Bucks engineers pair wind with water for a new kind of turbine

Bucks engineers pair wind with water for a new kind of turbine

Engineering students at Bucks County Community College have developed an alternative energy generator -- a wind turbine that takes up less space than existing ones, recycles water and doesn't threaten wildlife. 

N.J. state senator wants to ease sentencing for unlawful handgun possession

N.J. state senator wants to ease sentencing for unlawful handgun possession

A New Jersey lawmaker wants to change one of the state's toughest gun laws. Legislation introduced by Senator Ray Lesniak would eliminate the mandatory minimum three-to-five year sentence for unlawful possession of a handgun

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Land Bank revises targets in 2017 strategic plan

Land Bank revises targets in 2017 strategic plan

“We are seeing first hand why the land bank may not be as efficient as it could be,” Aviva Kapust, executive director of the Village of Arts and Humanities, told the Philadelphia Land Bank board in a public hearing on

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Will Trump election spur millennials to run?
OFF MIC | Dave Davies

Will Trump election spur millennials to run?

While some unhappy with the Donald Trump presidency took to protest marches over the weekend, others are considering a different kind of commitment to political change. Last week, a surprisingly large number of progressive

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How do we fix Philadelphia's poverty under President Trump?

In the hours after President Donald Trump was sworn in on Friday, the battle for America’s soul took shape.

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Essay: Don't dismiss Saturday's march as 'thoughtless excitement' of 'angry women'

When you step onto a subway train, there are a lot of things you could smell that are worse than Sharpies, so on Saturday morning, I didn't mind that a few women had left their sign-making to the last minute.

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Essay: The best way to walk through political adversity is hand in hand

A child’s mitten was propped on the metal post of some outdoor shelving on Germantown Avenue. Bubblegum flag against all that winter gray. One hand waving hello. It gave me hope.

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Philly arts community contemplates possible elimination of NEA

Philly arts community contemplates possible elimination of NEA

Over the weekend, Washington, D.C., newspaper The Hill reported that the Trump transition team is considering eliminating the National Endowment for the Arts, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the Corporation for

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