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NEWS AND OPINION

By Jennifer Clare Burke

What It's Like When Chronic Illness Is Always Lurking

You wouldn’t think I’d have to learn this the hard way, but since I did, let me share: Never schedule an anal probing on Friday the 13th.

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Posted Sep. 12, 2012 | Comments: 7

NEWS AND OPINION

By Randy LoBasso

3 Takeaways From Mayor Nutter’s Democratic National Convention Speech

Mayor Nutter, after being both bumped and allegedly promoted from last Wednesday’s Democratic National Convention speaker schedule to Thursday, gave a speech just before 7 p.m., which is almost prime time. Oddly, it ended just 4 minutes and 36 seconds later. Mostly about public education, Nutter’s speech was highly anticipated in the local and national media, but few mentioned his performance afterward. Here are three takeaways from the mayor’s speech to America.

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Posted Sep. 12, 2012 | Comments: 4

NEWS AND OPINION

By Randy LoBasso

Mixed-Martial Arts Promoter Fran Evans Starts Over in Port Richmond

Local mixed-martial arts promoter Fran Evans, 28, hit a bump early this year with his local outfit Locked in the Cage. The South Philly arena, where he’d been holding his fights, folded. His public relations assistant left, and a match he later held in Bucks County flopped. It made him ponder his future in the business, and come to a not-so-shocking conclusion.

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Posted Sep. 12, 2012 | Comments: 4

FOOD

By Brian Freedman

How the Jose Garces Dining Experience Translates Wonderfully From Philly to A.C.

My time at the Village Whiskey bar at Atlantic City's Revel was a most unexpected sort of enjoyable.

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Posted Sep. 12, 2012 | Comments: 1