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  • September 16, 2014

    Video shows assault suspects in Center City hate crime

    Philadelphia police released a video asking the public to help identify suspects in an assault on a gay couple in Center City Thursday night.
  • September 16, 2014

    Pa. House's 'clean' cigarette-tax bill retains controversial charter element

    The Pennsylvania House of Representatives stripped contentious provisions from the Philadelphia cigarette-tax authorization bill in a rules committee ...
  • September 16, 2014

    Philadelphia City Hall apron to get much-needed face-lift

    After two years and millions of dollars, the front yard of Philadelphia City Hall, better known now as Dilworth Park, has gotten rave reviews. But th...
  • September 15, 2014 |  State Impact

    Pa. residents living closer to gas wells have more health issues, study finds

    A new study has found that residents in western Pennsylvania living close to Marcellus Shale gas drilling sites were twice as likely to report health ...
  • September 16, 2014

    The wild rumpus is ending as Philly's Rosenbach prepares to return bulk of Sendak collection

    For fans and researchers, one place has become synonymous with Maurice Sendak's body of work -- the prestigious Rosenbach Museum and Library in P...
  • September 16, 2014 |  LISTEN

    Theater critic Howie Shapiro takes a good look at his job

    When this year's Fringe Festival ends, NewsWorks theater blogger Howie Shapiro will have seen 17 performances in less than two weeks.
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