Joel Mathis

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We Want Answers: Yolanda Wisher

The city’s new poet laureate on life and death, the city as subject, and what poetry can do for you.

Villanova Wildcats head coach Jay Wright celebrates after winning 2016 national championship title.
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Jay Wright: "I Love My Job Here"

Villanova’s championship coach discourages talk of an NBA job.

Business

Comcast’s New Harry Potter Attraction Could Rival Disney

It opened this week at Universal Studios Hollywood theme park.

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Reports: New Fire Commissioner Chosen

Adam Thiel comes from Virginia.

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Nutter Blasts Sanders for Clinton "Qualifications" Comment

"This is LOW and crosses the line."

DNC Tour
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Gun Group Calls on DNC to Give Up Armed Security

Dems should "put up or shut up" on Second Amendment, group says.

Business

Aramark Says It’s Staying in Philly

But "selection of an office site is still pending."

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WATCH: Tina Fey and Tituss Burgess Sing a Duet

Is there nothing Fey can’t do?

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Mayor Kenney Ducks Cataldi Question About The Roots and July 4th

He does reveal that the Parkway concert will celebrate Gamble & Huff.

Business

Feds Shut Down Six Philly-Area Credit Unions

All were operated by Bensalem-based Service Center for Credit Unions Inc.

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Penn Vet Students to Learn on Jon Stewart’s Farm

The comedian and his wife are starting an animal sanctuary.

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Sixers Avoid Futility Mark

Victory over Pelicans ensures they won’t tie record for worst 82-game season.

Business

Comcast-Backed Firm Invests in Groupon

Cross-advertising possibilities exist.

Atlantic City beach at night
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State Sues Atlantic City as Finances Unravel

Lawsuit says money should go to schools, not employees.

Jefferson University sign
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Study: Yelp Pretty Good at Helping Patients Pick Hospitals

Crowdsourced reviews may be as helpful as formal methods, Penn research says.