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NEWS AND OPINION

By Nicole Finkbiner

Philly's Comediennes of Comedy

It used to be that women weren’t funny. That’s what men said, anyway. But women are hilarious. And Philly’s comedy scene is bursting with female talent. Sorry, gentlemen: It turns out these broads got a lot more going for them than a uterus and a couple one-liners.

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Posted Mar. 30, 2011 | Comments: 11

NEWS AND OPINION

By Michael Alan Goldberg

2 Pa. Bills Aim to Make Teens Think Twice Before Cyberbullying

By now, Tina Meier’s story is well-known: In 2006, the Missouri native’s 13-year-old daughter Megan hanged herself after being bullied on MySpace by a neighbor—the mother of one of the teen’s schoolmates and former friends—who created a fake profile to torment Megan.

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Posted Mar. 30, 2011 | Comments: 25

NEWS AND OPINION

By Ada Kulesza

City's Homeless Lose a Safe Space Downtown

The 315 South Homeless Cafe opened on Jan. 4 with $115,000 grant from the city, and will serve its last meal on March 31. It’s the only place in Center City where a homeless person can walk in—no questions asked—for food and rest.

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Posted Mar. 30, 2011 | Comments: 3

Letters to the Editor

What happens when there’s nothing to fight over any more? What are the unions going to picket when there is no new business to bully? They don't realize that there is no work for their members if businesses don’t want to move here.

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Posted Mar. 30, 2011 | Comments: 0