End 'opportunities for Al Capones' by legalizing pot, conservative N.J. lawmaker urges

End 'opportunities for Al Capones' by legalizing pot, conservative N.J. lawmaker urges

One of the most conservative members of the New Jersey Assembly has introduced legislation to legalize marijuana in the Garden State.

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PPA faces Fenerty fallout, hikes lot rates in Center City, pursues lot below Ben Franklin Bridge

PPA faces Fenerty fallout, hikes lot rates in Center City, pursues lot below Ben Franklin Bridge

Before the pack of impatient reporters who attended Thursday morning’s meeting of the Philadelphia Parking Authority (PPA) Board could ask questions about former Executive Director Vince Fenerty’s resignation, after two

Philly's school test scores largely flat in second year of tougher PSSAs

Philly's school test scores largely flat in second year of tougher PSSAs

Standardized test scores for Philadelphia’s public school students remained largely flat in 2016, though high school students made some noteworthy progress, according to data released Thursday.

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Essay: Remembering the mentor and community that guided me toward success

Making partner at a large national law firm was one of those major milestones in my life that induced some self-reflection and reminiscing. How did I get here? Who helped me? What forces shaped my life to put me on this path?

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The history of Philadelphia's morgues

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How to help monarch butterflies without accidentally luring them to their deaths

Dara Satterfield has a unique way of looking at Monarch butterflies. She thinks of them as 'tiny camels.'

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