• November 5, 2015

    'Big pile of poop' a key ingredient of Philly farm students' education

    It's just before 8 a.m. on a drizzly autumn morning at the W.B. Saul High School farm in Roxborough. Scott Blunk is already hard at work adding s...
  • November 5, 2015

    Measuring 'economic anxiety' of the American public

    Listeners to Marketplace (weeknights at 6:30 following NewsWorks Tonight) have come to count on Kai Ryssdal for a road map to navigate the twists and ...
  • November 5, 2015

    Exploring genetic roots to help students understand race, themselves

    What if you found out you weren't really who you thought you were? A West Chester University project is using DNA to unearth surprises and start...
  • November 5, 2015

    Wolf ends controversial labor exemption in Pa.

    Sarina Rose remembers the day well. It was about three years ago, and her company, Post Brothers Construction, was in the middle of building the Goldt...
  • November 5, 2015

    Guilty of bank and tax fraud, Fattah Jr. vows to appeal [updated]

    Shortly after the foreman of the jury read "guilty" for 22 of the 23 federal counts leveled against Chaka "Chip" Fattah Jr., inclu...
  • November 4, 2015

    Mayor-elect Kenney revisits school to reiterate plan for citywide pre-K [photos]

    The day after winning the Philadelphia mayor's race, Jim Kenney returned to a public elementary school he visited on the campaign trail. One kind...
  • November 4, 2015 |  Story Corner

    A first-person story 20 years in the making

    Poet Ursula Rucker and guitarist Tim Motzer, longtime Philadelphia-based collaborators, will perform Friday as part of the First Person Arts Festival....
  • November 4, 2015

    Even as a distressed city's government recovers, Main Street doesn't always follow

    As Clairton petitions the state to exit Act 47, many residents point to a disconnect between the recovery of the local government and Main Street.
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