Compromise deal on Atlantic City rescue set for Thursday vote

Compromise deal on Atlantic City rescue set for Thursday vote

New Jersey lawmakers have reached agreement on a plan to deal with Atlantic City's financial crisis without the need for an immediate state takeover.

Health leaders get vocal in support of Philly soda tax proposal

Health leaders get vocal in support of Philly soda tax proposal

Area doctors and public health advocates are stepping up their support of a sugary drink tax in Philadelphia.

Kenney hopes to close House of Correction as part of prison population cut

Kenney hopes to close House of Correction as part of prison population cut

With designs on closing a jail, Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney toured one such facility Monday.

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Honoring police as grand marshals defies spirit of Philly Pride parade
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Honoring police as grand marshals defies spirit of Philly Pride parade

As members of Philadelphia's queer and transgender communities, we are writing in response to the decision by Philly Pride Presents to hostthe Gay Officer Action League as one of the Grand Marshals for this year's Pride Parade.

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Why we need 'Blazing Saddles' now more than ever

Mel Brooks' takedown of racism in America, the 1974 film "Blazing Saddles," is still relevant and funny as hell thanks to its empowering lead character. Ironically, the film could not be made today.

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Latest generation of City Hall peregrine falcons in fine health

Latest generation of City Hall peregrine falcons in fine health

A nesting pair of peregrine falcons, now in their sixth year atop City Hall in Philadelphia, have gotten some good news from the doctor. Their three chicks, which hatched earlier this month, are in good health following their

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Light may be the key to treating diabetes with fewer needles

Light may be the key to treating diabetes with fewer needles

For diabetics with an aversion to needles, there may be light at the end of the tunnel. Literally.

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