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New AAA Study Says Drivers Ed Classes Help Save Lives Of Teen Drivers

“There really is a difference when teens take driver education,” says Jenny Robinson, a spokesperson with AAA Mid-Atlantic. “Driver education reduces crashes by 4.3% and convictions by nearly 40%.”

09/09/2014

FILE PHOTO (SEIU members rally for immigration reform at Love Park in June.  Credit: Molly Daly)

Local Advocates React To President’s Decision To Delay Immigration Reform Action

It was a range of emotions among immigrant families after hearing that President Obama will delay executive action on immigration reform.

09/06/2014

(At a City Hall press conference, House of Umoja co-founder David Fattah stands next to  binders of pledges signed by Philadelphia school students.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

House of Umoja Readies For Philadelphia’s Next ”Million Father March”

“The purpose of the march is to project a feeling of protection and respect inside the community and the school system,” says House of Umoja co-founder David Fattah.

09/05/2014

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Community Groups, Corporations Help Fill Budget Void For Philadelphia Public Schools

Corporations and community groups are fast becoming an indispensable asset to the schools by helping to fill the budget gaps.

09/05/2014

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Virtua Says Its Knee-Surgery Ads Are Correct, But Agrees To Stricter Verification

You’ve probably seen or heard the advertisements for Virtua’s “quad sparing” knee replacement surgery on TV, radio, or online. “He’s off his walker,” explains an actress portraying his wife.

09/04/2014

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Teen Driving Rules Tough, But Designed With Safety In Mind

The tragic death of three Council Rock sophomores last weekend poses the question — what are the rules for teen driving?

09/04/2014

(Anton Moore holds one of the pellets used by toy guns which are prohibited by Philadelphia city ordinance.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

Activists Get Neighborhood Store To Stop Selling Soft-Pellet Toy Guns

Residents of the Point Breeze section of South Philadelphia scored a huge win this week: a group protested the sale of soft-pellet pistols at a local corner store, and won.

09/03/2014

Audenreid Charter High School classroom with new green screen. (credit: Cherri Gregg)

Grays Ferry Charter School Uses Grant Money To Help Transform Education

Universal Audenried Charter High School kicked off its first day of school Tuesday with an extra $2.7 million dollars in its coffers over the next three years — thanks to a federal school improvement grant designed to help transform education through innovation.

09/02/2014

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Donation Keeps Curtains Open For Philadelphia Theatre Company

Earlier this year, the Philadelphia Theatre Company was in a financial free fall. The bank foreclosed on its longtime home, The Suzanne Roberts Theater, putting the building up for sale. But now, thanks to a $2.5 million gift, curtains will open on the company’s 40th season this fall.

09/02/2014

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SW Philly Church Collects Supplies For Children Displaced By Deadly Fire

A Southwest Philadelphia Church is holding a celebration today for the children displaced following last month’s deadly fire on Gesner Street in Southwest Philadelphia.

08/30/2014

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36 Rookie Officers Sworn In to Philadelphia Police Department

Police commissioner Charles Ramsey reminded the rookies about heightened public scrutiny in light of civil unrest in Ferguson, Mo.

08/29/2014

An example of illegal dumping near public litter baskets. (credit: Cherri Gregg)

Philadelphia’s Streets Department Increasing Effort To Stop Illegal Dumping

Illegal dumping around public litter baskets is becoming a big problem in Philadelphia and the streets department is stepping up its efforts to stop it.

08/29/2014

(A rally for Michael Brown was held outside Camden City Hall.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

Rally in Camden, NJ For Ferguson, Mo. Teen Shot By Police

Camden residents want to make sure there are no Michael Brown-type incidents in their city.

08/28/2014

22nd and Cecil B. Moore -- the place where the Columbia Avenue riot began 50 years ago. (Credit: Cherri Gregg)

50 Years Ago, False Rumor Ignites Chaos, Destruction In North Philly

Thursday marks the 50th anniversary of the Columbia Avenue riots.

08/28/2014

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Protests In Ferguson Raise Questions About Police Department Diversity Nationwide

In 2012, New Jersey State Police graduated only two Black officers out of a class of 85. But the department’s last three classes of new troopers have made history.

08/25/2014

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