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Mayor Nutter makes city recreation centers smoke free

May 30, 2011

Mayor Nutter, accompanied by Deputy Mayor for Health and Opportunity Donald F. Schwarz and Deputy Mayor for Environmental and Community Resources Michael DiBerardinis, signed an executive order to make the more than 200 city owned recreation centers, playgrounds, and pools 100% smoke-free…

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NAACP opposes PA’s voucher bill

May 30, 2011

Senate Bill 1 is written to remove every government regulation that has protected our children since 1938. There are no civil rights protections, hence, no special education services required. There is no required curriculum, no requirement to report abuse, no oversight of how funds are spent, and no…

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Election? We had an election?

May 23, 2011

Maybe it’s time for Pennsylvania to consider the whole early voting/voting by mail thing. Why do I say that? Because that might be the only way to get folks to vote in primaries or any other election in Philadelphia for that matter, when it rains.

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The Philadelphia Sunday Sun Staff