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Free Library of Philadelphia.
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Pat Loeb
February 25, 2020 - 4:27 pm
Supporters of Philadelphia's Free Library system are already gearing up for this year's budget battle. They want more money for the city's library branches, but last year's offensive had only modest success. Read more here.
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Scene of hit-and-run near Temple University
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Tim Jimenez
February 25, 2020 - 11:43 am
Philly police say a driver went the wrong direction down a one-way street, striking and killing a 27-year-old near Temple University’s campus. Police are still looking for the driver. Read more here.
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Drug use
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Pat Loeb
February 25, 2020 - 4:00 am
Philadelphia's health care community has put together an unprecedented strategy for tackling the opioid epidemic, and it could make medically assisted treatment available to thousands more people seeking to get off of opioids. Read more here.
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A classroom.
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Mike DeNardo
February 24, 2020 - 6:03 pm
Police in Yeadon have charged two 13-year-old girls with posting online threats against two schools in Delaware County. Read more here.
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Nicole Cadwalader
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Jim Melwert
February 24, 2020 - 2:22 pm
A 32-year-old Montgomery County woman will spend at least 12 ½ years in state prison, after she pleaded guilty but mentally ill to stabbing and beating her grandmother to death in June 2018. Read more here.
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Blondell Reynolds Brown
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Pat Loeb
February 24, 2020 - 2:13 pm
The former Philadelphia city councilmember, who pledged not to enroll in the controversial Deferred Retirement Option Plan, has applied for it after all. It could mean a six-figure lump sum payment on top of her pension. Read more here.
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Indego e-bike
City of Philadelphia
Kim Glovas
February 24, 2020 - 12:55 pm
A new study suggests Philadelphia residents are not relying on cars as much as they used to, and other forms of transportation are picking up the slack. Read more here.
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The School District of Philadelphia
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Mike DeNardo
February 24, 2020 - 7:40 am
The School District of Philadelphia says it's overpaying charter schools for educating students with special needs. At the heart of the issue is the state's formula governing how charters get funding for special education. Read more here.
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Suburban Station
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Mike DeNardo
February 23, 2020 - 4:00 am
SEPTA is moving ahead with its plans to install countdown clocks on platforms to tell riders how long it will be before the next train or trolley arrives. Read more here.
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E-bikes in Philadelphia.
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Kim Glovas
February 22, 2020 - 4:00 am
The city's transportation department rolled out electric bikes last year, and after some initial problems with missing bikes, it's back again this year. Some 300 e-bikes are already appearing on city streets. Read more here.
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