UPDATED: 2 firefighters die, 2 critically injured in Delaware fire overnight

UPDATED: 2 firefighters die, 2 critically injured in Delaware fire overnight

The Wilmington Fire Department has identified two firefighters who died in an overnight fire.

Abandoned Philly eyesore to become apartments for aging veterans

Abandoned Philly eyesore to become apartments for aging veterans

A crumbling North Philadelphia building that's been vacant for decades is getting a major makeover as it is gutted and transformed into 37 subsidized housing apartments, mostly used for aging veterans.

Weekly Entertainment Guide - Breaking the Waves

Weekly Entertainment Guide - Breaking the Waves

Have Electile Dysfunction?  Escape to the South Pacific!  Robin Bloom shares her picks for what to check out this week, plus a fall theater sampler.

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Essay: Women who lose their hair, and the wigs that keep it private
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Essay: Women who lose their hair, and the wigs that keep it private

About a third of women experience hair loss (alopecia). After menopause, that fraction doubles, with thinning hair and bald spots stealing women's happiness, self-esteem, and quality of life.

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Essay: Chasing family history and the tail end of summer on Little Egg Harbor Bay

I turned 50 this year. Feeling so young, I towed my sailboat to the Jersey shore for the family vacation. It's a Hobie Cat, ostensibly a sports car for the water: light and speedy; I've overturned it more than once. I am

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Philly event is two-way street of fun, health

Philly event is two-way street of fun, health

The Saturday forecast looks fine for the first Philly Free Streets event. Following positive feedback from pedestrians after closing major sections of roadways for last year's papal visit, Philadelphia has decided to do it

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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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