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Revived Camden police unit hot on the trail of cold crimes

Revived Camden police unit hot on the trail of cold crimesOn a recent steamy afternoon, a pair of unmarked sedans pulled into the narrow parking lot in front of Gramercy Park Garden Apartments. By now, the patchy, gravel-filled stretch is like a second home for the homicide

Pa. state senator gets Rocky Mountain high

Pa. state senator gets Rocky Mountain highA Pennsylvania lawmaker is getting some heat for a taxpayer-funded trip he took to Colorado. On the fact-finding mission last month, Montgomery County State Senator Daylin Leach admits he smoked marijuana.

14 things you didn't know about Philly and World War I [photos]

14 things you didn't know about Philly and World War I [photos]One hundred years ago this week, the first military actions of World War I were stirring across Europe as Austria-Hungary invaded Serbia, touching off four years of conflict that would usher in the 20th century as we knew it.

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Eastern University alumni fighting a request to discriminate
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Eastern University alumni fighting a request to discriminate

Alumni of Eastern University in Delaware County are not waiting for the law to end discrimination; they are appealing to the university's president directly.
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It's time to reverse Philadelphia's 'brain drain'

There’s no question that, when it comes to higher education, Philly has the best offerings of any metro. But after the diploma is in hand, ink barely dry, nearly 40 percent of Philly’s college graduates seek greener

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Without cigarette tax, Philadelphia schools weigh drastic options

Without cigarette tax, Philadelphia schools weigh drastic options

With its Aug. 15 decision deadline looming, the Philadelphia School District is holding on to a shred of hope that lawmakers in the Pennsylvania House and Senate will reach consensus on a cigarette tax bill that would generate
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The art and science of a good Frisbee throw

The art and science of a good Frisbee throw

What's a trip to the beach without a game of Frisbee? We check in with experts in the game and in physics to find out what makes the perfect throw. 
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