Patricia Madej

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Patricia Madej is a staff curator/web producer. A Philly-based writer, recent graduate of Temple University's Annenberg School of Media and Communication and an alumni of The Temple News, she's had newsroom experience in Philadelphia, London and Seattle. When she's not looking for her next story, you can usually find her weaving in and out of traffic on her bike. Follow her on Twitter, @PatriciaMadej.

patricia@phillyvoice.com

September 20, 2017

Transportation

NTSB releases preliminary report in SEPTA train crash

A preliminary report from the National Transportation Safety Board is giving some insight into what caused a train crash aboard SEPTA's Norristown High Speed Line last month that left more than 40 passengers injured.

September 20, 2017

Television

Chris Christie gets 'awkward' with MSNBC's Mika Brzezinski after 'odd attraction' comment

The talk show, hosted by Joe Scarborough, Mika Brzezinski and Willie Geist, celebrated 10 years on Tuesday with the help of a few notable guests, including Arizona Sen. John McCain, New York Mayor Bill De Blasio, former British Prime Minister Tony Blair and Christie, too.

September 20, 2017

Business

Philly's push for new Amazon headquarters now includes staffer's visit to retailer's Seattle campus

Philadelphia's effort to become the home to Amazon's second headquarters now includes sending a representative from the city out to Seattle, where the online retailer is based, to get a feel for the company's "culture."

September 19, 2017

People

Joe Biden blasts Trump for retweet of golf ball hitting Clinton

Former Vice President Joe Biden says he's had it with President Donald Trump's social media presence after getting around to seeing the widely criticized retweet of Trump swinging a golf ball into former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton's back.

September 19, 2017

Police

SEPTA: Pregnant woman taken to hospital after overdosing twice in Kensington

A pregnant woman was taken to the hospital Monday evening after SEPTA transit police officers found her unconscious in Kensington shortly after administering Narcan to her for a heroin overdose.

September 19, 2017

Hurricane Irma

Kenny Chesney helps boys trapped by Hurricane Irma get to mom in Philadelphia

A pair of teen brothers looking to get to their mother in Philadelphia after losing their house during Hurricane Irma are safe and sound in the City of Brotherly Love, thanks to the help of one famous artist.

September 16, 2017

Policy

Majority of New Jersey voters support recreational marijuana use, poll finds

A Quinnipiac University Poll published Thursday asked voters in the Garden State thoughts on a number of issues, from minimum wage and pot to Gov. Chris Christie and President Donald Trump.

September 16, 2017

Transportation

SEPTA: Passengers evacuated after Market-Frankford Line derailment

A Market-Frankford Line train traveling eastbound on Saturday morning has derailed, causing evacuations and delays to SEPTA's service, according to agency spokesperson Andrew Busch.

September 16, 2017

Music

WATCH: Paul McCartney brings Bruce Springsteen on MSG stage to play 'I Saw Her Standing There'

Paul McCartney surprised his adoring fans during Friday night's performance at Madison Square Garden by bringing out rockers Bruce Springsteen and Steven Van Zandt.

September 16, 2017

Food & Drink

How to get your hands on a free pumpkin spice cold brew from Saxbys

Saxbys is ringing in the start of the fall season is a very appropriate way.

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