Worker settlements with Philadelphia are common, costly, often confidential

Worker settlements with Philadelphia are common, costly, often confidential

A former Philadelphia paramedic at the center of a city Fire Department sex scandal in 2014 took a half-million in taxpayers’ dollars with her when she left her job last year.

Christie knew about politically motivated traffic jams, Wildstein testifies

Christie knew about politically motivated traffic jams, Wildstein testifies

Republican Gov. Chris Christie is denying an allegation made in federal court Tuesday that he knew about a scheme to cause traffic jams for political payback in 2013.

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Vince Fenerty now out at Philadelphia Parking Authority [updated]

Vince Fenerty now out at Philadelphia Parking Authority [updated]

Appalled. Grossed out. Immoral. Unacceptable. Those are just some of the public sentiments directed at Philadelphia Parking Authority (PPA) Executive Director Vince Fenerty and the Board after he has admitted to sexually

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Op-ed: Recently disclosed DNC insurance policy shows law enforcement's contempt for protest
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Op-ed: Recently disclosed DNC insurance policy shows law enforcement's contempt for protest

With much less fanfare than it received before the Democratic National Convention, the insurance policy protecting Philadelphia police from liability against a host of rights violations perpetrated against protesters was

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Essay: How often have I actually been altruistic?

How often had I actually been altruistic, I recently wondered, recalling a day in the mid-1990s when, still in my naïve 20s, I drove from the Philadelphia suburbs to visit friends for a weekend in New York City. My job

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Nameless in death, nine bodies exhumed in Pa. in hopes of unearthing identity

Nameless in death, nine bodies exhumed in Pa. in hopes of unearthing identity

About three dozen people hovered around a large patch of grass at Maple Hill Cemetery in Hanover Township, two hours north of Philadelphia, Monday morning. Some wore gloves, others held shovels or worked heavy equipment.

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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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