Doug Oliver speaks at The Next Mayor debate at Temple University in Philadelphia on Monday, May 4, 2015. ( STEPHANIE AARONSON / Staff Photographer )
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Mayoral interviews: Doug Oliver

Mayoral candidate Doug Oliver, in his second interview with Solomon Jones, said he would keep Philadelphia’s 10-year tax abatement for new construction under certain conditions. He also said the schools should cater to new economic+ Read More

T. Milton Street speaks at the FOX29 mayoral debate at St. Joseph's University in Philadelphia on Thursday, April 22, 2015. ( STEPHANIE AARONSON / Staff Photographer )
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Mayoral Interviews: Milton Street

Mayoral candidate and former state Sen. Milton Street, in his second interview with Solomon Jones, spoke about education, gentrification and crime. He said he would fund his programs by instituting savings in the prison budget. He also denounced the+ Read More

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Top 5 Live – Tuesday May 5

Every day on Wake Up With WURD we list the Top 5 stories of the day. Today’s stories include: NYPD Cop Brian Moore Dies After Saturday Shooting in Queens, Ben Carson announces his presidential run, Group behind SEPTA ads hosted Texas event where shooting occurred

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It’s going to be a busy political season. Get prepared.

Get the information you need to go the polls here and on our Politics & Government channel at 900amwurd/politics.

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Protests Continue After Death Of Baltimore Man While In Police Custody
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Baltimore riots speak loudly on police abuse

Freddie Gray's death and the lack of answers surrounding it precipitated a day of violence. If we hope to avoid the next riot, we must create an atmosphere in which words are heard, action is taken, and circumstances change.

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