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Jazz musicians take in sites of the city as inspiration for Philly festival

Jazz musicians take in sites of the city as inspiration for Philly festivalSome giants from the world of experimental jazz are coming to play the city of Philadelphia -- literally. For the next month, nine musicians will improvise site-specific music in different locations around the city.
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Go to the Philadelphia Science Festival and inspire a lifetime of questions and learning

Go to the Philadelphia Science Festival and inspire a lifetime of questions and learningOver 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

After the last mayor went to jail, Trenton voters get a chance at a fresh start

After the last mayor went to jail, Trenton voters get a chance at a fresh startTrenton voters head to the polls May 13 to elect a new mayor. Running New Jersey's capitol city will be a tall order as City Hall is tarnished by the corruption of former Mayor Tony Mack.
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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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Why are there 57 varieties of everything?

These days, there are more choices than ever, and it's both wonderful and exhausting. We're modern. We're hip. So we threw away our paper grocery list and downloaded the Wegman's shopping list app for our phone, which promised

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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
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Cellular powerhouses explain why alcoholics have weaker muscles

Cellular powerhouses explain why alcoholics have weaker muscles

Doctors know long-term alcohol abuse makes muscles weaker, but scientists haven't had a good explanation for why that is -- until now.
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