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  • September 28, 2016

    Penn Alexander in Philadelphia wins major national education award

    The Penn Alexander School in West Philadelphia has been called many things since it opened in 2001: success story, ground breaker, gentrifier. Now it...
  • September 28, 2016

    Weekly Entertainment Guide - This is the Week That Is

    Robin Bloom offers 16 things to do this week in the Philadelphia region!
  • September 28, 2016

    Wolf calls for laws to stem Pa. opioid abuse epidemic

    In a rare event, Gov. Tom Wolf and the full General Assembly gathered in one room for a joint session Wednesday. The meeting gave Wolf a chance to cal...
  • September 28, 2016

    Schuylkill Expressway improvements aim to prevent accidents and speed travel…eventually

    How do you make the Schuykill Expressway less of a parking lot? PennDOT thinks technology and active traffic management eventually will help ease co...
  • September 28, 2016 |  Off Mic

    First lady stumps for youth vote in Philly [photos]

    If you don't see a presidential candidate or someone from the first family in the Philly area this fall, you aren't trying. First lady Mich...
  • September 28, 2016 |  Story Corner: Mighty Writers

    Essay: I might have Asperger's Syndrome, but do I really want to know?

    Most people are unaware of the symptoms of Asperger's syndrome. They include an unusually high IQ and a difficulty surviving in the social world....
  • September 28, 2016

    Supreme Court asked to block $1B NFL concussion settlement

    A second petition has been filed asking the U.S. Supreme Court to reject the $1 billion settlement of NFL concussion lawsuits because of how it treats...
  • September 28, 2016

    A blessing for some, a cross to bear for others: Church building conversion on rise in Philly

    When Austin, Texas, transplant Melissa McCormack started her search for a Philadelphia apartment after landing a job at an IT consulting company, she ...
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