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Unearthing stories hidden in the bones of a forgotten burial ground

Unearthing stories hidden in the bones of a forgotten burial ground

It was bound to happen in a city as old as Philadelphia.

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Philly DA candidate Khan takes swipe at Untermeyer in new ad

Philly DA candidate Khan takes swipe at Untermeyer in new ad

Philadelphia district attorney candidate Joe Khan has opened his TV ad campaign with a swipe at hisbiggest spending rival in the Democratic primary.

The Notebook

Advocates seek ban on suspensions of young students in Philadelphia

Advocates seek ban on suspensions of young students in Philadelphia

Child advocates are asking the Philadelphia School District to immediately ban suspensions of first through fifth graders and provide more support to schools as they work to shift disciplinary policies away from

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Essay: Does a feminist lose her cred when she's sleeping with another feminist's man?
Speak Easy | Roz Warren

Essay: Does a feminist lose her cred when she's sleeping with another feminist's man?

The feminist photos and posts and slogans on the Facebook page of Maggie Grey (not her real name) make me angry.

National Interest | Dick Polman

Trump's tax team: Plutocratic incompetents or incompetent plutocrats?

The Trump tax reform plan — actually, a one-page sketch of an outline of a plan — is just what you'd expect to get from a guy whose first 100 days have been just what you'd expect to get from a guy like him. Lucky us.

Speak Easy | Abraham Gutman

Op-ed: The next DA should oppose racist and immoral death penalty

Although the district attorney race in Philadelphia is celebrated time and time again as a progressive race, there are important differences among the candidates on key issues. One of those issues is the death penalty.

National Interest | Dick Polman

The miraculous rise of Dan Rather 2.0

It's worth joining Facebook just to read Dan Rather. The same Dan Rather who was supposedly condemned to living out his life in exile.

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How many bookstores can you visit in a single day?

How many bookstores can you visit in a single day?

After the advent of big box store booksellers and online retail giants, small independent bookstores learned to survive - not by selling you the book you wanted, but selling you the book you didn't know you wanted.

Fridays at 9 a.m. on WHYY 90.9 FM
Getting to the March For Science was its own journey

Getting to the March For Science was its own journey

We followed two scientists starting from the inauguration in January to the March for Science in April.  

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