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Archive: March, 2008

Obama on WIP: My grandmother's a "typical white person"

Thursday, March 20, 2008, 11:37 AM
This item has been changed/updated with new information... We thought we heard this, but we wanted to go back and listen to the clip of Sen. Barack Obama on 610 WIP this morning to be sure. 610 WIP host Angelo Cataldi asked Obama about his Tuesday morning speech on race at the National Constitution... Read more

Obama to be interviewed on 610 WIP Thursday morning

Wednesday, March 19, 2008, 9:34 PM
ALEJANDRO A. ALVAREZ / PHILADELPHIA DAILY NEWS Looking for the key sports-fan vote in the upcoming PA primary, Sen. Barack Obama will be interviewed by Angelo Cataldi and Co. on 610 WIP at 7:40 Thursday morning, Cataldi confirmed earlier tonight. The host joked that any rumors of him becoming Obama's... Read more

SportsRadio 950 AM brings in "Mike & Mike," becomes 950 ESPN

Wednesday, March 19, 2008, 12:22 PM
Updated with new information... In efforts to chip into the large and loyal audience of 610 WIP's morning show with Angelo Cataldi and Co., SportsRadio 950 AM WPEN will become 950 ESPN and brings ESPN Radio's syndicated "Mike & Mike" show featuring former Eagle Mike Golic and Mike Greenberg... Read more

MLB forces local Obama t-shirt vendor to close up shop

Tuesday, March 18, 2008, 2:15 PM
Major League Baseball has forced Morris Levin, a 31-year-old student at the Wharton School, to stop selling t-shirts on his website that parodied the logos of pro baseball teams with the last name of Sen. Barack Obama's name and the jersey number 08, reports the Smoking Gun. Levin, an Akiba graduate... Read more

Rev. Bob Levy slaps Danny Bonaduce

Tuesday, March 18, 2008, 11:42 AM
Here's a video of Rev. Bob Levy smacking Broomall-born Danny Bonaduce for no apparent reason in Bonaduce's dressing room Saturday night at the Broomall Sports Arena where the "Partridge Family" actor fought Steve Kwasnik in a Celebrity Boxing event promoted by Damon Feldman. We told you Sunday... Read more

Greta Van Susteren mocks Aruba legal threat from Bochetto

Tuesday, March 18, 2008, 10:25 AM
Local attorney George Bochetto sent a letter to Fox News Channel's Greta Van Susteren and other cable-news programs on behalf of the Aruba Hotel and Tourist Association, threatening to bring legal action against them because of what the letter called "recent attacks and slanderous statements being... Read more

Tony Luke lands first starring role in upcoming Philly film

Monday, March 17, 2008, 8:32 AM
Sandwich mogul Tony Luke Jr. is gearing up for his first starring role, as a boxer, in "The Nail," which is to start shooting May 20 in town, largely in South Philly. Northeast/Trenton-raised Leo Rossi is producing and co-starring in the picture, written by Jason Noto and directed by James... Read more

Broomall native Bonaduce comes back to box again

Sunday, March 16, 2008, 4:51 PM
Here's Danny Bonaduce with girlfriend Amy Railsback at O.N.E. (19th & Sansom) Saturday night after Bonaduce's victory over Steve Kwasnik at Celebrity Boxing 2 at the Broomall Sports Arena. There, Phil Margera, father of "Jackass" Bam Margera, who was there to cheer on his pop, won... Read more

Alycia Lane warns NYPD of possible $5 million lawsuit

Friday, March 14, 2008, 7:29 AM
Alycia Lane has filed a notice of claim in the New York City Comptroller's Office alerting the city to a potential future lawsuit seeking $5 million-plus from the City of New York, the New York Police Department and nine individual police officers. According to New York legal procedure, a party has... Read more

Giuliani in town for McCain fundraiser tonight

Thursday, March 13, 2008, 5:09 PM
Rudy Giuliani was just spied talking on his cell phone as he strolled down the 1600 block of Walnut Street. A spokeswoman for Sen. John McCain's presidential campaign confirms that the former New York mayor will attend a private $1,000 a plate McCain fundraiser this evening at the Rittenhouse Hotel... Read more
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