Wolf has a vision for ending Philly's SRC, not a blueprint

Wolf has a vision for ending Philly's SRC, not a blueprintThe Philadelphia School Reform Commission is here to stay, at least for a little while longer. Gov. Tom Wolf campaigned on the idea that he'd like to replace the SRC with a locally elected body, but proponents of that

This year's allergy season expected to pack a punch

This year's allergy season expected to pack a punch Lower than normal temperatures have delayed the onset of the allergy season this spring, but that's about to change.

Tense exchange with Wolf pick to lead Pa. Department of State invokes Gosnell case

Tense exchange with Wolf pick to lead Pa. Department of State invokes Gosnell caseA tense exchange during a recent state budget hearing revealed GOP resistance to Pedro Cortés, the governor's pick to run the Pennsylvania Department of State, which oversees elections and professional licensing.

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The accidental genius — from West Philly poverty to Mensa
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The accidental genius — from West Philly poverty to Mensa

I don’t romanticize poor, urban life. I lived it. I grew up in a sociopath-generating community. As an accidental Mensan, or just a black kid from West Philly who tests well, I hope we all can escape our evolutionary prison
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2014 was a banner year for TSA weapon seizures. What are you packing?

In 2014, the Transportation Security Administration seized 2,212 firearms from carry-on luggage. It's hard to know how to feel about this. In Dickensian terms, 2014 was the best and worst of times for the TSA. It was the

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Making sense of EPA's frack water analysis

Making sense of EPA's frack water analysis

StateImpact Pennsylvania Reporter Susan Phillips sat down with NewsWorks Tonight host Dave Heller to discuss the first part of the EPA's frack study, released Friday.
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The science behind fixing Philadelphia's 0,000 pothole problem

The science behind fixing Philadelphia's $550,000 pothole problem

The streets are lurking with a dangerous science experiment that's been brewing underground for months.
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