• July 2, 2015

    Wolf vetoes GOP's liquor privatization plan for Pa.

    Democratic Governor Tom Wolf has let fly another veto of a major Republican priority – the privatization of Pennsylvania's state-run liquor system.
  • July 2, 2015

    Wheelchair-accessible cab now on the road in Philadelphia [photos]

    One new wheelchair-accessible taxi is now cruising the streets of Philadelphia. Dozens more are on the way, but disability rights advocates say that ...
  • July 1, 2015

    Unsanitary, unsafe conditions found in Philadelphia schools

    Periodically, city officials shine a spotlight on the condition of school buildings in the School District of Philadelphia. Not for the first time, wh...
  • July 1, 2015

    Conference in Philadelphia showcases latest in classroom tech

    School's out for summer, but that's not stopping some 14,000 educators from gathering in Philadelphia at this year's annual Internation...
  • July 1, 2015

    SEPTA shows off Positive Train Control at test track [video]

    SEPTA showed members of Congress and the media its new automatic braking system — Positive Train Control. The safety system would most likely have pr...
  • July 1, 2015

    The experiment failed, but please publish anyway

    Not associated. No effect. Evidence against. These are not words that typically make it into the published scientific literature. But increasingly, r...
  • July 1, 2015 |  EssayWorks

    Viewing Philly's early gay rights demonstrations from the sidelines, but with no less risk

    Marj McCann is a longtime gay rights activist in Philadelphia who, 50 years ago, refused to participate in the first gay right demonstrations in front...
  • June 30, 2015

    Christie makes it official

    New Jersey Governor Chris Christie makes it official and announces he's running for president. WNYC's Matt Katz joins us to talk a little ab...
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