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Dozens more Philly schools lose school police due to budget cuts

Dozens more Philly schools lose school police due to budget cutsIn a move that leaders hope will be temporary, the Philadelphia School District will not fill its staffing vacancies for school police officers, causing a few dozen additional schools to share an officer when classes begin on

Weekly Entertainment Guide - 'Marilyn,' 'Borneo Odyssey,' & Reel East Film Festival

Weekly Entertainment Guide - 'Marilyn,' 'Borneo Odyssey,' & Reel East Film Festival14 things to do this week in the Philly region. Robin Bloom offers her picks.

FringeArts offers double feature: Restaurant and performance

FringeArts offers double feature: Restaurant and performanceWhen the Fringe Festival begins after Labor Day in Philadelphia, it will launch a new combination theater and restaurant as the hub of year-round experimental performance. It may also usher in the future of the Delaware River

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As fate and cancer would have it, I found myself going to too many funerals and giving too many spontaneous eulogies these past weeks. Standing in front of family and friends, memories and moments spent together keep pouring
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Spoiling mummery and memories by cutting South Philly from parade route

A possible change to the Mummer's Day Parade, reportedly backed by leaders of all five Mummers divisions (comics, wenches, string bands, fancies, and fancy brigades), would not only reverse the route to run south instead of

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Syrian American doctors come to the aid of civil war casualties

Syrian American doctors come to the aid of civil war casualties

In conditions beyond primitive, where a bit of sanitized garden hose is used for surgical tubing and blacksmiths fashion metal scraps to hold broken bodies together, a group of Syrian American physicians hope to help the
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