Say What? Archive: August, 2009

Keeping watch over crumbling buildings

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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... Read more

Corzine and Christie both have gaps in ethics platforms

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Pest-control experts gathered for a recent conference at Rutgers and staged a race between two Madagascar hissing cockroaches representing... Read more

Ramirez took the easy way out; kids lose

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From Inquirer Editorial Page Editor Harold Jackson: Heidi Ramirez, who recently resigned from the state's School Reform Commission that oversees... Read more

Harrisburg's plan for Philadelphia has merit

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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... Read more

Expelling unruly students shouldn't take so long

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Philadelphia schools should move quickly to fix flaws in the expulsion process of its zero-tolerance discipline policy. The city's school... Read more

Back to square one on 2d Philly casino

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Update: Delaware sports betting limited by federal court. Update: The gaming board Friday took the easy way out - "a step backwards,"... Read more

Not so fast with governor's new SRC choice

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Gov. Rendell wasted little time in naming a Republican powerbroker to replace Heidi Ramirez, who resigned last week from the Philadelphia School... Read more

Risk missing big fish in CIA torture review

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President Obama's decision to let Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. set an independent course to determine whether anti-torture laws were... Read more