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  • September 2, 2015

    Legal battle is joined over African sculpture of welded weapons

    A piece of art shipped to Philadelphia from Africa is stuck in customs because of its unusual material. The sculpture is made entirely from guns.
  • September 2, 2015 |  PlanPhilly

    Design committee has high praise for new Temple library

    When the new library is complete, more than two million books will be taken out of the old Paley Library, moved across the street, and stored in tight...
  • September 2, 2015 |  PlanPhilly

    Butkovitz reports businesses frustrated with papal visit logistics

    City Controller Alan Butkovitz held a press conference today to criticize Mayor Michael Nutter’s communications with businesses in advance of the papa...
  • September 2, 2015 |  Radio Times

    Three perspectives on the Catholic Church and Pope Francis’ visit to the US [listen]

    We hear three different takes on Pope Francis the Catholic Church, in light of his upcoming stopover in the states.
  • September 2, 2015

    Philly papal events now will be ticketed [updated]

    To get a prime seat at the Mass to be celebrated by Pope Francis Sept. 27 on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, you're going to need a ticket.
  • September 2, 2015

    Rendell to Kane: Put someone else in charge

    Former Gov. Ed Rendell has a little advice for embattled Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane: Take a leave of absence.
  • September 2, 2015

    Wilmington leaders agree on land bank plan

    Both Mayor Dennis Williams and Wilmington Council President Theo Gregory back land bank plan to spur reinvestment in city neighborhoods.
  • September 2, 2015 |  PlanPhilly

    Developers say Mt. Sinai demolition will start this month

    Greg Hill said he expects to start doing asbestos remediation work inside the vacant Mt. Sinai hospital at 4th and Reed streets within a few weeks and...
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