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  • August 17, 2017

    Philadelphia rolls out plan to put social workers in city schools

    When some kids in the School District of Philadelphia return to school next month, they may notice some new faces.
  • August 17, 2017

    After marrying U.S. citizens, undocumented immigrants coming out of the shadows attract ICE scrutiny

    Marriage tests couples in any number of ways. Lillie Williams and Jonatan Palacios, both 27, have just spent about an hour being quizzed — literally ...
  • August 16, 2017

    Thousands of Philly marchers condemn white supremacy, racism, Trump ... and Frank Rizzo

    A protest against the rise of the white supremacy movement flooded Broad Street near Philadelphia City Hall Wednesday night.
  • August 16, 2017

    Comcast Center discontinues Center City Sips

    Center City Sips is over for the summer in the Comcast Center’s plaza.
  • 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.
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