Daily Dec Roundup – Jan. 14th, 2015

Philadelphia Police Commissioner Charles H. Ramsey. Photo: Joshua Albert

Philadelphia Police Commissioner Charles H. Ramsey. Photo: Joshua Albert

 

 

Nutter, Ramsey in D.C. for task force on police policy

Aubrey Whelan, The Inquirer

Philadelphia Police Commissioner Charles H. Ramsey on Tuesday launched the first of a series of wide-ranging hearings on police policy and community trust in his role as the head of a presidential task force aimed at addressing national concerns on policing. (Editor’s note: We’ve put together some highlights from the event here.

 

 

Is Philly the greenest city in America? Short answer: no.

Carolyn Beeler, Newsworks

During his 2008 inaugural address, Mayor Michael Nutter set a lofty goal: make Philadelphia the greenest city in America.

 

 

Nazareth Academy Grade School closed for disinfecting after student illnesses

Tim Jimenez, CBS 3

Nazareth Academy Grade School in the Northeast is closed today because many of the students are experiencing “flu-like symptoms.”

 

 

Attorney General Kathleen Kane 101: How politics and leaks doomed a rising Democratic star

Mark Dent, Billy Penn

Kathleen Kane used to be so popular. In 2012, fresh off becoming Pennsylvania’s first elected female attorney general, she was potentially a future candidate for governor. Now? Not so much.

 

 

Media startup showdown: How Billy Penn, PhillyVoice, and The Philadelphia Citizen rank

Joel Mathis, Philly Mag

Pay no attention to those gloomy statements coming out of the city’s long-established newspapers: Philadelphia’s media scene is growing by leaps and bounds!

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