interview with the New York Times has “enraged” his alleged victims and that all eight plan to testify against him.... Read More
December 6 Music Calendar
  by: Rebel - Havertown, PA
started: 12/06/11 9:44 am | updated: 12/06/11 9:44 am
(1956) 55 Years Ago

R.E.M. guitarist Peter Buck is born in Berkeley, California. Buck also plays the mandolin, banjo, keyboards. electric sitar, and Appalachian... Read More
Bell Bottoms
December 5 Music Calendar
  by: Rebel - Havertown, PA
started: 12/05/11 10:50 am | updated: 12/05/11 10:50 am
(1946) 65 Years Ago

Pop singer/songwriter Andy Kim (Andrew Youakim), best known for the 1974 hit "Rock Me Gently," is born in Montreal, Quebec,... Read More
Philadelphia's BounceTV Launches Geared Towards African American Audience
  by: Rebel - Havertown, PA
started: 12/03/11 1:09 pm | updated: 12/03/11 1:09 pm
CBS 3 reports Lenfest Broadcasting announced the launched of the first-ever over-the-air broadcast television network geared specifically toward an African American audience.

Bounce TV is a new network created to provide African Americans with positive, educational programming featuring people of color.

The 24/7 channel will show motion pictures, HBCU sporting events, documentaries, local programming and more. Martin Luther King III is one of Bounce TV’s Board... Read More
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