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Grandson thinks big to save Oscar Hammerstein's farm in Bucks County [photos]

Grandson thinks big to save Oscar Hammerstein's farm in Bucks County [photos]Some of America's most famous musicals including "Oklahoma," "The King and I" and "The Sound of Music" were written by Oscar Hammerstein at a Bucks County farm.   The large house, the barn and the rest of the property

Should Pa. require students to pass standardized tests to graduate high school?

Should Pa. require students to pass standardized tests to graduate high school?The clock is ticking.  By 2017, in order to graduate high school in Pennsylvania, students must pass three state standardized tests.

Weekly Entertainment Guide - Wintry Mix

Weekly Entertainment Guide - Wintry MixIt may be cold outside, but stay warm inside with a "Wintry Mix," sampling of winter performances.  Robin Bloom shares her picks.

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Recent lopsided high school basketball scores should be avoided in the future
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Recent lopsided high school basketball scores should be avoided in the future

No one benefits from a final score of 161-2 in a high school game. Coaches and athletic directors should do their best to try to avoid such situations in the future.
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Planet, people, profits — green philosophy undergirds restored Cynwyd Station Café

At the head of the Cynwyd Heritage Trail in Lower Merion Township is the beautifully restored 1890 Cynwyd Station and Cynwyd Park. The trail, the station and the park are a wonderful triad of environmental stewardship and

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Germantown grassroots group awaits word on charter-school application

Germantown grassroots group awaits word on charter-school application

Vera Primus breathed a sigh of relief late Wednesday morning before leaving a first-floor meeting room inside Philadelphia School District headquarters. 
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