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Does D.A. have missing 911 transmissions in Morris case?

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Does D.A. have missing 911 transmissions in Morris case?

Tim Cwiek    November 20, 2014

Earlier this month, the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office confirmed that it has documents pertaining to the Nizah Morris case that were generated by police.

Former Philly teacher speaks out on discrimination suit

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Former Philly teacher speaks out on discrimination suit

Ryan Kasley    November 20, 2014

A local woman says she was forced to give up her passion for teaching after suffering from debilitating mental and physical health issues as a result of pervasive workplace discrimination.

Report: PA students facing anti-LGBT bullying, harassment

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Report: PA students facing anti-LGBT bullying, harassment

Ryan Kasley    November 20, 2014

A national survey released last week found that students in Pennsylvania continue to face pervasive anti-LGBT attitudes.

News briefing Nov. 21-27, 2014

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News briefing Nov. 21-27, 2014

PGN Staff    November 20, 2014

PAC supports City Council legislation The city’s Police Advisory Commission this week announced its support for pending City Council legislation that would increase the PAC’s funding, staff and autonomy.

Wedding: John Schmiechen and Theodore Lewis

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Wedding: John Schmiechen and Theodore Lewis

Ryan Kasley    November 20, 2014

John Schmiechen and Theodore Lewis were married at Saint Mark’s Episcopal Church on Oct. 4, a culmination of 13 years together.

Conference addresses welcoming LGBTs to synagogue

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Conference addresses welcoming LGBTs to synagogue

Ryan Kasley    November 20, 2014

A local synagogue will host a conference on the welcoming and inclusion of LGBTs in the Jewish community.

Shopping small-biz Saturday in the Gayborhood makes good sense

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Shopping small-biz Saturday in the Gayborhood makes good sense

Scott A. Drake    November 20, 2014

Black Friday, Cyber Monday and now stores opening on Thanksgiving are getting the lion’s share of the press, so it’s good to be reminded that this is the fifth year...

Dog legend reflects on best-in-show business

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Dog legend reflects on best-in-show business

Ryan Kasley    November 20, 2014

Based on the National Dog Show and infamous Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, the movie “Best in Show” took us inside the dog world for the first time. We laughed...