Robert Huber

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City Life

Land of Hope and Dreams

The troubling disappearance of young Dulce Maria Alavez has obscured a very different story about the South Jersey town of Bridgeton: how Mexican immigrants are breathing new life into it. 

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City Life

Tom Wolf’s Leadership Style Was Made for This Moment

He’s infuriated some of his critics on the right, but Pennsylvania’s deliberate, reasonable governor is providing calm in the middle of this storm.

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City Life

Pat Toomey Defends Impeachment Vote, Says He’ll Support Trump in November

It’s possible the senator has come away from the sorry episode unscathed. It’s also possible that he’s created a long-term problem for himself.

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City Life

Ed Rendell Still Has a Few Things to Say

The former mayor and governor weighs in on his Parkinson’s, #MeToo and where the Democratic Party lost its way.

City Life

Is Brett Brown the Right Coach to Lead Ben Simmons and Joel Embiid to a Championship?

He’s obsessed with helping turn his young stars into great people as well as great players. Sixers fans? They just want to win.

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City Life

Meet the Cherry Hill Pastor Who Hears the Eagles’ Prayers

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City Life

Rhynhart vs. Kenney: Inside the Most Contentious Relationship in City Hall

Rebecca Rhynhart’s critics — including the mayor — see her as a grandstanding opportunist. Her supporters see her as the breath of fresh air Philly politics needs.

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City Life

The Senator Says He’s Not a Rapist

Daylin Leach’s accusers call him a monster. He calls their charges lies.

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City Life

Can Mary Gay Scanlon and D.C.’s New Wave of Female Voices Derail the Trump Train?

The Philly lawyer-turned-Congressional newcomer is doing her best to find out.

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City Life

Who Am I to Decide How Long My Ninetysomething Mother Lives?

One Philadelphian’s deeply personal struggle with an aging parent’s end-of-life care.

City Life

Asa Khalif Is Running for Philadelphia City Council. Is City Council Ready for Him?

In November, Asa Khalif announced his candidacy — and he might just have a shot.

City Life

Jim Kenney Is the Most Ambitious Mayor Philly Has Ever Had

Why doesn’t anyone know that?

City Life

Has Temple University Lost Its Way?

The university finds itself stumbling from one leadership crisis to the next. Does Temple know what it wants to be?

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Business

Philly’s Spark Therapeutics Is Revolutionizing Medicine

But can the CHOP-backed start-up revolutionize the city’s economy, too?

City Life

Meet Mike Newall, Poet Laureate of the Opioid Epidemic

The Inquirer columnist has a simple mission: to make sure you don’t look the other way.