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In Pa. coal country, debate flares over arming teachers to prevent school shootings
Nearly three hours into a special meeting about a policy that would ask some staff at the Tamaqua Area School District to carry guns, par
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Wilmington forges partnership to revitalize Riverside housing project
The northeast section of Wilmington is dominated by public housing and an overcrowded prison. Only a handful of businesses thrive, whil
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Court mulls case that would make districts liable for ongoing harassment between students
The Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court heard arguments Tuesday in a case that could set state precedent, holding school districts liable for
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Clergy abuse victims fund launches in Philadelphia, other Pa. dioceses to come
The Archdiocese of Philadelphia’s new victim’s compensation program is up and running, less than a
In court, Delaware prisoner admits organizing siege that led to officer’s death
Updated: 9:49 p.m.
An inmate on trial in connection with a February 2017 prison riot that led to the death of a c
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Man fatally shot by police after stabbing K-9 during arrest warrant execution
A 39-year-old Ocean County man was fatally shot by police Monday after he stabbed a K-9 during the execution of an arrest warrant, author
Car crashes into N.J. Social Security office; at least 16 hurt
Authorities say the crash appears to be an accident. Its exact cause remains under investigation.
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How schools can reduce sexual violence
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Top Nutter official Peterkin Bell accused of misusing $245K in taxpayer money
Pennsylvania attorney general announces public corruption charges against woman who served as city representative.
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Activist Asa Khalif announces run for Philly City Council
Khalif appears to be the first to officially declare.
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$3.3M Maplewood Mall remake to break ground in 2019
Philadelphia’s Department of Commerce is putting the finishing touches on a request for proposal for a $3.3 million remake of Maplewood Mall.
Rate of births to white single moms accelerates
The rate of unmarried white females having babies nearly tripled between 1980 and 2016, rising from 10 percent to almost 30 percent.
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Philly’s Amazon HQ2 loss could be a long-term win for city, experts say
Mayor Jim Kenney responded to the news with a thank you to Amazon.
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Holding out slim hope as crews search for more fire dead
"I'm staying hopeful," she said. "Until the final word comes, you keep fighting against it."
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Native American massacre from colonial Pa. history to be retold in comic book
The Library Company of Philadelphia is turning the 1763 massacre of the Conestoga Native American tribe into a comic book.
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