Philadelphia's universal pre-K commission begins work

Philadelphia's universal pre-K commission begins work Philadelphia's push to make quality preschool available citywide has taken another step with the inaugural meeting of the Mayor's Commission on Universal Pre-Kindergarten.

Pa.-funded programs brace for a long wait as budget talks grind on

Pa.-funded programs brace for a long wait as budget talks grind onCounties, school districts, and other groups in Pennsylvania that rely on state funding are preparing  for a late commonwealth budget, as Gov. Tom Wolf has all but promised to veto a GOP-crafted spending plan expected to
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Pope's itinerary for Philadelphia visit includes stops at prison, Independence Hall

Pope's itinerary for Philadelphia visit includes stops at prison, Independence HallMore details are emerging about the papal visit. This morning, the Vatican confirms that Pope Francis will make several stops in Philadelphia while in town in late September. 

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One woman's message to Philly seniors: Stay sexy
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One woman's message to Philly seniors: Stay sexy

Sex is probably the one subject you don't bring up with your parents, but it's the main topic of conversation when Theresa Clark, 56, visits senior centers in Philadelphia.
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Is that a banana in your book drop, or are you just happy to see me?

Life holds plenty of surprises, especially when you work at a public library. Last week, for instance, we found a banana in the book drop. Naturally, I logged onto my favorite librarian Facebook group to share the news.

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Christie makes it official

Christie makes it official

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie makes it official and announces he's running for president.  WNYC's Matt Katz joins us to talk a little about the rocky campaign road ahead for Christie.
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New book documents NASA's 1961 civil rights mission

New book documents NASA's 1961 civil rights mission

For the first time, the story of NASA's role in promoting civil rights by hiring the first African American spaceworkers is being told.
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