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NEWS AND OPINION

By Ada Kulesza

Natural Disaster: How Did the Gas Industry Get So Fracked Up?

With 1,600 gas wells in Pennsylvania so far, more than 2,000 permits issued and reams of applications still pending, the state is poised to generate millions, if not billions, of investment dollars. In tough economic times, the promise of prosperity makes the government and natural gas industry look like heroes. Where do we sign?

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Posted Sep. 14, 2011 | Comments: 7

NEWS AND OPINION

By Tara Murtha

Mob Attacks Terrorize Port Richmond; Retaliation Threatened

Last weekend in Port Richmond was one of the most violent in recent memory, and it all took place within a few blocks and in or near parks that residents say increasingly attract trouble after dark. It all started Friday night when a fight broke out in Campbell Square Park.

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Posted Sep. 13, 2011 | Comments: 65

ARTS AND CULTURE

By PW Staff

Calendar: Sept. 14-20

Feastival, DADT Repeal Party, Dance on Danco & more to do this week in Philly.

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Posted Sep. 14, 2011 | Comments: 0

NEWS AND OPINION

By Dan Savage

Savage Love

For all you know, your parents are at home right now questioning your judgment and wondering how they can get out of inviting your boyfriend for Thanksgiving without seeming like homophobes.

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Posted Sep. 14, 2011 | Comments: 4