News & Views

News and Views
4:11 pm
Mon February 21, 2011

Age Still Confers Benefits In Our Youth-Oriented Society

Age Still Confers Benefits In Our Youth-Oriented Society

Philadelphia, PA – Research on how adults ages 18 to 85 rate their satisfaction with life and day-to-day moods yields a few surprises. WRTI's Meridee Duddleston highlights the thrust of a study published in PROCEEDINGS OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES. It's an age-related snapshot of psychological well-being in the United States.

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News and Views
7:24 am
Mon February 14, 2011

Catching Up: SEPTA's Plan For Taking Its Fare System Into The 21st Century With Electronic Technology

Catching Up: SEPTA's Plan For Taking Its Fare System Into The 21st Century With Electronic Technology

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News and Views
7:35 am
Mon February 7, 2011

AMADEUS: The Story of Mozart and Musical Rivalry at the Walnut Street Theatre

News and Views
12:34 am
Mon January 17, 2011

Ground Control: A Look at the Hotly Contested Future of Philadelphia International Airport and Delaware County's Tinicum Township

Ground Control: A Look at the Hotly Contested Future of Philadelphia International Airport and Delaware County's Tinicum Township

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News and Views
11:12 am
Mon January 3, 2011

Civic Accomplishments and Works-in-Progress in Philadelphia: Last Year's Gains and This Year's Plans

Civic Accomplishments and Works-in-Progress in Philadelphia: Last Year's Gains and This Year's Plans

Philadelphia, PA –

WRTI's Meridee Duddleston speaks with three local newsmakers about their views on civic gains in 2010, and what might shape Philadelphia's political, economic, and social life in 2011.

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News and Views
4:35 pm
Sun December 12, 2010

Narcissus in the Studio: Artist Portraits and Self-Portraits at PAFA

Sylvia Fein (b. 1919) Self-Portrait, 1949
Pencil on paper, 19 x 12 1/2 inches
Gift of Sylvia Fein and William Scheuber, 2005.27.1
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
News and Views
9:13 am
Mon December 6, 2010

Holiday Spending in 2010: Expectations and Options

Holiday Spending in 2010: Expectations and Options

Philadelphia, PA – Will consumers have a different approach to buying holiday gifts in these recessionary times? WRTI's Jim Hilgen looks at this year's anticipated holiday spending, and at gift alternatives that may reduce consumers' stress levels.

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News and Views
2:19 pm
Sun November 28, 2010

OLD WICKED SONGS: Jon Marans' Pulitzer-Nominated Play at Bristol Riverside Theatre

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News and Views
6:48 am
Sun November 21, 2010

Politics And The River: Will a Sustainable Solution to Sharing Delaware River Water Be Achieved?

Politics and The River: Will a Sustainable Solution to Sharing Delaware River Water Be Achieved?

Philadelphia, PA – A 1954 U.S. Supreme Court decision apportions more Delaware River water to NYC than it presently uses and, some claim, too little to PA, NJ, and DE. Can the four neighbors figure out a way to share the precious water supply? WRTI's Timothy Churchill looks at the past, present, and future of billions of gallons of water in three DE River reservoirs.

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News and Views
7:49 am
Mon November 15, 2010

TUNE UP PHILLY: The Local Start of an El Sistema-Inspired Endeavor

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