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Peacocks on a Plane Will Be a Thing of the Past If the Government Gets Its Way

The number of emotional support animals traveling aboard commercial flights increased from 481,000 in 2016 to 751,000 in 2017.

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Philadelphia Schools Are Rife With Asbestos. Now the Teachers Union Is Suing.

In recent weeks, six schools have closed temporarily after testing positive for airborne asbestos, which can cause fatal illnesses such as mesothelioma and lung cancer.

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What You Need to Know About the Deadly Coronavirus That Just Hit the U.S.

The number of reported deaths resulting from a new strain of coronavirus, which originated in China, has nearly tripled since Tuesday.

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Michigan Is Going After Companies That Produced Toxic Chemicals Found in the State’s Water

A lawsuit filed last week aims to recoup past and future cleanup costs associated with PFAS contamination, which affects 1.9 million Michiganders.

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This Racist Housing Policy Has Worsened the Effects of Climate Change in Philly’s Poorest Communities

The city's once-redlined neighborhoods are nearly 10 degrees warmer than their highest-rated, non-redlined counterparts, a new study shows.

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How Michigan Could Finally Reduce Its Massive County Jail Population

In 2016, the average number of Michiganders incarcerated on a daily basis reached 16,600—nearly triple the average in 1975. This week, a group tasked with fixing the issue released its list of recommendations.

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Inside the Fight to Get a $100 Million Boost to Special Education In Pennsylvania

Between 2008 and 2018, Pennsylvania increased special education funding by $95 million; during the same period, however, the total cost of these programs skyrocketed by $1.7 billion.

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