He voted himself into office, bringing a tax-collection nightmare to a Pa. town

Jeffrey Cutler got elected tax collector in a Lancaster County town with one write-in vote. Some officials say his poor performance shows how obsolete the position has become.

The man in charge of Pa.’s commutation system says it’s broken. Can it be fixed?

"It’s rare, I guess, to hear people in politics and elective office say we need to get people in politics and elective office out of the process as much as possible, but that’s what I’m advocating."

North Philly’s Junior Barber Academy teaches kids the basics of barbering and entrepreneurship
P. Michael Boone learned to cut his own hair out of necessity. Now he teaches kids the trade, and other skills, in his shop.

Philly to come out $42 million behind in sale of jilted police HQ property
The city will sell the West Philly property for $10 million after paying more than $52 million to buy it and to start renovations, according to a published report.

Republicans beginning to worry about Trump re-election

At global climate conference, U.S. promotes fossil fuels
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Black children are suffering higher rates of depression and anxiety. What’s going on?

Persistent social stress is among the factors researchers city to explain why black youth now are reporting higher rates of emotional problems than white peers, a reversal of the historic pattern.

Joel Embiid, Ben Simmons lead Sixers to victory after Jimmy Butler leaves game

Embiid finished with 24 points and eight rebounds to help the Sixers defeat the Pistons.

Can art save Atlantic City, this time?

In A.C., murals have been painted on the side of liquor stores, beauty salons, restaurants, and a lone house across from Ocean Resort Casino, the old Revel.

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In a courthouse reunion, ‘Camden 28’ defendants say battle against injustice must continue

Nearly a half century ago, they broke into the federal courthouse in Camden to protest the Vietnam war. They returned last week with a message.

Following a $165K windfall, Kenney cracks down on public land flipping

The mayor issued a directive to crack down on the practice of no-bid sales and profitable land flips aided by the city’s disjointed process for selling its vacant lots.

Prescriptions — and overdoses — are skyrocketing for anti-anxiety drugs that make opioids even more lethal

Experts say an explosion of benzodiazepine prescriptions in the middle of an opioid crisis is particularly concerning, because both drugs become much deadlier when mixed with each other.

Under the Atlantic City Expressway, Pine Barrens critters have their own roads

Ten wooden structures that can comfortably house up to 80 bats and 20 screech owl nesting boxes will be installed along the Atlantic City Expressway.

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