What this Philly-area start-up won on Richard Branson’s private island

The Fort Washington developer of an inflatable belt to prevent hip fractures among the elderly took top honors in the Extreme Tech Challenge, a worldwide competition for start-ups, the same week its product went on the market.

Mulch, sinkholes, even Tara Reid’s birthday: There ain’t no party like a weird Philly party

Above ground, the street is the epitome of a classic Philly block where residents find a reason to come together over the sublime, the mundane, and the ridiculous.

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Philly launched a program to put homeless people to work. Here’s what happened.
“It’s not that complicated. People want to work. It was really just figuring out the logistics to make that happen.”

Find a tick on your body? In Pa., you can get it tested — for free.
Pennsylvania has had the highest number of Lyme disease cases in the U.S. since 2000, with 7,457 in 2014 alone.

Trump blames Iran for tanker attacks but calls for talks

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Will Delaware legalize marijuana for adult use this year?
The bill to legalize cannabis in the First State is down to the wire with three weeks left.

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Tips for a safe and healthy vacation

A little bit of common sense, some advanced planning and checking in with medical professionals should insure a healthy and safe vacation.

'A man who built bridges’: Philadelphia deputy sheriff eulogized

Loved ones said they still didn’t know what made Danté Austin, the department’s first openly gay member, end his life at his desk.

Trump has weaponized tariffs. Here’s why that will inflict pain on U.S. companies for years.

Our trading partners will protect themselves by becoming less dependent on American products. China has incentive to restrict the export of rare earth metals, find alternative suppliers or develop industries to replace those that the U.S. dominates.

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Father’s Day Rally Committee still promoting black fatherhood after 30 years

Even in 2019, the notion of a black father being hands-on, as opposed to absentee, remains something of a counter-cultural concept for a whole lot of folks.

Father’s Day quiz: What kind of socks should you buy your dad?

Fashion has dictated that it’s time for men to say bye-bye to the boring white or basic black sock. But what kind of funky socks are perfect for the dad in your life?

Q&A: Heart attack care is a coordinated effort

Being cared for at a hospital with a full range of cardiac surgery capabilities for treating a heart attack is crucial to survival and how fast the patient gets medical intervention plays a key role in the patient’s survival and quality of life.
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Advocates: Emails show that census question discriminates

Advocates: Emails show that census question discriminates

Trump blames Iran for tanker attacks but calls for talks

Trump blames Iran for tanker attacks but calls for talks

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