Author: Solomon Jones

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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.

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.

Every day on Wake Up With WURD we list the Top 5 stories of the day. Today’s stories include: Report: Freddie Gray sustained injury in back of police van, Taser: 16 major U.S. cities now have police cameras, Nepal earthquake: Teenager pulled alive from rubble on Day 6, and Rally Underway In Philadelphia In Solidarity With Baltimore Protests.

Wake Up With WURD host Solomon Jones conducts a series of in-depth interviews with the mayoral candidates, addressing specific aspects of their records, and questions on pressing issues such as poverty, education, gentrification, and jobs. Judge Nelson Diaz, the only Latino in the race, stopped by to speak with Solomon about his positions on these important issues and more.

Wake Up With WURD host Solomon Jones conducts a series of in-depth interviews with the mayoral candidates, addressing specific aspects of their records, and questions on pressing issues such as poverty, education, gentrification, and jobs. Former City Councilman Jim Kenney stopped by to speak with Solomon about his positions on these important issues and more.

Every day on Wake Up With WURD we list the Top 5 stories of the day. Today’s stories include a deadly earthquake in Nepal, violence in Baltimore over police custody death and the kidnapping of a Korean War vet and his wife.

Every day on Wake Up With WURD we list the Top 5 stories of the day. Today’s stories include Lorreta Lynch makes history, U.S. drone strike accidentally kills two hostages, and protesters and police clash in Baltimore.

Every day on Wake Up With WURD we list the Top 5 stories of the day. Today’s stories include: Senate Unanimously Passes Human Trafficking Bill After Long Delay, Judge OKs 65-year deal over NFL concussions; could cost $1B, Officials clash over city-owned surveillance cameras,  Pa. to eliminate asset test for food stamps,  Students Involved In ‘Horrifying’ Brawl At Subway Stop In Philadelphia

Every day on Wake Up With WURD we list the Top 5 stories of the day. Today’s stories include Philadelphia school-funding case dismissed, captain in deadly migrant boat sinking charged with manslaughter, Michele Leonhart’s plans to retire and more.


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