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  • May 4, 2016

    City Council members renew call for dismissing 3 Philly prosecutors linked to 'porngate'

    Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams faced harsh criticism on Wednesday for keeping three city prosecutors on staff after it was revealed last...
  • May 4, 2016

    Taking stock of department stores' importance in American life

    Once upon a time, between the era of dry goods emporia and the current world of Wal-Mart, retail was driven by department stores. In the Philadelphia...
  • May 4, 2016

    New coalition revives effort to revamp Philly elections office

    A grassroots push to eliminate the Philadelphia City Commissioners Office has new legs.
  • May 4, 2016

    New Jersey education officials revise, rename Common Core

    State education officials say standards once known as Common Core will now be called the New Jersey Student Learning Standards.
  • May 4, 2016

    Raising the curtain on life of Dr. Anonymous, Philly gay rights pioneer

    A new play opens this week at Philadelphia's Painted Bride in Old City, about Dr. Anonymous, the psychiatrist who delivered a speech in 1972 argu...
  • May 4, 2016

    Alliance of moms, religious groups criticize efforts to block new oil and gas rules in Pa.

    It might seem like an unusual alliance, but leaders on both sides of the abortion debate are teaming up behind a common cause: more regulations on oil...
  • May 4, 2016

    Soda tax opponents organize, send clear message to Philly Council [photos]

    Opponents of a proposed sugary drink tax staged a loud protest outside Philadelphia City Hall Wednesday afternoon. They were sending a message to Cit...
  • May 4, 2016 |  The Pulse

    School counselors take on at-home trauma in the classroom

    School counselor Pam Turner-Bunyon had been warned: This new, incoming student had a dark profile and was prone to very erratic behavior.
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