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NEWS AND OPINION

By PW Staff

The Faces Issue: Celebrating Black History Month

In honor of Black History Month, PW recognizes the contributions of just a few of Philly’s shining stars.

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Posted Jan. 31, 2012 | Comments: 10

NEWS AND OPINION

By Michael Alan Goldberg

Residents Blame Store Clerk's Shooting Death on Cops' Interrogation Tactics

The cops may have her killers, but friends and neighbors of Aguirre-Alonso insist that in the weeks before her death, cops put the 29-year-old’s life at risk by making it obvious to everyone on her violence-plagued Badlands block that she was being questioned as a witness to Chevere’s murder.

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Posted Jan. 31, 2012 | Comments: 6

NEWS AND OPINION

By PW Readers

Letters to the Editor

Marijuana not being legal, is perhaps the biggest hypocrisy of the FDA and DEA. Hundreds, if not thousands of drugs are released for sale, long before there is actual proof of doing no harm.

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Posted Jan. 31, 2012 | Comments: 0

SCREEN

By Matt Prigge

Six Horror Movies Where the “Filler” is Superior to the Horror

Horror films are intended to scare. So, it’s unusual when some filmmakers, on purpose or by accident, get the formula backward, going light on scares but big on the aspects most of the genre’s perpetrators don’t care about: acting, character development, strong themes, etc.

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Posted Jan. 31, 2012 | Comments: 1