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More from the DNC: a look at a few delegates and the local GOP

July 23, 2016
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The latest edition of City and State PA is available for pick up and online. My contributions this month: First, a look at how the local GOP will be celebrating the Democratic National convention. Then a look at four of the state’s delegates, including a first timer, a veteran, a Bernie support and a...

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Music, Donkeys and the Democratic National Convention: The Lighter Side

July 22, 2016
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The Democratic National Convention is being held here in Philadelphia so I’ve been busy writing stories about it for publications including The Philadelphia Inquirer, Associated Press, City and State magazine and on Newsworks, the web home of public radio station WHYY. It’s been great...

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Writing about art in Philly

July 8, 2016
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Two recent articles introduced me to some aspiring writers and a widely-respected artist who brought her unique touch to Philadelphia. The first article was for The Philadelphia Inquirer and was about the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society’s Tree of the Year contest. Sound like a throw-away...

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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...

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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,...

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