Tariq El-Shabazz announces candidacy to be Philly's next DA

Tariq El-Shabazz announces candidacy to be Philly's next DA

Tariq El-Shabazz, the former first deputy in the Philadelphia District Attorney's Office, launched a campaign on Monday to succeed his one-time boss, Seth Williams, who is not running for a third term.

New Jersey 'baby boxes' aim to reduce unexpected infant deaths

New Jersey 'baby boxes' aim to reduce unexpected infant deaths

New Jersey is rolling out an unusual health initiative: the aim is to curb infant mortality by providing all new parents in the state with a free 'baby box.'

Pennsylvania's bridges are struggling with middle age

Pennsylvania's bridges are struggling with middle age

More than 3,000 bridges throughout the state have been deemed structurally deficient.

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