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2nd Amendment Advocates Gather At The Rod Of Iron Freedom Festival

A Pa. lawmaker is supporting ‘Second Amendment Sanctuaries.’ What are they? How do they...

What started as a local resistance movement is gaining steam nationwide.

With their contract extended, PHEAA officials suggest improvements to controversial federal student loan program

PHEAA, signed the contract extension shortly before Christmas, following a month of negotiations with officials from the U.S. Department of Education, CEO James Steeley told the board Thursday.

In Philly, new Koch-backed initiative encourages businesses to hire ex-offenders

The Getting Talent Back to Work initiative offers businesses guidelines for what to consider in terms of hiring ex-offenders and pairs them with other firms that have successfully gone through the process.

Cocaine, marijuana and heroin topped fourth quarter drug seizures | The Numbers Racket

This week, The Pennsylvania State Police released their drug seizure totals for the fourth quarter of 2019.  The numbers included the confiscation of illegal drugs from highways and communities across the state. Check out this week’s Number’s Racket:

Pa. Corrections officials recommend shuttering state prison in Luzerne County. But Gov. Tom Wolf...

The Pennsylvania Department of Corrections announced its final recommendation to shutter SCI-Retreat, a 1,200-bed correctional facility in Luzerne County, in a 600-page report it submitted to Gov. Tom Wolf on Wednesday.

After years of trying, Pa. House finally passes handheld cell phone ban

After years of effort, a ban on handheld cell phone use could be coming to Pennsylvania’s roads and highways.

How a Philly entrepreneur is using fashion to help formerly incarcerated women get back...

Kimberly McGlonn’s ultimate goal is to “provide pathways to self-sufficiency to women with convictions who have a really hard time finding employment.”

Raising Black sons enhances new Philly police chief Outlaw’s credentials | John N. Mitchell

Outlaw is also the mother of two Black sons. This is important because our city has a young Black male problem that is twofold.

Acting Philly Police Commissioner Coulter’s future in department remains unknown

Coulter has led the department as the first female commissioner since Mayor Jim Kenney appointed her on an interim basis last August
Australia wild fires

From fires in Australia to looming war in the Middle East, our children deserve...

We were on the way to ballet rehearsal. It's my favorite 30 minutes of the day. It's a chance to break away from work, and to touch base with my only child. She's 14...