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Weekly Entertainment Guide - 'The Fairy Queen,' Jazz Fest, and Spring Blooms

 Weekly Entertainment Guide - 'The Fairy Queen,' Jazz Fest, and Spring Blooms Looking for something to do this week?  WHYY's Robin Bloom offers her suggestions.

Franklin Flea vendors making the jump to their own storefronts

Franklin Flea vendors making the jump to their own storefrontsIt's not easy to start a successful business. Many fail, even when aspiring entrepreneurs have great ideas and the best of intentions. One nontraditional retail incubator in Philadelphia — a flea market — is helping

Fighting pesticide drift, farmers in Delaware get tool to work together

Fighting pesticide drift, farmers in Delaware get tool to work togetherThe Delaware Department of Agriculture has a new tracking tool to stop pesticide drifts between the field of different farms. The tool, called DriftWatch, aims to keep Delaware's 500,000 acres of crops safe — and even to
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Late-night SEPTA subways a good start, but Philly deserves even more from public transit
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Late-night SEPTA subways a good start, but Philly deserves even more from public transit

I am no starry-eyed idealist. I am too Philly for that. Even if SEPTA restores 24/7 subway service, SEPTA will still not be the world-class transit system that Philadelphia deserves.
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Testing the meaning of 'service,' by serving, with lessons for all

"Servant" isn't something people often call themselves. It's an uncomfortable word. Though most of us serve in some way, we are likely tagged as attendants, assistants, consultants, contractors, or specialists. None of those

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Dan Fagin, 2014 Pulitzer Prize Winner, sees Toms River story as cautionary tale

Dan Fagin, 2014 Pulitzer Prize Winner, sees Toms River story as cautionary tale

Environmental journalist Dan Fagin's 2013 book "Toms River: A Story of Science and Salvation," has just earned him the 2014 Pulitzer Prize. The book chronicles more than half a century of industrial pollution in the New Jersey
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