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Rita’s Water Ice Opens In China

The People’s Republic welcomes our local chain.

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Philly Deserves a Better Flag

Would you get this tattooed on your arm?

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When Did the Cops in the Infamous YouTube Video Become So Mean?

“Did the job grind them down?”

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One Year After Sandy, Shore Still Recovering

Money has been paid out, but still lags.

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Photo Exhibit Documents Last Days of Philly Schools

Welcome to the new, apocalyptic normal.

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More Point Breeze/Ori Feibush Drama

Community group releases new discursive screed against the developer.



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Direct Connection from River Line to Atlantic City Opens Today

Now it’s super-easy to get to AC, baby.

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A Year Ago Today, Arlen Specter Died

Your yearly reminder that our late senator devised the single-bullet theory.

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TD Bank Renews Interest in Acquiring Citizens Bank

Could lead to massive layoffs.

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New Lawsuits in PA Court Target Notorious Birth Defect Drug

Thalidomide was thought to not have made it to the U.S. We may have been wrong.

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School Closure Plan Probably a Council Power Grab

How naive of us to have thought otherwise.


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Former Councilwoman “Gussie” Clark dies at 81

Civic polymath’s death comes soon after her colleague Krajewski’s.

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Phila.gov in Gizmodo’s Top Municipal Websites

Site “didn’t offend my eyes at all.”

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Janitor Plants Hidden Cameras In Catholic School

Won’t spend a day in jail.

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