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PennDOT: Here’s What You’ll Need to Get a REAL ID–Compliant License

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation wants you to start thinking about getting a new driver’s license. In 2019, airports will stop accepting current Pennsylvania driver’s […]


Why Nicole Allen White Decided to Take On the Pennsylvania Society

The Rundown Age: 31 Occupation: Director of government and external affairs at the Art Museum. Side gigs: Chair of Mayor’s Millennial Advisory Committee; vice chair […]


Hillary Clinton Tells Philly “What Happened”: Five Takeaways

The lack of music was music to my ears. When Hillary Clinton strode onto the Academy of Music’s grand stage on Thursday evening, there was no […]


Meet the North Philly Family Featured in the Must-See Documentary “Quest”

Ten years. That’s roughly how long cameras followed the Raineys, a North Philly family that is at once both familiar and extraordinary in Quest, a documentary […]

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Despite Cyclist’s Death, City Won’t Promise Protected Lane on Spruce

Emily Fredricks, a 24-year-old cyclist, pastry chef, and artist, was struck and killed by a trash truck during her morning commute on Tuesday. She was […]

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Hillary Clinton Wants to Tell Philly “What Happened”

Hillary Clinton is here to tell Philly what happened last fall. (You know – on the fateful day of November 8, 2016.) Clinton will stop […]

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Cyclists Made a Human Wall on the Bike Lane Where a Woman Was Killed

On Wednesday morning, roughly 100 cyclists formed a human wall along the Spruce Street bike lane. Their display comes exactly one day after a 24-year-old woman was struck […]

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Police ID 15-Year-Old Found Burned Atop SEPTA Train

Police have identified the boy found burned atop a SEPTA train last week as 15-year-old Raekwon Jones of West Philly. Jones, who lived in Mill Creek, was […]

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Could Protected Bike Lanes in Center City Have Saved This Cyclist’s Life?

A trash truck struck and killed a bicyclist on Tuesday morning in Center City. Here’s what we know: Police say a privately owned sanitation truck hit […]

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Have Philly Cabs Finally Figured Out How to Defeat Uber?

Maybe you can teach an old dog new tricks. For the first time since Uber and Lyft cars started popping up all over Philly, the […]

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Father, Grandmother Charged After 3-Year-Old Shoots Self

A three-year-old Philadelphia girl got hold of her father’s gun on Sunday and accidentally shot herself. Police say the child’s father, Terrance Williams, and grandmother, Barbara McGill, […]

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Police: Man Stabbed Victim Over Parking Dispute in Spring Garden

Police say a fight over parking in Spring Garden this weekend left one man in critical condition. According to officials, two men got into an argument […]

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Police, FBI Search for Alleged Center City Bank Robber

Philly police and the FBI are searching for a man who allegedly robbed a bank in Center City on Friday, November 24th. Officials say the […]

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You Can Park for Free on Saturdays Until New Year’s

Here’s a holiday gift we’re thankful for: The Philadelphia Parking Authority will offer free (FREE!) parking on Saturdays, from now until New Year’s Day. The annual gift […]

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Lyft Is Offering Free Rides to Philly Parks on Friday

Here’s the forecast for Friday: 52 and sunny, with a light breeze. It’ll be a perfect fall day – so why spend it standing in […]