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Angry protesters greet Romney in Philly

Angry protesters greet Romney in Philly

PHILADELPHIA, May 24 (UPI) -- Protesters greeted presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney at a visit Thursday to a charter school in a poor black Philadelphia neighborhood.

Site of hotel and brothel, now a play area

PHILADELPHIA, June 26 (UPI) -- A South Philadelphia property that once was a hotel then a brothel then a vacant lot has a new life as a children's playground.
Kenny Gamble to release 'American' record

Kenny Gamble to release 'American' record

NEW YORK, June 30 (UPI) -- U.S. producer and songwriter Kenny Gamble is to release his new version of "I Am An American" in time for Independence Day, Sony BMG Masterworks said.

Ivor Novello Awards given in London

LONDON, May 25 (UPI) -- British singer/songwriter KT Tunstall's 2005 hit, "Suddenly I See," has been named best song at the Ivor Novello Awards ceremony in London.

Philly hit maker Gene McFadden dead at 56

PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 28 (UPI) -- Philadelphia soul hit-maker Gene McFadden, who co-wrote "Ain't No Stoppin' Us Now" with his partner John Whitehead, has died at age 56.

'Lemonade' song for Alex's Lemonade Stand

PHILADELPHIA, July 23 (UPI) -- "Lemonade," the official theme song for Alex's Lemonade Stand, tells the story of the Connecticut girl with cancer who raised money for cancer research.

O'Jays thrilled with Hall of Fame nod

NEW YORK, Dec. 13 (UPI) -- After several previous nominations, R&B group the O'Jays were thrilled to learn Monday that they'll be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2005.

It's Only Rock 'n' Roll

Not all the gospel music at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival took place in the Gospel Tent.
JOHN SWENSON, United Press International
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