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Kane MutinyEditorial03 April 2014 Attorney General gets stung by sting operation (Photo Left) Attorney General Kathleen Kane. Photo courtesy of phila.gov Mutinies are always tough to figure out.  Was Captain Bligh really mad or did Fletcher Christian just want to stay in Tahiti?  Was Queeg paralyzed by fear or did the men on the Caine just hate him?  Motivation is everything when it comes to a mutiny. And we have a mutiny on our hands in the state attorney general’s...Read More >>Kane Mutiny

 

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Inspired by ‘Thug Life’Sheila Simmons03 April 2014
Exhibit at ICA applies Russian movement to hip-hop influences (Photo Left) Okayplayer.com celebrates the opening of the Kara Walker-curated “Ruffneck Constructivists” exhibit at The University of Pennsylvania‘s Institute of Contemporary Art. The “Ruffneck Constructivists” exhibit will be on display in ICA’s First Floor Space from Feb. 12 through Aug. 17, featuring...Read More >>
 
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La Salle WinsJeremy Treatman03 April 2014
Saints take the Catholic League title (Photo Left) La Salle College High School basketball coach Joe Dempsey.  (Photo Right) La Salle College High School basketball coach Joe Dempsey prepares his players during practice for the playoffs at the Gwenydd-Mercy College gym. Photos by Sarah J. Glover  Dave Krmpotich, La Salle’s 6-foot-7-inch...Read More >>
 
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Gonna Fly NowHughE Dillon03 April 2014
On Monday, March 10, “Rocky” Director John G. Avildsen received the City of Philadelphia Special Citation in celebration of the release of “The Rocky Heavyweight Collection” at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. City Representative Melanie Johnson, from the Mayor’s Office, Visit Philly’s Cara Schneider, President and Chief Operating Officer of the...Read More >>
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ST. JOSEPH’S UNIVERSITY – HAWKS MAKE HISTORYJeremy Treatman03 April 2014
Phil Martelli’s Hawks have not made the NCAA Tournament since 2008 and the coach has been criticized by some pundits and fans in the area. That is, until March 16th. The Hawks captured the Atlantic-10’s automatic bid with a win over VCU in the final, prompting Martelli and his wife to...Read More >>

 

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Ken Smukler, publisher of Philadelphia’s largest weekly newspaper, The Liberty City Press, has a background in political technology and communications both locally and nationally.  Read more >>
Jeremy Treatman is the founder and co-director of the Scholastic Play-by-Play Classics and Sports Broadcasting Camps. Over 50 NBA players, including Lebron James, Kevin Durant, and Rajon Rondo played in his events when they were in high school. Jeremy...Read more >>
Lucy Smukler is a sophomore in the College of Arts and Sciences at Boston College. She is studying English and is interested in journalism and analytic writing. She is very excited to be a part of the Liberty City Press team. Read more >>
Sheila Simmons brings many years of writing and communications experience to her work for Liberty City Press. She began her professional writing career at the Philadelphia Daily News, where she covered Business, City Hall and Education.Read more >>
Sarah J. Glover is an award-winning photojournalist and multimedia journalist, specializing in photojournalism and video for the web.Read more >>
HughE Dillon Philly's Society Photographer; he's a columnist, television personality too. His photo work focuses on people, parties, celebrities and Philadelphia.  His photos have been published nationally and internationally. Including in People Mag,...Read more >>
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