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Solomon Jones’s Daily News column says the School District should get the money it’s requesting for its budget, but the district should submit to an annual audit first.

Every day on Wake Up With WURD we list the Top 5 stories of the day. Today’s stories include: More video on Freddie Gray arrest; Councilman Goode says it’s about service, not elections; Nebraska votes to abolish death penalty; L.A. raises minimum wage to $15 an hour; Philadelphia Planning Commission opposes prison land deal.

How, in a city that can’t find $85 million for education, can we find $500 million for a prison?

Every day on Wake Up With WURD we list the Top 5 stories of the day. Today’s stories include: Obama lauds Camden police, and bike gang members face organized crime charges.

Celebrated producer turned hip-hop professor 9th Wonder visits Penn to share his documentary “The HipHop Fellow” and address the role of hiphop music (and its practitioners) in the halls of academe. This clip is from the beginning of the Q&A session following the film screening.

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

After being selected as President Obama’s first inaugural poet and the critical acclaim she’s gaining for her new memoir, Elizabeth Alexander is destined to become the household name that her pedigree demands. But she’s been a rock star to me ever since my freshman year at Penn, when she helped an insecure teenager accept her gift of verse.

On April 11, 2015, 900AM-WURD and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southeastern PA jointly presented a dynamic and interactive Youth Mayoral Summit to unite young men and women from across the Philadelphia region to learn about local government and the voting process.

900AM-WURD and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southeastern PA jointly presented a dynamic and interactive Youth Mayoral Summit to unite young men and women from across the Philadelphia region to learn about local government and the voting process.


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