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Say What? Archive: August, 2009
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Keeping watch over crumbling buildings
Tue, Sep 1, 2009, 2:00 AM
The death early Sunday of a Center City man who plunged through a fire tower railing at a low-rise apartment building was a tragic reminder...
Corzine and Christie both have gaps in ethics platforms
Mon, Aug 31, 2009, 2:00 AM
Pest-control experts gathered for a recent conference at Rutgers and staged a race between two Madagascar hissing cockroaches representing...
Ramirez took the easy way out; kids lose
Sun, Aug 30, 2009, 10:57 AM
From Inquirer Editorial Page Editor Harold Jackson: Heidi Ramirez, who recently resigned from the state's School Reform Commission that oversees...
Harrisburg's plan for Philadelphia has merit
Sun, Aug 30, 2009, 2:00 AM
Mayor Nutter went to Harrisburg seeking help to balance the city budget and came home with what looks like an even better deal for Philadelphia...
Expelling unruly students shouldn't take so long
Sat, Aug 29, 2009, 2:00 AM
Philadelphia schools should move quickly to fix flaws in the expulsion process of its zero-tolerance discipline policy. The city's school...
Back to square one on 2d Philly casino
Fri, Aug 28, 2009, 4:50 AM
Update: Delaware sports betting limited by federal court. Update: The gaming board Friday took the easy way out - "a step backwards,"...
Not so fast with governor's new SRC choice
Fri, Aug 28, 2009, 4:10 PM
Gov. Rendell wasted little time in naming a Republican powerbroker to replace Heidi Ramirez, who resigned last week from the Philadelphia School...
Risk missing big fish in CIA torture review
Fri, Aug 28, 2009, 3:55 AM
President Obama's decision to let Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. set an independent course to determine whether anti-torture laws were...