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Trenton and Camden must ensure the state’s much-maligned tax incentives finish the job in the city

State tax breaks that have sparked a development boom in Camden have come under withering fire by New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy and others.

Opinion

City controller Rhynhart echoes my pet peeve: mismanagement at Philly animal shelter | Stu Bykofsky

City Controller Rebecca Rhynhart makes important recommendations after finding mismanagement at ACCT Philly, issues raised in a column almost a year ago
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City controller Rhynhart echoes my pet peeve: mismanagement at Philly animal shelter | Stu Bykofsky

City Controller Rebecca Rhynhart makes important recommendations after finding mismanagement at ACCT Philly, issues raised in a column almost a year ago

Opinion

Can Philadelphia’s new and different delegation to Harrisburg mean anything new and different for Philadelphia? | John Baer

City legislators are pushing a bold plan to fight Philly's poverty. It's a new attack on an old problem, but it's noteworthy in its unity.
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Can Philadelphia’s new and different delegation to Harrisburg mean anything new and different for Philadelphia? | John Baer

City legislators are pushing a bold plan to fight Philly's poverty. It's a new attack on an old problem, but it's noteworthy in its unity.

Column

Citizens, Philly’s biggest bank and Phillies patron, says it’s ready for a New York bank’s assault

Bruce Van Saun, head of the biggest bank in Philadelphia, says Trump has helped boost business, and the Phillies ought to win more games this year
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Citizens, Philly’s biggest bank and Phillies patron, says it’s ready for a New York bank’s assault

Bruce Van Saun, head of the biggest bank in Philadelphia, says Trump has helped boost business, and the Phillies ought to win more games this year
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The huge problem with Mueller’s Trump-Russia probe that no one talks about | Will Bunch

How 24 hours of American chaos make the case for a full-blown impeachment inquiry.

Review

'Brilliant rethinking’ of ‘Romeo and Juliet’ at the Wilma Theater

Bravely experimental theater brings the star-crossed lovers into this millennium, complete with disco ball, hip-hop, and a trenchant message for right now.

Opinion

Along ‘The Alley’ in Cherry Hill, business owners look out for one another -- and for their neighbors on Route 70

Township Lane is unusual for Cherry Hill - a business block tucked between busy Route 70 and a residential area in the Erlton section. It's a quirky cluster of small, locally owned businesses that look out for each other and their neighbors.

Review

‘Oleanna’ at Independence Studio on 3: Mamet’s somewhat outmoded play, still with moments of power

Our national conversation about male-female power relations -- and their abuses -- have moved on from 1992, when this play debuted. Yet, thanks to good performances and strong staging, this production has a few almost redemptive moments of connection and power.

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A Syrian Kurdish leader explains why sudden U.S. troop withdrawal could bring slaughter and ISIS return | Trudy Rubin

Encouraged by Trump's unexpected retreat, ISIS kills four Americans, while Turkey prepares to invade northern Syria and smash America's Kurdish allies.

Opinion

Toxic masculinity is a myth

Masculinity is not toxic. It’s normal, it’s human, and it’s good. We need to remember that, despite what Madison Avenue or #MeToo wants us to believe.

Opinion

L.A. teacher strike may be cutting edge of a revolution against what’s rotten in America | Will Bunch

Teachers in the 2nd-biggest U.S. city raise questions that should trouble Philly, elsewhere.

Column

Marie Kondo, tiny houses, and the terrifying, joy-sparking magic of watching other people tidy up

Kondo's Netflix show seems to have sparked as many debates as it has joy since its New Year’s Day premiere.

Review

‘Betrayal’ at the Lantern: A subtle, powerful rendition of Harold Pinter’s delicious, sinister love triangle

Not every move is right -- there's an intermission that hampers the momentum of this delicate masterpiece -- but the Lantern gets Pinter's accessible masterpiece right, with delicacy, tension, attention to detail, and above all the charged, freighted silence that is the heart of this play.

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New season of single-mom dramedy ‘SMILF’ features Philly artist’s ‘silk graffiti’

Aubrie Costello collaborated with the Showtime series' creator and star, Frankie Shaw, on a series of pieces for each episode of the show's second season, which begins Sunday.

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Alejandro Escovedo brings timely immigrant songs to Philadelphia with ‘The Crossing’

The great Mexican-American rocker is on tour with Italian band Don Antonio, playing songs from their collaborative album ‘The Crossing.’

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