• December 17, 2014

    Evaluating Philly wage tax 75 years after its implementation

    Mentioning the Philadelphia wage tax elicits a visceral reaction from many who pay it and a ho-hum response from most who don't. Both sentiments...
  • December 16, 2014

    State College pilots web project to boost civic engagement

    What stops people from being engaged in your community? Whatever the reason, it can be tough to get residents involved in local matters.
  • December 16, 2014 |  That's History Commentary

    The real danger of toy guns

    A few years agoWalmart stopped selling candy cigarettes, which hadled generations of American youngsters into a very bad habit.
  • December 16, 2014

    Education groups at odds over study of Philly schools performance

    An influential school reform group is urging Philadelphia school leaders to approve every charter school applicant that can effectively run schools th...
  • December 16, 2014

    Two lawmakers from Philly charged in sting

    Two Pennsylvania state lawmakers from Philadelphia face bribery charges stemming from a controversial sting operation started by the state attorney ge...
  • December 16, 2014

    Pa. kids covered by Medicaid going to the dentist more often

    Researchers at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia say Pennsylvania kids in the Medicaid program are seeing the dentist more often now.
  • December 15, 2014

    6 dead, suspect on loose in Montgomery County [updated]

    A man suspected of going to three houses in the Philadelphia suburbs and fatally shooting six people, including his ex-wife and her 14-year-old niece,...
  • December 15, 2014

    As NHL faces off against mumps, Flyers fend off infection

    Professional hockey players tough it out through bloody noses and broken teeth, but at least a dozen have been sidelined this season with a rare outbr...
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