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A Fate Worse Than Debt

The struggling economy has given rise to a new kind of predator: For-profit debt-settlement companies. And consumers are falling for their empty promises.

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Posted Jun. 29, 2010 | Comments: 5

Do Our City Commissioners Have a Case of Electile Dysfunction?

The commissioners are paid to do their job only three quarters of the time, and what’s more, if other parties are capable of running elections, what does that tell us about the necessity of having the elected commissioners at all?

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Posted Jun. 29, 2010 | Comments: 2

NEWS AND OPINION

By Jacob Lambert

Will Nutter Ever Find His Way?

It’s hard to see how much better Chaka Fattah or Tom Knox or Bob Brady would be doing at this point, with no cash to spend and ambitions on hold.

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Posted Jun. 29, 2010 | Comments: 1

NEWS AND OPINION

By Jenny DeHuff

Lawsuit Filed Over Liquor License at Garces Trading Co.

State Rep. Babette Josephs, whose district encompasses much of Center City, says the PLCB’s partnership with Garces is—to say the least—a conflict of interest.

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Posted Jun. 29, 2010 | Comments: 9