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Now that the Hidden City Festival has ended, will Germantown Town Hall ever reopen to the public? Vote here.
Years after shutdown, cancer-causing chemical still detected at former refinery site
Nearly three years after the PES refinery closed, levels of cancer-causing benzene found at its property line are still higher than many operating refineries.
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Nonprofits, schools train teens to settle their own arguments in hopes of preventing gun violence
Across Philadelphia, nonprofits are building a network of trained conflict mediators. That includes teaching teens to settle their own arguments without picking up a gun.
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Good news for refiners, bad for travelers: Diesel and jet fuel costs are skyrocketing
As gas prices in the Philadelphia region continue to climb, jet fuel, diesel, and heating oil charges have skyrocketed.
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