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Personal safety

Photos by Ryan Brandenberg "I don't think that the news is going to limit my lifestyle in any way." Jennifer Curcio, Ninth and Christian streets "If they say that crime is going up, then, yeah,...

August 1982

Sometimes the simplest things give life's greatest pleasures. Summer in August of 1982 was much like any other in Wildwood, the days sultry and humid, the nights offering a breeze that blew off the...

Power outage

Photos by Ryan Brandenberg "What can you do? I guess I'd sleep or read a book." Zenobia Toney, 24th Street and Passyunk Avenue "I'd see what the Red Cross was doing to help the situation....


The Eagles already have had a bad couple of weeks and the season hasn't even started yet. You gotta feel bad for a team that has your national security at heart and gets nothing...

California govenor election

Photos by Jules Vuotto "I think Arnold Schwarzenegger is going to get in. It looks like he's the best candidate, and I'm sure he has money for the campaign." Cheryl Smith, 2900 block S. Norwood...

Is Saddam Hussein still alive?

Photos by Jules Vuotto "I think he might already be dead. If not, we should kill him on the spot." Curtis Lawton, 4500 block Chester Avenue "Yeah, he's alive. I don't think he would allow...

Plan B

The ad on the travel page of the daily newspaper read "Plan B." The advertisement was a clever way to get you to consider Quebec City as a travel destination this summer. The ad...

Saddam Hussein’s sons

Photos by Jules Vuotto "I think it was them. The pictures were in good taste." Novella Harrison, 1800 block Race Street "It's hard to say. They could have been body-doubles. At this point, the U.S. had to...

Food ban at Linc

"It's crazy! We should be able to bring our own food." Tasha Williamson, Sixth and Cantrell streets "They're jacking up the prices! There's no security risk. What are you going to do, bring in a gun...

The slippery slope

Here's what I don't understand. Conservatives are supposed to be for individual freedom. Some of them get upset when the government aids the poor because then what happens to the freedom to starve? Conservatives are...
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