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  1. Racial disparity in police screening linked to one-test methodRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | Philly.com

    When Gerald Cooke heard the news that African Americans were less likely than whites to pass a psychological evaluation to become Philadelphia police officers, it sounded familiar. Last month, an Inquirer analysis found that from 2011 to 2014, 72.5 percent of black police applicants passed the department's psych evaluation, compared with 81.2 percent of white candidates.

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  2. AP News Guide: A look at the record Powerball drawingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2016 | Philly.com

    Buying a Powerball ticket now offers the chance to daydream about spending the largest lottery jackpot in the world - some $1.4 billion. Ticket sales were brisk before Saturday's $949.8 million drawing, and the interest has only grown since then in the 44 participating states, as well as the District of Columbia, the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico.

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  3. Comcast to pay $26M in waste caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2015 | Philly.com

    Comcast Corp. has agreed to pay nearly $26 million to settle a California investigation into improperly disposing hazardous waste and failing to shred discarded customer records. California Attorney General Kamala D. Harris said that the Philadelpia cable giant's "careless and unlawful hazardous waste disposal practices jeopardized the health and environmental well-being of California communities and exposed their customers to the threat of identity theft."

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  4. Coming soon: Gas less than $2 gallonRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2015 | Philly.com

    Gasoline is close to breaking below a key psychological barrier as drivers enjoy some of the cheapest pump prices since the recession. The nationwide average price of a gallon of regular Saturday was $2.02, down 58 cents from this time last year, according to auto club AAA.

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  5. Wintry storm dumps snow on snow-starved Sierra NevadaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2015 | Philly.com

    The biggest storm to hit the slopes of the Sierra Nevada this season triggered cheers Friday from the snow-starved ski resorts of California and the businesses that surround them. Elsewhere in the drought-stricken state, rain and wind gusts prompted high surf warnings and repeated cautions from highway patrol to slow down when driving.

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  6. Haven: A sunny update to 160-year-old farmhouse in Chestnut HillRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2015 | Philly.com

    Bonnie Berch and John Landis moved to Philadelphia from Oakland, Calif., in 2007, so he could join the faculty of the University of Pennsylvania's School of Design, where he is now chairman of the Department of City and Regional Planning. The couple bought a 160-year-old German farmhouse in the middle of Chestnut Hill that had lots of history but not enough sunlight for the two West Coast transplants.

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  7. A sunny update to 160-year-old farmhouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2015 | Philly.com

    Bonnie Berch and John Landis moved to Philadelphia from Oakland, Calif., in 2007, so he could join the faculty of the University of Pennsylvania's School of Design, where he is now chairman of the Department of City and Regional Planning. The couple bought a 160-year-old German farmhouse in the middle of Chestnut Hill that had lots of history but not enough sunlight for the two West Coast transplants.

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  8. Why wine lovers don't love Pa. State StoresRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2015 | Philly.com

    A 1999 white from Domaine Weinbach, a winery in France's Alsace region. A Kosta Browne pinot noir.

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  9. Auto-matic tax hikesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2015 | Philly.com

    I WAS AFRAID for a while Philadelphia City Council wouldn't come up with the funds to close the school-funding gap. Well, Council didn't, just $70 million of the $103 million Schools Superintendent William Hite had requested.

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