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Best Thing This Week: All Hallows’ Eve

With a momentous election looming, it’s worth remembering as we commemorate All Hallows’ Eve that there are things we should be very, very afraid of, and then there are the bogeymen.

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Best Thing: One More Trump Campaign Lie Bites the Dust

A new study shows that sanctuary city policies do exactly what they’re intended to do, not what the President and his cronies say they do.

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Best Thing This Week: Robeson’s Richard Gordon Is the Best Principal in All the Land!

How do you turn a school around? Just ask him.

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Science and Religion Have Never Been More at Odds. Can Conshohocken’s Templeton Foundation Bridge the Divide?

It’s shoveled more than a billion and a half dollars at research attempting to reconcile the spiritual and the secular.

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Best Thing This Week: Joe Biden Quotes Doc Rivers

In his stirring speech at Gettysburg, the Democratic nominee evoked what the Sixers’ new coach has said about being Black in America.

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Best Thing This Week: “Bad Things Happen in Philadelphia”

We’ve never been more proud of this city of ours.

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Best Thing This Week: The Summer From Hell Is Over

Fall can only be better, right? Right?!?

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Best Thing This Week: Trump’s Philly Town-Hall Disaster

It was fitting that his pitiful performance took place here in Philly, where a set of other ordinary citizens, 244 years ago, willed the Great American Experiment into being.

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The Best Thing That Happened This Week: The “Tell Your Dog I Said Hi” Mask

At last, a solution to the can’t-pet-’em-in-a-pandemic conundrum.

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Best Thing This Week: A New Record on the Appalachian Trail

Schwenksville native Liz Anjos ran — yes <em>ran</em> — the entire 2,190 miles in 51 days, 16 hours and 30 minutes, a new northbound record for women. What’s your excuse for not running 40 miles a day?

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There’s Not a Company Name Cute Enough to Mask the Dark Side of Corporations

Businesses today — with their fuzzy, friendly names — all seem to want to cozy up to you. But there are plenty of reasons to keep your distance.

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Best Thing This Week: The Girl Scouts Get a New Look

This is not your grandma’s uniform, that’s for sure.

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Best Thing This Week: It’s BLT Season!

The tomatoes are ripe and fresh from the garden. We wait all year long for this.

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Best Thing: The Kids on the Sixers Stepped Up

They are managing, somehow, to make basketball fun.

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Best Thing This Week: A Winner in Wawa vs. Sheetz!

The battle for your belly is officially over and done thanks to this Shorti birth announcement.