Pedro Rivera, ready to serve students in Philadelphia and all of Pennsylvania

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Pedro Rivera, who was nominated as Secretary of Education of Pennsylvania by Governor Tom Wolf, talked to AL DÍA about his vision for his new job and his commitment to schools in urban areas like Philadelphia.

Pedro Rivera, listo para servir a estudiantes de Filadelfia y todo Pensilvania

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El puertorriqueño Pedro Rivera, quien fue nombrado por el gobernador Tom Wolf como secretario de educación de Pensilvania, habló con AL DÍA sobre su visión en este cargo y su compromiso con las escuelas de Filadelfia y en áreas urbanas.

One of the nation’s oldest nonprofits relocates to Philadelphia, brings 200 jobs and countless Bibles

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The American Bible Society (ABS) announced this morning that they will be relocating their headquarters to Philadelphia. Their new residence will be found at 401 Market Street in the historic district as early as this summer.

Philly named third best city for workers without college degree

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Philadelphia is one of the best cities for workers without a college degree, according to real estate blog Movoto.

Hershey bans imports of Cadbury chocolate

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Chocolate lovers might not want any kisses from Hershey anytime soon. PA chocolate maker Hershey has banned imports into the U.S. of British-manufactured Cadbury chocolate, among others.

The late office of Councilman Jim Kenney

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Kenney can’t officially announce he’s running for mayor until after he resigns from City Council on Thursday. But try to imagine what his office would look like anyway.

Fresh from demonstrations at the Iowa Freedom Summit, DREAMers speak out

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Three of the most prominent advocates for the DREAMers: Cesar Vargas, Juan Escalante and Erika Andiola share their experiences of demonstrating at the Iowa Freedom Summit, what it means to be treated as strangers in the only land they know, and what makes their strategies so effective in the fight for humane immigration legislation.

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Kenney attempts to reach Latino voters through immigration

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Although most government offices were closed today due to the failed “snowpocalypse,” Councilman James Kenney decided to announce his resignation from Philadelphia City Council and unofficially announce his mayoral candidacy.

Cheers? UK company makes beer flavored chips

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With the interesting potato chip flavors being created lately and Starbucks testing beer-flavored coffee, it was bound to happen that two classic treats would be combined.

'Snowcation Day' deal: Flyers offer $20 tickets

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Tonight’s Philadelphia Flyers vs. Arizona Coyotes game at the Wells Fargo Center will be taking place as scheduled, and the team is offering a special $20 “Snowcation Day” ticket deal for fans in the Philadelphia area who have a snow day off—but very little snow to enjoy.

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