- Associated Press - Thursday, April 14, 2016

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Dueling protests decrying a number of issues - including a Temple University’s proposed football stadium and the city’s stop-and-frisk policies - could make for a tricky evening commute in downtown Philadelphia.

Temple students and faculty walked out at 2 p.m. to join neighborhood residents demonstrating against a stadium the school wants to build in north Philadelphia. That group plans to join up with another rally protesting low wages for fast food and health care workers.

Another rally is set to begin at 4 p.m. to commemorate the upcoming one-year anniversary of Freddie Gray’s death in Baltimore, starting near Temple and ending at to City Hall. Its participants are urging Mayor Jim Kenney to end the police department’s use of stop and frisk.


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