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Be like my spunky tomato vines. Don’t let 2020 knock you out. And trust science. | Maria Panaritis

A garden in Ardmore, Pa., nearly died from Isaias and a heat wave. Now forest fires in California are taking a final whack at our coronavirus quarantine fighters.
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Be like my spunky tomato vines. Don’t let 2020 knock you out. And trust science. | Maria Panaritis

A garden in Ardmore, Pa., nearly died from Isaias and a heat wave. Now forest fires in California are taking a final whack at our coronavirus quarantine fighters.

Column

How PSERS has invested $100m with a Pittsburgh billionaire and won’t say what it is for

Trustees of the $57 billion pension fund for public school employees bet $100 million on a new investment with an I-Spy name —”Project Newton"— run by a manager PSERS wouldn't name.
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How PSERS has invested $100m with a Pittsburgh billionaire and won’t say what it is for

Trustees of the $57 billion pension fund for public school employees bet $100 million on a new investment with an I-Spy name —”Project Newton"— run by a manager PSERS wouldn't name.

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L.A. police brutalized a reporter. Viral videos prove they lied. | Helen Ubiñas

We lie to one another and ourselves all the time — no matter what side we’re on.

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From smothered pork chops to ricotta gnocchi, 5 great restaurants for outdoor dining outside Philly

Though indoor dining has returned with limited capacity, some customers still prefer eating al fresco.

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Radnor firm — with a product heroin makers rely on — stops key sales in Mexico

The Main Line-based based company started by ex-Rohm and Haas boss and corporate-governance thinker Rajiv L. Gupta, was a favored, if inadvertent, chemical supplier to Mexico's illegal heroin labs

Opinion

Even if Joe Biden wins, Trump and Mitch McConnell’s judges could block U.S. progress for decades | Will Bunch

With Pa. ruling, a surge in white male right-wing federal judges under Trump, McConnell already showing how progress will be throttled in the 2020s.

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As both sides scream ‘dementia’ over presidential candidates, which one speaks more clearly? An analysis. | The Angry Grammarian

Assessing Joe Biden's and Donald Trump's remarks reveals a surprising amount about their command of the English language.

Opinion

Take a break from our national pastime of doomscrolling for some joyscrolling | Helen Ubiñas

We can’t completely turn away from all the bad news. But we should take a break to remind us why we’re fighting so hard.

Opinion

As we remember Nikolette Rivera on what would have been her 3rd birthday, let’s not forget her mother | Jenice Armstrong

I can’t imagine what she’s going through and I’m deeply concerned that in a city with as many resources for victims of crime that she’s not more connected.

Opinion

Stacey Abrams pours the sting of loss into making sure others can vote | Solomon Jones

"I don’t elect saviors," the Georgia politician told me on Monday.

Opinion

How Iraq could become a Mideast anchor, not a ‘forever war’ | Trudy Rubin

Iraq could become key Mideast stabilizer if its unusual new prime minister succeeds.

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The West Coast is burning, but Pa. can help | Will Bunch Newsletter

Don’t cry about the wildfires. Demand that Pa. finally takes climate change seriously.

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Virtual schooling is a gamble that risks the long-term health of children and families | Maria Panaritis

It's time for school districts, and our leaders, to ante up with solutions for getting kids back into classrooms.

Opinion

I’m numb to crazy stuff Trump says, but utterly terrified of crazy stuff Americans believe | Will Bunch

Trump's attacks on dead troops or his COVID lies aren't as scary as the millions of voters swept up by QAnon theories, militia fever and white supremacy.

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Farewell, Century 21: The chain that survived 9/11 couldn’t outlast the coronavirus

Members of the Gindi family say their insurers "turned their backs on us at this most critical time.”

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