Top 5 Live-WURD Monday November 16 1. Terror in Paris  Investigations into the series of terrorist attacks that killed more than 120 people in Paris are moving forward, with people taken into custody and one of the gun-wielding suicide bombers identified. French President Francois Hollande has blamed the Islamic extremist group ISIS for the wave…

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Top 5 Live-WURD Friday  October 23 1. Near-broke Phila. schools must borrow to make payroll Close to broke, the Philadelphia School District will soon have to borrow money to make payroll through the end of the year. The School Reform Commission will soon meet to authorize temporary borrowing that will allow the district to function…

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Top 5 Live-WURD Wednesday August 12 1. Clinton’s attorney hands over private e-mail server, thumb drive to FBI  Hillary Clinton’s attorney has provided the FBI with the private server that housed her e-mail during her four years as secretary of state. Her attorney also gave agents a thumb drive containing copies of thousands of e-mails…

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Top 5 Live-WURD Tuesday July 21 1. Sandra Bland’s Family’s Lawyer Details Dashcam Video of Traffic Stop  The lawyer for the family of a woman found dead in a Texas jail cell last week said dashcam video from the roadside traffic stop that led to her arrest shows the encounter grew confrontational after she refused…

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Top 5 Live-WURD Thursday May 28 1. Texas floods: Cleanup continues — and so does the search for bodies At least 34 people — 14 in northern Mexico, 14 in Texas plus six in Oklahoma — have died in tornadoes and flooding from raging rivers. Another 10 people are missing. “It’s just very heartbreaking, that…

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Top 5 Live-WURD Thursday April 30 1. Lawyer for family of man killed by Philly police calls for reforms A day after she filed a civil-rights suit against the Philadelphia Police Department, the mother of Brandon Tate-Brown told reporters that she will continue to fight for the evidence in her son’s death to be released…

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In what is probably the biggest non-surprise in electoral politics this year, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has announced that she’s throwing her hat in the ring for her husband Bill’s old job, President of the United States. This isn’t her first time at this particular rodeo. For all intents and purposes, the 2008…

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Top 5 Live –WURD Wednesday March 11  1. Oklahoma fraternity faces more racism allegations The University of Oklahoma expelled two students on Tuesday for “playing a leadership role” in racially-charged chants on a school bus during a Sigma Alpha Epsilon (SAE) fraternity event, according to a university release. “I have emphasized that there is zero…

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Top 5 Live –WURD Thursday March 5  1. Snow across the region overnight  Steady rain across the area continued until after midnight, when it changed over to snow from north to south.The snow fell steadily during the early morning hours and gradually shifted from north to south. In the north and west suburbs, the heaviest snow…

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