<![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 Wed, 03 Sep 2014 03:34:43 -0400 Wed, 03 Sep 2014 03:34:43 -0400 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Presidential Name Switch for Rec Center]]> Tue, 02 Sep 2014 08:51:41 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000008002264_1200x675_324306499961.jpg
A council meeting will be held where Burlington County residents can express their feelings over a vote to change the presidential name of a local rec center to honor President Barrack Obama.]]>
<![CDATA[From Paper to Paper Towels; Extra Expenses Added for Students]]> Tue, 02 Sep 2014 07:59:28 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000008001193_1200x675_324301891823.jpg
Philadelphia public school students are being asked to bring supplies for both their desk and the classroom.]]>
<![CDATA['Chocolate Train' Still Serves Cubans]]> Mon, 01 Sep 2014 07:43:56 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000007992046_1200x675_323968067554.jpg
The historic train, established by the Hershey company nearly 100 years ago, is the only form of transportation for some coming into and out of Havana in communist Cuba.]]>
<![CDATA[Secret Service: Man May Pose Threat]]> Sat, 30 Aug 2014 12:38:48 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/obama+westchester+aug+28.jpg
Authorities are investigating after they say a human fetus was found in a girls restroom Friday afternoon at Woodrow Wilson High School in East Dallas. A staff member made the discovery, officials said,...]]>
<![CDATA[Liquor Store Closes Amid Racist Allegations]]> Sat, 30 Aug 2014 08:28:23 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/225*120/Kings+Liquor.JPG
King's Liquor in Swedesboro closed after its owner was accused of making threatening statements and locking out African-American customers.

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<![CDATA[NJ's Most Dangerous Counties]]> Mon, 01 Sep 2014 13:20:03 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/dangerous+counties+nj+hurricanes.jpg
New Jersey and New York are home to six of the 10 U.S. counties most prone to natural disasters, according to Time Magazine. Danielle Elias reports.]]>
<![CDATA[Bridgegate: Christie Under Fire]]> Sun, 26 Jan 2014 13:06:14 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/christie+gwb+scandal+inset.jpg
NJ's boisterous governor embroiled in gridlock fiasco

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MELISSA S. TREACY | THE ALTERNATIVE PRESS OF LOWER PROVIDENCE]]> <![CDATA[Private Donor Lights Up Pop Warner's Football Field]]> Fri, 29 Aug 2014 04:32:49 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/0624-2014-football-generic.jpg
Police sources say a body found on the outskirts of an Israeli forest has been identified as a New Jersey student who went missing nearly a week ago.

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<![CDATA[Sofer's Siblings: Just Bring Back Our Brother]]> Tue, 26 Aug 2014 20:33:59 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/214*120/Tuvia+Sofer+Yaakov+Sofer.jpg
Two of Aaron Sofer's younger brothers, Yaakov and Tuvia, and brother-in-law Yehuda Wicentowsky issued pleas for his safe return. The 23-year-old student is missing in Jerusalem, where he has been studying. Sofer

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<![CDATA[NJ Student Missing in Jerusalem]]> Tue, 26 Aug 2014 10:47:19 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Aaron+Sofer+Facebook+picture.jpg
Rapper Young Jeezy has been arrested in Southern California on weapons charges by police investigating a deadly shooting at Wiz Khalifa's Friday night concert in the Bay Area, police said Monday.

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<![CDATA[Perry in NH: Charges All Politics]]> Fri, 22 Aug 2014 23:03:05 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/edtAP259994489655.jpg
Texas Gov. Rick Perry is testing his presidential prospects in New Hampshire as he defiantly dismisses a recent indictment and tries to convince voters that he's an improved version of the 2012 candidate...

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<![CDATA[Hundreds of Students Not Enrolled]]> Fri, 22 Aug 2014 21:22:48 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/newark+parents+enrollment.jpg
An 11-year-old Long Island boy was badly burned when he rode his bicycle into a street filled with hot tar that had no warning signs, his family alleges. Public work crews were repaving the area in the town...]]>
<![CDATA[Pennsylvania Releases Education App]]> Wed, 20 Aug 2014 07:36:11 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/215*120/Pennsylvania+Learns.JPG
Gov. Tom Corbett released a free educational resource available on iTunes called Pennsylvania Learns.

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<![CDATA[Corbett Signs Execution Warrant for Convicted Murderer]]> Tue, 19 Aug 2014 14:24:25 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Pennsylvania-Governor-Tom-Corbett-Teacher-Pensions.jpg
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett signed an execution warrant Monday for a 28-year-old man convicted of fatally shooting his 21-year-old girlfriend and their 19-month-old son.

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<![CDATA[GOP Staffer in Chicken Suit Faces Charges After Clucking at NH Governor, Senator]]> Tue, 19 Aug 2014 11:25:01 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/zona+chicken+suit.jpg
A GOP state committee staff member has been charged with disorderly conduct after heckling New Hampshire Senator Jeanne Shaheen and Governor Maggie Hassan at this past Saturday's Old Home Day

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<![CDATA[Attacks Aside, Common Core Survives Across U.S.]]> Tue, 19 Aug 2014 11:08:29 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/indiana+common+core.JPG
Two consortiums, PARCC and Smarter Balanced, are providing assessments for the Common Core

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<![CDATA[NYC Council Speaker Tweets About HPV Diagnosis, Urges Annual Check-Ups]]> Mon, 18 Aug 2014 13:34:22 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/MarkViverito.jpg
In an interview published in the Guardian newspaper, Douglas appeared to blame his own battle with throat cancer on oral sex — although that interpretation was later disputed by one of his representatives.

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