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NEWS AND OPINION

By Tara Murtha

Northern Liberties Revives its Town Watch

I recently read an eye-opening article about the “tidal wave” of crime plaguing Northern Liberties. The article listed rapid gentrification as a likely contributor to the problem. “Criminals view Northern Liberties as an area where they can prey upon new residents,” said one resident interviewed for the story. “We’re on the edge of two worlds.”

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Posted Aug. 10, 2010 | Comments: 10

Conservative Agenda Coming to Philly Soon

An anthology for LGBT and questioning youth is banned in Burlington County, N.J., public libraries. What's next for the 9.12 Project and other right-wing groups?

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Posted Aug. 10, 2010 | Comments: 11

NEWS AND OPINION

By Aaron Kase

City's Cameras Not a Pretty Picture

There are 208 police cameras in various hotspots around the city. But as of last week, 46 cameras remain nonfunctional.

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Posted Aug. 10, 2010 | Comments: 8

The Music Issue

Help us celebrate the 20th anniversary of Concerts in the Park (Rittenhouse, that is). Meanwhile, we've picked a bunch of talented musicians we think you should watch.

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Posted Aug. 10, 2010 | Comments: 4