Top 5 Live-WURD Thursday June 18 1. Charleston church shooting: 9 killed in what officials call a hate crime  A white man walked into a historic African-American church in Charleston, South Carolina, and opened fire during a Bible study class, killing nine people Wednesday evening. The suspect is still at large. And the shooting at the Emanuel…

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Top 5 Live-WURD Tuesday June 2 1. Report: NBC in Talks to Keep Brian Williams With New Role  According to a report from CNN Money, NBC execs are looking for a new place for former “Nightly News” anchor Brian Williams at the network. Negotiations are not yet complete, but Williams could also end up walking away…

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Top 5 Live –WURD Monday February 11  1. School’s latest budget forecasts $80 million deficit The news remains grim: Without major cash infusions from the city and state, the Philadelphia School District faces a deficit of roughly $80 million for the coming school year, officials said Monday night. School Reform Commissioner Feather O. Houstoun, opening…

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Top 5 Live –WURD Monday February 9 1. Union: 7 to be disciplined in Fire Dept. sex scandal  Seven Philadelphia Fire Department employees face discipline in a sex scandal that has engulfed the department in recent weeks, the firefighters’ union says. Union President Joe Schulle said at a Friday news conference that the city has…

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Top 5 Live – WURD Thursday February 5 1. NBC’s Brian Williams recants Iraq attack story It was a dramatic account from the early stage of the Iraq War, one that placed NBC News anchor Brian Williams aboard a U.S. military helicopter that had drawn enemy fire. It was told repeatedly by Williams and NBC.…

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