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  • May 21, 2015

    Nutter administration makes its case for real estate tax hike

    Philadelphia City Council is starting to talk about taxes to help fund the city schools.
  • May 21, 2015 |  Shapiro on Theater

    Review: Race, rhythm and fervor in 'Memphis'

    The infectious musical "Memphis," which has a sweet sensibility about a serious issue, is big, blustery and a whole lot of fun at the Walnut...
  • May 21, 2015

    House presses Senate to pass domestic surveillance changes

    House leaders are pressing the Senate to take up a bill that ends the National Security Agency's collection of American telephone records but pre...
  • May 21, 2015 |  The Pulse

    Elon Musk: Understanding the man and motivation behind SpaceX and Tesla

    Elon Musk has been called a visionary and a mad man... and maybe he's a little bit of both.
  • May 21, 2015

    Nutter, Kenney reunited at City Hall

    When the current mayor of Philadelphia met with his likely successor Thursday morning, both showed they have a sense of humor.
  • May 21, 2015 |  Philly Parenting

    Outdoor art, superheroes and more: 5 family-friendly events for the weekend

    Summer is here! Well, maybe not officially, but definitely lots-of-fun-things-to-do-in-warm-weather, so it feels like summer. Here's a rundown of...
  • May 21, 2015 |  The Pulse

    Diagnosing digital difficulties in medicine

    If industries got report cards for how well they've incorporated new technology in the work they do, medicine might get an F. In a world connecte...
  • May 21, 2015

    Plans to acquire land for replacement Philly prison on hold

    Philadelphia City Council has put on hold a bill to buy property for a proposed new prison. The move comes after the City Planning Commission and th...
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