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  1. In the Middle of Eagles Territory, an Oasis for Kansas City Fans Sports, Today

    Big Charlie’s Saloon is a South Philadelphia bar with a bit of a conundrum: how to celebrate Kansas City’s Super Bowl berth without drawing the ire of locals. “We’re in a pickle.”

  2. Yannick Nézet-Séguin Extends His Contract With the Philadelphia Orchestra Culture, Yesterday

    The four-year extension will keep him at the podium through at least the end of the 2029-30 season.

  3. I Saw Ammunition Being Made for Ukraine Interactive, February 3

    The U.S. has given Ukraine more than a million American-made artillery shells, and Ukrainians are shooting thousands of them at Russian troops each day. I decided to take a closer look at where the artillery ammunition is made.

  4. Linda Pastan, Poet Who Plumbed the Ordinary, Dies at 90 Obits, February 3

    In 15 collections, beginning in the early 1970s, she wrote of family, nature, loss and sometimes dogs.

  5. It’s Winter. Let’s Go to the Farmers’ Market! Travel, February 2

    In cities like Detroit and Philadelphia, markets have become year-round destinations, offering classes, crafts and music, as well as a surprising array of fresh produce.

  6. Something Very Important for Democrats Just Happened in Pennsylvania Op Ed, February 2

    Opening state jobs to more workers is a wise tweak to the party’s image.

  7. They Outlasted the Dinosaurs. Can They Survive Us? Magazine, February 2

    Sturgeon are disappearing from North American rivers where they thrived for millions of years. And the quest to save them is exposing the limits of the Endangered Species Act.

  8. ​​​​F.B.I. Search of Biden Beach House Finds No Classified Documents Washington, February 1

    The search, like at least two others conducted at locations associated with President Biden, was undertaken with the cooperation of the president and his legal team.

  9. Biden Commits Over $4 Billion to Fixing Baltimore Rail Tunnel Video, January 31

    The investment, which President Biden said would create “20,000 good-paying construction jobs,” is part of a $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill that he signed into law in 2021.

  10. A Lasting Sense of Doom, and Lately Excitement: It’s a Philly Thing Sports, January 30

    Philadelphia fans are hoping the city’s inglorious sporting history won’t haunt them when the Eagles meet Kansas City in the Super Bowl.

  11. See Workers as Workers, Not as a College Credential Editorial, January 28

    Eliminating the college degree requirement for state government jobs is both good policy and good leadership.

  12. Jerry Blavat, D.J. Who Channeled the Soul of Philadelphia, Dies at 82 Obits, January 27

    A live-wire personality and an epic self-promoter, he got a generation of youth in the City of Brotherly Love on its feet with little-known R&B gems.

  13. With Pierogies and Artillery Shells, Scranton Fights Back in Ukraine Washington, January 26

    On a chilly Sunday morning, a Ukrainian Catholic Church holds a bake sale to buy winter coats and other supplies for soldiers, while ammunition is forged at a nearby factory.

  14. With Pierogies and Artillery Shells, Scranton Fights Back in Ukraine U.S., January 26

    On a chilly Sunday morning, a Ukrainian Catholic Church holds a bake sale to buy winter coats and other supplies for soldiers, while ammunition is forged at a nearby factory.

  15. Baltimore Museum of Art Taps Its Chief Curator as Its Next Director Culture, January 24

    Asma Naeem, raised in Baltimore, will lead the city’s pre-eminent art museum as it faces unionization and equity efforts.

  16. What Biden Miscalculated About His Classified Documents The Daily, January 24

    How the president has handled the discoveries, and why the public was in the dark for so long.

  17. Will the Real G.O.P. Please Stand Up? A National Power Struggle Goes Local. Politics, January 24

    In one deep-red pocket of rural Pennsylvania, three warring factions each claim to represent the Republican Party. Tensions boiled over in a scuffle over a booth at a farm show.

  18. Biden Lawyers Initially Thought Official Files Went to Think Tank Only Washington, January 23

    The mistaken premise helps explain why nearly two months elapsed before Mr. Biden’s lawyers searched the garage of his Delaware home for classified records.

  19. Investigators Seize More Classified Documents From Biden’s Home Washington, January 22

    A team from the Justice Department conducted a 13-hour search of the president’s Wilmington residence on Friday.

  20. Statehouse Democrats Embrace an Unfamiliar Reality: Full Power National, January 18

    After taking control of four state governments in the midterms, including in politically mixed Michigan, Democrats have a long-sought chance to govern.

  21. Driven by Election Deniers, This County Recounted 2020 Votes Last Week Politics, January 15

    Lycoming County, Pa., officials were persuaded to conduct a 2020 recount, a three-day undertaking that showed almost no change, but left skeptics just as skeptical.

  22. Biden Says He Is ‘Cooperating Fully’ With Justice Department Review Video, January 12

    President Biden promised a further explanation after the White House acknowledged that a second set of classified documents had been discovered at his residence in Delaware.

  23. The January 12 Biden Classified Documents live blog included one standalone post:
  24. Garland Appoints Special Counsel to Investigate Handling of Biden Documents Washington, January 12

    The appointment of Robert K. Hur comes two months after the attorney general named a special counsel to investigate former President Donald J. Trump’s mishandling of classified material.

  25. Meet the Republicans Who Are Facing Down the Hard Right Op Ed, January 11

    Republican legislators in South Carolina, Pennsylvania, Ohio and Alaska are pushing back against it much more forcefully than Kevin McCarthy.

  26. The Elections That Will Matter in 2023 Politics, January 10

    Among the races to watch are governors’ contests in Kentucky, Louisiana and Mississippi and mayoral elections in Chicago and Philadelphia.

  27. Year After Deadly Bronx Blaze, a Plan to Combat ‘America’s Fire Problem’ Metro, January 9

    On the anniversary of the Twin Parks fire that killed 17 people, a federal agency will move to use new powers to investigate fire safety nationally.

  28. Woman in GoFundMe Scam Gets 3 Years in New Jersey Prison Express, January 9

    Prosecutors said Katelyn McClure and her boyfriend at the time spun a tale that helped them raise more than $400,000 for a homeless man. All three were eventually charged.

  29. In Damar Hamlin’s Hometown, Anguish Has Turned to ‘Happy Tears’ Sports, January 8

    Hamlin, the Buffalo Bills player who went into cardiac arrest in an N.F.L. game last week, is a proud son of McKees Rocks, Pa. The borough loves him back.

  30. Tranq Dope: Animal Sedative Mixed With Fentanyl Brings Fresh Horror to U.S. Drug Zones Science, January 7

    A veterinary tranquilizer called xylazine is infiltrating street drugs, deepening addiction, baffling law enforcement and causing wounds so severe that some result in amputation.

  31. Among Seniors, a Declining Interest in Boosters Science, October 22

    Americans over 65 remain the demographic most likely to have received the original series of vaccinations. But fewer are getting the follow-up shots, surveys indicate.

  32. Voting access updates: Mail ballots are at issue as states consider new rules and legal action. Politics, July 15

    A signature-matching rule in North Carolina is rejected, mail ballots in Pennsylvania are in dispute, and more.

  33. Voting access updates: Mail ballots are at issue as states consider new rules and legal action. Politics, July 15

    A signature-matching rule in North Carolina is rejected, mail ballots in Pennsylvania are in dispute, and more.

  34. Philadelphia reinstates a mask mandate in schools. National, May 23

    With cases rising again, the superintendent said that as the pandemic evolves, “so too will our response to it.”

  35. Pennsylvania’s attorney general, a candidate for governor, is isolating after his positive coronavirus test. Politics, May 17

    Josh Shapiro said he had mild symptoms and would stay home during the state’s primary election on Tuesday.

  36. Emergent Hid Evidence of Covid Vaccine Problems at Plant, Report Says Washington, May 10

    The report sheds new light on executives’ worries about deficiencies in the company’s quality control systems at its troubled Baltimore plant; no contaminated doses were ever released to the public.