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'Philadelphia 11' blazed trail for female priests in the Episcopal Church

'Philadelphia 11' blazed trail for female priests in the Episcopal ChurchForty years ago, women were ordained for the first time as Episcopal priests at the Church of the Advocate in North Philadelphia. It was an illegal ceremony that would alter the future of the Protestant denomination.

Next Exit Shore Guide (week of July 24 - July 30)

Next Exit Shore Guide (week of July 24 - July 30)Exotic is not a word that springs to mind when thinking about the Jersey shore. Yet many of its towns rely on more than just local color to attract and entertain. This week's diversions beyond the beach evoke the atmosphere of
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RJMetrics' Robert J. Moore talks Philly, innovation, and recording a rap song

RJMetrics' Robert J. Moore talks Philly, innovation, and recording a rap songPhiladelphia is on the map as a budding innovation hub, and it continues to grow.

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4 ways America should respond to a world in chaos
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4 ways America should respond to a world in chaos

The world requires global leadership from the United States. We as American citizens must realize that doing nothing, either explicitly as the isolationist far right want, or implicitly as the administration and far left want,
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This is what happens when a fight breaks out on a SEPTA bus

The Saturday night ride from Fairmount Park to Center City on the 61 bus began normally: people crowding on and off at each stop, the hiss and thud of the doors, and a nice blue-haired lady giving a sermon about Jesus. But the

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3 tips for identifying poison ivy — beyond 'leaves of three'

3 tips for identifying poison ivy — beyond 'leaves of three'

For the past few summers, Elkins Park homeowner Laura Frank has been managing the poison ivy in her yard on her own. This year, though, the patch in her front yard exploded, seemingly overnight.
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