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John Dougherty: a first rate Senate mistake

Philadelphia’s own State Sen. Vincent Fumo, among his other distinctions, sits on the board of trustees for the National Constitution Center, a museum enshrining the most sacred government document in the land. The man ought

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Dad: you’re Dylan to me

Dear Dad, I always thought it was strange that you never really dug Bob Dylan. Especially because a major quality of his music, for me, was how he was reminiscent of you. I thought that

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Love and cash needed at Temple Hospital

A few weeks ago around 8 p.m. on Wednesday, I found myself in Temple University Hospital’s emergency room with two roommates and a sick friend. While waiting to see the doctors, a middle-aged woman wandered

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Campaigning change, but for whom?

Regardless of political party, every candidate in this presidential election is running under the banner of change. In a time when Americans seek recovery from the last dreadful eight years of the Bush administration, any

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Alumni need to fill seats

Then $10,000 was gone, just like that, drained into novelty checks to be dispensed at center court of the Liacouras Center during halftime of the men’s basketball game against Charlotte last Wednesday. Lewis Katz, a