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  • August 1, 2015

    Storytelling event aimed at engaging Philly men of color in conversations around mental health

    Philadelphia officials want men of color to talk more openly about mental health. And an event series launching Friday aims to kick-start the conversa...
  • July 31, 2015

    Young, smart women are common denominator in successful startups

    What are the ingredients for a successful startup? Women, youth and decent SAT scores, apparently.
  • July 31, 2015

    Reporter's Roundtable: Fattah's uncertain future; Pope's uncertain security perimeter

    Dave Davies looks at what might unfold from this week's indictment of longtime Congressman Chaka Fattah, and Katie Colaneri tries to clear up a s...
  • July 31, 2015

    Student debt hampers creation of small businesses, but some find a way

    Since the late 1990s, student loan debt has swelled tenfold in the U.S., totaling a current record high of $1.1 trillion. Student loans now make up a ...
  • July 31, 2015

    NJ Transit to add trains for Haskell Invitational, says to expect delays

    New Jersey Transit's executive director says train service to Monmouth Park will be expanded for Sunday's Haskell Invitational but that ride...
  • July 31, 2015

    SEPTA police getting body cameras

    Every officer with SEPTA's Transit Police Department will soon be equipped with a body camera. The transit authority will spend nearly $300,000 ...
  • July 31, 2015

    Documentary shines a light on spirit, activism, abiding voice of poet Sonia Sanchez

    When Sonia Sanchez talks about herself, she may not really be talking about herself. In her performance-poem “Middle Passage,” which opens the new do...
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