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Manayunk's Venice Island in final months of redevelopment

Manayunk's Venice Island in final months of redevelopmentThe relentless winter that slowed Mother Nature's clock this spring also delayed manmade projects.

Philly picks company to build and run bike share, to open in 2015

Philly picks company to build and run bike share, to open in 2015After an extended planning process, Andrew Stober of the Mayor's Office of Transportation and Utilities says Philadelphia has selected a team with homegrown roots to create a bike share program here.

New book chronicles Philly couple's daring rescue of 50 Jewish kids on eve of Holocaust

New book chronicles Philly couple's daring rescue of 50 Jewish kids on eve of HolocaustMonday marks Holocaust Remembrance Day, commemorating the 6 million Jews who were murdered by the Nazis. The story of a Philadelphia couple’s efforts to intervene and help save lives was told in the HBO documentary “50
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I choose life over death with HIV, and I owe it to you
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I choose life over death with HIV, and I owe it to you

I take one pill, once a day, provided to me by the state of Pennsylvania. Without this medication, and without the prior and ongoing work of pharmaceutical companies and HIV/AIDS activists, or the current and future dedication
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Go to the Philadelphia Science Festival and inspire a lifetime of questions and learning

Over the past year and a half, while producing "COSMOS: A SpaceTime Odyssey," I've had the pleasure to speak with many of the top scientific minds of our age. The thing they all have in common is unquenchable curiosity. The

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New book chronicles Philly couple's daring rescue of 50 Jewish kids on eve of Holocaust

New book chronicles Philly couple's daring rescue of 50 Jewish kids on eve of Holocaust

Monday marks Holocaust Remembrance Day, commemorating the 6 million Jews who were murdered by the Nazis. The story of a Philadelphia couple’s efforts to intervene and help save lives was told in the HBO documentary “50
Fridays at 9 a.m. on WHYY 90.9 FM
Autism risk increases in children born to older women, Drexel study finds

Autism risk increases in children born to older women, Drexel study finds

Why autism strikes certain kids -- and not others -- has puzzled scientists for half a century. But one trend is clear: having older parents seems to increase the risk. Now, a study from Drexel University adds two more wrinkles
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