From armed robbery to criminology: A Philadelphia Community College success story

From armed robbery to criminology: A Philadelphia Community College success storyWhen he was 35, Quaris Carter arrived in North Philadelphia as a stranger to the East Coast, carrying two garbage bags of clothes and barely a dime. After more than three decades in Texas, he was just grateful for the chance
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Federal regulators approve Cove Point gas export terminal

Federal regulators approve Cove Point gas export terminalFederal regulators have approved a proposal to export liquefied natural gas (LNG) from Dominion’s Cove Point, Maryland terminal. The facility was originally designed to receive gas imports, but will now become the

Acme grocery chain discloses data breach

Acme grocery chain discloses data breachAdding to the list of companies with data breaches, Acme Markets Inc. announced Tuesday that it had identified an attempt by hackers to steal shoppers' payment information.

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Reviving the sweet sounds of the '70s and '80s one Doobie Brothers cover at a time
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Reviving the sweet sounds of the '70s and '80s one Doobie Brothers cover at a time

It's not often — I'd be willing to bet never — that "Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do)" by Christopher Cross is selected as the opener for a live performance, but it was welcomed with cheers from an enthusiastic crowd
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Photo leaks and privacy threats — not just for celebrities any more

The celebrity nude photo leak in August raised some uncomfortable questions about the security of private data — and about what, if anything, we can do about it. Being threatened online is pretty appalling — and scary.

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As debate approaches, is Corbett surging?

As debate approaches, is Corbett surging?

Tom Corbett squares off against Democrat Tom Wolf in the second debate of the Pennsylvania governor's race Wednesday morning on KYW Newsradio. And in a campaign that's gone pretty badly for Corbett, the opportunity comes when
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Watch your worries float away inside a sensory deprivation tank

Watch your worries float away inside a sensory deprivation tank

Stress is bad for us. Study after study has shown the terrible impact it has on our physical and mental health. But life is hectic, it's loud, and it's hard to find your Zen.
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