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  1. Thousands of Android apps may be illegally tracking children, study findsabout 1 hour agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 17 | Philly.com

    Thousands of free, popular children's apps available on the Google Play Store could be violating child privacy laws, according to a new, large-scale study, highlighting growing criticism of Silicon Valley's data-collection efforts. Seven researchers analyzed nearly 6,000 apps for children and found that the majority of them may be in violation of the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act, or COPPA.

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  2. Philadelphia Orchestra to name new president: Matias Tarnopolsky out of BerkeleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 26 | Philly.com

    Peter Dobrin is a classical music critic and culture writer. Born in New York, raised in Miami, he has an undergraduate degree in performance from the University of Miami, and a master's degree in music criticism from the Peabody Institute of Johns Hopkins University.

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  3. Philadelphia Orchestra to name new president: Mat as Tarnopolsky out of Berkeley59 minutes agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 26 | Philly.com

    Peter Dobrin is a classical music critic and culture writer. Born in New York, raised in Miami, he has an undergraduate degree in performance from the University of Miami, and a master's degree in music criticism from the Peabody Institute of Johns Hopkins University.

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  4. 'Multiple' fatalities when bridge collapses onto vehiclesabout 2 hours agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2018 | Philly.com

    A pedestrian bridge that was under construction collapsed onto a busy Miami highway Thursday afternoon, crushing vehicles beneath massive slabs of concrete and steel and killing at least four people, authorities said. Search-and-rescue crews worked into the night, using dogs, search cameras and sensitive listening devices in a frantic search to find survivors among the debris.

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  5. Philly panel recommends scrapping contentious electric-vehicle parking programRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2018 | Philly.com

    A city task force has recommended scrapping Philadelphia's contentious curbside electric-vehicle parking program  while stepping up efforts to create more off-street charging stations accessible to the public. The Electric Vehicle Policy Task Force, created last year after City Council voted by 11-6 to impose a moratorium on the program that allows EV owners to install a private curbside charger on city streets, posted a draft report Friday that recommends abandoning the 11-year-old program.

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  6. Oprah says 'speak your truth.' But how is that different from 'the truth'?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2018 | Philly.com

    Tana Smith is a professional YouTube personality and has decided to use her program to speak her truth, meaning what is important to her and her life, instead of just DIY decor, in the coming year. For the last four years, Tana Smith's YouTube channel featured DIY decor strategies and makeup tips.

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  7. Oprah says 'speak your truth.' But how is that different from 'the truth'?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2018 | Philly.com

    Tana Smith is a professional YouTube personality and has decided to use her program to speak her truth, meaning what is important to her and her life, instead of just DIY decor, in the coming year. For the last four years, Tana Smith's YouTube channel featured DIY decor strategies and makeup tips.

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  8. Magnitude 4.5 earthquake rocks San Francisco Bay Area28 minutes agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2018 | Philly.com

    The U.S. Geological Survey says the quake's epicenter was 2 miles from Berkeley, California.

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  9. Chef David Tanis heads to the market for cooking inspirationRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2017 | Philly.com

    Michael Klein has written about Philadelphia's restaurant scene since 1993 in his Inquirer column, "Table Talk," and on his Philly.com blog, "The Insider." David Tanis has always described himself as a restaurant chef who prefers to cook at home.

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  10. Rutgers to raise minimum wage for student workers to $1129 minutes agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2017 | Philly.com

    Rutgers student Mariah Woods admits she skipped class occasionally in past semesters, but not to party or sleep. She had to work at on-campus jobs, earning $8.44 an hour.

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  11. From Carson Wentz to tiki-torches: How the meaning of 'blue-collar...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2017 | Philly.com

    Alfred Lubrano works for the enterprise team. Previously, he wrote about poverty, and before that, he was a feature writer and columnist.

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  12. Big question for US cities: Is Amazon's HQ2 worth the price?about 1 hour agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2017 | Philly.com

    Dozens of cities are working frantically to land Amazon's second headquarters, raising a weighty question with no easy answer: Amazon is promising $5 billion of investment and 50,000 jobs over the next decade and a half. Yet the winning city would have to provide Amazon with generous tax breaks and other incentives that can erode a city's tax base.

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  13. Sessions says US will intervene in campus free speech casesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2017 | Philly.com

    Decrying what he sees as political correctness run amok, Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Tuesday the Justice Department will support students who sue universities claiming their free speech rights were violated. But during the same speech at Georgetown University's law school, Sessions condemned the NFL players who have been exercising their freedom of expression by kneeling silently during the national anthem before games.

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  14. In a time of turmoil, the violent few don't define a nation | OpinionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2017 | Philly.com

    A lone protester paced in front of Harvard University's admissions office on a foggy Monday morning. He was peaceful and respectful of people's space and ability to navigate the sidewalks, yet he made his point with a variety of signs he had with him that he interchanged during the day.

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  15. UC Berkeley: 'Free Speech Week' event is canceledabout 1 hour agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2017 | Philly.com

    Confusion swirls around the "Free Speech Week" event at the University of California, Berkeley with the school saying the event has been canceled, but a featured speaker insists it will go on. UC Berkeley spokesman Dan Mogulof said Saturday that the Berkeley Patriot student organization told university administrators that the four-day event scheduled to start Sunday had been canceled.

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  16. UC Berkeley 'Free Speech Week' event canceled; provocateur plans rallyabout 2 hours agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2017 | Philly.com

    Right-wing provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos announced he is planning to hold a rally Sunday at the University of California, Berkeley, after a student group who planned a week of events with him pulled out, leading the school to announce the event was cancelled. Saturday's announcement only added to a confusing back-and-forth about the "Free Speech Week" event featuring right-wing firebrands.

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  17. Ann Coulter says she won't attend Berkeley free speech eventabout 1 hour agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2017 | Philly.com

    When computer science major Lindsay Nichols considers the possibility of a "Free Speech Week" featuring right-wing firebrands at the University of California, Berkeley, the first word that comes to her mind is "annoyance." Biology student Kyeong Kim agrees.

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  18. With statue covering, Yale offers a tutorial in social descentRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2017 | Philly.com

    Summer brings no respite for academics committed to campus purifications, particularly at the institution that is the leader in the silliness sweepstakes, Yale. Its Committee on Art in Public Spaces has discovered that a stone carving that has adorned an entrance to Sterling Memorial Library since it opened 86 years ago has become "not appropriate."

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  19. Black-clad anarchists storm Berkeley rally, assaulting 5Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2017 | Philly.com

    Black-clad anarchists on Sunday stormed into what had been a largely peaceful Berkeley protest against hate and attacked at least five people, including the leader of a politically conservative group who canceled an event a day earlier in San Francisco amid fears of violence. The group of more than 100 hooded protesters, with shields emblazoned with the words "no hate" and waving a flag identifying themselves as anarchists, busted through police lines, avoiding security checks by officers to take away possible weapons.

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  20. Black-clad anarchists storm Berkeley rally, assaulting 5about 1 hour agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2017 | Philly.com

    Black-clad anarchists on Sunday stormed into what had been a largely peaceful Berkeley protest against hate and attacked at least four people, including the leader of a politically conservative group who canceled an event a day earlier in San Francisco because of fears violence could break out. The group of more than 100 hooded protesters, with shields emblazoned with the words "no hate" and waving a flag identifying themselves as anarchist , busted through police lines, avoiding security checks by officers to take away possible weapons.

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