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To observers, Fattah indictment "appalling" and "sad"

- Saadat Abdul-Mu'min, sidewalk vendor, 52nd and Market streets

    To observers, Fattah indictment "appalling" and "sad"
    Posted: Thursday, July 30, 2015, 12:16 AM * "This is a very, very sad moment, certainly for Congressman Fattah and his family, and the others who were part of the indictment presentation today." - Mayor Nutter * "The breadth and depth of the indictment are just astounding and appalling.
    http://www.philly.com

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'We Were Just Bad Kids': Brother of Man Eyed in Rape, Murder Opens Up

...the day after she was found beaten and strangled to death in her apartment on 50th Street near Locust. Harry Harris, who said he's been clean eight months, was let go that night...

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...We knew better. But you know, as kids, like how we came up from down 13th and South, we had this, 'I don't give a damn' attitude ... and it seemed like everything...

    'We Were Just Bad Kids': Brother of Man Eyed in Rape, Murder Opens Up
    Harry Harris knew Jasmine Wright from afar. When he would see her on the block where he once lived and still works, Wright was always quick with a wave and a hello. "She'll see you, just wave, say hi, out of respect, because she's a neighbor and we notice her," Harris said.
    http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com

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Senator Williams “The Real Estate Guru” Was Slapped With a Real Estate Tax Lien Days Before The Philly Election

Just days before the Philadelphia Democratic primary, the City of Philadelphia slapped the senator from Cobbs Creek with a tax lien on 262 S 52nd Street in West Philadelphia near Malcolm X Park.  He is listed in the lawsuit with other co-owners of this property at the corner of 52nd and Irving St.

Just days before the Philadelphia Democratic primary, the City of Philadelphia slapped the senator from Cobbs Creek with a tax lien on 262 S 52nd Street in West Philadelphia near Malcolm X Park.  He is listed in the lawsuit with other co-owners of this property at the corner of 52nd and Irving St.

    Senator Williams "The Real Estate Guru" Was Slapped With a Real Estate Tax Lien Days Before The Philly Election -
    It seems that Senator Anthony Hardy Williams has more shady real estate deals under his belt than just his spectacular failed venture as a New Jersey investor. Just days before the Philadelphia Democratic primary, the City of Philadelphia slapped the senator from Cobbs Creek with a tax lien on 262 S 52nd Street in West Philadelphia near Malcolm X Park.
    http://www.philadelinquency.com

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At 46th & Spruce, No Affordable Housing After All

...winter, when Mission First Housing Group announced plans to demolish the burned out building at 4534-36 Spruce St. and construct affordable housing, there was a sigh of relief. Since catching fire in 2011...

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At 46th & Spruce, No Affordable Housing After All

    At 46th & Spruce, No Affordable Housing After All
    This past winter, when Mission First Housing Group announced plans to demolish the burned out building at 4534-36 Spruce St. and construct affordable housing, there was a sigh of relief.
    http://www.ocfrealty.com

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  • Technology+Literacy=Student Success

    Mrs. Bonney is asking for $1021.02:
    My students a listening and storage center in order to hear what a fluent reader sounds like. My students need 6 Kindles to use during small group time to read e-books.
    John Barry Elementary School Comment

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Brother of accused murderer speaks out

He watched as they unloaded boxes from her Nissan sedan, walking them into her third-floor apartment on 50th Street near Locust in West Philly.

    Brother of accused murderer speaks out
    Posted: Sunday, July 26, 2015, 3:01 AM HARRY HARRIS said he once met Jasmine Wright's parents, albeit briefly. He watched as they unloaded boxes from her Nissan sedan, walking them into her third-floor apartment on 50th Street near Locust in West Philly.
    http://www.philly.com

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Maintenance man charged with killing, raping Drexel grad

"Something just seemed off with him," said a woman who lived below Wright in the building, on 50th Street near Locust, who spoke with the People Paper on the condition of anonymity. "I see myself as a pretty good judge of character."

    Maintenance man charged with killing, raping Drexel grad
    Last updated: Friday, July 24, 2015, 2:44 PM IN MARCH, James Harris left a comment on Jasmine Wright's Facebook page, words forever branded on her public, electronic memorial. "All in," he posted, with a picture of a dozen roses that said: "For you." Under other circumstances, it would have been an innocuous gesture.
    http://www.philly.com

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Maintenance man charged in Drexel grad's murder

Wright, 27, was found dead, apparently strangled and beaten, on July 16 in her third-floor apartment on the 200 block of South 50th Street.

    Maintenance man charged in Drexel grad's murder
    Posted: Friday, July 24, 2015, 2:43 PM A man who killed his father in 1982 was arrested Friday and charged with the murder and rape of recent Drexel University graduate Jasmine Wright in her West Philadelphia apartment last week.
    http://www.philly.com

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