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  • October 31, 2014

    Poisoned Halloween candy a bunch of 'hocus pocus,' says Delaware professor

    Did you hear the story about the trick-or-treater who was sickened by a poisoned-laced candy?
  • October 31, 2014

    With election near, still no Pa. test results; 2013 scores showed a downward trend

    Have standardized test scores declined for a third year in a row in Pennsylvania? We're not likely to find out before the gubernatorial election...
  • October 30, 2014 |  The Pulse

    The role of flesh-eating beetles in forensics and bone research at Arcadia University

    The thought of flesh-eating beetles might turn your stomach, or send shivers down your spine. But those feelings might – might – change if you knew h...
  • October 31, 2014 |  Mt. Airy

    Halloween is one sweet opening day for Mt. Airy candy shop

    Ask Wendy Weinstein about her new candy shop in Mt. Airy and you'll hear what can only be described as dizzying excitement.
  • October 30, 2014 |  listen

    Election Forum: Looking at Tuesday's election and longing for Philly's mayoral race

    Although Tuesday's election is viewed by many as a yawn, the election team from NewsWorks/WHYY found plenty to talk about at a lively forum Wedne...
  • October 31, 2014

    Cheyney's challenges extend beyond funding, expert says

    A lawsuit filed by alumni and supporters of Cheyney University alleges Pennsylvania has discriminated against the historically black school.
  • October 31, 2014

    Corbett, Wolf campaigns hit home stretch, bracing for low turnout

    Call it a "prebuttal" – a chance for the state GOP to respond to President Barack Obama's visit to Pennsylvania before it happens. Dem...
  • October 30, 2014

    Pa. Sen. LeAnna Washington gives up seat, avoids jail in plea

    Pennsylvania state Sen. LeAnna Washington will resign her seat Friday as part of a plea bargain and serve three months under house arrest.
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