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Join us at Historic Strawberry Mansion for a FREE Neighborhood Chamber Concert on Sunday, May 6! The concert, featuring a wind quintet and string quartet of musicians from The Philadelphia Orchestra, will begin at 3 p.m. Come early for family-friendly activities at 1:30 p.m. and complimentary lunch at 2 p.m. RSVPs are encouraged at www.philorch.org/freeconcerts.

    Historic Strawberry Mansion
    Join us at Historic Strawberry Mansion for a FREE Neighborhood Chamber Concert on Sunday, May 6! The concert, featuring a wind quintet and string quartet of musicians from The Philadelphia Orchestra,...
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Opinion : http://planphilly.com/articles/2018/04/25/love-park-more-like-loathe-park-criticisms-mount-as-jfk-plaza-slowly-reopens

    LOVE Park? More like loathe park! Criticisms mount as JFK Plaza slowly reopens.
    On Thursday, city officials gathered at LOVE Park to dedicate the southeast corner as Bank of America plaza and garden in recognition of a $250,000 donation from the financial institution. Jamie Gauthier, executive director of the Fairmount Park Conservancy, had the honors of thanking and introducing the bank's regional president who would present the oversized fake check.
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5 hours ago

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Crime: http://6abc.com/police-begin-crackdown-on-illegal-atv-and-dirt-bike-riders/3388259/

    Police begin crackdown on illegal ATV and dirt bike riders
    Almost like clockwork, the warmer weather brings out dirt bike and all-terrain vehicle enthusiasts across the tri-state area. Riding on the vehicles is perfectly legal if you are off road, but highly illegal on city streets. "There are no headlights, no tail lights, no brake lights and they're out there riding in the dark.
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5 hours ago

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    Meek Mill released, but study shows PA parole rate highest in US
    Just hours after rapper Meek Mill was freed from prison over a controversial parole violation, a new study shows that Pennsylvania's parole rate is the highest in the nation - and it's a problem that's getting worse.
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    Secret gardens, parks, and green spaces in Philadelphia
    The weather is finally warming up a little-well, at least the sun is out-and it's the perfect time to check out Philly's wealth of parks and green spaces. Sure, you likely know the four main public squares in the City of Brotherly Love: Logan, Washington, Rittenhouse, and Franklin squares.
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17 hours ago

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http://www.phillytenant.org/

    PhillyTenant.Org - Resources for Renting in Philadelphia
    The information provided on PhillyTenant.org is for informational purposes only and should not be considered legal advice. For legal advice or representation, tenants should consult an attorney. Theme by Anders Norén
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20 hours ago

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Breaking: http://6abc.com/meek-mill-released-from-prison/3387105/

    Meek Mill released from prison
    Rapper Meek Mill walked out of prison Tuesday after Pennsylvania's highest court ordered him freed while he appeals decade-old gun and drug convictions. Following a five-month campaign by his supporters to get him out, the state Supreme Court directed a Philadelphia judge who had jailed him to immediately issue an order releasing him on unsecured bail.
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20 hours ago

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Politics: http://www.politicspa.com/politically-uncorrected-why-the-gop-gubernatorial-primary-seems-so-crazy/87308/

    Politically Uncorrected: Why the GOP Gubernatorial Primary seems so crazy
    For many, national politics today seems bizarre. Indeed, viewed historically we are living through an abnormal moment, a chronically controversial president, deeply polarized political parties, bitterly divisive issues and an angry, frustrated electorate. But for truly aberrational politics, Pennsylvania is ground zero.
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20 hours ago

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http://www.philly.com/philly/news/eviction-admiral-court-dorsett-court-cls-west-philadelphia-gentrification-20180424.html?mobi=true

    Dozens ordered to leave West Philly apartments ahead of sale
    Dozens of residents in two West Philadelphia apartment buildings received letters April 9 telling them to move out by April 30 when the doors would be locked and utilities shut off. The letter said the city was ordering the landlord to cease operations. The city, however, said Tuesday that it issued no such order.
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25 hours ago

Opinion: http://planphilly.com/eyesonthestre...

Opinion: http://planphilly.com/eyesonthestreet/2018/04/24/where-have-all-the-public-bathrooms-gone

    Where have all the public bathrooms gone?
    By Charles Ellison It's been 11 days since Rashon Nelson and Donte Robinson were arrested for waiting while Black at a Rittenhouse Square Starbucks. In that time, the manager who called the cops on the two Philadelphia men left her job, the coffee-chain accepted blame for the incident, and most recently, Philadelphia Police Chief Richard Ross publicly apologized.
    http://planphilly.com

26 hours ago

http://www.philasun.com/local/city-council-pr...

http://www.philasun.com/local/city-council-president-clarke-seeks-to-ease-tensions-of-richard-allen-homes-residents-over-gentrification-realities-in-their-neighborhood/

    City Council President Clarke seeks to ease tensions of Richard Allen Homes residents over gentrification realities in their neighborhood - The Philadelphia Sunday Sun
    Tweet Share Pin Email ABOVE PHOTO: City Council President Darrell Clarke poses with members of RANG. (Photo: Courtesy of RANG) By Raymond Jones On a chilly April evening, 50 people gathered at the John F. Street Community Center, located at 11th and Poplar Street, to ask Philadelphia City Council President Darrell Clarke about the...
    http://www.philasun.com

26 hours ago

Crime: http://www.philly.com/philly/columnist...

Crime: http://www.philly.com/philly/columnists/jenice_armstrong/dominique-oglesby-penn-state-university-student-killed-jenice-armstrong-20180424.html?utm_campaign=Philly.com+Facebook+Account&utm_source=facebook.com&utm_medium=social&cid=Philly.com+Facebook&mobi=true

    Help family of slain Penn State student find closure | Jenice Armstrong - Philly
    Philly, all of this killing over dumb stuff has got to stop. A bump, a look, some words, and the next thing you know, someone pulls out a gun and starts shooting. That's what happened with Dominique Oglesby, the 23-year-old Penn State student killed outside the Galaxy West Bar & Grill in West Philly in March.
    http://www.philly.com

28 hours ago

Who would you invite to a gathering in our go...

Who would you invite to a gathering in our gorgeous ballroom? Legend has it, the room was built at the request of Alexander Hemphill, the eldest son of the mansion's second owner, so he could entertain the Philadelphia First City Troop. #ParkCharms #MyPhillyPark

    Historic Strawberry Mansion
    Who would you invite to a gathering in our gorgeous ballroom? Legend has it, the room was built at the request of Alexander Hemphill, the eldest son of the mansion's second owner, so he could...
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36 hours ago

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    Philly airport has hundreds of job openings ready for takeoff
    More than 50 employers at Philadelphia International Airport are expected to participate in the job fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday at the Temple University Liacouras Center, 1776 N. Broad Street. Airlines, restaurants, car rental companies, retailers, and government agencies are seeking to fill hundreds of openings, according to the airport.
    http://www.philly.com

37 hours ago

https://billypenn.com/2018/04/23/this-map-mak...

https://billypenn.com/2018/04/23/this-map-makes-it-easy-to-compare-your-property-tax-change-to-your-neighbors/

    This map makes it easy to compare your property tax change to your neighbors'
    Updated 5:30 p.m. with a second map that has additional filtering tools Since the beginning of April, many Philly residents have opened their mail to find an envelope full of sticker shock. The city just rolled out new property assessments - officially called " Proposed Valuations for Tax Year 2019" - and while some home values decreased, many went significantly up.
    https://billypenn.com

37 hours ago

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In Strawberry Mansion :

    Greater Brewerytown CDC
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37 hours ago

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‪⚡️DEADLINE APPROACHING⚡️‬ ‪Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency is reminding students and families that the 2018-19 #PA State Grant application filing deadline is May 1st! ‬ ‪For more information go to pheaa.org ‬⬇️ http://www.pheaa.org/

    PHEAA - Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency
    The Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA) is one of the nation's leading student aid organizations, serving millions of students and thousands of schools.
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41 hours ago

Politics: https://philadelphianeighborhoods.c...

Politics: https://philadelphianeighborhoods.com/2018/04/21/politics-stemming-gun-violence-is-what-motivates-candidate-lindy-li/

    Politics: Stemming Gun Violence is What Motivates Candidate Lindy Li
    Lindy Li's decision to leave a successful finance career and run for Congress began with the tragic events of December 14, 2012, the day a gunman walked into Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newton, Connecticut, and killed 20 children and six staff members.
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44 hours ago

http://www.phillyvoice.com/creed-2-needs-you-...

http://www.phillyvoice.com/creed-2-needs-you-heres-how-you-could-be-in-the-movie/

    'Creed 2' needs you! Here's how you could be in the movie
    If you've ever wanted to be in a movie, then keep reading. There's a company called Heery Loftus Casting operating out of Philadelphia which helps producers fill roles for movies, television, commercials, and more. Heery shares information about casting calls for extras, speaking roles, and anything else that producers require to fulfill their needs.
    http://www.phillyvoice.com

44 hours ago

http://planphilly.com/articles/2018/04/20/com...

http://planphilly.com/articles/2018/04/20/coming-soon-to-a-building-near-you-an-energy-upgrade-your-wallet-and-the-planet-will-like

    Coming soon to a building near you: an energy upgrade your wallet and the planet will like
    Philadelphia's building code is set to receive an update expected to reduce energy bills and shrink the city's carbon footprint. On Thursday, the Council's Licenses & Inspections committee gave the green light on a bill that if passed will mandate that the owners of commercial buildings comply with 2018 energy efficiency building standards set by the International Code Council, an industry group that establishes best practices for governments worldwide.
    http://planphilly.com

44 hours ago

Now for something different New York City 19...

Now for something different New York City 1911: http://www.openculture.com/2018/04/immaculately-restored-film-lets-you-revisit-life-in-new-york-city-in-1911.html

    Immaculately Restored Film Lets You Revisit Life in New York City in 1911
    Other than one or two of the world's supercentenarians, nobody remembers New York in 1911. Plenty of living historians and enthusiasts of the city have paid intensive attention to that booming time period when the city's population fast approached five million, but none experienced it first-hand.
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2 days ago

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Opinion: https://trib.al/bXupCc3

    What's that smell? It's Harrisburg's political air | John Baer - Philly
    Perhaps you've noticed strange things emanate from your state Capitol. I mean apart from frequent whiffs of worthlessness, the occasional stench of mendacity. Well, a clash last week twixt two lawmakers shows how noxious Harrisburg can be.
    http://www.philly.com

2 days ago

http://planphilly.com/articles/2018/04/20/10-...

http://planphilly.com/articles/2018/04/20/10-philly-neighborhoods-reap-the-lion-s-share-of-construction-tax-break-benefits

    10 Philly neighborhoods reap the lion's share of construction tax break benefits
    Ten neighborhoods concentrated around Center City make up 59 percent of the properties receiving Philadelphia' controversial 10-year tax abatement, according to a report released Friday by City Controller Rebecca Rhynhart. The analysis looked at the tax break's geographical concentration, the distribution of its benefits and its impact on developer profitability.
    http://planphilly.com

2 days ago

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http://6abc.com/boy-riding-bike-with-father-killed-hit-by-suspected-drunk-driver/3380950/

    Boy riding bike with father killed, hit by suspected drunk driver
    A 6-year-old boy was killed and his father was critically injured after police say they were struck by a suspected drunk driver while on a minibike ride in West Philadelphia. Philadelphia police were called to the scene around 11:15 p.m. Sunday at 63rd and Callowhill streets.
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2 days ago

http://www.philly.com/philly/news/eviction-ph...

http://www.philly.com/philly/news/eviction-philadelphia-poverty-broke-in-philly-solutions-20180418.html?utm_campaign=Philly.com+Facebook+Account&utm_source=facebook.com&utm_medium=social&cid=Philly.com+Facebook&mobi=true

    Why 1 in 14 Philly renters faces eviction every year
    The rowhouse in Port Richmond looked promising, with three bedrooms, new floors, and a small white porch out front. After having moved three times in 15 months, Linda Watson hoped she'd found some stability there with her 21-year-old daughter and 12-year-old son. But come late October, the heat didn't work.
    http://www.philly.com

2 days ago

http://www.philly.com/philly/news/starbucks-p...

http://www.philly.com/philly/news/starbucks-philadelphia-indoor-stops-black-white-race-20180420.html

    Analysis: Blacks stopped at much higher rate indoors in Center City - Philly
    The controversial arrest of two black men at a Center City Starbucks last Thursday has reignited the debate about racial profiling by police and businesses in Philadelphia and around the country. An Inquirer and Daily News analysis of police data in the districts that cover Center City shows that while police stops have fallen sharply since 2014, blacks are still significantly more likely to be stopped than whites.
    http://www.philly.com

2 days ago

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    Harriet Tubman will be face of the $20
    After months of debate and controversy over how to incorporate a woman's portrait onto the $10 bill, Treasury Secretary Jack Lew announced plans to redesign the $10, $20 and $5 bill. All three denominations will have a female presence. The updated bills will also be the first in U.S.
    http://money.cnn.com

2 days ago

https://www.phillymag.com/ticket/2018/04/21/r...

https://www.phillymag.com/ticket/2018/04/21/rooftops-philadelphia/

    The Air Up There: The Philadelphian's Guide to Rooftop Living
    Philly has suddenly become an elevated kind of town, with everything from beer gardens to yoga classes shifting from the concrete to the clouds. Here, how to make the most of local rooftops this season. Dare to dip. (C'mon, you know you've thought about it.) Read more " Abandon the studio for far-superior downward-dog views.
    https://www.phillymag.com

2 days ago

http://6abc.com/education/nj-sencory-booker-w...

http://6abc.com/education/nj-sencory-booker-will-be-temples-commencement-speaker/3377015/

    NJ Sen.Cory Booker will be Temple's commencement speaker
    Today's Top Stories WATCH NOW BREAKING NEWS Southwest canceling 40 flights per day after deadly accident TOP VIDEOS BREAKING NEWS Southwest canceling 40 flights per day after deadly accident U.S. Senator Cory Booker will be Temple University's commencement speaker next month. The New Jersey native will also receive an honorary degree.
    http://6abc.com

2 days ago

https://billypenn.com/2018/04/20/more-than-in...

https://billypenn.com/2018/04/20/more-than-in-other-cities-philly-families-resort-to-crowdfunding-for-funeral-costs/

    More than in other cities, Philly families resort to crowdfunding for funeral costs
    Billy Penn is one of 19 news organizations producing BROKE in Philly, a collaborative reporting project on economic justice. Follow at @BrokeInPhilly. Lenny Alvarez recognized the young man immediately. In the small, pixelated video, Alvarez saw her nephew, Ivan Rodriguez.
    https://billypenn.com

2 days ago

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    Audience member disrupts 'Passage' at Wilma Theater with racially-charged 'Forrest Gump' outburst - Philly
    An audience member disrupted a performance of the play Passage at the Wilma Theater in Center City on Thursday night, and an actor's Facebook post about the uncomfortable impasse went viral. In a long Facebook post shortly after the performance, poet, playwright, and Barrymore Award-winning actor Jaylene Clark Owens wrote that "Tonight I had the worst experience I have ever had on stage.
    http://www.philly.com

2 days ago

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🔔 FOR RIDERS OF BUS ROUTES 7, 25, 29, 47, 47M, 57, 64, 79, and the G 🔔 Now is the time to make your direct thoughts heard on how to improve service for Southeast Philly! https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/W3VZSQK?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=harmelin

    Southeastern Philadelphia SEPTA Bus Service and Shopping Destination Survey
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3 days ago

Happy #EarthDay! Celebrate the outdoors with ...

Happy #EarthDay! Celebrate the outdoors with a stroll through our award-winning gardens – and don’t forget to come inside for a tour of the mansion. #MyPhillyPark

    Historic Strawberry Mansion
    Happy #EarthDay! Celebrate the outdoors with a stroll through our award-winning gardens - and don't forget to come inside for a tour of the mansion. #MyPhillyPark
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3 days ago

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    MAKE SAFE PERMIT- FOR (REPAIR HOLE IN MAIN ROOF AND INSTALL ROOF COVERING, REPLACE LINTEL AT REAR AS PER ENGINEER'S REPORT IF APPLICABLE) TO RESOLVE CASE #552418. ABUTTING SIDEWALK MUST BE CLOSED WITH FENCING A MINIMUM OF 6' IN HEIGHT. SEPARATE STREETS DEPARTMENT PERMIT REQUIRED FOR SIDEWALK CLOSURE. A SEPARATE PERMIT IS REQUIRED FOR ANY ADDITIONAL ALTERATIONS THAT ARE NOT SPECIFICALLY ADDRESSED ON CASE #552418.

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3 days ago

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https://www.law.com/thelegalintelligencer/2018/04/20/krasner-includes-schnader-litigator-montco-prosecutor-among-6-lateral-hires/

    Krasner Includes Schnader Litigator, Montco Prosecutor Among 6 Lateral Hires | The Legal Intelligencer
    The Legal Intelligencer | On April 24, from 5:15 to 9 p.m., HIAS Pennsylvania will host its Golden Door Awards at the Crystal Tea Room, The Wanamaker Building, 100 E. Penn Square, Philadelphia. Edward S. Robson | The plaintiffs propound discovery seeking your communications with the board related to the transaction.
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3 days ago

Demolition of an old bank clears away the are...

Demolition of an old bank clears away the area which was designated Independence Mall, between Fifth and Sixth Streets, south of Market Street. The Pennsylvania legislature authorized the creation of Independence State Park in October 1945. An estimated 143 buildings in the area would be demolished starting in 1952, according to Inquirer archives.

    Greater Brewerytown CDC
    Demolition of an old bank clears away the area which was designated Independence Mall, between Fifth and Sixth Streets, south of Market Street. The Pennsylvania legislature authorized the creation of...
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3 days ago

Crime: http://www.philly.com/philly/news/temp...

Crime: http://www.philly.com/philly/news/temple-university-shooting-two-dead-north-philadelphia-20180421.html?amphtml=y

    Two dead, one injured after shooting in North Philadelphia near Temple's campus - Philly
    Police responded to a call of a "person with a gun" along the 1800 block of West Diamond Street, close to Temple University's main campus, where they found a 20-year-old woman suffering from a gunshot wound to her back. - Patricia Madej, Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News
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4 days ago

Strawberry Mansion: Five Murals That Tell the Community’s Story

This mural was dedicated because of the rich tradition of horse riding in Fairmount Park. The design is used to pay homage to the old west. It was completed on May 1, 2005 and is located at 3222 W. Montgomery Avenue.

This mural located on 3015 Ridge Avenue, was inspired by Catherine Ryan Hyde’s “Pay it Forward.” This mural uses prominent African-American role models such as Martin Luther King Jr. who have “paid it forward.”

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Father Paul Washington was a priest at the Church of the Advocates, located near Temple University. He was a social activist and religious leader. This mural overlooks a playground at Ridge Avenue and Cumberland Drive.

This mural is overlooking the playground behind the Gideon Edward School. This is one of many schools in the neighborhood. The Gideon Edward School is located at 2817 W. Glenwood Avenue.

    Strawberry Mansion: Five Murals That Tell the Community's Story
    While in Strawberry Mansion one can see history everywhere. The Historic Strawberry Mansion is in Fairmount Park. An inexpensive and easy way to see the history of this community is to walk around and take in the breathtaking murals.
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4 days ago

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    FOR COMPLETE DEMOLITION EXISTING STRUCTURE. FOR THE NEW CONSTRUCTION OF AN ATTACHED BUILDING WITH A ROOF DECK AND A ROOF ACCESS STRUCTURE FOR USE AS A TWO FAMILY HOUSEHOLD LIVING

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4 days ago

Greater Brewerytown CDC added 2 new photos.

Baltimore & Ohio Railroad station, Philadelphia – Also known as B & O station, Philadelphia, or Chestnut Street station was the main passenger station for the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. ]Designed by architect Frank Furness in 1886, it stood at 24th Street and the Chestnut Street Bridge from 1888 to 1963. Photo from the Chestnut Street Bridge, circa 1910 (and present day, bottom) Location: 24th & Chestnut Streets, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

4 days ago

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    Brandywine moves forward with land acquisitions for Schuylkill Yards plan - Philly
    The company paid $24.6 million for a 99-year lease to an acre of land at 3001 and 3003 John F. Kennedy Blvd., with plans to acquire another long-term lease for second one-acre parcel adjacent to the west. - Jacob Adelman, Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News
    http://www.philly.com

4 days ago

https://www.phillymag.com/news/2018/04/19/mee...

https://www.phillymag.com/news/2018/04/19/meek-mill-second-cop-gun/

    A Second Cop Said Under Oath That Meek Mill Pointed Gun at Him, Court Records Reveal
    As the movement to overturn the rapper's 10-year-old conviction on drug and gun changes gathers momentum, a sworn statement long buried in sentencing notes complicates the picture. In the age of Trump, the fight to #freeMeekMill has sucked up as much media oxygen as any story could without an appearance by Trump himself.
    https://www.phillymag.com

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