Top Philadelphia news: Mumia Abu-Jamal gets new hearing; airport cab drivers say they could strike

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Mumia Abu-Jamal gets new hearing in death of Philadelphia police officer after District Attorney drops opposition

Mumia Abu-Jamal, 64, is serving a life sentence after spending decades on death row in the 1981 slaying of Officer Daniel Faulkner.

Read the full story on CBS Philly.

Why so few of Philadelphia's old buildings are historically protected

Philadelphia has many old, iconic buildings and neighborhoods. So why are so few of these sites historically preserved and protected from the wrecking ball?

Read the full story on WHYY.

Small local businesses headed to Philadelphia's fashion district

The revival of the once famed, Gallery Mall in East Center City means new retailers, some of which are small Philly businesses!

Read the full story on ABC Philadelphia, WPVI.

Philadelphia airport cab drivers say they could strike over workplace issue

The president of the Taxi Workers Alliance of Pennsylvania said cab drivers who regularly pick up and drop off customers at the Philadelphia International Airport voted overwhelmingly Tuesday to strike next week if work-related issues are not resolved.

Read the full story on ABC Philadelphia, WPVI.


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