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September 3, 2019

A previous version of this article did not specify that the mail center audited in 2016 was run by the City of Philadelphia.
99 problems and the mail is one: USPS delivery problems spike in Philly neighborhoods

May 23, 2019

A previous version of this article misstated one of the Republican nominees for City Council at-large.
New faces set to join Philly City Council as Democratic machine takes at-large races

March 12, 2019

In an early version of this article, the excerpt below the headline contained an incorrect phrase stating that Belay had died.
What we know about the West Philly police shooting of an Ethiopian immigrant

March 9, 2019

The opening date of Chink’s Steaks (1949) has been corrected.
VIDEO: We tried the Stock’s pound cake cheesesteak at Joe’s Steaks — and survived

January 20, 2019

Identifying which rally was affiliated with the national Women’s March organization has been corrected.
Philly Women’s March: Pics from the crowds, despite conflict and chill

December 3, 2018

The Union League is no longer incorrectly referred to as the “Urban League” in the introduction.
These are Philly’s members-only social clubs, from blue-collar to bourgeois

August 8, 2018

Candidate Kristin Seale’s age has been corrected, as has a town in her district.
A record number of LGBTQ candidates are running for state seats. Is Harrisburg ready?

July 6, 2018

The amounts raised by Daryl Boling and Tom Murt were swapped; this has been corrected.
Stay informed: A complete guide to Philly’s contested state races in the 2018 election

June 19, 2018

The decade during which trains stopped running on the Reading Viaduct has been corrected.
Rail Park drone video: An overview of Philly’s newest green space

June 11, 2018

The size of the exhibit and the provenance of one of the artists has been corrected.
Photo Pop Philly belongs on Hollywood Boulevard, not 13th and Walnut

May 9, 2018

The neighborhood of Rocky’s house in the original movie has been corrected.
Apparently Stallone has his own ‘Rocky Steps’ in North Philly, because Stallone

May 2, 2018

The name of the conference Pete Retzlaff played in has been corrected.
How the Dallas Goedert draft pick pays homage to Eagles history

Jan. 4, 2018

The jurisdiction to which one interviewee was summoned has been corrected.
Snow duty: Philly jurors still had to show up in the storm