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(Education activist Helen Gym, standing outside a charter school in Chinatown she helped found.  Credit: Pat Loeb)

Phila. Education Firebrand Helen Gym To Receive White House Award

Helen Gym is well known among local government and educational leaders for keeping them on their toes. The Philadelphia community activist will be honored at the White House next week for her service to the city.

03/27/2014

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Trial To Open On Lawfulness Of Pennsylvania Voter ID Law

Pennsylvania’s voter ID law heads back to court Monday after nearly a year in legal purgatory. Opening arguments begin this afternoon in a trial that is expected to last two weeks.

07/15/2013

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Analysis: Is Iowa Really Important?

KYW Special Contributor Larry Kane says there are two schools of thought: Iowa is not a game changer, or Iowa is critical.

01/03/2012

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Local Expert Weighs In On Libya’s Official Transition To Democracy

Three days after the death of Moamar Qaddafi, Libyan rebels have declared liberation and say the country will be guided by Islamic principals.

10/23/2011