Cheers, vows to 'keep fighting' as thousands of area immigrants may gain temporary status

Cheers, vows to 'keep fighting' as thousands of area immigrants may gain temporary statusPresident Barack Obama's actions expanding temporary legal status to certain immigrants could change the lives of thousands across the Philadelphia region.

Seats of honor celebrated at Philadelphia Museum of Art [photos]

Seats of honor celebrated at Philadelphia Museum of Art [photos]Sometimes a chair is not just a chair. It's a throne. It's a cradle. It's a basket. It's a cardboard box. It reclines. It collapses. It commands. It rolls. It's a plank. It's a net. A sling. A bush.
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Philadelphia woman meets the donor who saved her life

Philadelphia woman meets the donor who saved her life A Philadelphia woman is likely to enjoy many more Thanksgivings following a successful bone marrow transplant.  

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Sears, I'm going to miss you when you're gone

“I’m serious!” “Well, I’m Roebuck. Who’s minding the store.” That old joke may cease to exist in the too-near future, as Sears begins to bite the dust.
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When squirrels intrude, you'd better hope the exterminator answers texts at midnight

A friend recently told me that if she had to choose an animal for extinction, she would definitely pick squirrels. After our recent, and what most likely appears to be second, infestation of these rodents in our 110-year-old

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Sixers' strategy of losing could be damaging its young players

Sixers' strategy of losing could be damaging its young players

NewsWorks Tonight Producer Shai Ben-Yaacov spoke with Ian Robertson, Chair of Psychology at Trinity College in Dublin. He's author of the book "The Winner Effect: the Neuroscience of Success."
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Listen: This astronaut says space tourism mishaps are part of advancing exploration

Listen: This astronaut says space tourism mishaps are part of advancing exploration

Orbital Science's recent launch failure and the crash of Virgin Galactic/Scaled Composites SpaceShipTwo were a tragedies, but former NASA astronaut Leroy Chiao says mishaps are a natural and unavoidable part of pushing the
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