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Smarter policing: Philly tries a three-pronged approach

Smarter policing Philly tries a three-pronged approach Aug. 30, 2010 – A small smile started to spread across Officer Javier Cortes’ face as he squinted in the midday sun. He was standing the other day at Fairhill and York streets, … Continue reading

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Annette John-Hall: With Philly Rising, reclaiming neighborhoods, one at a time

Annette John-Hall: With Philly Rising, reclaiming neighborhoods, one at a time May 20, 2011 – After Michael Nutter handily defeated T. Milton Street Sr. in the Democratic primary Tuesday night, the mayor told supporters he wanted the “new Philadelphia” to … Continue reading

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NUTTER IS IMPROVING PHILLY ONE BLOCK AT A TIME

NUTTER IS IMPROVING PHILLY ONE BLOCK AT A TIME May 3, 2011 -  It’s not what you could really call a comprehensive redevelopment plan, not yet, but for the first time since Mayor Nutter took office, his administration is developing … Continue reading

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PhillyRising program aims to put people and resources together

PhillyRising program aims to put people and resources together Apr. 28, 2011 – What causes crime? It’s a question with many answers. And, in order to combat the myriad causes of criminal activity in neighborhoods throughout the city, police officials … Continue reading

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City’s grass-roots fix for troubled areas a happy success

City’s grass-roots fix for troubled areas a happy success March 3, 2011 – NOBODY in City Council will mistake him for Little Orphan Annie singing “The sun’ll come out tomorrow,” but Mayor Nutter will part the dark clouds of his … Continue reading

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