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Social Media

Some of Penn's Wharton students think the average American earns more than $100,000, professor says

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Jobs

University City's pedestrian foot traffic has returned to pre-pandemic levels, according to annual report

University City

Investigations

Hazmat incident leads to evacuation of 18th Police District in West Philly

18th District Noxious Substance

Education

University City Science Center to expand STEM education program, work with West Philly students

FirstHand University City Science Center Program

Movies

Boyz II Men-inspired musical film 'Brotherly' in the works at Amazon Studios

Boyz II Men Musical

History

Local historians looking for 20th century holiday photos from West Philly

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TV

Early teaser for 'Bel Air' features dramatic rendition of iconic theme song

Bel Air Teaser

Social Justice

One year after Walter Wallace's death, city still must improve responses to mental health emergencies, officials say

Entertainment

Will Smith to kick off book tour for memoir in Philadelphia

Will Smith Book Tour

Investigations

More than 60 people arrested on drug, gun charges in West Philadelphia during six-month span, AG says

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TV

West Philly's Jabari Banks to star in 'Fresh Prince of Bel-Air' reboot

Bel-Air casting

Transportation

Car drives into SEPTA trolley tunnel, gets stuck on underground tracks

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Entertainment

Free movies in Clark Park include 'Concrete Cowboy,' 'Black Panther'

Movies Nights at Clark Park

Investigations

Dirt bike rider fatally shot man in West Philadelphia, police say

Dirt Bike Shooting WP

Crime

West Philly shooting leaves 2 dead, including teenager

Philadelphia Shooting

Sponsored

4 West Philly neighborhoods attracting homebuyers in 2021

West Philly Town Homes Vibrant

Lottery

$2 million winning Powerball ticket sold at West Philly deli

Powerball Fuwa Deli

Business

Fine Wine & Good Spirits opens new location in West Philly

West Philly Fine Winge

Gifts

Keep the holidays rolling with West Philly Favorites gift packs

West Philly Favorites gift pack

Health News

Drexel University to launch Center on Racism and Health

Drexel Racism Health

Development

Plans for life sciences building unveiled in West Philly Opportunity Zone

3.0 University Place

Development

Penn plans stunning West Philly lab for energy science and technology

Penn Energy One

Crime

West Philadelphia man trafficked firearms across eight Pennsylvania counties, Montco DA says

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Investigations

Philadelphia releases body cam footage, identifies police officers in Walter Wallace Jr. shooting

Walter Wallace Release

Investigations

Teen shot three times inside West Philly home, police say

teen shot west philly

Investigations

Mother in custody after 5-year-old boy found dead in West Philly bathtub

Mother Philly Stabbing

Crime

Violent week continues in Philly as man is killed in midday shooting in Carroll Park

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Social Media

Drexel's 'Civil Dialog' installation will hold social media conversation on side of West Philly building

Civil Dialog Drexel

Investigations

Man charged in fatal shooting of 7-year-old boy in West Philly

Zamar Jones

Chefs

Honeysuckle chef Omar Tate launches GoFundMe to open community center in West Philly

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Podcasts

Will Smith says he had racist encounters with police while growing up in Philly

Will Smith racism

Art

Neighborhood artists on view in West Philadelphia porch art show Saturday

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Primary Election

Rick Krajewski declares victory over incumbent James Roebuck in Pa. House's 188th District primary

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George Floyd

West Philadelphia protest remembers victims of the 1985 MOVE Bombing

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Tributes

Drone light show in West Philly honors COVID-19 front-line workers

Drone Light Philly

Agriculture

West Philly spotted lanternfly hatch confirmed as Pennsylvania's first of the year

Spotted Lanternfly 2020

Music

West Philadelphia rapper Chynna dies at 25

West Philly rapper Chynna dead

LGBTQ

New cafe Mina's World adds inclusivity to West Philly coffee scene

Mina's Coffee West Philly

Elections

Democrat Roni Green wins special election to fill Pa.'s 190th District seat vacated by Motiva Johnson-Harrell

Roni Green Special Election

Coffee Shops

West Philly siblings want to open Ethiopian coffee shop in neighborhood

Health News

Mercy Hospital in West Philadelphia closing its inpatient facilities

Restaurants

Renata's Kitchen is now open in former Trolley Car Station location in West Philly

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