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Sunoco Praised For Revising Its Criminal Background Check Policy

Several Philadelphia advocacy groups are applauding one of the area’s largest employers for changing its hiring practices to give those with criminal records a better chance at a job. And they’re hoping other companies take note.

03/28/2014

(File photo by John Ostapkovich)

Judge Strikes Down Photo ID Requirement For Pennsylvania Voters

A state judge has struck down the law requiring Pennsylvania’s voters to show photo identification at the polls.

01/17/2014

Jerome Shabazz in the greenhouse. (credit: Cherri Gregg)

Local Groups Team Up To Help Grow Healthy Communities

The Public Interest Law Center of Philadelphia teamed up with urban agricultural groups Saturday for a daylong event that demonstrated how access to locally grown food can lead to healthier communities.

10/26/2013

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

Parents Considering Legal Action Over Hobbled Philadelphia Schools

Tired of waiting for answers on how schools can open Monday with overcrowded classes and barely any counselors or support staff, parents are looking at taking matters into their own hands.

09/05/2013