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Steven Benvenisti, a victim of a repeat drunk driver, lobbied for the new law as an attorney and board member with Mothers Against Drunk Driving.

A new law now in effect in New Jersey changes the way convicted drunk drivers are handled, with the idea to prevent a repeat offense and save lives in the process. Read more here.Read more

Bensalem Police Officer Robert Schwarting and his partner Bowie.

A Bucks County cop and his K-9 partner will be a part of a new A&E reality show. Read more here.Read more

Tina Lifford of the Oprah Winfrey Network series "Queen Sugar," spoke at the Women of Destiny Breakfast.

The actress who plays "Aunt Vi"on the critically acclaimed show "Queen Sugar" on the Oprah Winfrey Network was the keynote speaker at the Women of Destiny Breakfast during the Pennsylvania Society's events this weekend. Read more here.Read more

Screencap of surveillance video of a man who disposed of the dead cat after finding it outside a corner store.

The Pennsylvania SPCA is seeking the public's help in tracking down the person who killed a cat with a bow and arrow. Read more here.Read more

Plastic shopping bags

Philadelphia City Council appears poised to ban single-use plastic bags in city stores, but environmentalists fear the bill City Council is set to vote on this week won't have enough of an impact. Read more here.Read more

Jamie Bowers, electronic resources coordinator for the Free Library of Philadelphia, shows off the library card, your passport to the Experience Pass program.

Your library card from the Free Library of Philadelphia is now your passport to some choice museums and other attractions in the city. And, it could also qualify you for a shot at tickets to a Sixers or Flyers game, tickets right in Mayor Kenney's box. Read more here. Read more

Comcast Center.

Comcast is expanding the Internet Essentials program to all low-income families within the coverage area. Read more here. Read more

Pamela Rich-Wheeler, founder and executive director of The Business Center.

A Germantown-based nonprofit that helps businesses expand is celebrating 20 years, and will celebrate the milestone next week, focused on innovation.Read more

The Cliffs at Callowhill opened Saturday morning. At 40,000 square feet, it is the largest rock climbing gym in Pennsylvania.

The largest rock climbing gym in Pennsylvania opened Saturday morning at 10th and Callowhill. Read more here.Read more

Terez Guiliana, a Project HOME ambassador dubbed the "Reading Terminal Angel" and her friend John Silvetti.

In an effort to help the homeless, the non-profit Project HOME stationed "ambassadors of hope" throughout the city. One ambassador has been dubbed the "Reading Terminal Angel." Read more here.Read more