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  • March 3, 2015

    Pa. privacy protections may restrict police use of body-worn cameras

    As the Philadelphia Police Department experiments with body-worn cameras, concerns about privacy and clashing with state law are gaining traction. Pe...
  • March 4, 2015 |  Dave Davies Off Mic

    'Dark money' arrives in municipal election

    In the new world of Philadelphia elections, where free-spending, non-candidate groups could dominate campaigns, a new organization has surfaced that w...
  • March 4, 2015 |  NinetyNine

    Mayoral candidates discuss taxes, green issues and personal 'fun facts' at Next Great City forum

    If several hundred people who braved the freezing-rainfall conditions were anticipating political fireworks at Tuesday night's Next Great City Ph...
  • March 4, 2015

    Seventh-graders mix history, literature in study of Philadelphia's 1793 yellow fever epidemic

    More than two centuries ago, an outbreak of yellow fever hit Philadelphia — then the largest city in the fledgling United States — and wiped out about...
  • March 4, 2015

    Four former NJ governors oppose Christie plan for change on Pinelands Commission

    As New Jersey's Senate prepares to vote on whether to confirm a new member of the Pinelands Commission, a letter from some former governors could...
  • March 3, 2015

    Dissecting Wolf's $33 billion plan for Pennsylvania

    Gov. Tom Wolf's first budget address put on an emphasis on his vision for improving Pennsylvania's present and its future. He is calling fo...
  • March 3, 2015 |  Human at Work

    Living is in the journey, not in the fastest route

    "Avoid the danger of the single path."That's what grabbed my ear in a recent TED talk by scientist and engineer Daniele Quercia as he d...
  • March 2, 2015

    A tale of three states: Climate change planning

    Delaware Gov. Jack Mark Markell announced Monday a new state climate change framework, officially setting a 30 percent greenhouse gas reduction goal b...
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