Say What? Archive: March, 2012

Can’t diagnose court’s ruling

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Now it’s time to nervously take a seat in the waiting room while the Supreme Court decides whether to perform misguided elective surgery... Read more

We are what we eat, so beware of additives

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A federal court has given the U.S. Food and Drug Administration a legal push to stop the overuse of common antibiotics in animal feed and make... Read more

Pipeline safety a must with shale-gas drilling

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Even though a congressman boasts that his bill signed into law in January will assure steps are taken to safeguard new shale-gas pipelines... Read more

Renting better than foreclosure for homeowners

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In a pilot program so small it is little more than symbolic, Bank of America is handling some of the trouble it and other lenders created:... Read more

Voters must know who's funding shadow groups

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Congress will look like a bunch of blowhards who are all talk and no action if it doesn’t pass the DISCLOSE Act in time to have an impact... Read more

Job applicants shouldn't have to 'friend' bosses

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Prospective employers typically ask job applicants for references. But in the age of the Internet, some want much more. In a chilling disregard... Read more

Another child's death raises questions about DHS

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The death of yet another apparently malnourished child who ultimately succumbed to abuse has Philadelphians once again asking how these tragedies... Read more

Senator's conviction may lead to judicial reform

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The political corruption conviction of State Sen. Jane Orie stands as another broadside against Pennsylvania’s system of electing judges... Read more