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In praise of our dearly beloved Philly community

May 23, 2016
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My Sunday Inquirer column is about community. People think Philadelphia is all about throwing snowballs and batteries. They’re wrong. There’s a lot of heart here. See for yourself by reading this.

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City and State PA — a new political magazine hits the city

May 17, 2016
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City & State has already taken Manhattan and now they’re moving south. I’ve written two articles thus far for this publication and I hope to do more. Interesting subjects, like this walking tour that only makes left turns in place for the DNC. My...

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A new direction for a historic prison — on the wire today for the Associated Press

April 18, 2016
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I always enjoy writing about Eastern State Penitentiary here in Philadelphia. This story is about a new direction the historic site is taking. It’s now not only about fun — like the haunted house or Bastille Day celebrations — or about trivia — like...

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The Confederate Monument Debate in New Orleans: Take ‘em or leave ‘em. In today’s Washington Post

April 18, 2016
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A story that I’m sure will go on and on and on: The debate over what to do with the Confederate monuments in New Orleans. My piece provides examples...

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And what a week it was….

April 2, 2016
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Crazy busy work week here, and three of the pieces I wrote are already in print. One other, a 5,000 word story for Neurology Now, will be coming out...

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The Mystery of Aphasia in the Philadelphia Inquirer’s Sunday Science section

March 27, 2016
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My article on the little known neurological disorder called aphasia is the centerpiece of today’s Inquirer Science section. My sincere thanks to the gentlemen who are struggling with this...

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