Say What? Archive: October, 2012

A secret no one should keep

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Revealing that you have been sexually abused doesn’t come easily at any age. Child victims often fear for their lives. Years later, they... Read more

Car-tag decals are saving young drivers' lives

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For those who think government serves little purpose, look at how authorities marshaled forces to save lives as mega-storm Sandy washed over... Read more

It's better not to lock up juvenile defendants

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For years, New Jersey sent juveniles awaiting trial to county detention centers, locking them up even for minor crimes. But a new report on... Read more

Storm recovery will be the hardest part

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Typically, when mere humans need to be reminded of who is really in charge, the weather is more than happy to oblige. As it did Monday, when... Read more

Assessing the region's emergency preparedness

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City voters have ballot questions to consider

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Ballot questions being put before Philadelphia voters next week run the gamut from routine borrowing for city maintenance needs to a measure... Read more

Solve abandoned property woes? (Land) bank on it.

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State Rep. John Taylor (R., Philadelphia) deserves applause for clearing a path so the city can more efficiently turn filthy, depressing, abandoned... Read more

Let the word go forth: Voters don't have to be in pictures

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With all the spin, false claims and counter-claims, elections are confusing enough. But the on-again, off-again Pennsylvania voter ID law and... Read more