Pa. house speaker blasts City Council on PGW, warns of repercussions to Philly schools

Pa. house speaker blasts City Council on PGW, warns of repercussions to Philly schoolsOne of Pennsylvania's most powerful state lawmakers says the actions of Philadelphia City Council may put additional funding in jeopardy for the cash-strapped city school district.

A brand new mayor's race: Jim Kenney considered

 A brand new mayor's race: Jim Kenney consideredIs Councilman Jim Kenney just the Flavor of the Week? That's what Ed Rendell called him a few days ago, and he's right, in that Kenney's expected entrance into the Philadelphia mayor's race this week is Philadelphia's

Young wheelchair athletes meet to compete in Philadelphia basketball tournament

Young wheelchair athletes meet to compete in Philadelphia basketball tournamentPhiladelphia Parks and Recreation’s Carousel House hosted the 17th Annual Katie Kirlin Wheelchair Basketball Tournament over the weekend.

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Bayard Rustin, the hidden activist of 'Selma'
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Bayard Rustin, the hidden activist of 'Selma'

Despite his monumental influence over America's civil rights and LGBT rights movements, Bayard Rustin has yet to catch the attention of the nation's mainstream film industry. He does not even get his due in 'Selma.'
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State of the Union celebrates self-aggrandizing narcissism of politics

Last night, millions of Americans watched President Obama deliver his annual State of the Union address. During Obama’s presidency, on average about 40 million folks have tuned in each year, observing the height of

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Zoe Strauss' 'Sea Change' photos tell unintended story of climate change

Zoe Strauss' 'Sea Change' photos tell unintended story of climate change

Haverford College is exhibiting the work of Zoe Strauss, the renowned Philadelphia photographer who was surprised to discover an unintended commonality in her images of recent disasters.
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