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LGBT rights donors shift tactics in Pa.

inquirer.com — They've become some of Pennsylvania's biggest out-of-state political contributors: a small group of multimillionaires - most of them gay - who want every state to allow same-sex marriage and to pass laws protecting LGBT rights.
Oct 31, 2014

RT @DanielDenvir: "It is absolutely shameful that you can be married in Pennsylvania at 10 a.m. and by 2 p.m. be fired." inquirer.com/local/20141031…

Oct 31, 2014

"It is absolutely shameful that you can be married in Pennsylvania at 10 a.m. and by 2 p.m. be fired." inquirer.com/local/20141031…

Pa. regulator sets meeting on future of PGW

inquirer.com — The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission will hold a one-day session on Nov. 14 at Drexel University to explore plans for Philadelphia Gas Works in the aftermath of a collapsed deal to sell the city utility.
Oct 31, 2014

In wake of collapsed PGW sale, state sets Nov. 14 hearing in Philly. Story: bit.ly/1DDI3bw PUC press release: bit.ly/1q9ZPwV

Suspected cop-killer Frein taken into custody

inquirer.com — Eric Frein is in custody, officials said Thursday evening. The alleged cop killer surrendered to police without incident, ending a six-week long manhunt in the Poconos.
Oct 30, 2014

RT @PhillyInquirer: Early story: Eric Frein taken into custody; no shots fired. Uupdates to follow. inquirer.com/front_page/bre… @LMcCrystal

Oct 30, 2014

RT @PhillyInquirer: Early story: Eric Frein taken into custody; no shots fired. Uupdates to follow. inquirer.com/front_page/bre… @LMcCrystal

Oct 30, 2014

RT @PhillyInquirer: Early story: Eric Frein taken into custody; no shots fired. Uupdates to follow. inquirer.com/front_page/bre… @LMcCrystal

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Bangles in Downingtown, melding South Indian flavors, American twists

Siege ending, town ready to embrace normality

inquirer.com — BARRETT TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- After six disruptive weeks of SWAT teams, roadblocks, hovering helicopters, and high anxieties, normality never looked so good to this town of 4,200.

Pressures applied to reconsider sale of PGW

inquirer.com — Mayor Nutter and his allies are holding out hope to salvage the $1.86 billion Philadelphia Gas Works sale, and are applying enormous pressure on City Council to reconsider its surprise announcement on Monday that it was scuttling the deal without taking a vote.

PREIT seeking public financing for Gallery makeover

Marking Sandy anniversary, Christie- style

Oct 30, 2014

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Oct 30, 2014

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Council aide Gonzalez gets probation, restitution in benefits theft

Oct 30, 2014

Philly City Council aide gets 4 yrs probation, restitution in theft of SS benefits from infirm woman, 90. inquirer.com/front_page/bre… #Inq

Preventive medicine

inquirer.com — When a vaccine for a serious illness is available, it's a savvy patient who steps up to be inoculated - more so if the immunization comes at little or no cost.
Oct 30, 2014

RT @PhillyInquirer: Inquirer Editorial: Preventive medicine in PA can make ACA affordable to many inquirer.com/opinion/editor…

Ballot questions answered

inquirer.com — In addition to electing candidates for Congress and other offices, voters in New Jersey and Philadelphia will be asked to decide ballot questions on Tuesday. The Inquirer's recommendations follow.

South Jersey nurse to battle Ebola in Liberia

Uber exec urges Philadelphia to model D.C.'s laws

inquirer.com — Uber executive David Plouffe, former campaign manager and White House adviser to President Obama, said Wednesday that new ride-share legislation in Washington, D.C., is a model for Philadelphia and other cities.
Oct 29, 2014

RT @NussbaumPaul: Another Uber driver nabbed in Phila., as Uber exec. -- former Obama aide -- urges city to follow D.C.'s example: inquirer.com/business/20141…

Oct 29, 2014

RT @NussbaumPaul: Another Uber driver nabbed in Phila., as Uber exec. -- former Obama aide -- urges city to follow D.C.'s example: inquirer.com/business/20141…

Oct 29, 2014

Another Uber driver nabbed in Phila., as Uber exec. -- former Obama aide -- urges city to follow D.C.'s example: inquirer.com/business/20141…

'Serial' - Dickens for the podcast age

inquirer.com — It's not your grandpa's radio show. It's Serial, and it's something new. Serial is a weekly 50-plus-minute audio podcast created by the staff of the syndicated radio show This American Life. Over 12 episodes in as many weeks, Serial tells a true story, unfolding as it goes, and even the producers and staff don't know how it will turn out.
Oct 30, 2014

I'm an addict of the podcast "Serial" from the folks at "This American Life." Here's my #Inquirer piece on it: inquirer.com/features/enter…

Preservation list replaced by smaller targets

inquirer.com — The list of endangered historic sites issued every year by the Preservation Alliance of Greater Philadelphia did not make it through 2014.
Oct 30, 2014

Preservation Alliance exhorts supporters to save four threatened sites fb.me/1mCC3VXcP

Young women learn rites of passage in Sister Circle

inquirer.com — Starting last month, a group of young girls have been embarking each Saturday on the wondrous and sometimes complicated path to womanhood.

No tanks: Larry Brown rips Sixers' plan

inquirer.com — NEW YORK - As the 76ers begin another unabashed effort to post the worst record in the NBA, former coach Larry Brown says he is disgusted by what has become of the team he led to the NBA Finals in 2001.

At tribute to Liberty Medal honoree Malala, a song unsung

Oct 29, 2014

This is emblematic of many things: At tribute to Liberty Medal honoree Malala, a song unsung inquirer.com/local/pa/phila…