• September 17, 2014

    With mayor's race looming, Philly ethics board takes on big spenders

    On a day when not one but two candidates said they'll run for mayor next year, the Philadelphia Board of Ethics took steps to try to impose some ...
  • September 17, 2014

    New survey shows Americans lack understanding of own government

    227 years ago today, the US Constitution was signed, and its anniversary is being celebrated in Philadelphia and across the country by new and continu...
  • September 17, 2014 |  LISTEN

    Social media answers the call, helping Philly police track attackers

    Tuesday night, Philadelphia police asked for the public's help in identifying suspects in an attack on a gay couple in Center City last week that...
  • September 17, 2014

    Penn scientist wins MacArthur 'genius grant'

    University of Pennsylvania bioengineer Danielle Bassett has been named one of this year's MacArthur Fellows for her interdisciplinary study of th...
  • September 17, 2014

    Philly mayoral candidate wants to abolish SRC

    Standing outside of the cash-strapped Philadelphia School District's headquarters, former city solicitor Ken Trujillo announced Wednesday he is r...
  • September 17, 2014 |  EssayWorks

    'Remember the ladies' of the 19th Amendment

    "Remember the ladies" is the message Abigail Adams urged on her husband, John Adams, as he sat in the Continental Congress in 1776, deciding...
  • September 16, 2014

    Book by father-son writing team chronicles life of Richardson Dilworth

    The newly transformed Dilworth Plaza--now Dilworth Park--officially opened this month along the west side of Philadelphia City Hall. And many if not m...
  • September 15, 2014

    There's a hidden market for sacred objects in Philly — but no laypeople allowed [photos]

    The Catholic Archdiocese of Philadelphia created the market to stop sacred objects from closed churches from ending up in bars, thrift stores, or othe...
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