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  • August 16, 2017

    Worker says warning about elevator risk before paralyzing Philly crash cost him his job

    Was a former employee of the private company that oversees elevator maintenance at Philadelphia's Criminal Justice Center a public safety whistle...
  • August 16, 2017

    On furor over Rizzo statue, sculptor Zenos Frudakis says, 'Let's talk about it'

    Of more than 250 sculptures scattered around Philadelphia, none has sparked as much controversy as that of the late mayor and police commissioner Fran...
  • August 16, 2017

    Local Rugby clubs bring summer camp to North Frankford kids

    A group of local rugby clubs have spent this summer helping to spread the game to a new generation of kids in Northeast Philadelphia. Every Friday af...
  • August 16, 2017

    Imagine trying to write Philadelphia's history in a short book

    The challenge of writing a brief history of Philadelphia has been taken up by Roger Simon, professor of history at Lehigh University.
  • August 16, 2017 |  PlanPhilly

    SEPTA debuts new mobile app allowing riders to text tips to transit police

    SEPTA introduced a new app this morning to advance its “see something, say something” safety campaign. The SEPTA Transit Watch app will allows riders...
  • August 16, 2017

    Christie tells Trump White House 'no' on coastal energy

    Gov. Chris Christie is telling the Trump administration that New Jersey is opposed to proposed natural gas and oil exploration off the state's ne...
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