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At final White House press conference, Obama offers both reflections and rebukes

At final White House press conference, Obama offers both reflections and rebukes

President Obama's final press conference was one of both reflection and subtle rebuke toward incoming President-elect Donald Trump, defending voting rights and a free press, all while reassuring the American people that "at my

N.J. Supreme Court says towns must consider 'gap period' in affordable housing needs

N.J. Supreme Court says towns must consider 'gap period' in affordable housing needs

New Jersey towns and cities must take into account a 16-year "gap period" when calculating their future affordable housing needs, according to a ruling Wednesday by the state Supreme Court.

I Voted Trump, Part 1: From the campaign to inauguration

I Voted Trump, Part 1: From the campaign to inauguration

Keystone Crossroads will be checking in with Trump voters from around the state throughout his presidency. 

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Essay: Are colleges teaching students how to think?

A friend once told me that he thought the principal value of his college education was to find a job that would provide him with enough money to pay for his kids to have one.

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Monica Crowley: Too sleazy even for the Trump swamp

As an unpopular charlatan prepares to place his hand on a bible (of all things) with the lowest-ever approval rating for an incoming president, and as we gird ourselves for what is likely to be the darkest era since Vietnam, we

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Op-ed: Trump's vision of America's past is bad for America's future

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Philadelphia officials wait to see what's coming from Trump

As the days count down toward the Donald Trump administration, Philadelphia city officials have surveyed the federal funding the city relies on that could affected by new policies from the White House. While the city isn't

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Kenney taps Temple education prof for SRC post

Kenney taps Temple education prof for SRC post

Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney has appointed Christopher McGinley, an associate professor in education at Temple University, to the School Reform Commission. McGinley will replace Sylvia Simms, whose term ended Jan. 13. His

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Vera Rubin's son reflects on how she paved the way for women

Vera Rubin's son reflects on how she paved the way for women

His mother wasn’t sure what to do, and the Rubin family was weighing her options around the dinner table. It was 1975, and astrophysicist Vera Rubin had been invited to give a lecture to the Washington Philosophical Society -

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