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'Dry' town supporters clash with Swarthmore College over alcohol-serving inn

'Dry' town supporters clash with Swarthmore College over alcohol-serving innNestled in the suburbs of Philadelphia, Swarthmore boasts quiet tree-lined neighborhoods and the campus of Swarthmore College. Now the borough in Delaware County has something entirely new to the "dry" town. The Pennsylvania

Philly School District wants to close down Walter Palmer charter school as of July

Philly School District wants to close down Walter Palmer charter school as of July The charter school office of the Philadelphia School District is recommending that Walter D. Palmer Leadership Learning Partners Charter School be shut down after the end of this school year.

State of Center City is good, but would improve with more jobs

State of Center City is good, but would improve with more jobsGood things are happening in Philadelphia, but the city needs more job opportunities to keep it going.
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Go to the Philadelphia Science Festival and inspire a lifetime of questions and learning
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Go to the Philadelphia Science Festival and inspire a lifetime of questions and learning

Over the past year and a half, while producing "COSMOS: A SpaceTime Odyssey," I've had the pleasure to speak with many of the top scientific minds of our age. The thing they all have in common is unquenchable curiosity. The
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Why are there 57 varieties of everything?

These days, there are more choices than ever, and it's both wonderful and exhausting. We're modern. We're hip. So we threw away our paper grocery list and downloaded the Wegman's shopping list app for our phone, which promised

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Reimagining the 21st century teacher: Professional development from the bottom up

Reimagining the 21st century teacher: Professional development from the bottom up

Try to find the constant in most schools, and you'll likely end up in the classroom of a veteran teacher. Students come and go – as do principals, superintendents and, with them, technology fads and ever-shifting educational
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How much sleep is enough? Researchers will evaluate national guidelines

How much sleep is enough? Researchers will evaluate national guidelines

What's the right amount of sleep, where we feel rested, good, and our brains function at their best? A group of researchers is going to re-evaluate that magic number.
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