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What Philly Should Have Learned From Baltimore About Land Banks

After two years of crafting a land bank bill that would streamline the messy, maddening process of buying land from the city, Councilwoman Maria Quiñones-Sanchez’s […]

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Sympathy for L&I

On October 30th, Mayor Nutter announced the creation of a blue-ribbon commission to examine the Department of Licenses and Inspections (L&I) in a never-ending reaction […]

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Bridges in Bucks and MontCo Crumbling

Officials in Bucks and Montgomery counties gathered at the Sellersville fire department yesterday to draw attention to the dereliction of its bridges and urge legislators to pass […]

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Justin Timberlake Mocks Philly Sports Fans, Kind Of

After the Eagles clinched their second straight win on Sunday night, The Social Network star Justin Timberlake (because really, he should rest his laurels more and […]

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Penn State Tried to Recruit Condoleezza Rice as Next Prez

Penn State tried to lure former Secretary of State and National Security Advisor Condoleezza Rice as its next president after receiving such a recommendation from […]

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Witness-Intimidation Instagram Prompts Possibility of Cellphone Ban

The First Judicial District is considering banning cell phones inside courtrooms after the Inquirer revealed an Instagram account that identified and provided information on witnesses in criminal […]

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Dystopian Philly Schools Now Physically, Not Just Psychologically, Unhealthy

Students attending our city’s threadbare educational system are also walking into buildings that might be making them sick. 50 schools are in need of repairs, according […]

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Bill Cosby Speaks At Penn, Penn Students Empathize with Temple Students

Bill Cosby came to Penn’s Palestra and gave a speech/act/rant for Homecoming on Saturday night discussing his favorite vague topics, like the importance of family […]

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Report: Chinatowns Still Disappearing

A report released two weeks ago confirms what people have been worrying about for a few years: That Chinatowns are a dying breed and that […]

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Meningitis Breaks Out in Princeton

Six Princeton students suffering from meningitis have recovered while a seventh student is being treated for infection from a meningoccal bacteria, which causes meningitis.

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Unions March Against Yuengling

Unions protested Saturday in Pottsville against right-to-work laws, claiming that Yuengling owner Dick Yuengling supports the laws, which are not enacted in Pennsylvania.

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Inquirer Celebrates Comcast’s Birthday

November 13 will mark the day that, 50 years ago, a humble, homegrown Ralph Roberts purchased a TV subscription system in small-town Mississippi for $250,000 […]

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Typhoon Haiyan Kills 10,000

United States Marines were sent to a post-disaster Philippines as the scope of Typhoon Haiyan’s destruction widened, with estimates of the storm killing 10,000  Filipinos and decimating the […]

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Snow Could Start Falling Tonight

You might see the first hints of winter tonight, or tomorrow morning, depending on how much of a night owl you are.

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Corbett Pens Schools Op-Ed, Declares Victory

Gov. Tom Corbett penned an op-ed in the Inquirer today delineating all the wonderful progress the School District has made since it began rotting from the inside […]