Pope Francis not likely to get Stephen Colbert crowd-counting treatment

Pope Francis not likely to get Stephen Colbert crowd-counting treatment A Virginia company that specializes in counting crowds at large events on the National Mall is modeling what the Benjamin Franklin Parkway will look like when hundreds of thousands of pilgrims flock there.

Philadelphia offers online help for anxiety, depression

Philadelphia offers online help for anxiety, depressionThe Philadelphia Department of Behavioral Health is rolling out the next phase of its "Beating the Blues" program, a free eight-week course in cognitive behavioral therapy for anxiety and depression.

Temple expects to save $39 million in GE Healthcare deal

Temple expects to save $39 million in GE Healthcare dealGeneral Electric has struck a deal with Temple University to become the nearly exclusive provider of radiology equipment and services for all of the system's hospitals over the next seven years.

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Chester Upland can't pay its teachers — but they're working anyway

Chester Upland can't pay its teachers — but they're working anyway

Teachers union president Michele Paulick said she received some unwelcome news at the Chester Upland School District teacher convocation this week. "Our superintendent, Gregory Shannon, read a letter from our receiver, Francis
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