Post Tagged with: "Philadelphia"

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New Yorkers voice opinions on possible soda tax

Soda tax proposals are spreading.

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Ida Tanujaya, undocumented worker, wife and mother

For 17 years she has worked 12 hours a day, 6 days a work in Philadelphia’s Chinatown.

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Philadelphia pizza shop lets you “pay it forward” to help feed homeless

At Rosa’s Fresh Pizza, customers can buy slices in advances for the homeless.

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“Busted” proves gumshoe reporting lives on

The opening lines read like a thriller novel.

One year later, military family still mourns fallen son
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One year later, military family still mourns fallen son

A year after Johnny Kihm died in Afghanistan, his family is still coming to terms with his passing.

Philadelphia Life: Ex-inmates are given hope through innovative program
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Philadelphia Life: Ex-inmates are given hope through innovative program

Philly ReNew was created to help fathers with criminal backgrounds find jobs and improve their overall quality of life during the transition from prison to community.

Philadelphia Life: Pennsylvania is an easy place to buy guns, officials say
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Philadelphia Life: Pennsylvania is an easy place to buy guns, officials say

Whether you’re a cowboy or a bandit, you will not have trouble obtaining a firearm in the state any time soon.

Philadelphia Life: Illegal guns are a way of life in some neighborhoods
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Philadelphia Life: Illegal guns are a way of life in some neighborhoods

Obtaining a pistol can be as easy as walking up to a corner and asking for one.

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Philadelphia Life: The Golden Block fights to revitalize in the face of urban ills

Amanda Plasencia report’s from Philadelphia’s “El Bloque de Oro” a Latino community that faces stiff economic pressures and battles the ills of drug addiction and high levels of crime.

Philadelphia Life: Walnut Street Theatre “getting better with age”
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Philadelphia Life: Walnut Street Theatre “getting better with age”

The oldest theater in the country has the largest subscription base.