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STORM OVER WATER: New Charges May Trigger Change In City Charter

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BY TONY WEST/ Water bills are undergoing a historic shift in Philadelphia. It’s part of a project to pump $2 billion of public money over a generation into a remaking of our most-crucial infrastructure – that which handles the source of life itself: rain. Rain is already costly and will grow more so, if we […]

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BY TONY WEST/ (Second In A Series)/ When life isn’t fair to begin with, it can be hard to make it fairer without hurting some people. Water is one of the basic costs of life – and business. Both the water we consume and the rainwater we divert need a complex infrastructure of mains, drains […]

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by Rory McGlasson A world-renowned theatre group has found a new home on Mifflin Street. Now they hope its neighbors get to know who they are. It seems bizarre that Archedream for Humankind, a blacklight mask dance and theater company that seeks to evoke “archetypes,” is well-known around the world, but not in its hometown. […]

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  Philadelphia’s labor community celebrated a slam dunk at Sunday’s ALL-STAR Labor Classic. Dozens of local union members and labor leaders played their part raising money for United Cerebral Palsy Foundation at the 25th Annual All Star Labor Classic held at Upper Dublin High School yesterday afternoon. On the court, the city’s best high-school basketball […]

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