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Philly-area volunteers join final New Hampshire primary blitz with extra urgency

Dozens of volunteers made the long trip from the Philadelphia region to New Hampshire over the weekend to try to sway the outcome of Tuesday’s first-in-the-nation Democratic primary.

By Nicholas Pugliese/WHYY

‘We are not crying wolf’: Philly teachers union to sue district over asbestos, other hazards

The union representing Philadelphia public school teachers says it will sue the school district over its handling of asbestos, lead and mold problems that has shuttered schools and sparked a backlash from parents.

By Nicholas Pugliese/WHYY

Delco DA ends bid to keep man in prison who won clemency after 25 years

“The idea the Delaware County District Attorney’s Office would be pursuing it 28 years later as sort of a vendetta against a man whose sentence was commuted for a far more serious crime … just sends the wrong message.”
By Laura Benshoff/WHYY and Nicholas Pugliese/WHYY

Safe to join Boy Scouts? Some parents say policy upgrades help prevent abuse

Some parents have fashioned their own protocols to ensure their children’s safety. Others say Boy Scouts of America has learned from past mistakes and has itself instituted policies that will protect their children.

By Nicholas Pugliese/WHYY and Ximena Conde/WHYY

Congress eyes ban on firefighting foams that have tainted drinking water

PFAS have been used since the 1940s and have been linked to health conditions including high cholesterol, thyroid disease, low birth weights, immunodeficiencies and some cancers.

By Nicholas Pugliese/WHYY

NJ finds nine potential historic sites in PennEast pipeline’s path. They could be the project’s latest hurdle

19th-century structures need to be studied, historic preservation officer says
By Nicholas Pugliese/WHYY