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Olney teen transforms from bullying victim to bodybuilding prodigy

Olney teen transforms from bullying victim to bodybuilding prodigyWhen his family moved to the Olney section of Philadelphia from Port-au-Prince, Haiti seven years ago, Nixlot Dameus faced a difficult transition.

Wildwood's Beach Ultimate Frisbee Tournament is fun in the sun

Wildwood's Beach Ultimate Frisbee Tournament is fun in the sunTeams from all over the country, and one from the Philippines, came out to compete in the annual Beach Ultimate Frisbee tournament in Wildwood, New Jersey.

Through bonds of mentorship, Philly student defies culture of low expectations

Through bonds of mentorship, Philly student defies culture of low expectationsWhile the Philadelphia School District grapples with systemic funding shortfalls, students rely now more than ever on relationships with adults outside of the school system. This is the story of the power of one such

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5 ways to cope with noise-sensitive neighbors
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5 ways to cope with noise-sensitive neighbors

Philadelphia's close-quarter housing can be a catalyst for tight-knit neighborly communities.  But who hasn't gotten a noise complaint from a neighbor? Here's to how to handle those neighbors.
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In defense of a 'Bad Mother': Debra Harrell's village fails her

It takes a village to shame a mother. That's what happened this month in South Carolina, where 46-year-old Debra Harrell was charged with unlawful conduct toward her child, a felony that carries up to 10 years in jail.

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2 arrested, charged in carjacking that killed 3 children in North Philadelphia

2 arrested, charged in carjacking that killed 3 children in North Philadelphia

The crimes shocked a city. Now, two men have been charged in connection with a Friday morning carjacking that left three children dead and their mother in critical condition after a stolen SUV careened into a charity fruit
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3 tips for identifying poison ivy — beyond 'leaves of three'

3 tips for identifying poison ivy — beyond 'leaves of three'

For the past few summers, Elkins Park homeowner Laura Frank has been managing the poison ivy in her yard on her own. This year, though, the patch in her front yard exploded, seemingly overnight.
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