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Philadelphia works out $1 million settlement after posting gun permit info

Philadelphia works out $1 million settlement after posting gun permit info An effort to make records available online will cost Philadelphia more than $1 million to settle a lawsuit. 

Roadblocks to child care snag Philadelphia's student parents

Roadblocks to child care snag Philadelphia's student parents A recent survey found that there are about 15,000 young Philadelphians lacking a high school diploma who are not currently enrolled in school or employed. In order to better understand the "why" behind this number the advocacy

Audit faults DEP response to gas drilling water complaints

Audit faults DEP response to gas drilling water complaintsPennsylvania's Department of Environmental Protection failed to adequately track and respond to public complaints about water quality related to natural gas development, according to a report released Tuesday by the state

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Déjà vu, I thought, while down on my knees last month at a Sacred Heart Novena of Masses in honor of Jesus Christ. Like many things Catholic, belief in the Sacred Heart is full of mystery. Even so, in attending the novena, I
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Lessons in hatred: Is your congressman as smart as a third-grader?

Many years ago, I learned about Jane Elliott, a teacher who tried to teach her students a lesson in bigotry by segregating her class by eye color. I found a video on YouTube documenting the 1968 lesson. Elliott posed a

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Roadblocks to child care snag Philadelphia's student parents

Roadblocks to child care snag Philadelphia's student parents

A recent survey found that there are about 15,000 young Philadelphians lacking a high school diploma who are not currently enrolled in school or employed. In order to better understand the "why" behind this number the advocacy
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