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Homebirth was not the plan

Homebirth was not the planWhat do you get when you mix contractions, a snow storm, and stomach virus? A Philly couple found out.
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Corbett gambles on pension issue to turn race around

Corbett gambles on pension issue to turn race aroundSeeing Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett drawing a line in the sand this summer over public employee pension reform reminds me a little of Pappy O'Daniel, the rotund governor in the Coen brothers film "O Brother, Where Art Thou?"

Use restrictions may force closure of Chester County farm center for kids with disabilities

Use restrictions may force closure of Chester County farm center for kids with disabilitiesA zoning dispute threatens to close the Barn at Spring Brook Farm, an animal-assisted therapeutic facility for children with disabilities, most of them with autism, in Chester County.

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4 ways America should respond to a world in chaos
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4 ways America should respond to a world in chaos

The world requires global leadership from the United States. We as American citizens must realize that doing nothing, either explicitly as the isolationist far right want, or implicitly as the administration and far left want,
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This is what happens when a fight breaks out on a SEPTA bus

The Saturday night ride from Fairmount Park to Center City on the 61 bus began normally: people crowding on and off at each stop, the hiss and thud of the doors, and a nice blue-haired lady giving a sermon about Jesus. But the

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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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