• April 16, 2015 |  StateImpact

    In New Jersey, open space sacrificed for cheaper natural gas

    The New Jersey Conservation Foundation says a proposed natural gas pipeline could cut through about 4,500 acres of undeveloped land preserved with pub...
  • April 15, 2015

    Conference for people with cancer promises community

    Making the most of a life interrupted by illness is the focus of the Cancervention Conference in Philadelphia. NewsWorks Tonight host Dave Heller got ...
  • April 15, 2015 |  UPDATED

    Philly mayoral candidates take turns in the hot seat at WHYY [full audio + photos]

    The WHYY/Perjerdel Council Mayor Forum was different than others, instead of a debate it offered 15 minute one-on-one interviews with the candidates. ...
  • April 15, 2015

    Citing trouble finding fill-ins, Philly schools seek to outsource substitute teachers

    In what's become a more common strategy for public schools all over our region, the Philadelphia School District wants to outsource substitute te...
  • April 15, 2015

    Pa. universities looking at rare tuition freeze if Wolf delivers funding boost

    The universities that make up Pennsylvania's State System of Higher Education serve 15,000 more students than they did 17 years ago. Butthe state...
  • April 14, 2015

    Nutter's team blasts mayoral candidates on education funding ideas, pushes property tax hike

    Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter has made headlines recently for blasting the field of candidates running to take his job.
  • April 14, 2015

    Human-scale stories on tackling climate change

    For the 45th anniversary of Earth Day observations, Alex Chadwick, long-time public radio reporter and host of the podcast "Burn, An Energy Journ...
  • April 14, 2015 |  Pennsylvania pensions: is the promise broken?

    Are young municipal workers bearing the brunt of pension reform?

    For municipalities, reforming pensions often means changing retirement benefits for the newest workers.
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