Ready to run for mayor, Kenney jokes through his goodbyes to Philly City Council [photos]

Ready to run for mayor, Kenney jokes through his goodbyes to Philly City Council  [photos]After 23 years, Philadelphia City Councilman Jim Kenney resigned his seat Thursday to run for mayor. He gave a farewell speech that anywhere else but City Hall might have come with a two-drink minimum.

Underwater weekend warriors: New Jersey's volunteer dive team

Underwater weekend warriors: New Jersey's volunteer dive team The Garden State Underwater Recover Unit, a volunteer search-and-rescue squad, is sometimes the last resort for families in need.
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Portrait series focuses on people 'Torn Apart' by workplace injury

Portrait series focuses on people 'Torn Apart' by workplace injury In 2009, George Beerley was operating heavy equipment at a construction site near Doylestown, Pa., when his machinery jammed.

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Recent lopsided high school basketball scores should be avoided in the future

No one benefits from a final score of 161-2 in a high school game. Coaches and athletic directors should do their best to try to avoid such situations in the future.
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Planet, people, profits — green philosophy undergirds restored Cynwyd Station Café

At the head of the Cynwyd Heritage Trail in Lower Merion Township is the beautifully restored 1890 Cynwyd Station and Cynwyd Park. The trail, the station and the park are a wonderful triad of environmental stewardship and

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For this artist, it's all about the story telling

They might seem like opposite ends of the art spectrum: oil paintings and comic book drawings, but Mike Manley divides his week between both, and says his love of storytelling is a thread that joins them. He's the artist for
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