For vets who end up in prison, military service doesn't always lead to good jobs

For vets who end up in prison, military service doesn't always lead to good jobs

Shaff Randolph went to prison in 2008. He says his crime was less of a misstep and more the result of a bad environment.

Nameless in death, nine bodies exhumed in Pa. in hopes of unearthing identity

Nameless in death, nine bodies exhumed in Pa. in hopes of unearthing identity

About three dozen people hovered around a large patch of grass Monday morning at Maple Hill Cemetery in Hanover Township, two hours north of Philadelphia. Some wore gloves, others held shovels or worked heavy equipment.

Grapple episode 03: Chester, a city working on a new narrative

Grapple episode 03: Chester, a city working on a new narrative

Episode 03 of Grapple takes you to the southeastern Pennsylvania city of Chester, once a thriving industrial center on the Delaware River. Today this small city — which lost nearly half its population — grapples with

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Essay: Dismissing the other candidate's voters as idiots is a disservice to your ideals
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Essay: Dismissing the other candidate's voters as idiots is a disservice to your ideals

If liberals like me get sucked into the delusion that those who don't share our Democratic values are inferior beings, we are not just getting down in the mud with them. We are drinking the same poisonous Kool-Aid.

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Op-ed: Recently disclosed DNC insurance policy shows law enforcement's contempt for protest

With much less fanfare than it received before the Democratic National Convention, the insurance policy protecting Philadelphia police from liability against a host of rights violations perpetrated against protesters was

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A blessing for some, a cross to bear for others: church building conversion on rise in Philly

A blessing for some, a cross to bear for others: church building conversion on rise in Philly

When Austin, Texas, transplant Melissa McCormack started her search for a Philadelphia apartment after landing a job at an IT consulting company, she came across a church.

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Accelerating intimacy between strangers: artists experiment with the power of eye contact

Accelerating intimacy between strangers: artists experiment with the power of eye contact

You know that old saying, 'the eyes are the window to the soul'? Well, during Philadelphia's Fringe Festival this past week, two artists literally took a closer look into that, and whether a simple act, a mutual gaze, could

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