Family questions treatment of Holmesburg man who died in a Philly prison

Family questions treatment of Holmesburg man who died in a Philly prison

The family of a Holmesburg man who died in prison in December has filed a complaint against the Philadelphia police officers who took him there, claiming that officers left him with serious injuries that may have led to his

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Celebrating Jane Jacobs' 100th Birthday

Celebrating Jane Jacobs' 100th Birthday

In celebration of what would have been Jane Jacobs' 100th birthday on May 4, we're taking a look at these four parks, past, present and future. What has remained the same, what has changed, and what is next for these spaces? We

New housing facility in the name of Pope Francis opens in Philadelphia

New housing facility in the name of Pope Francis opens in Philadelphia

A new housing opportunity opens Wednesday in Philadelphia for those who need some help. It's named after the pope who came to town with a reminder to remember those in need.

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Worried about a Trump presidency? America has seen worse men in the White House
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Worried about a Trump presidency? America has seen worse men in the White House

Dreading the thought of a President Trump? He can't possibly be worse than some other presidents. Look at Richard Nixon, Warren G. Harding, and Andrew Jackson/\.

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Barack Obama created Donald Trump, to the detriment of us all

I get the popularity of Donald Trump. I get the slogan, “Make America Great Again.” But what I don’t get is the increasingly terrifying prospect of a Trump presidency.

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Taking stock of department stores' importance in American life

Taking stock of department stores' importance in American life

Once upon a time, between the era of dry goods emporia and the current world of Wal-Mart, retail was driven by department stores. In the Philadelphia area, John Wanamaker’s, Gimbels and Lit Brothers dominated. In nearby

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School counselors take on at-home trauma in the classroom

School counselors take on at-home trauma in the classroom

School counselor Pam Turner-Bunyon had been warned: This new, incoming student had a dark profile and was prone to very erratic behavior.

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