Philadelphia’s overdose death rate remains stubbornly high

City officials said a jump in overdose deaths is a sign that the opioid crisis remains stubbornly persistent in a city where 1,217 people died of overdoses last year.

Malcolm Jenkins critical of Eagles’ ‘demeanor,’ said loss to Saints ‘was just embarrassing’
The outspoken team leader had a lot to say: "I didn't feel as a team we had a lot of fight. I'd rather get thrown out of a game than just lay down and take it."

Philly musicians form super group to pay tribute to The Band’s ‘The Last Waltz’
This year’s show will once again bring together a who’s who of the Philly music scene.

Report: Trump wanted to prosecute Comey, Hillary Clinton
President Donald Trump wanted to prosecute political adversaries Hillary Clinton and former FBI Director James Comey, The New York Times reported.

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Markelle Fultz works out with Sixers hours after his agent said he would be sidelined

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‘Creed II’ got a $16 million tax break. How film tax credits work in PA and NJ

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N.J. used car industry still rife with abuse, agency says

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Lower Merion schools no longer interested in acquiring Stoneleigh

The Lower Merion School Board has opted to acquire 7.56 acres on Spring Mill Road in Villanova for playing fields for a planned new middle school nearly 2 miles away.

Surprise! Bayada Home Health chairman gifts $20 million to his employees

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