PhillyClout Archive: April, 2012

Council honors fallen firefighters, eyes effort to prevent fire deaths

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Working smoke alarms could have prevented 84 percent of last year’s fire fatalities officials have said. Today City Councilman Curtis... Read more

In light of Trayvon case, Councilman calls for repeal of PA state law

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In the shooting death of Trayvon Martin, Florida’s police department said their hands were tied by the state’s “stand your... Read more

Nutter's outdoor feeding ban inspires man to sing in Council

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City Council’s chambers were packed today with students, clergy and volunteers who argued, pleaded and even sang in an attempt to convince... Read more

Zimmerman charged, Councilwoman: Our justice system is working

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Thousands across the country have rallied for justice in the death of 17-year old Trayvon Martin who was gunned down by neighborhood watch... Read more

Thursday's DN: 'I think they're dead'

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The mother of firefighter Francis Cheney recalls his heartbreaking words after Monday's fatal fire. A school pyschologist who had been stiffed... Read more

Top-dollar GOP candidates go negative in U.S. Senate race

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Former state Rep. Sam Rohrer of Berks County has the backing of Tea Party groups. Malvern investor Steve Welch is supported by Gov. Corbett... Read more

State flags at half-staff for fallen firefighters

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From the governor's press office: Governor Corbett Issues Flag Order to Honor Fallen Philadelphia Firefighters Harrisburg – Governor... Read more

Seventy sets up voter ID hotline

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Check out the release: PA VOTER ID COALITION KICKS OFF VOTER ID HOTLINE Voters urged to call 1‐866‐OUR VOTE (1‐866‐687‐8683) to learn about... Read more