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Social media answers the call, helping Philly police with assault investigation

Social media answers the call, helping Philly police with assault investigationTuesday night, Philadelphia police asked for the public's help in identifying suspects in an attack on a gay couple in Center City last week that is being investigated as a possible hate crime. Within minutes of the video

Philly mayoral candidate wants to abolish SRC

Philly mayoral candidate wants to abolish SRCStanding outside of the headquarters of the cash-strapped Philadelphia School District, former city solicitor Ken Trujillo announced Wednesday he is running for mayor — and that he wants to ax the School Reform

Penn scientist wins MacArthur 'genius grant'

Penn scientist wins MacArthur 'genius grant'University of Pennsylvania bioengineer Danielle Bassett has been named one of this year's MacArthur Fellows for her interdisciplinary study of the brain.

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'Remember the ladies' of the 19th Amendment
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'Remember the ladies' of the 19th Amendment

"Remember the ladies" is the message Abigail Adams urged on her husband, John Adams, as he sat in the Continental Congress in 1776, deciding upon the course for a new nation. But the ladies were not remembered in 1776 in the
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Personal stories of courage and fear living with sickle cell disease

Dr. Marjorie Dejoie uses fitness training and nutrition to fight sickle cell disease and to help coach others through their own symptoms. Dejoie reached out to her contacts and colleagues for commentaries about

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New survey shows Americans lack understanding of own government

227 years ago today, the US Constitution was signed, and its anniversary is being celebrated in Philadelphia and across the country by new and continuing efforts to develop citizenship in a new generation of Americans--many of
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Too many people with sickle cell disease face ignorance, lack of support from medical community

Too many people with sickle cell disease face ignorance, lack of support from medical community

It was difficult to listen to the sickle cell disease segment. Both my siblings have sickle cell [disease], and I've spent my life watching them suffer through a painful illness, and every day I have to cope with the reality
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