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  • August 27, 2015

    Ideas Worth Stealing: Can municipalities build better broadband networks?

    Some states, including Pa., have laws limiting municipal broadband. Passed under the guise of constituent protection, some communities insist on havin...
  • August 27, 2015

    Philly DA reviewing lewd emails exchanged by former state prosecutors now working in his office

    The Philadelphia District Attorney's office is reviewing pornographic and inappropriate e-mails exchanged by at least two of its current employee...
  • August 26, 2015

    Rutgers scientists probe pregnancy’s 'clock' to fight premature birth

    One of every nine babies in the U.S. is born at least three weeks early.Small and weak, those premature infants are at risk for breathing and neurolog...
  • August 26, 2015

    Most HIV-positive moms in Philadelphia forgo treatment after pregnancy

    Doctors and hospitals have gotten very good at preventing transmission of HIV from mothers to babies during birth — just 2 percent of infants end up i...
  • August 26, 2015 |  NinetyNine

    Liberty City, Arab American Institute cite Facebook posts in call for Bailey to return donation

    Both the Liberty City LGBT Democratic Club and the Arab American Institute issued statements on Wednesday calling on Republican mayoral candidate Meli...
  • August 26, 2015

    Beekeepers in Northwest Philly look towards sustainability

    It doesn't take a farm to be a beekeeper. Hives are popping up around Philadelphia while beekeepers areforming their own groups to swap tips and ...
  • August 26, 2015

    UPDATED: Delco judge nixes cuts to Chester-Upland charter spending

    UPDATED 11:30 a.m. Delaware County Judge Chad Kenney Tuesday rejected the key piece of Gov. Wolf's plan to rescue the troubled Chester-Upland Sc...
  • August 26, 2015

    Mastery charter grows its network with North Philly 'turnaround of a turnaround'

    Scholar Academies operates one the highest-performing charter schools in Philadelphia, Young Scholars Charter School. So when the school district gav...
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