Pa. Sen. LeAnna Washington gives up seat, avoids jail in plea

Pa. Sen. LeAnna Washington gives up seat, avoids jail in pleaPennsylvania state Sen. LeAnna Washington will resign her seat Friday as part of a plea bargain and serve three months under house arrest.
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A mushroom foraging adventure with tenor Philippe Castagner [video]

A mushroom foraging adventure with tenor Philippe Castagner [video]In New York City, Spain or Japan, tenor Philippe Castagner is known for his moving vocal performances. In his home neighborhood of Kensington, Castagner is known for the mushrooms he finds in the woods of Pennsylvania and New
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The Pumpkin Spice Latte war

The Pumpkin Spice Latte war Is the seasonal favorite "PSL" heaven (or hell) in a cup? Depends who you ask.

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The problem of providing high-quality education only to rich kids
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The problem of providing high-quality education only to rich kids

Philadelphia schools are failing. Students are not reading at grade level. Some classes are so overcrowded, children are sitting on window sills. Libraries have been shuttered. Art, music, advanced foreign language classes, and
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Charter and district schools should not be at odds; my family relies on both

District-run schools and charter schools are all institutions for the public school students of Philadelphia, and their rights are being violated if they are not being offered adequate educational opportunities. We should all

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The shifting landscape of gaming in the Philadelphia region

The shifting landscape of gaming in the Philadelphia region

Casinos are not the sure bet they used to be. In Atlantic City, four have shut this year and another is threatened. The three in Delaware are struggling with competition from neighboring states, and Pennsylvania is wavering on
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Bringing legal Suboxone to rural corners of a region in crisis

Bringing legal Suboxone to rural corners of a region in crisis

A chain of clinics in New Hampshire and Vermont hope to increase access for addicts hoping to get clean.
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