"Amazon isn’t just 50,000 jobs and an office complex over the tracks. It’s 50,000 jobs and an office complex over the tracks controlled by a single negotiator."
The company has promised more than $5 billion in investments and 50,000 jobs for the city that wins the bid for its second headquarters.
Seth Williams, who resigned from his post in June after pleading guilty to charges of bribery, extortion and fraud, was given the maximum prison sentence.
The protests spanned two days during the weekend of Saturday, Oct. 21 and was organized by Philly for REAL Justice, a grassroots organization protesting "the system of white supremacy."
Amber Hikes, a 2008 graduate of the School of Social Policy & Practice, said her experience as a social worker is rooted in her education in University City.
The student called 911, prompting DPS to send a UPennAlert to the university community at 8 p.m. and a subsequent all-clear message at 8:23 p.m.
Some students said details of the transition from the Fresh Grocer to Acme hasn't been communicated clearly by the administration.
The Philadelphia statute prohibits employers from asking for an applicant’s wage history, a practice shown to adversely affect the salaries of women and people of color. Although passed by unanimous vote in December, the law has sparked strong resistance and is now in suspension pending litigation.
Penn Law School professor Joe Khan held steady in second place, trailing Krasner by about 15 percentage points.
Police escorted a man in handcuffs out of Huntsman Hall on Monday around 12:30 a.m., College freshman Elizabeth Beugg, who witnessed the events, said.
The museum is 118,000 square feet on 3rd and Chestnut streets, according to 6abc. Its opening ceremony, which began at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and ended in the outdoor plaza of the museum, featured a keynote address by former Vice President Joe Biden.
Pennsylvania Department of Health has projected that its medical marijuana program will launch by 2018.
After initially defending a professor’s controversial tweets as free speech, documents show Drexel is now launching an investigation.
Despite earlier reports from CEO Dave Magrogan indicating that the Harvest in University City will undergo repairs and eventually reopen, there has still been little sign of activity at the property.
“The hope is that the need for physical force by the police will diminish, and false allegations lodged by citizens against the police will be reduced,” Nestel said.
The new store area, which Acme calls a "first class urban grocery experience," will feature a Starbucks, the third within a seven-block stretch of Walnut Street.
PennEnvironment found there were 97 days of unhealthy levels of smog in the Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington metropolitan tri-state area last year.
Chair of the Fine Arts Department Ken Lum initially conceived of the Monument Lab after he moved to Philadelphia in 2012. He was inspired by the city's history but felt the art didn't reflect the contributions of some of Philadelphia's greatest artists and musicians.
Villanova students protesting a lecturer accused of being a white nationalist were removed from the lecture.
In the span of a few hours, the fair offered health care education and clinical checkups as well as an inviting atmosphere for hundreds of attendees in the area.