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Philly’s Heat Warning System Saved 45 Lives Last Year

In a recent Brown University survey of 20 U.S. cities, researchers found that Philadelphia was the only one whose heat alerts actually made a difference in preventing deaths.

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This Mom Created a Very Philly Line of Shirts to Help Fight Cancer

Erin Santos doesn’t want cancer to mess with anyone again.

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The Beautiful Weirdness of Philly, One House Picture at a Time

The Twitter bot Every Lot Philly is relentlessly documenting every piece of property in the city. The results are occasionally sublime.

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Philly Watch Parties for the 2020 Democratic Debates

What better way to kick off campaign season than yelling at a screen with a bunch of strangers?