Investigation begins into alleged sex abuse of inmates in Lackawanna prison, cover-up

Investigation begins into alleged sex abuse of inmates in Lackawanna prison, cover-up

Guards gave female inmates cigarettes then pressured them into sexual favors. Some women were forced to undress for prison employees. Other female prisoners say they were raped while in solitary confinement. And, if the

Amid protests, panelists talk about replacing Philadelphia's SRC

Amid protests, panelists talk about replacing Philadelphia's SRC

A well-attended forum on who should govern Philadelphia's schools turned testy Thursday night as parent activists repeatedly disrupted the proceedings to protest poor conditions in city schools.

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Advocates pitch vertical farming to a City Council ready to help

Advocates pitch vertical farming to a City Council ready to help

Jack Griffin, a former Wall Street executive and founder of Metropolis Farms, knows how to sell. In a 40 -minute testimony in front of City Council's Commerce and Economic Development Committee this week he extolled the

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Joe Biden would have destroyed Donald Trump
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Joe Biden would have destroyed Donald Trump

Biden is the left's verbal equivalent to Trump, a self-confident bomb thrower with real middle class grit whose ability to connect with working class voters would have disarmed Trump.

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Essay: In fighting sanctuary cities, Pat Toomey acts against his own history

In December 1911, Wilbur Franklin Phelps was finishing up his first year publishing The Menace. Phelps was “courteous, kindly, and approachable,” a colleague wrote, the Sunday school sort who wore a white collar, tiepin,

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Parents face dilemma with tongue-tied babies: to snip or not to snip

Parents face dilemma with tongue-tied babies: to snip or not to snip

Is a procedure aimed at fixing breastfeeding complications a medical necessity, or trendy diagnosis?

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