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New course at Philadelphia's La Salle University explores trauma through lens of hip hop
"Are getting a chance to study of culture. They may have been a part of whatever he's came, Global's tells us that one professor is mixing hip hop. With its transformative effect on trauma that's rapper Meek Mill singing, traumatized, autobiographical hip hop song about his childhood in Philadelphia. Dr. Trent McClaren, assistant professor of education at LaSalle, says the course focuses on trauma and how hip hop music and dance moves people through its resilience and strength and talks about a lot of different events. And you can look at each event as being a singular event. And then once you step back and really look at look at his story, he paints You start to connect secret things become more complex. McClaren wants his students to listen and see what story is unfolding. Michael is to teach the concept of understanding of what trauma is and also what it sounds like what it looks like. Dude, some of the artwork that is, says Key is looking at how artists use music and dance to overcome the traumas in their lives. Kim Glovis k
Philadelphia Police: Jeffione Thomas Arrested For Attempted Murder Of 3 Plainclothes Officers In Cedarbrook
"Say one of two men accused of having fired upon undercover officers in North Philadelphia week ago is now in custody. 28 year old phony Thomas's was accompanied by his attorney when he surrendered. Police say three officers were traveling in an unmarked police vehicle earlier this month in Cedar Brook. When a man on a bicycle in another man fired on the driver was struck in the back. But this bullet professed stopped The projectile. Another officer was cut on her leg. Thomas faces attempted murder and firearms charges.
Philadelphia Is Open to Giving 50 Homes to Encampment Protesters
"Has been reached. That would provide housing for protesters living at the homeless encampment along the Ben Franklin Parkway and outside of the Philadelphia Housing Authority. But as we hear from Kow, Charlotte Reese It's not quite yet a done deal. The encampments were set up months ago as a protest to what organizers call a lack of affordable housing in the city. Now, the Philadelphia Housing Authority says a tentative deal would provide 50 vacant city homes to residents of both camps. The city, however, is not confirming any such deal, A statement from the mayor's office says. In part, many details have to be worked out and that any deal needs to include a date for the encampments to disband this, the people It's what the people make it and like quiet will still be here. Malik has been living at the encampment on 22nd in the parkway for about a month. Thea. Other one is at 21st and Ridge after he says activists want to fix up the vacant homes themselves, but says the conditions aren't great, but not all of them. But we're still getting more so. Is waiting to see as part of the PhD deal there would be home set aside for mothers and Children living at the camps. For now, more than 100 tents remain along the parkway and the months long negotiations continue. Charlotte Risque Y. W. NewsRadio. Montgomery
Philadelphia homeless encampment organizers say they've reached tentative agreement with city
"The Philadelphia Housing Authority says a tentative deal has been reached to relocate those living at two homeless encampments in Philadelphia. Here's K Y W Charlotte race. The agreement isn't official Mayor Kenney's office tells us the city remains in negotiation with representatives of the protest camps. The camp started popping up in June to call attention to the affordable housing crisis in Philadelphia. Since then, it's been a battle between the city and camp organizer's Housing Authority's proposal would give 50 vacant homes to residents of two camps. One in 22nd and the Ben Franklin Parkway and another outside Ph. Headquarters on 21st and Ridge. After I heard that the peach a houses, they don't look too well. The leak has been living at the camp along the parkway for about a month. He and other residents say. Activists plan to fix up the houses themselves if the deal goes through for Malik and his friends. They're just happy to have a place to rest their heads, so we're just going with the flow Right now. That's about it. Just go with the flow, a statement from the mayor's office says. In part, any agreement made will include a date to disband the camps completely. There's still more than 100 tents here along the Parkway, Charlotte, Risque Y. W News radio.
New Repaving Plan to Make Philadelphia's Washington Ave Safer for Pedestrians, Cyclists
"Philadelphia Philadelphia street street will will be be redesigned redesigned to to make make it it safer safer for for walkers. walkers. But But drivers drivers will lose a lane in the process. Hey, Y W. City Hall Bureau chief, Palo explains Washington Avenue is a five lane mash up of cars and Busses trucks often double parked and cyclists dodging in and out of bike lanes to avoid them. There were 254 crashes there between 2012 and 2018. So when the city got federal money to repave the whole stretch from fourth to Grace Ferry, Lily Reynolds, deputy director of Complete Street says it was an opportunity
Philadelphia - President Donald Trump Shifts Focus To Pennsylvania To Shore Up Reelection
"After President Trump officially announces his Supreme Court pick from the White House. He hits the campaign trail and heads to the swing state of Pennsylvania. Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden released a statement pointing out that 8000 people have died from the Corona virus in that state, and he warned that the president is trying to take away health care for Pennsylvanians when they need it. The most
Philadelphia's Washington Ave. to lose two traffic lanes for safety
"Is about to get a makeover that city officials say we'll make it safer for pedestrians but the number of lanes for cars, they're going to be reduced. Can one one of of you, you, City City Hall Hall bureau bureau chief chief Pat Pat Lope Lope tells tells us us it's it's a a tradeoff tradeoff that that neighbors neighbors and and businesses businesses seem seem prepared prepared to to make. make. Washington Washington Avenue Avenue is is a a five five lane lane mash mash up up of of cars cars and and Busses. Busses. Trucks Trucks often often double double parked parked and and cyclist. cyclist. Sing Sing in in and and out out of of bike bike lanes lanes to to avoid avoid them. them. There There were were 254 254 crashes crashes there there between between 2012 2012 and and 2018. 2018. So So in in the the city city got got federal federal money to repave the whole stretch from fourth to Grace Ferry. Lily Reynolds, deputy director of Complete Street says it was an opportunity to really look at the safety holistically of the streets as well as how it functions for for all all users. users. More More than than 5000. 5000. Neighbors Neighbors weighed weighed in in on on improvement improvement options, options, and and nearly nearly three three quarters quarters chose chose a a plan plan that that reduces reduces the the road road to to three three lanes lanes with with bike bike lanes lanes on on both both sides protected by Parking spaces that will include more loading zones for trucks and time to parking to produce more turnover and effectively more parking. The city is really looking forward, Tio realizing what we heard from the community as as a month. Those priorities next step. The city is taking input for improvements at the broad German town and eerie intersection, go to K y w news radio dot com for a link to the survey. Pat
Probe Into ‘Discarded’ Ballots In Luzerne County, Northwest Of Philadelphia, Becomes Campaign Outrage Fuel
"Investigation underway in Pennsylvania tonight after a handful of military ballots were found thrown out today, Attorney General Bill Bar says nine ballots in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania. Were discarded tonight We're learning. Seven of them are cast for president Trump. Election officials say a worker open the ballots thinking they were for absentee ballots. That worker has since been fired right now. The FBI and state police are investigating the incident.
Barr briefed Trump on investigation into discarded ballots in Pennsylvania, northwest of Philadelphia
"Attorney General William Barr briefed President Trump this week on the details of an ongoing Justice Department voter fraud investigation, According to department official Ah, highly unusual move that raised new questions about any role the department has in Mr Trump's reelection bid. The bar told the president that federal investigators in Pennsylvania were examining whether local election officials had discarded nine million votes. At least seven of which that were cast for Mr Trump, the official said after he was briefed this Trump publicly referenced the discarded ballots in a radio interview on Thursday, and the U. S
Philadelphia city treasurer Christian Dunbar fired over embezzlement, sham marriage allegations
"Following for you. Philadelphia's treasurer is arrested and given the boot from his position. A wide open your city Hall bureau chief Pat Lobe explains. Christian Dunbar became treasure just over a year ago after three years as deputy treasure and five years as a financial advisor at Wells Fargo before that, U. S attorney William McSwain says the charges go backto anyways it Wells Fargo defendant engaged in a scheme to embezzle $15,000 from two different bank customers, McSwain says. Dunbar also married a U. S citizen in 2006, while a student at Temple University on Lee as a route to citizenship, then divorced her in 2016 after becoming a citizen. McSwain says his current wife did the same thing, but neither she nor the alleged jam spouses were charged. A city spokesman says Mayor Kenny was unaware of the investigation. A statement from the mayor says the inspector general will conduct a thorough review of the office to resolve any concerns about transaction storing Dunbar's tenure. Dunbar oversaw hundreds of millions of dollars in bond sales at City Hall, Pat Lobe Y. W News radio, A Helping hand family
Breonna Taylor decision: Protesters march in Philadelphia after Kentucky grand jury ruling
"Came together last came together night to call last for police night to call reform for police reform following a Kentucky following grand a Kentucky jury's grand decision jury's in the decision shooting death in the of shooting Rianna death Taylor. of Rianna Taylor. Asking one of these Asking Justin one of noodle these Justin reports noodle reports businesses air, hoping businesses the protest air, hoping a the protest peaceful a peaceful as they they reflect reflect as they they on on how how reflect reflect they they were were affected affected on on how how they they were were by by affected affected the the violent violent by by the the protests protests violent violent and and riots riots protests protests that that took took and and place place riots riots that that took took place place earlier earlier this this year. year. earlier earlier this this The The year. year. Filbert Filbert fresh fresh The The Filbert Filbert moored moored on on fresh fresh North North moored moored 52nd 52nd on on North North Street, Street, 52nd 52nd is is one one Street, Street, of of a a number number is is one one of of of of businesses businesses a a number number of of that that businesses businesses was was broken that that into was was broken when looting into erupted when looting in West erupted Philadelphia in West Philadelphia following the death following of George the death Floyd, of George an Floyd, unarmed black an man unarmed killed black by man a white killed police by a officer. white police They took officer. a lot of stuff, They took a but, lot hey, of stuff, maybe but, bounced hey, maybe back. bounced There's back. a There's book in his a story book took in his 18 story took machine 18 machine in a cool in a creds cool and creds seafood and stuff. seafood stuff. Urban Ezekiel, Urban Ezekiel, also known as the also Fish known Man as the works Fish Man at the market, works at he the says market, they had he says to shut they down had shop to shut down for a shop week to for fix a week the damage, to fix the damage, he adds. They've he adds. since taking They've since precautions taking to precautions better secure to the better business. secure the business. Pull the gate Pull down the gate down. down They lock down. it up They lock everything. it up everything. Everything. Put Everything. everything away Put everything now, away just in case now, they just do decide in case they to do decide do that again. to do that again. Ezekiel says Ezekiel he believes says he the Philadelphia believes the protest Philadelphia for protest Briana Taylor, for Briana the black Taylor, woman the black shot woman and killed shot in her bed and killed in when her police bed served when police the warrant served at the the wrong warrant address, at the wrong will address, remain peaceful. will remain peaceful. I think they learned I think it. I they learned think they it. learned I think they learned everywhere. everywhere. No matter what No you matter do, what you do, You know, it's gonna happen You know, it's gonna happen happen happen in West Philadelphia, in West Philadelphia, Justin Ludo Justin K Y Ludo W News K radio, Y W News radio, Dr Anthony found. Dr Anthony found.
Breonna Taylor protesters shutdown Philadelphia highway
"We continue to follow our breaking news as protesters marching for Briana Taylor shut down a major. Philadelphia Highway before demonstrating through city streets there this evening. Soon after Philadelphia police moved in, the group marched off the highway and made their way through the streets of South Philadelphia, witnesses say at one point during the protest group came to a standoff with Philadelphia police at the base of the South Street Bridge before being turned away.
Philadelphia - New Jersey Lawmakers Pass Bill To Ban Plastic, Paper Bags
"Have passed a bill banning single use plastic bags and paper bags as well as Styrofoam containers. Governor Murphy has indicated he would sign a bill like the one lawmakers passed. After vetoing a measure that merely added a charge to plastic bags, Lawmakers say If this bill becomes law, New Jersey will become the first in the nation to ban single use paper bags. Our coverage will
Philadelphia - Pennsylvania leads federal lawsuit against USPS over mail delays as postmaster general signals a reversal
"Federal lawsuit to prevent the post office from future service cutbacks without going through proper channels was being heard today in eastern Pennsylvania. Here's Katie gave radios Joe Giusti. Oh, several states have joined Pennsylvania's attorney general and claiming Postmaster General Lewis to joy. I passed the Postal Regulatory Commission in implementing cuts They've produced a leadership power point that forbids overtime Post office today claimed it was misinterpreted a whole lot more we could do other than do what we've already done by overtime is a level overtime. It permitted. Your honor Judges in Washington State and New York have already issued injunctions against cutbacks.
Philadelphia Eagles injury report: Jalen Reagor will miss time with a thumb injury, and more
"Elsewhere around the NFL Eagles wide receiver Alshon Jeffery returned to practice today coming back from a foot injury. Jeffries first practice in 9.5 months. He reportedly does not have a chance to play this week or next week, but could play week five. Philly also lost murky receiver Jalen Raker for roughly eight weeks with a thumb injury yesterday.
New Jersey residents will have access to opioid reversal drug, Thursday
"Will be able to pick up the opioid overdose reversal. Drug naloxone beginning on Thursday. The drug, commonly known as Narcan, will be free to residents through Saturday and more than 300 pharmacies across the state. This is the second straight year that Democratic governor Phil Murphy's administration has hosted in the locks and give away. Last year's event was just one day instead of three this year. A number of participating pharmacies also nearly doubled from about 1 72 or 3 20 this year.