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(Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie of the Denver Broncos lays on the field after a play on January 19, 2014.  Photo by Kevin C. Cox/ Getty Images)

NFL Agrees To Lift Cap on Concussion Litigation Settlements

More than four-thousand former players are seeking compensation, claiming the NFL knew and hid the danger of repeated concussions.

06/25/2014

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Young Philadelphians Revisit the 1964 ‘Freedom Summer’ in Mississippi

Nearly 40 students from Youth United for Change will attend the “Freedom 50″ conference, honoring the civil rights workers who signed up African-American voters in 1964, including the three who were murdered by the Ku Klux Klan.

06/24/2014

Delaware River. (credit: Chelsea Karnash)

PA Cracks The Top Ten List Of Toxic Chemicals In Waterways

Pennsylvania has the nation’s seventh-highest volume of toxic chemicals being released into its waterways, according to a new report. New Jersey ranks 14th. Now, a coalition of environmental groups is urging greater protection for local waterways.

06/22/2014

The Schuylkill River in Philadelphia. (Credit: John Ostapkovich)

Environmental Groups Urge Greater Protection For Local Waterways

Figures show the Schuylkill River is the 17th most polluted local watershed in America. The Delaware River ranks even higher.

06/21/2014

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Gov. Corbett Secures 9 Insurers For Medicaid Alternative

Governor Corbett announced, yesterday, that nine insurers have signed on to provide health coverage for low income Pennsylvanians.

06/21/2014

(A pedestrian waits to cross Vine Street at Broad, as cars traverse the intersection.  Photo by Pat Loeb)

In Philadelphia, Crossing Certain Streets Presents Extra Danger for Unwary

The intersection of Broad and Vine Streets, for example: four lanes westbound and five lanes eastbound, including two that serve as the onramp to an interstate highway.

06/20/2014

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2 Phila. Men Freed After Serving 15 Years For Murder Won’t Be Retried

The DA says the passage of time has made a new case too difficult to prosecute, so the charges against Eugene Gilyard and Lance Felder are being dropped.

06/18/2014

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Piles of Dirt Under I-95 at Girard Ave. Pose No Risk, PennDOT Assures

After Delaware highway officials discovered a giant dirt pile caused a bridge on Interstate 495 to tilt, Penndot says the situation under I-95 is much different.

06/18/2014

Graduates are all smiles after going through a difficult school year. (credit: Pat Loeb)

Two Students At Delaware Valley Charter March At Graduation After Being Shot Earlier In The Year

Relatives cheered wildly, smart phones aloft to snap pictures, as Delaware Valley Charter graduated the class of 2014.

06/18/2014

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Survey Finds One-Third Of Pa. Job Applicants Eliminated By Mandatory Drug Tests

A survey by The Pennsylvania Manufacturers Association finds that one-third of job applicants are eliminated by mandatory drug tests, either because they refuse to take them or fail to pass them.

06/12/2014

The store is 3 blocks up Market Street, but it kept the same bold image (credit: Pat Loeb)

Suit Corner Moves To New Location After Devastating Fire

An Old City retail landmark is rising from the ashes, sort of. The Suit Corner — destroyed by fire two months ago — has found a new location and the owner expects to re-open this month.

06/12/2014

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20 Students Taken To Hospital After First Grader Brings Heroin To Cobbs Creek School

Police say a seven-year-old student brought ten packs of heroin into a classroom at Commodore John Barry Elementary School at 59th and Race Streets.

06/10/2014

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Kids Kept Indoors as Chemical Fumes Spread Near a Bucks School

About five gallons of ethyl acrylate spilled at Arkema, a resins plant in Bristol Township.

06/10/2014

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It’s Safety Vs. Convenience When Getting On The Schuylkill Trail

Access to the Schuylkill River Trail has been blocked at Race Street, leaving residents to fear keeping the gate closed is unsafe.

06/08/2014

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Dragon Boat Racers From All Over Converge On The Schuylkill

Dragon boats have taken over the Schuylkill River for the 8th annual Independence Regatta.

06/07/2014

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