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Daniella Heminghaus

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In one Philly neighborhood, a fight against gentrification — block by block

By: - December 28, 2022

'How many life science centers do you need? How many research centers do you need? How many?' Rasheda Alexander asked.

‘Tranq’ isn’t just a Philly problem. But it will take city officials, healthcare workers to fix it

By: - September 6, 2022

'Tranq,' or xylazine, is an animal tranquilizer used by veterinarians and is not approved for human use.

Local students and supporters taking part in a national walk-out for abortion rights in Philadelphia, PA on 5/26/22 (Photo by Daniella Heminghaus, for the Capital-Star).

Philadelphia students walk out for abortion rights

By: - May 28, 2022

'It's very cool ...They’re not putting up with it anymore,' an onlooker said.

How a Philly man is fighting the city’s gun violence epidemic — one drum line at a time

By: - April 29, 2022

The Beloved Care Project, which recently marched around Philly's university campus, aims to address the root causes of gun violence.

Buffalo bound anti-mandate protesters stop in Scranton

By: - February 11, 2022

After receiving a few more donation boxes from a local, the convoy of two cars and four people headed out to their next meeting point in Elmira, N.Y. But, before leaving, McGuire also noted: “Nobody wants a mini Ottawa in their town, which is understandable … we kept saying ‘this is peaceful, we don’t plan anything.’ All is part of our right to assemble.”