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Bill would let Pennsylvanians buy booze out of state

Bill would let Pennsylvanians buy booze out of statePennsylvania lawmakers have put the cork in privatizing state-run liquor stores for now, but one Philadelphia Republican is still trying to chip away at the state's Prohibition-era alcohol laws.
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New study shows gas workers could be exposed to dangerous levels of benzene

New study shows gas workers could be exposed to dangerous levels of benzeneA new study out this month reveals unconventional oil and natural gas workers could be exposed to dangerous levels of benzene, putting them at a higher risk for blood cancers like leukemia.  
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Reviving the fading tradition of family dinner

Reviving the fading tradition of family dinner Is family dinner making a comeback? It's one of the newest ideas to fight childhood obesity in Philadelphia.

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In conversation with Acel Moore
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In conversation with Acel Moore

WHYY's Elizabeth Fielder recently sat down with journalist Acel Moore, who blazed a trail through Philadelphia's journalism community, to talk about the 1964 North Philadelphia riots, and their lingering effects today.
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1964 North Philly riots: Why destroy their own neighborhood?

Long after the fires from the riots had finally burned out, one question lingered: "Why did they destroy their own neighborhood?" Judge Frederica Massiah-Jackson thinks back to those days in August 1964, when Columbia Avenue

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Reporter's Roundtable: Fattah under suspicion, Corbett gets a version of Medicaid plan

Reporter's Roundtable: Fattah under suspicion, Corbett gets a version of Medicaid plan

On this week's Reporter's Roundtable, Dave Davies describes the difficult position of Congressman Chaka Fattah.  And Taunya English talks us through the ins and outs of Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett's newly approved
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Pregnant Pa. inmates continue to be shackled, despite state law

Pregnant Pa. inmates continue to be shackled, despite state law

In 2010, Pennsylvania passed a law prohibiting the shackling of pregnant inmates after their second trimester, but as reporter Audrey Quinn discovered, enforcing it has proved challenging.
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