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The Hours

March 24, 2013

I’d like to start this off with a piece of advice that I’m thinking Philadelphia Magazine editor Tom McGrath wishes he had before he walked into the National Constitution Center Monday night before starting what turned out to be two nights of conversation about the magazine’s “Being White In Philly” article.

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The Real GOP Problem

March 24, 2013

A cottage industry lately has grown up among writers eager to offer both diagnosis and prognosis for the problems facing the Republican Party. The party, we hear, is in deep trouble, perhaps on the edge of dissolution and maybe beyond rescue or respite.

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Defense: Philly abortion doc’s case ‘a lynching’

March 24, 2013

Gosnell, 72, is accused of running a rogue clinic that ignored the state ban on third-term abortions and 24-hour waiting periods. Prosecutors say he also maimed desperate, often poor women and teens by letting his untrained staff perform abortions and give anesthesia.

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Philadelphia Magazine Fight Club

March 14, 2013

When I think of Philadelphia Magazine, a periodical that is as inaccurately named as anything I’ve ever seen, I think of two things: One is the staff of the Temple News when I was an undergraduate student at the place that sometimes runs as fast as it can from its title of “Diversity University” and the other is the movie Fight Club.

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PABJ challenges Phila. Magazine

March 14, 2013

The Philadelphia Association of Black Journalists (PABJ) abhors the portrayal of the Philadelphia Black community and race relations in Philadelphia Magazine’s cover article “Being White in Philly” dated for March 13, 2013.

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City Hall smackdown

March 14, 2013

A funny thing happened on Mayor Michael Nutter’s way to his Budget Address… a bunch of City Workers showed up. Mayor Michael Nutter was supposed to deliver his budget address in City Council on Thursday.

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Gov. Corbett continues to mislead on liquor stores

March 14, 2013

Gov. Corbett continues to mislead Pennsylvanians in his push to dismantle the PLCB and outsource the PA Lottery, but facts have a funny habit of getting in the way. First, Gov. Corbett said it was perfectly legal to give the PA Lottery away to a foreign-based company without a single public hearing.

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