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4 years since Trump came down that escalator and the cycle of empty outrage has become unbearable | Will Bunch

Trump's lies and outrageous statements generate outrage and then nothing. Time to break the cycle.

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After her father was murdered, she vowed to get the education he never could. Now she’s a two-time Fulbright scholar. | Mike Newall

After suffering tremendous tragedy, Nadira Branch refused to be defined by fear, or grief, or a false choice.
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After her father was murdered, she vowed to get the education he never could. Now she’s a two-time Fulbright scholar. | Mike Newall

After suffering tremendous tragedy, Nadira Branch refused to be defined by fear, or grief, or a false choice.
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A new farm taps into deep roots in Lawnside

Micaiah and Cynthia Hall are cultivating their half-an-acre backyard in Lawnside, NJ into a source of fresh produce for their three children and for farmers markets in Camden County and Philadelphia. The name Free Haven Farms honors Lawnside's history.
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A new farm taps into deep roots in Lawnside

Micaiah and Cynthia Hall are cultivating their half-an-acre backyard in Lawnside, NJ into a source of fresh produce for their three children and for farmers markets in Camden County and Philadelphia. The name Free Haven Farms honors Lawnside's history.
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10 hours, 16 shops: I hopped a Dietz & Watson truck in tribute to the endangered local deli | Maria Panaritis

Neighborhood delis are slowly dying. But Maria Panaritis found fight in them all during a blitz across Delaware County.
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10 hours, 16 shops: I hopped a Dietz & Watson truck in tribute to the endangered local deli | Maria Panaritis

Neighborhood delis are slowly dying. But Maria Panaritis found fight in them all during a blitz across Delaware County.
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Father’s Day Rally Committee still promoting black fatherhood after 30 years | Jenice Armstrong

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.

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Man’s compassionate response after brutal attack by teens in Old City is a lesson in civility | Jenice Armstrong

I was punched in the face years ago by an attacker, and wasted a lot of time fantasizing about getting revenge. Rizzo Mertz isn’t like that.

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Campaign help from Russia? Trump says it’s no problem | Trudy Rubin

Trump's eagerness for foreign help in 2020 election undermines the FBI and U.S. law, and invites foreign interference in 2020 elections.

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The Summer of the @NotesFromHel Poolside Pop-Up Newsrooms begins | Helen Ubiñas

Pools are one of those community touchstones that can tell us a lot about a neighborhood and a city.

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Philly’s animal shelter dissed in confidential Ivy League vet school report | Stu Bykofsky

Cornell University study says ACCT is overcrowded and underfunded.

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This Army base interned Japanese during WWII. Now it’ll be a concentration camp for migrant kids. This needs to stop | Will Bunch

Grim history of Oklahoma's Fort Sill is why it's already way past time to end concentration camps for migrants.

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A visit to my childhood home taught me how to grieve for my beloved mother | Christine Flowers

Seeing that house, still there, still lovely, still filled with someone else’s family, still capable of creating memories for other children, makes it easier to grieve my beloved parents, who did the best they could for us.

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Officials angry about closing of Sikorsky helicopter plant after giving Lockheed millions in aid

For decades, Pa. governors and lawmakers helped Sikorsky build choppers in Chester County with tax aid. In the end, that meant nothing.

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Electoral College is a valuable part of our republic, and shouldn’t be abolished | Dom Giordano

Saturday is a day to celebrate the 115th anniversary of the 12th Amendment, which established the Electoral College, a necessary part of how our country elects its president.

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Hong Kong democracy protests should inspire Americans | Trudy Rubin

One million Hong Kong residents demonstrate in the streets against Beijing's efforts to curb rule of law in Hong Kong, efforts that ould also endanger U.S. businessmen and journalists.

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The quiet way words die and how you can keep ‘transgender’ and ‘diversity’ alive | The Angry Grammarian

Over two and a half years, the Trump administration has worked hard to scrub words related to diversity and inclusion from official government documents.

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After racist Facebook posts, what should happen next for Philly police? | Solomon Jones

Desk duty is not enough. The culture of the department must change.

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