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Weekly Entertainment Guide - 'The Fairy Queen,' Jazz Fest, and Spring Blooms

 Weekly Entertainment Guide - 'The Fairy Queen,' Jazz Fest, and Spring Blooms Looking for something to do this week?  WHYY's Robin Bloom offers her suggestions.

Will prosecuting parents help solve Philly's problem with chronically truant students?

Will prosecuting parents help solve Philly's problem with chronically truant students?What's the No. 1 thing that people who are arrested in Philadelphia have in common? According to Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams, it's that they did not complete high school.

McCord, Schwartz turn up heat in Pa. governor's race

McCord, Schwartz turn up heat in Pa. governor's raceThe genial tone of the Democratic primary campaign for governor of Pennsylvania has changed recently, as two candidates have taken sharp aim at front runner Tom Wolf.
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Late-night SEPTA subways a good start, but Philly deserves even more from public transit
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Late-night SEPTA subways a good start, but Philly deserves even more from public transit

I am no starry-eyed idealist. I am too Philly for that. Even if SEPTA restores 24/7 subway service, SEPTA will still not be the world-class transit system that Philadelphia deserves.
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SEPTA's late-night experiment a 'huge step forward' into Philly's future

This week SEPTA announced it would return all-night subway service to the city of Philadelphia — a refreshingly progressive move from an organization that, at least in my opinion, has been far less than refreshing in my

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Inga Saffron: It's not just architecture, it's city life criticism

Inga Saffron: It's not just architecture, it's city life criticism

Inga Saffron, who writes the "Changing Skyline" column for the Philadelphia Inquirer, won the Pulitzer Prize for criticism this week.
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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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