<![CDATA[NBC 10 Philadelphia - Philadelphia Political News and Philadelphia Politics]]> Copyright 2014 http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/news/politics http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/NBC10_40x125.png NBC 10 Philadelphia http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com en-us Fri, 19 Dec 2014 20:02:25 -0500 Fri, 19 Dec 2014 20:02:25 -0500 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Mayfair to Rally in Support of Police]]> Fri, 19 Dec 2014 14:28:33 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/160*120/PHI+Philly+police+badge+tnail.jpg
Supporters of Philadelphia law enforcement have planned a rally for Friday from 7 until 9 p.m. in the city's Mayfair section.

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<![CDATA[Big Changes for Locals With Cuban Ties]]> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 17:51:05 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000009002877_1200x675_374676547911.jpg
The new United States policy with Cuba announced by President Obama Wednesday means big changes for locals with ties to Cuba. NBC10's Tim Furlong has more.]]>
<![CDATA[Obama Announces New Approach to Cuba]]> Wed, 17 Dec 2014 18:47:40 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/121714+president+obama+cuba+announcement.jpg
President Obama announced Wednesday that the United States is reestablishing diplomatic relations with Cuba after 50 years of isolation from the country.]]>
<![CDATA[NJ's Red Light Camera Pilot Program Stops]]> Tue, 16 Dec 2014 18:24:55 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/209*120/b83583ccfcab4c1dbaf2e7c32ccb9fce.jpg
The end of New Jersey's red light camera program couldn't come soon enough for some. In fact, it didn't.]]>
<![CDATA[Chesco School Officials Stole From District: DA]]> Tue, 16 Dec 2014 17:34:03 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Richard+Como+Jim+Donato+Coatesville.jpg
Two former officials at a suburban Philadelphia school district who resigned after a text message scandal are now charged with stealing money from the district, prosecutors announced Monday.

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<![CDATA[Bridgegate: Christie Under Fire]]> Sun, 26 Jan 2014 12:06:14 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/christie+gwb+scandal+inset.jpg
NJ's boisterous governor embroiled in gridlock fiasco

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<![CDATA[Fate of Moldy Montgomery County School to Be Decided]]> Mon, 15 Dec 2014 08:06:55 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000008915739_1200x675_372710467972.jpg
The Cheltanham School District will hold a meeting Monday evening to update parents of Cedarbook Middle Schoolers of a mold outbreak that shut the school down last December.]]>
<![CDATA[Towns Fed Up With Stink, Sue]]> Sun, 14 Dec 2014 10:58:22 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/216*120/landfill+tullytown+stench+stink+odor.jpg
Residents who live across the river from Tullytown Landfill in Bucks County joined forces to try and stop what they say is a terrible smell.

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PUBLICSOURCE]]> <![CDATA[Holly: One Face of the National Heroin Crisis]]> Fri, 12 Dec 2014 16:42:54 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/174*120/20141119cmheroin005.jpg
For Holly Wright, heroin was bliss.

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<![CDATA[How Fear of Occupy Wall Street Undermined Sandy Relief]]> Fri, 12 Dec 2014 17:07:02 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/181*120/propublica+art+sandy+relief+red+cross+occupy+wall+street.JPG
Red Cross responders say there was a ban on working with the widely praised Occupy Sandy relief group because it was seen as politically unpalatable.

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<![CDATA[Stink Causes Residents to Sue Landfill Company]]> Fri, 12 Dec 2014 10:34:41 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000008901004_1200x675_371153475564.jpg
A class-action lawsuit has been filed against the owner of Tullytown landfill by Bucks County residents who say are affected by odors coming from the facility..]]>
<![CDATA[Councilwoman Advocating Colleges Change Rape Standard to 'Yes Means Yes']]> Fri, 12 Dec 2014 10:32:59 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/south+africa+protest1.jpg
Philadelphia councilwoman Blondell Reynolds Brown is calling for a change in how local universities define sexual consent with a new "yes means yes" policy instead of the former "no means no" standard.

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<![CDATA[Rep's Son Tries to Represent Self Against Tax Evasion Charges]]> Fri, 12 Dec 2014 08:00:21 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Chaka-Fattah.jpg
Chaka Fattah Jr. will be in federal court Friday to argue that he does not need a lawyer and instead wants to represent himself on charges of tax evasion and fraud. Fattah Jr. is the son of U.S.

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<![CDATA[Paper Regrets Cartoon That Upset Officers]]> Fri, 12 Dec 2014 14:10:52 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Santa+Police+Black+Children+Political+Cartoon.jpg
A Philadelphia-area newspaper regrets publishing a Santa cartoon that has drawn the ire of local law enforcement.

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<![CDATA[Ardmore Residents Speak Out Against Development Plan]]> Thu, 11 Dec 2014 14:40:49 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000008891865_1200x675_370476099651.jpg
Citizens in Lower Merion Township are concerned that an eight-story retail and apartment complex would hurt small businesses.]]>
<![CDATA[NJ Voters Oppose Gas Tax Hike: Poll]]> Wed, 10 Dec 2014 18:42:55 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/gas-prices3.jpg
New Jersey voters want to see transit improvement, but drivers fighting a proposed gas tax, according to a new poll.

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