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NEWS AND OPINION

By Aaron Kase

The DollarBoyz: Don't Call Them a Flash Mob

DollarBoyz combats not only pervasive inner-city violence but also the racial stereotypes and unkind media portrayals that accompany it. Most importantly, the group provides a fun, safe environment for kids to hang out off the streets and away from negative influences.

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Posted Jun. 22, 2010 | Comments: 27

NEWS AND OPINION

By Randy LoBasso

Waste Management: Run the Sheriff Out of Town

The Sheriff’s Office is responsible for several law-enforcement roles, all of which various agencies and officials say can be done by other city departments.

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Posted Jun. 22, 2010 | Comments: 1

NEWS AND OPINION

By Tara Murtha

Going Soft on Sexual Abuse

Popular local radio station 101.1FM “B101” (slogan: Makes you feel good!) refuses to air a campaign unless the words “sexual” and “rape” are deleted.

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Posted Jun. 22, 2010 | Comments: 6

MUSIC

By Brian McManus

Remembering Steven Wells

It’s the winter of ’08 and heat-seeking music scribe Steven Wells is thrilled to learn that a band he loves (in theory) is coming to Philly. His glee is short-lived as he learns they’ll be changing their name to the much less shit-stirring “the Soft Pack.” “The Soft Pack? Why not just call your band ‘Beige.’ Jesus Christ, how FUCKING BORING,” Steven yells to no one in particular.

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Posted Jun. 22, 2010 | Comments: 10