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  • October 21, 2014

    True blue through millennia, indigo has colorful history

    The blue in today's blue jeans is derived from a readily available synthetic dye.
  • October 21, 2014

    Pa. OKs measure allowing NRA to sue towns over gun laws

    Pennsylvania legislators have passed a bill backed by the National Rifle Association that will make it easier for gun rights organizations to overturn...
  • October 21, 2014 |  Dave Davies Off Mic Blog

    Pa. governor's race down to turnout?

    There comes a point in every political campaign when the combatants decide they've convinced anybody convincible to vote for them, and it's ...
  • October 21, 2014

    After Mumia graduation address, Pa. moves to curb public speech inflicting 'mental anguish'

    Pennsylvania has a new law giving crime victims and their families the chance to silence prison inmates in public. The bill signing ceremony took pla...
  • October 21, 2014

    Suspect held for trial in N. Philly carjacking that killed mother and three children [video]

    Waiting for the 23 bus at the corner of Germantown and Allegheny aves., Renee Cureton looked across the street and saw a woman and her two young sons ...
  • October 21, 2014

    Stinky compost plant to close in Wilmington

    The Peninsula Compost Company LLC of Wilmington has been ordered to close in Delaware.
  • October 21, 2014

    Election 2014: A look at Corbett and Wolf on education

    OK, let's get right to the looming question: Did Tom Corbett cut a billion dollars from public, K-12 education?
  • October 21, 2014 |  Shapiro on Theater

    Review: 'A Night with Lady G' in Ireland's quaint past

    The three short one-acts that comprise "A Night with Lady G" offer a rarely seen glimpse into the roots of modern Irish theater. No one – or...
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