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  • July 22, 2014

    SugarHouse Casino breaks ground for Fishtown expansion

    SugarHouse Casino has broken ground on a long-delayed $164 million expansion of its property in lower north Philadelphia's Fishtown neighborhood.
  • July 22, 2014

    Roadblocks to child care snag Philadelphia's student parents

    A recent survey found that there are about 15,000 young Philadelphians lacking a high school diploma who are not currently enrolled in school or emplo...
  • July 22, 2014

    Audit faults DEP response to gas drilling water complaints

    Pennsylvania's Department of Environmental Protection failed to adequately track and respond to public complaints about water quality related to ...
  • July 22, 2014

    Pa. 'revenge porn' law criticized as weak

    Advocates are calling Pennsylvania's new law against "revenge porn" -- nude or sexual images shared without permission of the person pi...
  • July 22, 2014

    Wilmington City Council will vote to override veto of fire dept. cuts

    Council President Theo Gregory said that the cuts would ease the tax burden of Wilmington residents.
  • July 22, 2014 |  Public School Notebook: commentary

    Educating the city's children with the resources at hand

    Those of us concerned about public education in Philadelphia have been so caught up with the School District's financial crisis that we have give...
  • July 22, 2014 |  West Oak Lane

    72-year-old man reported missing from West Oak Lane

    Philadelphia Police are seeking the public's help to help locateThomas Wimbish. The 72 year old was last seen at his home on the 6300 block of Mi...
  • July 22, 2014 |  Public School Notebook

    The path forward: A Q&A with Larry Jones of Richard Allen Prep Charter

    For more than a decade, Larry Jones has been a prominent supporter of Philadelphia's charter schools, particularly the smaller, community-based v...
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