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Marcellus Gas Comes To Town – In More Ways Than One

BY DENISE FUREY/ A wind of change is blowing through the economy of Philadelphia and the Keystone State, gushing up from deep underground. The Marcellus Shale Coalition held its annual Shale Gas Insight conference at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia to discuss its ramifications. The MSC has more than 300 members, including drillers, oil & gas […]

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PGW: Lease It, Don’t Sell It, Wise Men Say

BY JOE SHAHEELI/ One major Philadelphia asset attractive to outside buyers willing to spend a billion dollars or more is the Philadelphia Gas Works, a city-owned utility. It’s also the easiest of city assets to place on the market. But before the Mayor and City Council jump on the possibility of doing so, they need to […]

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Can Higher Real-Estate Taxes Save Philly Jobs?

BY TONY WEST/ Most Philadelphia neighborhoods are job deserts. And in the long run, a large city cannot survive as a place to live if it does not also offer places to work. This was the gist of a report released by the Center City District which caught the eye of Philadelphia’s decision-makers. It has added […]

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Toomey Slams Obama Over Job Numbers, National Debt

by Rory McGlasson U.S. Senator Pat Toomey attacked President Barack Obama the job report and the growing national debt. At a news conference held at the Independence Visitors center, Toomey said Obama has burdened Americans with $5 trillion in new debt and 42 months of unemployment above 8 percent. “Pennsylvanians deserve a president with a […]

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Councilwoman Tasco: “Romney-Ryan, Wrong For Women”

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Elephants, Eagles And Elvis Turn Out For GOP Clam Bake

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Workers Stand For America

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Singing All The Way To The Polls

by RORY McGLASSON Do you have a photo ID to vote? Philadelphia senior Dr. Lucille W. Ijoy has hers – and she’ll be singing all the way to the polls in November. Dr. Ijoy has written a voter-ID rally song called: Get Your Photo ID Rock: A Musical Reminder. She has been singing her catchy […]

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Fed Dollars Finally Pour Into Port Dredging

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Down The Shore

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Down The Shore

Congressman Bob Brady hosts his annual “Brady Bunch” party in North Wildwood. Our photographer was on the scene to catch who was talking politics while relaxing down the shore.      Send article as PDF   

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