Wednesday, April 16, 2014 Nisan 16, 5774

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Aaron Passman
As the home of steak sandwiches, the soft pretzel and Tastykakes, the City of Brotherly Love could almost never be mistaken for the City of Healthy Eating. But Yael Lehman's working to change that, one person at a time. The San Francisco native, who has a background in social work and social welfare, is executive director of the Food Trust,...
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Two years from now may seem like a long way off as far as the political calender is concerned, but rumors have been swirling in recent months that TV pundit and onetime congressional candidate Chris Matthews might leave broadcasting and dive back into Pennsylvania politics -- this time, making a run for the U.S. Senate in 2010. Matthews, a Philadelphia...
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Michelle Mostovy-Eisenberg
At the intersection of South Fourth and Emily streets, a three-story, red-painted brick building -- one level taller than the other properties -- stands out from among its neighbors. It has a pillared entrance that extends outward from the facade and quickly catches the eye. And yet, passersby would see no overt signs identifying the building as the home of...
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Aaron Passman
He helped fund the American Revolution, he's part of monuments in Chicago and Los Angeles, he's been featured on a postage stamp and had a World War II cargo ship named after him. Yet say the name Haym Salomon, especially to young people, and you'll get a blank stare. Jack Sholl aims to change all that. Sholl, a Philly native...
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The pain of filling up at the pump is on the minds of many Americans in this presidential election year, and the issue of energy independence -- with all its environmental and geopolitical ramifications -- topped the agenda at the Centennial Meeting for the National Governors Association, the bipartisan lobbying organization that represents state governments in Washington. About 30 state...
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