Say What? Archive: May, 2011

Pa. can do more to promote solar energy

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With Pennsylvania boasting the nation’s second largest number of solar-industry jobs, state officials would be foolish to let the sun... Read more

Ferris: A young officer's salute to inspiration

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Graduations at Valley Forge Military Academy and College are a bit different than at other schools. Of course, there are similarities. The... Read more

Lyon: The Army's latest battle

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NEWS ITEM: The United States Army has announced plans to toughen its fitness testing to make sure all soldiers have the strength, endurance... Read more

Cameron: Grandfather and war hero

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He once stood tall, with deep Italian skin and his head covered in thick, dark brown hair. Now he sits across from me, his small, pale blue... Read more

Council can't fix DROP, so drop it

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City Council members whose idea of reform is to prop up the controversial DROP retirement perk will be thumbing their noses at Philadelphia... Read more

Allen, Walker best bets in GOP primaries

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With the entire Legislature up for election, voters in New Jersey’s June 7 primary have a crucial role to play. There are only two contested... Read more

Zandi: Housing market's problems remain

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The five-year-long housing crash is not over. Nationwide, prices have fallen a stunning 33 percent from their peak. While the Philadelphia... Read more

Smerconish: Scrutinizing private lives scares off public servants

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Mitch Daniels would have added some much-needed substance to the national dialogue. His reason for not running for president is a sad commentary... Read more