A MEDICAL marijuana dispensary called TerraVida Holistic Centers is being proposed for my neighborhood, and I’m not pleased. Not only because the process allowed the community to be caught off guard, but also because the politics surrounding the venture are unseemly, at best. That’s because Chris Visco – one of the partners seeking to open…

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Top 5 Live-WURD Wednesday May 27 1. Cleveland, DOJ announce changes in police force  The city of Cleveland and Department of Justice announced Tuesday how they are moving forward on agreed changes to the city’s police force. The consent decree is the next step after the city agreed to changes last year following a scathing report from DOJ…

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Top 5 Live-WURD Thursday May 7 1. Department of Justice to probe Baltimore police at mayor’s request Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake has asked the Department of Justice to conduct a civil rights investigation into the Baltimore Police Department to determine if the department has engaged in a pattern of racially biased policing. The mayor made…

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Top 5 Live-WURD Wednesday May 6 1. Mothers charged after toddlers rescued from roof,window Police say two mothers are facing charges after one toddler was rescued from a Frankford roof and another child tried to climb out a window. Officers were called to a home on the 4700 block of Leiper Street at about 1:30…

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Top 5 Live-WURD Friday March 27  1. State: Most L&I inspections done by inexperienced personnel are ‘invalid’ Most of the 600 inspections of unsafe buildings performed by a group of uncertified inspectors for the Department of Licenses and Inspections last month appear to be invalid, according to The Inquirer. Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry…

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