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NEWS AND OPINION

By Tara Murtha

Exit Interview: Babette Josephs Says Goodbye to Gridlock

This month, Babette Josephs left office after 28 years representing Philly in Harrisburg. But first she sat down with PW to ponder her legacy, her future, and how Pennsylvania’s partisan conflict mirrors America’s.

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Posted Dec. 26, 2012 | Comments: 2

NEWS AND OPINION

By Randy LoBasso

What One Writer Learned From the Food-Stamp Challenge

Regardless of what side of the political spectrum you fall on, hunger is nothing to laugh at. Yet those who find themselves in need of taxpayer-funded assistance to buy food find there’s a stigma attached to doing so.

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Posted Dec. 26, 2012 | Comments: 10

ARTS AND CULTURE

By PW Staff

Calendar: Dec. 26-Jan. 1

The Starting Line; The Nutcracker; Making Time; Mummers and more things to do this week in Philly.

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Posted Dec. 26, 2012 | Comments: 0

MUSIC

By Eugene Holley, Jr.

Music for Your Mama: The Best in 2012 "Grown Folks” Albums

Enough of that greasy kid’s stuff. This year, a slew of brilliant musicians— some from Philly—gave adults with seasoned tastes something to tap their toes to.

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Posted Dec. 26, 2012 | Comments: 1