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Philly’s soda tax

June 17, 2016
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Philadelphia became the first major city to impose a tax on soda and other drinks. Here is a summary of what’s going on.

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Neurology Now article on when kids get diseases normally associated with adults

June 17, 2016
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Thanks to the families who shared their stories. This piece looks at kids who have MS, sleep apnea and strokes. I learned a lot and hope this makes a difference in the lives of others.

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Amazing Moore student

June 9, 2016
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I was lucky to tell the story of Maria Sweeney, an extraordinary woman who recently graduated from Moore College of Art & Design. Immediately after the story went live, I received an email from a publishing company that wanted to include Maria in its...

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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...

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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,...

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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...

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