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Former Gov. Tom Ridge is getting involved in the US Senate race in Pennsylvania. Ridge, a Republican, endorsed GOP nominee Pat Toomey in State College. “Voters across Pennsylvania are rallying to Pat’s vision for creating jobs and bringing fiscal responsibility to Washington,” Ridge said in a statement. “I am endorsing Pat today because he is […]

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BY DENISE CLAY/ Seated on a couch in what is normally the waiting room at the law offices of Zarwin, Baum, DeVito, Kaplan, Schaer and Toddy, PC with her friends Mavis Pringle and Yvonne Newkirk, Charlene Fullard of West Philadelphia was having a libation and engaging in chit-chat. Some of the chit-chat focused on the […]

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BY JOE SHAHEELI/ The sudden action by Fresh Del Monte Products, Inc. to sever its contract with the International Longshoremen’s Association Local 1291 and pull its incoming ships to a “below union wage” pier in Gloucester City hasn’t come as a surprise to the unions and terminal operators familiar with the operations of the Holt family. […]

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With the General Election moving onto center stage after the conclusion of Labor Day and the official ending of the summer holidays, more and more local political activists are turning their attention instead to next year’s May Primary. From the scuttlebutt that has been making the rounds among ward leaders and political campaign managers, it […]

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It was somewhat unusual for Philadelphia politics for the Chairman of the Democratic Party, CONGRESSMAN BOB BRADY, to endorse, over a year in advance, the candidacy for reelection of the incumbent MAYOR MIKE NUTTER. That seems to be a response to general unrest in the Party with regard to the Mayor’s handling of the power […]

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BY JOE SHAHEELI/ It’s time for the Delaware River Port Authority to change its name to more-correctly identify its primary mission, which is to oversee the bridges under its mandate. Correctly renaming itself as the Delaware River Bridge Authority would clarify its mission to the public as well as Avoid continued confusion among the citizenry […]

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BY RICHARD BLOOMINGDALE/ More Pennsylvania workers are celebrating the Labor Holiday than in any other state in the nation, but the celebrations are tempered by the recession and high unemployment which over the past year has impacted directly or indirectly over half of the nation’s workforce. If you haven’t lost your job, a member of […]

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