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Children’s Stress Impacts Health And Academics

Positive, short term stress is healthy. Children need to learn to manage adversity like dealing with the first day of school. But sustained and severe stress, such as poverty, can be toxic, with longterm implications.

11/26/2012

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Brotherly Love: Honey’s Angels Feed Families

This Thanksgiving, more than 100 families will eat a meal delivered with love from “Honey” and her angels.

11/21/2012

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Winter Woolies Fill City Council’s Caucus Room After Annual ‘Warmth In Winter’

City Council’s Caucus Room was awash in winter woolies this week. For the 13th straight year, volunteers brought in knitted hats, scarves, and mittens for children in need.

11/18/2012

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Opinion: Big Cities’ People-in-Power Don’t Understand Crime And Murder

For America’s big cities: the people who are supposed to have, need to have, and claim to have all the answers simply don’t have a clue.

07/11/2012

Stigall Show Log 7.10.12

Chris reviews last night’s Major League Baseball Homerun Derby, President Obama’s plan to extend the Bush tax cuts for households making less than $250,000, Tom Corbett’s Voter ID law, Mayor Nutter’s ban on feeding the homeless and parents that let their 5-year-old daughter swim with sharks.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–07/10/2012

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Philadelphia Teams Up With Local Organization To Provide Housing For Homeless Veterans

The City of Philadelphia teamed up with the South Philadelphia social services group CATCH, Inc. to provide housing for homeless veterans.

06/19/2012

(File photo: a group of people being given free meals at a parkland location in Philadelphia.  Credit: John McDevitt)

One Supporter Of Controversial Philadelphia Feeding Ban Speaks Out

The recently instated ban on outdoor feeding in the Fairmount Park system has drawn a lot of heat from some homeless advocates and religious leaders. But some local leaders do support the ban.

06/03/2012

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Two NJ Assemblyman Want ‘One-Way Tickets’ For Homeless Put To An End

It’s no secret that many towns handle the problem of chronic homelessness by simply moving them somewhere else. Now, a pair of New Jersey legislators wants to make that practice illegal.

05/13/2012

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Bristol Homeless Encampment Clears Out

The remaining residents of a suburban Philadelphia homeless camp have moved out on the order of authorities to make way for a new warehouse.

05/08/2012

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Local Organization That Fights Homelessness Prepares For Upcoming Gala

A Center City non-profit is fighting homelessness, one person at a time.

04/28/2012

Tracey Specter (credit: ©Kat Nania/Kendon Photography)

Woman Honored For Helping Homeless Women And Children In Philadelphia

The Drueding Center in North Philadelphia provides transitional housing for homeless women and children.

03/24/2012

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Occupy Philadelphia Members Serve Homeless To Protest Outdoor Feeding Ban

The City of Philadelphia held a hearing at the Municipal Services Building in Center City on Thursday to give public comment on the new outdoor feeding ban. There was opposition to the ban, both inside and outside of the building.

03/16/2012

(Painting "Ms Betty's Shoes," by Claire Kalala and Camille Sassano of the University of the Arts) (credit: KYW's Cherri Gregg)

University Of The Arts Students Team Up With Homeless Artists To Create Exhibit

To fight the stigma associated with homelessness, students at University of the Arts teamed up with artists from a nearby shelter to create an exhibit titled “Our Voice, Our Art, Our Home.”

03/15/2012

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City To Ban Street-Corner Feedings of Homeless

Philadelphia mayor Michael Nutter has announced a ban on the feeding of large numbers of homeless and hungry people at sites on and near the Ben Franklin Parkway.

03/14/2012

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Brotherly Love: Designing Homes For The Homeless

A Bucks County interior designer now does her job without a paycheck. She uses her talents to make homes for the homeless.

03/13/2012

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