FEMA considers changes following complaints from frustrated Sandy policyholders

FEMA considers changes following complaints from frustrated Sandy policyholders

The Federal Emergency Management Agency is seeking some changes in the national flood insurance program to help policyholders who are shortchanged on claims.

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A garden, a redevelopment plan, and a fight over who owns a neighborhood

A garden, a redevelopment plan, and a fight over who owns a neighborhood

Tommy Joshua was working in the garden when a guy from his neighborhood rode by on a bike and gave him some bad news. "Some dude, some like arbitrary man," Joshua said, "told me straight up, 'Yo dog, they got a plan to like,

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Conservatorship approved to stabilize Chinese Cultural Center

Conservatorship approved to stabilize Chinese Cultural Center

The Chinese Cultural Center's richly ornamented, timeworn façade lords over 10th Street just north of the Friendship Gate. It is one of Chinatown's most expressive buildings, but its wood balconies and brackets are fragile,

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How to create a progressive income tax in Pennsylvania
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How to create a progressive income tax in Pennsylvania

A consequence of Pennsylvania's uniformity clause is that our state and local taxes, taken together, are among the most regressive in the entire country. There is, however, an alternative. 

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The public toilet is just a new battleground for an old prejudice

Let's take North Carolina's now-notorious "bathroom bill" to its illogical endpoint.

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A 411 to find fair labor businesses

A 411 to find fair labor businesses

Philadelphia has joined Los Angeles, San Francisco and Washington, D.C., as cities where consumers can avail themselves of a pro-labor business guide. Labor 411 has started publishing a Philadelphia edition online, which will

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Light may be the key to treating diabetes with fewer needles

Light may be the key to treating diabetes with fewer needles

For diabetics with an aversion to needles, there may be light at the end of the tunnel. Literally.

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