• October 20, 2016

    Working and Poor: Candidates respond to calls to raise the minimum wage, but how much is enough?

    Nationwide, about 43 million people live below the federal poverty line. In Philadelphia and the surrounding suburbs, 800,000 people are struggling to...
  • October 19, 2016

    In Washington Township, N.J., voters still split on presidential election

    A recent poll from Rutgers University's Eagleton Institute showed Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton leading her Republican rival,...
  • October 19, 2016

    Photos show the other side of Thomas Eakins

    One of the best American painters of the 19th century, Thomas Eakins, was an early adopter of photographic technology. It turned out to be professiona...
  • October 19, 2016

    UPDATED: Thousands of public college professors strike across Pennsylvania

    Professors across Pennsylvania traded PowerPoints for picket signs, and education for more than 100,000 college students came to a sudden halt Wednesd...
  • October 19, 2016

    Toomey shows independent streak?

    The race for Pennsylvania's U.S. Senate seat remains close. Democrat Katie McGinty is painting incumbent Republican Pat Toomey as a part of the W...
  • October 18, 2016 |  StateImpact

    Higher than expected 'sunny day floods' caused by climate change

    It no longer takes a bad storm to cause floods in towns up and down the Delaware River, as well as the Jersey Shore. Rising sea levels are making high...
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