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Federal workers in Philly offered free, no-interest loans during shutdown
An anonymous donor is distributing $500,000 in interest-free loans to unpaid government workers during the shutdown.
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Super moon and heavy rains to produce tidal flooding along the Jersey Shore
Minor tidal flooding is likely in at the Jersey Shore Sunday morning, forecasters say.
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Heads-up for Sunday, a super ‘blood moon’ is on the way
North and South America will get the best view of the super "blood moon," as it's known, but Europeans and Africans will also be able to watch (weather permitting).
2 hours ago
Why so few of Philly’s homeless Latinos use shelters, get city services
Latinos make up nearly 15% of Philly's population and form its poorest minority group — 38 percent live in poverty, according to census data.
3 hours ago
Trump unveils ambitious missile defense plans
Critics were quick to point out that meeting this goal would cost many billions of dollars.
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How two Philadelphia groups want to spark tough conversations about race and faith
Interfaith Philadelphia and NewCORE aim to spark conversations about race and faith in the region. There will be three more live events from February through April.
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‘I gave up hope’: As girls, they were jailed in squalor for protesting segregation
The day Martin Luther King Jr. gave his landmark "I Have a Dream" speech in August 1963, a lesser known moment in civil rights history was unfolding in southern Georgia.
N.J. officials ask judges to let classes of ’19 and ’20 graduate under old rules
The Department of Education is asking the court to clarify that the recent decision striking down the PARCC graduation requirements will not apply retroactively.
6 hours ago
Congress to probe report Trump told lawyer Cohen to lie
Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani said in a statement Friday that "any suggestion — from any source — that the President counseled Michael Cohen to lie is categorically false."
7 hours ago
Philly women veterans celebrate five years of sharing and caring for each other
The Women's Center at the Veterans Multi-Service Center in Old City Philadelphia celebrates five years of helping female veterans adapt to civilian life.
8 hours ago
Blondell Reynolds Brown to step down from City Council
Reynolds Brown will not seek re-election in the Democratic primary in May.
9 hours ago
In Philly and through region, thousands of women will march toward better tomorrow
Thousands of women will join marches Saturday to support an array of social justice issues. In Atlantic City, they'll be honoring civil rights trailblazer Fannie Lou Hamer.
10 hours ago
Mount Moriah cemetery could become nature sanctuary
Founded in 1855, the cemetery is the resting place of Civil War soldiers, a former Philadelphia mayor, and many other city notables of a previous era.
11 hours ago
FDA, USDA food safety rules have loopholes, report says. The government shutdown only makes them harder to close
A new report exposes the gaps in the current food safety system, which recently has been put under strain during the government shutdown.
12 hours ago
High-rise hospitals rely on old-school elevator operators
Hospitals are some of the last places you’ll still find elevator operators. Quickly moving between floors can mean life and death for patients needing surgery.
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