• January 12, 2016 |  That's History

    How race colors our view of drugs

    Many years ago, when I was in graduate school, a professor asked me why Americans feared some drugs more than others. Timidly, I mumbled something abo...
  • January 12, 2016

    Kenney aide faults Nutter team for confusion on legal filing; former solicitor rebuffs claim

    When Mayor Jim Kenney learned that his own law department was taking the Defender Association of Philadelphia to court to keep it from getting police ...
  • January 12, 2016

    Philly newspapers reborn?

    When I watched philanthropist and media owner H.F. "Gerry" Lenfest explaining his plan to save Philadelphia's ailing newspapers, I was ...
  • January 11, 2016

    David Bowie's days amid the young Americans in Philly [photos]

    More than 40 years ago, David Bowie came to Philadelphia to record his album "Young Americans." As the music world mourns the death of the s...
  • January 11, 2016 |  Every ZIP Philadelphia

    Mayor Kenney on working and playing at Burke Playground

    As a kid, Jim Kenney spent lots of time playing outside in his South Philadelphia neighborhood. "I went out the door at 8:30, 9:00 in the mornin...
  • January 11, 2016

    No new leads in pig's head incident at Philly mosque

    After a pig's head was thrown at a mosque in North Philadelphia, religious leaders and city officials condemned the act and vowed to find those r...
  • January 8, 2016

    A look back at Jim Kenney's first week in office

    The shooting of Philadelphia Police Officer Jesse Hartnett unfortunately capped Jim Kenney's first week as mayor of Philadelphia. NewsWorks Tonig...
  • January 8, 2016

    Wolf's half-year school spending plan begins to restore cuts to Philadelphia

    In the first 15 years of charter schools in Pennsylvania, the state acknowledged the alternatives to traditional public schools pose a financial burde...
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