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2012 Democratic National Convention

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  • Advocates push to turn once-seedy Camden stretch into park

    A stretch of highway lined with hourly rate motels, strip clubs and prostitutes was cleared 15 years ago, but the park that was promised there for the people of this struggling city still has not been delivered. Although there are paths, trees and a...
  • Parade, Homecoming, Sorority – Make The Moment in Couple's Engagement

    When Max Reiss decided to propose to Kelley Levine he thought parade-size floats, 100th college homecoming, and family and friends watching in the grandstands. He spent three months arranging the details and plotted with Kelley's former sorority....
  • Hillary Clinton: What if she is not the Democratic nominee?

    Hillary Clinton: What if she is not the Democratic nominee?
    If there’s an underlying theme to Republican Party presidential politics, it’s this: Get ready for Hillary. Most Republicans expect that she will be the Democrats’ nominee. The GOP probably will coalesce behind one candidate early so its...
  • Exporting Philly: Cheesesteaks, ices and pretzels go global

    Exporting Philly: Cheesesteaks, ices and pretzels go global
    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The man intent on taking the Philly cheesesteak global saw a familiar sight from home on a recent trip to Florida: a Wawa. The hoagie-making, coffee-brewing convenience and gas chain from the Philadelphia area is pushing hard...
  • Sign-language call center grows quietly in Kissimmee

    Sign-language call center grows quietly in Kissimmee
    The serene quiet at the ASL Services call center in Kissimmee does not reflect the amount of activity going on. Employees are taking calls, answering questions and relaying important messages — using their hands and technology such as Skype and...
  • Five Myths About Texas Sen. Ted Cruz

    Five Myths About Texas Sen. Ted Cruz
    A political nobody just three years ago, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, is the first official candidate vying for the Republican Party's 2016 presidential nomination. His was a noisy entrance into government, marked by outspokenness and partisanship that clearly...
  • Girlfriend power and 'First Wives Club': All about the pre-Broadway musical

    Girlfriend power and  'First Wives Club': All about the pre-Broadway musical
    "Husbands come and go," observes Linda Bloodworth-Thomason, dryly, sitting in the dark. "But girlfriends are forever." It would make a better story, but Bloodworth-Thomason, who is 67 and hails from Missouri, is not really talking about her own life,...
  • Dolores Caskey, Bethlehem's first female council president, has died

    Dolores Caskey, Bethlehem's first female council president, has died
    Dolores Caskey called it "simple arithmetic." The "magic number" was the four votes needed to get anything passed on Bethlehem City Council. And even though she served at a time when she was the only woman on City Council and the only woman ever to be...
  • Civil rights protests at 1960 Democratic Convention

     
    Rev. Maurice A. Dawkins engages in a 24-hour period of prayer and fasting outside of the Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena during the Democratic National Convention. Dawkins and protestors were advocating a civil rights platform....
  • Rudy Giuliani, once revered, now ridiculous

    Rudy Giuliani, once revered, now ridiculous
    Amazing. Just ... amazing. Here we are, six years later, six years of mom jeans and golf dates and taking the girls for ice cream. And yet, some of us are still hung up on the perceived "otherness," the "not like us"-ness, of Barack Obama. The...
  • Rudy Giuliani, once heroic, now simply foolish

    Amazing. Just ... amazing. Here we are, six years later, six years of mom jeans and golf dates and taking the girls for ice cream. And yet, some of us are still hung up on the perceived "otherness," the "not like us"-ness, of Barack Obama. The latest is...