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NEWS AND OPINION

By Tara Murtha

Is Philly's Animal Control Finally Under Control?

Since last year, the PSPCA has been working with the city to set up, and transfer animal-control duties to, a new city-related nonprofit called the Animal Care & Control Team (ACCT Philly). ACCT Philly formally takes over the contract and the city-owned animal shelter on April 1.

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Posted Mar. 28, 2012 | Comments: 31

MUSIC

By John Sharkey III

A Dissenting View on the Mythicization of Bruce Springsteen

I’ve been fuming over the popularity of this faux working-class bozo for the better part of the last decade, and now, in what has to be the peak of the mountain of his current resurgence, I bring my unpopular opinion to you.

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Posted Mar. 27, 2012 | Comments: 109

NEWS AND OPINION

By Randy LoBasso

Elephants in the Room: 10 Things I Saw, Heard & Learned at the Pennsylvania Leadership Conference

More than 800 attendees were on hand for the festivities, and all of them had terrible things to say about liberalism, health care, the Environmental Protection Agency, solar panels and Chicago. (The city.)

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Posted Mar. 27, 2012 | Comments: 1

MUSIC

By Bryan Bierman

Critic's Pick: Cloud Nothings

First launching Cloud Nothings as a one-man lo-fi hobby in 2009, Baldi has already released three albums of hooky punk songs to much critical acclaim, despite the fact that he’s only 20 years old.

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Posted Mar. 27, 2012 | Comments: 0