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Charter school pushes for takeover of Chester Upland’s elementary schools
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Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf makes a deal with GOP, minimum wage bill moves in Senate

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How a Philly neighborhood, where almost everyone has loved ones in prison, is bridging the divide

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Agency says climate change imperils 60% of Superfund sites

The Government Accountability Office called on EPA chief Andrew Wheeler to state that dealing with the rising risks of seas, storms, or wildfires breaching the sites is part of the agency’s mission.

‘Punishment should not be endless.’ Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf urges lawmakers to reform probation.

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Criminal charges expected this week against Epstein guards

Criminal charges expected this week against Epstein guards

Trump backing off banning vaping flavors popular with teens
Trump backing off banning vaping flavors popular with teens
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