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Committee on Appropriations (D) House of Represent

Money for marketing planning

The Greater Philadelphia Tourism Marketing Corp. was approved for a $144,200 grant this week to plan the marketing of Philadelphia's historic district, Pennsylvania state Rep. Dwight Evans, D-Phila., announced Tuesday.
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King Concert Moving

Breaking with the 15-year tradition of performing its Martin Luther King Tribute concert at home in Center City, the Philadelphia Orchestra is taking its act uptown.
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Fourth Grade Students

Fourth Grade Students Learn How Trees Make Their Philadelphia Neighborhood a Better Place
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Grocery breathes life

Spring Garden is celebrating what most neighborhoods take for granted -- having a full-service grocery store. It is not a typical Shop 'n Save, however, and the business did not arrive conventionally.
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$3 million makeover

Celebrating its combined muscle, a coalition of Northwest Philadelphia elected officials yesterday announced $3 million in financing to spruce up the neighborhood around Martin Luther King High School in West Oak Lane.
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Area near MLK High to get facelift

A joint effort by a group of state and city pols has yielded $3 million to beautify parks and streets around Martin Luther King High School , at Stenton Avenue and Haines Street.
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