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12:39 pm
Wed September 7, 2011

Victims of Sexual Assault in PA: Seeking Justice Via Legalization of Expert Testimony During Trials

Victims of Sexual Assault in PA: Seeking Justice Via Legalization of Expert Testimony During Trials

Philadelphia, PA – Pennsylvania is one of two states in the nation that explicitly does not allow expert testimony in trials regarding sex crimes. WRTI's Windsor Johnston takes a look at a new legislative measure that would provide victims with the help they say they need to bring their perpetrators to justice.

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News and Views
3:05 pm
Mon August 29, 2011

Making a Difference: A Company Producing State-of-the-Art Prosthetics Comes to Philadelphia

Making a Difference: A Company Producing State-of-the-Art Prosthetics Comes to Philadelphia

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News and Views
11:01 am
Fri August 19, 2011

Two Exhibitions at National Constitution Center Expose the REAL George Washington

GEORGE WASHINGTON Gilbert Stuart (1755 - 1828), American Oil on canvas, ca. 1798, Mount Vernon Ladies' Association, Gift of Caroline H. Richardson, 1904
News and Views
9:29 am
Sat August 13, 2011

The Historical Society of Pennsylvania: Moving Into the Future

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11:35 am
Mon August 8, 2011

New Wineries in NJ: Court Ruling Puts Their Business on Hold

New Wineries in NJ: Court Ruling Puts Their Business on Hold

Philadelphia, PA – Over 30 new wineries in NJ are facing unexpected challenges because of a court ruling preventing them from conducting business; they're waiting for the NJ Legislature to intervene on their behalf. WRTI's Joe Irizarry speaks with the director of the NJ Division of Alcoholic and Beverage Control, as well as some winery owners about the situation.

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News and Views
3:43 pm
Mon July 18, 2011

Business Prodigy with a Big Heart: Mohamed Ali Niang

Business Prodigy with a Big Heart: Mohamed Ali Niang

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News and Views
6:45 am
Mon July 4, 2011

Cyber Bullying: Measures Being Taken to Curb Online Harassment of Students

Cyber Bullying: Measures Being Taken to Curb Online Harassment of Students

Philadelphia, PA – The term "bullying" used to be equated, mostly, to schoolyard fights and stolen lunch money. Now, through the use of modern technology, bullying has grown to include "cyber-bullying" - a global online epidemic resulting in depression, anxiety, and suicide among children and teens. WRTI's Windsor Johnston takes a look at what's being done to combat it.

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News and Views
11:41 am
Tue June 21, 2011

Urban Living: The Growth of Philadelphia's Young Adult Cohort

Urban Living: The Growth of Philadelphia's Young Adult Cohort

Philadelphia, PA – The latest census data shows that the number of young adults living in downtown Philadelphia, between the ages of 20 to 34, has expanded dramatically in the past 10 years. WRTI's Timothy Churchill talks about this new trend with the director of Temple University's Career Center, a Temple sociology professor, a Philadelphia booster, and two young adults.

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News and Views
9:03 am
Sat June 11, 2011

TUNE UP PHILLY: Classical Music Instruction as a Vehicle for Social Change - Part 2

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7:10 am
Mon June 6, 2011

Should You Choose A Low-Fat Or Low-Carbohydrate Diet? A New Study Weighs In On The Differences

Need to lose weight? Can't decide between two popular weight-loss strategies? In the largest study of its kind, researchers compared low-fat and low-carbohydrate diets over a two-year period. WRTI's Meridee Duddleston learns about the findings from lead researcher Gary Foster, PhD of Temple University's Center for Obesity Research and Education.

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