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Regional Affairs Council – August 2011

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Philadelphians React To The New Bike Law

CBS3 asked for reactions to the new bike law in Philadelphia from area drivers and cyclists.

04/03/2012

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Caught On Tape: Suspect Robs South Philadelphia Cell Phone Store

Philadelphia police are searching for a suspect who caught on tape casually breaking into a cell phone store and stealing nearly $4,000 in cash.

03/30/2012

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NJ Comptroller Says Questionable DRPA Payments Went To Norcross Firm

New Jersey’s state comptroller has reviewed the inner operations of the Delaware River Port Authority, saying his office has found a pattern of waste and mismanagement that cost the bi-state agency millions of dollars over a number of years.

03/29/2012

(Photos by Michelle Durham)

Part 1: The Cost of School Clothes and Uniforms

How do you get everything you need for your child without spending a small fortune, especially now that many Philadelphia public and charter schools, like area Catholic schools, require students to wear uniform clothing?

07/29/2011

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Part 2: A Teacher’s Advice On School Supplies

A School District of Philadelphia educator offers some advice for parents who are already eyeing the “back to school” supply displays at local store.

07/29/2011

(Gina Gorski of Northeast Philadelphia and her five kids, in 2011 photo.  Credit: Michelle Durham)

Part 3: A Mother of Five Shares Her Tricks

Gina Gorski’s children are fourteen, ten, nine, five, and three years old. How does she do it?

07/29/2011

(A mother helps her daughter, a student at Temple University, get moved in.  Credit: Temple University)

Part 4: And What About Your College Kid?

If your child headed for college for the first time, you are probably facing a daunting list of what they want to take. But perhaps they don’t need as much as they think.

07/29/2011

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”Back to School on a Budget” — Listen to the Podcasts

You can listen to each part by clicking “play” or download it for later listening by right-clicking the “download” link and saving.

07/29/2011