Say What? Archive: May, 2011

City raises ante to increase minority contracts

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Philadelphia has finally taken a long overdue step to prove that it means business with its efforts to increase minority participation in lucrative... Read more

'Punk' passing denotes end of era

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In a city known for its love affairs with characters of varying and often debatable historical significance, Michael DeLuca, aka “Mikey... Read more

Scott-Heron's words remain relevant for America

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America isn’t the same tortured nation it was when Gil Scott-Heron suggested that “the revolution will not be televised.” That’s... Read more

Fix schools to stem population losses

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For many young adults and recent college graduates, Philadelphia is a hot address right now, and it’s not difficult to see why. With... Read more

N.J. towns' sick-pay bills are sickening

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Gov. Christie says local governments and school boards are on the hook for millions, maybe billions, of dollars in accrued sick-time payments... Read more

No-smoking rules welcome at city rec centers

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Mayor Nutter has cleared the air for thousands of youngsters this summer with an executive order banning smoking at city recreation centers... Read more

Horseshoe crabs a sign of summer

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With the summer tourist season unofficially kicking off, it isn’t just shoobies and snowbirds converging on the Jersey Shore. The annual... Read more

Steve Kelley's cartoon comment

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