• September 24, 2014

    Corbett signature makes Philly cigarette tax official

    Gov. Tom Corbett has signed a long-awaited measure to let Philadelphia levy a tax on cigarettes beginning next month to raise money for its schools.
  • September 24, 2014

    While Camden arrests johns, it offers prostitutes a way out

    Crime in Camden, New Jersey, is down. Police have received national attention for their efforts to combat violence in the troubled city. But it's...
  • September 23, 2014 |  That's History

    The myth of 'safe' football

    In 1893, Theodore Roosevelt published an article in defense of college football. As player injuries mounted, some critics had called for a ban on the ...
  • September 23, 2014

    Anti-Muslim ads could be headed to a SEPTA vehicle near you

    SEPTA is being asked to run an anti-Muslim advertisement. The transit agency is fighting the effort but might not have a choice.
  • September 23, 2014

    Arrest warrants issued for three from Bucks County in Center City beating

    The Philadelphia District Attorney's Office issued arrest warrants Tuesday for three Bucks County residents in connection with the Sept. 11 assau...
  • September 23, 2014

    Muted controversy follows unaccompanied minors to Pennsylvania

    While they're no longer the top story on CNN, the federal government is still processing large numbers of Central American children who recently ...
  • September 22, 2014

    Pa. House passes $2-per-pack Philly cigarette tax on to Senate

    In a 114-84 vote, the Pennsylvania House of Representatives Monday once again approved the $2-per-pack Philadelphia cigarette tax for city schools.
  • September 22, 2014

    With cues from 'Our Town,' Philly artists branch out to collaborate for first time

    The new fall season of exhibitions at the the Institute for Contemporary Art, in West Philadelphia, includes a two-hour, non-narrative video by two pr...
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