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‘I’m just in survival mode’: UC Townhomes deadline looms as mother searches for affordable housing
Rasheda Alexander has roughly two months to move out of University City Townhomes in West Philadelphia.
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A new app aims to ‘rescue’ food to help Delawareans in need
Delaware’s 302 Food Rescue app will use volunteers to collect unused food from groceries, restaurants, and elsewhere to deliver to agencies serving those in need.
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Temperature check: 2023 Mercer County executive race could come down to which popular Democrat should lead
Mercer County Executive Brian Hughes could be challenged for re-election by his friend, former Trenton Mayor Doug Palmer.
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Former Pa. state Sen. Milton Street dies at 83
Street went from hot dog vendor to activist and eventually state senator. He’s being remembered as a trailblazer in Philly politics.
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Cyber Monday deals lure in consumers amid high inflation
Cyber Monday is expected to remain the year’s biggest online shopping day and rake in up to $11.6 billion in sales.
WHO renames monkeypox as mpox, citing racist stigma
"Removing 'monkey' removes the stigma that monkeypox comes with," an expert tells NPR. But he questions why the World Health Organization will wait a year to make the change.
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Bills targeting trans youth are growing more common — and radically reshaping lives
An NPR analysis finds that over the past two years, state lawmakers introduced more than 300 bills targeting trans people.
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Pennsylvania’s Fetterman turns to governing
When John Fetterman goes to Washington in January as one of the Senate’s new members, he’ll bring along an irreverent style from Pennsylvania.
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Can journalism that centers community help stop shootings? PGCVR is betting on it
Inside the two-year effort to turn gun violence reporting on its head.
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Thousands of toddler sippy cups and bottles are recalled over lead poisoning risk
The bottom base of some Green Sprouts products can break off, exposing a solder dot that contains the toxic metal, a federal regulator said.
‘Who am I in this situation?’: ‘Stop the Bleed’ trauma first aid class targets gunshot injuries
“Stop The Bleed” teaches emergency responsiveness, and many Philadelphians are training to combat gunshot wounds.
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People of color face discrimination in diagnosis and treatment of migraines, advocates say
Patient advocates are trying to address the disparities people of color face while trying to get a migraine diagnosis or treatment.
Nicetown’s Zion Annex has sat neglected since 2014. An $11 million renovation aims to bring it back to life
Restoring the 111-year-old, stone masonry and stained-glass Annex will bring several new educational, health, arts, technology, and employment opportunities.
Chester County Commissioner Michelle Kichline will not seek re-election in 2023
Chester County’s lone Republican commissioner, Michelle Kichline, will not be seeking a third term in office, citing a belief in term limits.
Philadelphia’s Christmas Village looks to get visitors in the holiday spirit this December
Over 100 vendors will participate in the open-air market that stretches from LOVE Park and City Hall to Broad Street, open daily through Christmas Eve.
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