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Philly Sheriff Accused of Sexual Harassment, Genitalia Jokes

Philly’s sheriff has been accused of sexual harassment by an employee who says he made genitalia jokes and called her a “home wrecker” and a “whore” at […]

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10 Philly Nonprofit Leaders Who Would Lose Big Under GOP Tax Plan

Republican lawmakers unveiled their anticipated tax-reform plan last Thursday. Among the winners in the bill: the mega-wealthy and big corporations. Among the losers? Nonprofits – […]

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Women in Power: How Philly Measures Up

This summer, we published a look at what Philly women need, according to Philly women. A unifying theme? More power. Power to change things we […]

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Pa. AG: Philly Uber Driver Helped Rescue Human Trafficking Victim

A 21-year-old human trafficking victim lured to the East Coast from California was rescued by an Uber driver in Philly this weekend, according to the […]

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Police: Man Fired Bullets Into Group of Teens, Killing 16-Year-Old

Police are searching for a man who allegedly shot into a crowd of teens on Sunday morning in North Philly, killing one youth and injuring at […]

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Republican Power Broker, CEO Found Dead in Delaware River

A Republican powerbroker and CEO was found dead in the Delaware River this week. Police pulled 83-year-old Fred Anton’s body from the waters around 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, one day […]

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Kenney Administration Will Move the Rizzo Statue … Somewhere

This is a developing story. Check back for more information. The Frank Rizzo statue will get a new home. The city announced on Friday that officials will […]

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Are Philly’s New Wi-Fi Kiosks Going to Spy on You?

Last month, we told you Philly sidewalks could soon feature 100 new kiosks — equipped with fancy features like free Wi-Fi, phone charging ports, public service announcements and info […]

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ThinkFest Preview: Why Philly’s Arts Scene Is Booming

Every week, we provide you with lists of dozens of things to do in Philly — art shows, concerts, theater performances, comedy gigs, book readings, […]

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Commuters, Beware: Schuylkill Avenue Near 30th Street to Close for 15 Months

A few months ago, we warned you that traffic would get worse near 30th Street Station – and now, we’re warning you again. PennDOT will shut down a […]

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Kenney Pushes to End SRC, Bring Local Control to Philly Schools

Mayor Jim Kenney is finally choosing a side in the debate over the contentious School Reform Commission. On Thursday, Kenney will publicly push to abolish […]

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Here’s How to Sign Up for a Pa. Medical Marijuana Card

Good news for those eager to tap into Pennsylvania’s new medical marijuana program: The state launched its patient registry on Wednesday. You can now sign […]

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Campaign to Replace Torched Feral Cat Shelters Reaches $22K in Three Days

A nonprofit is raising money for a South Philly cat shelter after, it claims, someone set it on fire three times in two weeks. The flames destroyed […]

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Police Seek Minivan Driver in West Philly Hit-and-Run

Police are searching for two suspects seen in a minivan that ran over and seriously injured a pedestrian in West Philly last week. The incident occurred around […]

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You Could Soon Gamble at Philadelphia International Airport

You’ve probably heard by now that Gov. Tom Wolf signed several pieces of legislation on Monday aimed at funding the state’s $32 billion spending plan. The bills […]