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  • September 23, 2014

    City Council moves to borrow $30 million for Philly schools

    The city of Philadelphia intends to borrow another $30 million to keep the schools afloat while the district awaits proceeds from the cigarette tax fi...
  • September 23, 2014 |  That's History

    The myth of 'safe' football

    In 1893, Theodore Roosevelt published an article in defense of college football. As player injuries mounted, some critics had called for a ban on the ...
  • September 23, 2014

    What to do if your school closes a month into the year: the case of Philly's Walter Palmer charter

    The scuffle between the Philadelphia School District and Walter Palmer Leadership Learning Partners Charter School may soon create more than 1,000 edu...
  • September 23, 2014

    Suspect named in girl's death outside Pa. hospital

    Police have identified the suspected gunman in the shooting of a teen girl killed near a Philadelphia hospital during a large melee.
  • September 23, 2014

    GOP links Wolf to abortion doc convicted of murder

    The Pennsylvania Republican Party is attacking Democratic gubernatorial candidate Tom Wolf over his support for abortion rights and picturing him on a...
  • September 23, 2014

    Twitter founder's latest venture has money for small businesses ― but don't call it a loan

    For every small business, there's a wish list: Things the business owner would love to do, if they only had the money.
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