Celebrating Philly's pioneers of LGBT rights and looking to next generation [photos]

Celebrating Philly's pioneers of LGBT rights and looking to next generation [photos]Gays, lesbians, bisexuals and transgender people gathered on Independence Mall in Philadelphia on the 4th of July to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first gay rights demonstrations. 

Philly school district kicks off $30 million push for early literacy

Philly school district kicks off $30 million push for early literacy Close to 700 K-3 teachers from 40 District schools are attending a weeklong summer institute at Martin Luther King High School in East Germantown, learning best practices for teaching students how to read.
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In a time of bad news and good, it helps to hold on with both hands

In a time of bad news and good, it helps to hold on with both handsThe last week of June was one humdinger: funerals of those killed in mind-shattering racist violence in Charleston, the body count of domestic terrorism, victims of the Islamic State in France and Tunisia, Supreme Court rulings

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Philly should prioritize fair neighborhood development, more green space
Philadelphia Neighborhoods in Flux

Philly should prioritize fair neighborhood development, more green space

Philadelphia needs to be a town that is both affordable and well developed; everyone deserves to live in a neighborhood that meets their needs within their financial capacity. We must not only find ways to not displace
Philadelphia Streets Under Pressure

Crosswalk button effect: bad design encouraging bad behavior

I gave the large, prominent, silver button a push, and waited for the light to change. I waited some more, then I gave it another push. Nothing seemed to be happening. When the crossing light finally went on, I didn't cross.

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Pa. nonprofits brace for funding drought

Pa. nonprofits brace for funding drought

Pennsylvania's budget is a week overdue, and lawmakers in Harrisburg still have not reached a deal with Gov. Tom Wolf.  So what will be the first groups to suffer from a lack of state funding?  Well, that will
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Does beginner's luck really exist or is it all in our heads?

Does beginner's luck really exist or is it all in our heads?

Beginner's luck. It's an idea that's been around for generations. It even has its own Wikipedia page. But does it really exist?
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