Say What? Archive: November, 2009

Towing companies must tow the line on fees

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A half-dozen years ago, Philadelphia tow-truck operators were reported for fighting over customers — literally slugging it out in front... Read more

Luzerne County scandal tarnished entire judiciary

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Even before two judges were charged with racketeering in the Luzerne County kids-for-cash scandal, most Pennsylvanians told pollsters they... Read more

Delay dredging to determine economic impact

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Renewed objections by New Jersey and Delaware officials to deepening the Delaware River’s shipping channel are important enough to... Read more

Another tough fight for Allen

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New Jersey State Sen. Diane B. Allen, who has championed health care for others, is now in a personal battle of her own. The Burlington... Read more

Fighting hate

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President Obama gave wary gay-rights activists a reason to celebrate when he signed a milestone federal hate-crime bill. Long overdue, the... Read more

First in the class

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Temple University Professor Laurence Steinberg’s $1 million award for his research on teen behavior is timely recognition for his groundbreaking... Read more

Help wanted

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Last year, as the economy was in meltdown, thousands of residents stepped up to give food and toys to ensure that the less fortunate could... Read more

Junior Nixon

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The indictment yesterday of Rep. John M. Perzel (R., Phila.) and nine other Harrisburg Republican insiders brings a pathetic bipartisanship... Read more