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(Philadelphia School District headquarters.  File photo by Mike DeNardo)

State House Set To Vote On Cigarette Tax To Fund Philly Schools

The Pennsylvania House is expected to vote today on a proposal to raise new money for the Philadelphia School District — a measure the school district repeats is badly needed.

09/22/2014

(File photo.  Credit: CBS3)

Delaware County College Admits Telling Some Students, Incorrectly, They Were Good To Go

Delaware County Community College says it had notified more than 100 students that they’d met their graduation requirements, but they hadn’t.

09/17/2014

(credit: Casey Kuhn/CBS3)

California Chrome Arrives At Parx Racing For Saturday’s Pennsylvania Derby

Assistant trainer Alan Sherman says the timing of the Pennsylvania Derby attracted him, not the Parx bonus.

09/16/2014

(Young kids draw in Franklin Square.  Photo by Mike DeNardo)

Kids Help Grownups Make A Point About Preschools in Philadelphia

Kids sang and danced and drew pictures as the grownups pushed for funding for quality pre-kindergarten programs.

09/16/2014

(Credit: Mike DeNardo)

Thousands Cross Ben Franklin Bridge Daily, But How Many Know Its Secret?

Inside the anchorages on either side of the Ben Franklin Bridge — long-forgotten trolley stops that were never put into service.

09/15/2014

(The DRPA operates the Benjamin Franklin Bridge, pictured, plus the Betsy Ross, Walt Whitman, and Commodore Barry bridges.  File photo) (credit: CBS)

Study Could Clear Way For Restoration Of Discounts On Delaware River Bridge Tolls

A Delaware River Port Authority committee has green-lighted a traffic study that could lead to toll discounts for Delaware River Bridge commuters.

09/13/2014

(The headquarters of the School District of Philadelphia, on North Broad Street near Spring Garden.  File photo by Mike DeNardo)

Philadelphia School District Finding New Ways To Boost Attendance

The Philadelphia School District is trying some new strategies to stress the importance of attendance.

09/12/2014

(A dashboard camera installed in a Cherry Hill police cruiser.  Photo by Mike DeNardo)

NJ Lawmaker Is Delighted Police Cams Will Roll Out More Widely

The bill wassponsored by Washington Township assemblyman Paul Moriarty, who was cleared of drunk-driving charges after police video showed him passing field sobriety tests.

09/11/2014

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Phila. Parents Sue Pa. Dept. of Education Over Uninvestigated Deficiency Claims

Seven Philadelphia parents say the Pennsylvania Department of Education has violated its duty to look into allegations of “curriculum deficiencies” in Philadelphia schools.

09/09/2014

(credit: Mike DeNardo)

Philadelphia Public School Students Return To Class Amid Budget Crisis

Philadelphia public schools opened today amid huge budget deficits and reduced staffing

09/08/2014

Ben Franklin Bridge construction has inconvienienced commuters all summer long. (Credit: Mike DeNardo)

Ben Franklin Bridge Commuters Wonder: What’s Going On And When Will It End?

Commuters on the Ben Franklin Bridge have been inconvenienced with lane closures and gaps in PATCO service since Memorial Day.

09/05/2014

(Graphic by Ed Fischer.  Not an actual United Way graphic)

Nonprofits Down The Shore Help Families Impacted By Casino Closings Cope

Nonprofits and social service agencies at the shore are trying to fill the back-to-school needs of families affected by the Atlantic City casino closings.

09/04/2014

(The headquarters of the School District of Philadelphia, on North Broad Street near Spring Garden.  File photo by Mike DeNardo)

Philadelphia School Teachers Prepping For Monday’s First Day For Students

Teachers in Philadelphia’s cash-strapped public schools are already back at work, getting ready.

09/04/2014

(Packages of Septa transit tokens.  Photo by Mike DeNardo/ KYW Newsradio)

Phila. School District Will Keep 1½-Mile Radius For Student Transpasses

An agreement is now in place to preserve Septa transportation for thousands of Philadelphia high school students.

09/03/2014

(The headquarters of the School District of Philadelphia, on North Broad Street near Spring Garden.  File photo by Mike DeNardo)

Judge Holds Principal, 3 Teachers For Trial In PSSA Cheating Case

A judge has held a Hunting Park school principal and three teachers for trial on charges they cheated on state tests.

09/02/2014

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