Will Trump’s ‘Opportunity Zone’ tax break help residents along North Broad — or push them out?

The tax break, a part of the 2017 tax bill, is designed to spur investment in distressed communities. But with few incentives for investment that will directly help low-income residents, some worry that Opportunity Zones could exacerbate displacement.

‘True colors’ vs. ‘political grandstanding': War of words erupts from Philly’s two top prosecutors

U.S. Attorney William McSwain said District Attorney Larry Krasner, had "abdicated his responsibility as a prosecutor."

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With new homicide detectives on the way, good news for families of Philly victims | Helen Ubiñas
Philly's murder rate is higher than it's been in six years. More detectives and less squabbling should help.

Tipping the trash collector, the letter carrier, and other holiday etiquette
Every holiday season, in households across the region, families debate best gift-giving practices. The conversations center not only on how much to spend on relatives and friends, but also on what to give the people who provide regular services.

Which gun bills could be important in Congress next year?
The new makeup of Congress is generating buzz — but what will it mean for gun laws?

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NBC announcer goes viral prior to calling tonight's Eagles game

NBC's Cris Collinsworth is still hated by many Eagles fans over his Super Bowl broadcast. But fans are still waiting to see his "slide-in" during tonight's game.

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Poor Philadelphia

Daily takes from Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoonist Signe Wilkinson.

Six seasonal decorating tips you can use year-round

If you follow the decorating principles you use to prepare your home for the holidays throughout the year, your rooms will undoubtedly be merry, bright and full of joy.

Can jazz-folk singer Ryley Walker redeem the Dave Matthews Band?

Dave Matthews Band plays the Wells Fargo Center Tuesday. Critics have never loved them, but jazz musician Ryley Walker is reimagining their work.

When religion collides with organ donation, what does Islam say?

The Gift of Life Donor Program is offering a series of eight public information seminars to answer questions about Islamic texts and offer scholars' interpretations of what the religion has to say about organ donation.

Behind the scenes of Philly’s most popular holiday train displays

Philadelphia's miniature train displays during the holidays take a lot of work to maintain.

She wants to be 'the Auntie Anne of French toast’

A Delco woman with years of experience running a farmer's market has launched her own business, selling French toast bites at City Hall's Made in Philadelphia Holiday Market.

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Loyalty, rapport: Why Trump chose Mulvaney as chief of staff

Ruling to strike down health law puts GOP in a quandary
Ruling to strike down health law puts GOP in a quandary

Interior Secretary Zinke resigns amid investigations
Interior Secretary Zinke resigns amid investigations

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