Quality of words, not quantity, key in child language development, Temple researcher says

Quality of words, not quantity, key in child language development, Temple researcher saysIt's not the quantity of words a child is exposed to at an early age, but the quality of those words that may be key in his or her development.

Leader of city's LGBT office didn't live to see expansion of Philly protections

Leader of city's LGBT office didn't live to see expansion of Philly protectionsA bill expanding Philadelphia's hate crime laws to cover sexual orientation and disabilities will get its first hearing Tuesday. The bill's prospects are good, but its City Council sponsor is sorry that one of its top

From Detroit to Philly for a 'dream job'

From Detroit to Philly for a 'dream job' A woman from the trenches of Detroit's bankruptcy has been selected to head the Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance.

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Yousefzai continues a long history of inspirational girls

You may know that Malala Yousafzai will be awarded the Liberty Medal at the National Constitution Center today. And by now you must have heard that she will share the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize. Malala will receive these most
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Remembering Gloria Casarez: LGBT leader, friend, Philadelphian

Gloria Casarez, the director of Philadelphia's Office of LGBT Affairs, was incredibly passionate about making this city, her city, a welcoming place for everyone. She died Sunday at the age of 42.

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Philly relaxes penalties for pot

Philly relaxes penalties for pot

Philadelphia's marijuana laws are officially relaxed. Technically, the drug is still illegal, and buying or selling it can still land you in hot water. But under a new ordinance passed recently by City Council, most people
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Listen: The scientific reason tomato juice tastes better on planes

Listen: The scientific reason tomato juice tastes better on planes

Ever get the urge to drink tomato juice on a flight? In a couple of minutes, we'll tell you why.
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