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NEWS AND OPINION

By Jon Campisi

Who's Packin' Heat in Philly?

Dan Pehrson represents a gun-owning demographic not often discussed: Young, professionals packin’ (legal) heat on Philly streets. As Pehrson tells his tale, it’s hard to ignore the fact that there’s a gun under his shirt.

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Posted May. 25, 2010 | Comments: 104

Prison Brake: Philly Considers Rehab for Some Offenders

Back on Track selects first-time, nonviolent drug offenders and places them in a rehabilitative program comprised of education, parenting classes, job training and other “employment readiness activities,” to stop crime before it becomes a habit.

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Posted May. 25, 2010 | Comments: 2

NEWS AND OPINION

By Tara Murtha

City's Animals in Danger—Again

The PSPCA proposal is a sight to behold, stocked with swashbuckling campaign promises. On paper, it looked like 2009 would be a relatively good time to be a homeless animal in Philadelphia. Instead, disaster ensued.

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Posted May. 25, 2010 | Comments: 10

ARTS AND CULTURE

By PW Staff

Calendar: May 26-June 1

What to do in Philly this week.

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Posted May. 25, 2010 | Comments: 1