Blinq Archive: April, 2012

Can a sista get a piece of fruit?

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Day 4 of the Food Stamp Challenge, and I. am. sick. of. chicken. If you've been following me this week, you know I bought a roaster chicken... Read more

I'm hungry

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It's Day 2 of the week-long Greater Philadelphia Food Stamp Challenge, sponsored by the Philadelphia Coalition for Hunger and the Jewish Federation... Read more
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Social Security: The Final Frontier

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Went to the Social Security Administration’s Center City office at lunchtime because someone in our house turned 16 last week and wanted... Read more

Cooking up a Rut-Row merger alternative

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Those opposed to a shotgun wedding of Rutgers-Camden and Rowan universities likely are heartened by my colleague James Osborne’s story... Read more

Where every day is record store day

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Saturday is "Record Store Day," the annual promotion by hundreds of independent retailers that sell music in CD and vinyl formats. In South... Read more

A better way to help the homeless

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Chris Christie wants to end homelessness in New Jersey. So he’s appointing a task force. To be fair to New Jersey's governor, he's... Read more

A lull in merger mania?

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What lately looks like a lull should not be seen as a sign New Jersey’s university merger mania has abated. As we speak, perhaps even... Read more

Not in our backyard

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Nearly 250 residents of Merchantville and Cherry Hill have signed a petition against a proposed 150-foot cell phone tower in their neighborhood... Read more