Court date set as Philly prosecutors move forward in case against shooter in cop ambush

Court date set as Philly prosecutors move forward in case against shooter in cop ambush

Philadelphia prosecutors have filed a thick binder of evidence against a man who authorities say tried to assassinate a city police officer in an ambush attack earlier this year.

Joining vast majority of states, Pa. adopts school funding formula

Joining vast majority of states, Pa. adopts school funding formula

The House and Senate have agreed to lock in a plan that Governor Wolf says he'll sign.

Kenney stumps for soda tax at pre-K gathering

Kenney stumps for soda tax at pre-K gathering

In a fiery address to early childhood education advocates, Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney stumped for the sugary beverage tax he's seeking to fund quality pre-K and bashed the levy's opponents.

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Aiming to make a difference in 2016 election with Planned Parenthood

I walked into Planned Parenthood for the first time when I was 16 years old as a patient, and when I left, I was a supporter. Five years later I'm fighting to make sure that everyone can have access to the care I got — no

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Soda tax lacks both fizz and merit

One doesn't need a degree from the Wharton School to recognize the controversial soda tax proposal now being debated in Philadelphia City Council contains more carbonation and hot air than sound public reasoning.

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Kenney stumps for soda tax at pre-K gathering

Kenney stumps for soda tax at pre-K gathering

In a fiery address to early childhood education advocates, Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney stumped for the sugary beverage tax he's seeking to fund quality pre-K and bashed the levy's opponents.

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When the imaginary audience becomes more real

When the imaginary audience becomes more real

Amanda imagines her friends, family members, strangers - they are all looking at her pictures and judging her. Part of that is because of a concept in psychology called "The Imaginary Audience". 

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