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City Council encourages 'vertical farming' City Council introduced resolutions Thursday calling for the expansion of vertical and urban farming in Philadelphia.Vertical farms use artificial lighting and climate control to grow vegetables, herbs, and fruits year-round without sunlight or soil.
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Scores arrested in Delco-Phila. drug sweep The 180 officers and investigators assembled before daybreak, and within minutes had dispersed onto the streets.In teams of 20, they descended upon neighborhoods in Darby Borough, Chester City, West Philadelphia, Sharon Hill, and elsewhere, bursting throu
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Montco man charged in church-service killing Mark T. Storms was seated with his wife and son at the Keystone Fellowship Church in Montgomery Township on Sunday morning when he saw another member of the congregation causing a commotion.
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Candidates for Pa. treasurer pledge to ban 'middlemen' The candidates for Pennsylvania treasurer said Thursday that if elected, they would seek to ban the use of politically connected firms as paid middlemen to drum up public business for investment firms.
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Phila. police sorry for raiding wrong house Police have apologized for raiding a Southwest Philadelphia woman's home early Wednesday based on inaccurate information, but the woman, Ronik Jardine, refuses to accept the apology.
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Council hearing addresses teen homelessness When Joseph Hill Coles was 17, he sold drugs for food, slept in LOVE Park, and withstood the indignities of adult homeless shelters.
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After crash, driver forces man to ATM withdrawal Now this is a fender mind-bender.When two motorists' vehicles collided Wednesday in Nicetown, one driver told the other that he was armed, forced him back into his vehicle, and made him withdraw money from an ATM to pay for the damage, police said.
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Indicted ex-official seeks dismissal in Bridgegatecase NEWARK, N.J. - Two former allies to Gov. Christie continued to fight criminal charges in the George Washington Bridge lane-closure case Thursday, and one defense attorney said he had issued subpoenas requesting the personal phones of the Republican govern
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Prosecution rests in 1989 rape-murders of two women The Philadelphia Police Department's analysts say Rudolph Churchill's DNA is a "match" for that on two items found near the bodies of two North Philadelphia women raped and slain in 1989.
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First weekend of Franklin Square festival attended by 9,000 The Chinese Lantern Festival, which has sparked criticism because of its opaque black fencing, restricting access to Franklin Square, did excellent business last weekend, according to Historic Philadelphia Inc., the private nonprofit that leases the publi
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