• October 23, 2014

    PGW sale remains in Philly council limbo as deadline looms

    In March, PhiladelphiaCity Council hired a consultant to analyze the proposed $1.86 billion sale of Philadelphia Gas Works. Much of the consultant...
  • October 23, 2014 |  Listen

    Philly rappers reflect on music, performing, and the work week

    Some jobs are 9-to-5. But for most musicians, work is a 24-7 endeavor.
  • October 23, 2014 |  StateImpact

    2014 Pa. Gov’s Race: Face off over the sweet spot on taxing Marcellus Shale

    Here’s something Governor Tom Corbett and his democratic challenger Tom Wolf agree on: Each calls Pennsylvania’s Marcellus Shale natural gas a “game-c...
  • October 22, 2014

    Ferrets not always best for flu research, Wistar Institute finds

    New findings from a team at Philadelphia's Wistar Institute argue for a change in some types of influenza research.
  • October 22, 2014

    Whatever happened to push to 'repeal and replace' Obamacare?

    The campaign to "repeal and replace" the Affordable Care Act helped Republicans capture control of the U.S. House in 2010 and keep that majo...
  • October 22, 2014

    Philly airport workers seek stronger safeguards against disease

    In light of the Ebola crisis in West Africa, labor leaders and elected officials are demanding that Philadelphia and its airport provide subcontracted...
  • October 22, 2014

    Committee of Seventy taps Thornburgh as new CEO

    Longtme civic leader David B. Thornburgh has been named the new president and CEO of the Committee of Seventy. The position has been open since the re...
  • 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.
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