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Stresses multiply for many U.S. clergy: ‘We need help too’
These are daunting times for U.S. clergy of many faiths as the age-old challenges of their ministries are compounded by newly evolving stresses.
40 mins ago
Some hoped letting groceries, mini-marts sell wine would kill Pa.’s state stores. It hasn’t
Total sales at the state liquor stores, at $1.872 billion for 2018-19, are up 3.1% since Gov. Wolf and Speaker Mike Turzai famously toasted the wine privatization in 2016.
3 hours ago
Jeff Bezos pledges $10 billion to fight climate change, planet’s ‘biggest threat’
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos announced Monday he is committing $10 billion to fight climate change, which he calls "the biggest threat to our planet."
4 hours ago
Trump administration wants time limits on student visas
There is no set time limit for how long students who come to the U.S. for college can stay. The Trump administration says that is a problem.
5 hours ago
Boy Scouts of America files for bankruptcy
The century-old organization's filing is a sign of financial instability as it faces some 300 lawsuits from men who say they were sexually abused as scouts.
6 hours ago
Delaware initiative would offer financial support for foster kids who want to go to college
Foster kids find themselves at a crossroads when they turn 18. The Carney administration initiative aims to encourage more to continue their education.
Next to arrive on SEPTA: Real-time countdown clocks coming to BSL
SEPTA riders will soon be able to look at a sign in a train station and see in real time when trains are arriving, on time or otherwise.
7 hours ago
Teens are still vaping flavors, thanks to new disposable vape pens
16 hours ago
Pa.’s lobbying law got tougher in 2018. But it still falls short in exposing influence.
If you’re an advocate for government transparency, it would be difficult to not feel disappointed that one of the biggest supporters of Pennsylvania’s lobbying disclosure law
18 hours ago
Could Pennsylvania’s 43K new citizens make the difference in 2020 election?
Naturalized citizens have been adding to the voter rolls in swing states since the last election cycle. Could they make a difference in Pennsylvania for 2020?
20 hours ago
Inside the money museum hidden a block from Philly City Hall
Take a selfie in a stagecoach and feel the weight of gold.
Jersey Shore Airbnb hosts earned nearly $70M during 2019, company says
Jersey Shore homeowners that list their units on the popular rental marketplace Airbnb collectively raked in tens of millions of dollars in 2019, the company said.
Local organizations collaborate to create LGBTQ housing program
The Homeward Initiative and Valley Youth House are nearing the launch of their housing collaboration Host Homes.
21 hours ago
After abuse scandals, seminarians pledge to ‘get it right’
The 156 young men who call St. Charles Borromeo Seminary home are deeply aware of both the sacred and the profane.
23 hours ago
Developers could have to foot the bill for mass transit upgrades
Measure aligns with state policies to steer new developments to areas with existing infrastructure
1 day ago
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