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State of Center City is good, but would improve with more jobs

State of Center City is good, but would improve with more jobsGood things are happening in Philadelphia, but the city needs more job opportunities to keep it going.

Philly dragon boat paddlers finally have a real home on the Schuylkill

Philly dragon boat paddlers finally have a real home on the SchuylkillA new dock has been built on the west side of the Schuylkill River in Philadelphia, specifically designed to be used by dragon boats.

Celebrating Earth Day with a solar farm stand in Philly

Celebrating Earth Day with a solar farm stand in PhillyWhat could be better to celebrate Earth Day than a solar farm stand? Greensgrow Farms, a nonprofit farm in Philadelphia, did just that as it dedicated its new solar panel installation.
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Why are there 57 varieties of everything?

These days, there are more choices than ever, and it's both wonderful and exhausting. We're modern. We're hip. So we threw away our paper grocery list and downloaded the Wegman's shopping list app for our phone, which promised
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From worrier to warrior in 3 generations of women

When it came to worrying, my mother was an Olympian — with good reason: Sally escaped the Cossacks to come to America. But the one thing I never wanted to replicate about my upbringing was inspiring fear in my child. 

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Earth Day pollution prevention through good housekeeping

Earth Day pollution prevention through good housekeeping

On this 44th Earth Day, the efforts of the Pennsylvania Environmental Council and the Philadelphia Water Department are focused in part on the role small businesses in Philadelphia can play in protecting water quality in the
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How much sleep is enough? Researchers will evaluate national guidelines

How much sleep is enough? Researchers will evaluate national guidelines

What's the right amount of sleep, where we feel rested, good, and our brains function at their best? A group of researchers is going to re-evaluate that magic number.
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