More Pennsylvania voters shun major parties

More Pennsylvania voters shun major partiesUnaffiliated voters are on the rise in Pennsylvania, in spite of election policies that show deference to the Republican and Democratic parties.

Two years after Sandy: 'I just want to go home,' Shore residents tell U.S. delegation

Two years after Sandy: 'I just want to go home,' Shore residents tell U.S. delegationUnion Beach was one of the New Jersey towns that was hardest hit by Superstorm Sandy two years ago. More than 300 families there are still displaced. And their dearest wish is to just to go home.
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Ground broken for $4m Manayunk Bridge Project connecting city, suburbs for bike and foot traffic

Ground broken for $4m Manayunk Bridge Project connecting city, suburbs for bike and foot trafficOn Tuesday morning, officials and residents from both sides of the Manayunk/Lower Merion border gathered on what will soon become a construction site to both laud their spirit of cooperation and look toward a brighter,

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The problem of providing high-quality education only to rich kids

Philadelphia schools are failing. Students are not reading at grade level. Some classes are so overcrowded, children are sitting on window sills. Libraries have been shuttered. Art, music, advanced foreign language classes, and
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Charter and district schools should not be at odds; my family relies on both

District-run schools and charter schools are all institutions for the public school students of Philadelphia, and their rights are being violated if they are not being offered adequate educational opportunities. We should all

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After nearly 12 years, New Jersey will send a woman to Congress

After nearly 12 years, New Jersey will send a woman to Congress

When it comes to electing women to Congress, New Jersey's record is not the best. It's been nearly 12 years since the Garden State last sent a female to Washington, but that will change after next week's election.
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Do I write because I’m mentally ill? Or am I mentally ill because I write?

"Am I in hell?" I ask the ER psychiatrist at Johns Hopkins. My face is a stinging, salty mask. The young doctor, who introduces himself only as "Ed," wears green scrubs and sneakers. "How strong is that delusion, Alaina? How
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