Claire Sasko

Staff Writer

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City Life

Mayor Kenney Endorses Elizabeth Warren for President

He’s the first major-city mayor to throw support behind the Massachusetts senator.

City Life

SEPTA’s 15th Street Station Just Got a $28 Million Upgrade

Here are changes you’ll notice at the city’s busiest subway stop.

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Michael White Found Not Guilty in Rittenhouse Stabbing Death

White testified that he was acting in self-defense when he stabbed developer Sean Schellenger.

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PES Explosion Released Toxic Chemical Into Atmosphere, Investigators Say

The U.S. Chemical Safety Board just released the first update of its investigation into the June accident.

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City Life

Taking Your Bike on Amtrak Just Got a Whole Lot Easier in Pa.

You can now check your bike on a train that stops daily in New York, Philly, and Pittsburgh.

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City Life

Flooding and Sunny Skies at the Shore? Get Used to It

Experts say we’re in for more high-tide flooding in the future.

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The Way You Pay for Parking in Philly Is About to Change

Say goodbye to dashboard receipts and hello to memorizing your license plate number.

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Fines for Overdue Library Books Could Become a Thing of the Past in Philly

And outstanding fines might be forgiven, too. Here’s why.

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City Life

Now’s Your Last Chance to Register to Vote Before the November Election

You have until midnight tonight. Here’s everything you need to know.

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City Life

“The Rock” Wished This Fishtown Grandma a Happy 100th Birthday

“I believe you’re in Philadelphia. I love Philadelphia. I’m sending you so much love.”

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City Life

You Can Now Track All Fatal Traffic Crashes in Philly

The PPD launched a new database last week.

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City Life

This Record-Breaking October Heat Has Us All Confused

What happened to fall?

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City Life

Here’s When to Expect Peak Fall Foliage in Pa.

The state’s Bureau of Forestry says we’re in for a “great fall foliage season!”

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Gov. Wolf Is Finally Chill About Legalizing Marijuana

Looks like John Fetterman’s weed tour actually paid off.

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City Life

Helen Gym: Philly Should Publicly Disclose Lawsuit Settlements

Philly paid a whopping $48 million to settle legal disputes in the 2019 fiscal year.