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Philly needs to be safer and greener By Alim Howell Gun violence has to be stopped somehow in our city of Philadelphia. The main question most citizens have who have been residents of Philadelphia for a...

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Stop the crime madness It is very unfortunate that vandalism happened to the historic Mother Bethel AME Church located at 419 S. 6th St. on Feb. 19, which happened to be on Presidents’ Day. This crime...

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Term limits for Congress By John Eichelberger and Andy Dinniman Until Franklin Roosevelt, no president had served more than two elected terms in office. It was a tradition established by George Washington. Two presidents prior to...

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Raise the minimum wage By Councilman Kenyatta Johnson  For the thousands of hard-working Pennsylvanians in Philadelphia and across our commonwealth who are struggling to provide for themselves and their families, 2024 must be the year that...

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Stop the violence Police killings and violence have been increasing across the USA since 2020 during and after COVID-19. But in some cases besides the police officers making a horrifying mistake with shooting an unarmed...

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School funding formula unfair As a parent, grandmother and retired lifelong educator, I read with great interest Dave Rowan’s op-ed on school choice (“School Choice Week underscores need for multiple educational pathways,” Jan. 31). While I...

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School Choice Week underscores need for multiple educational pathways By Dave Rowan School choice can be a polarizing – and often politicized – issue. Each new charter school that pops up provokes debate, funding toward private...

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Feed the children What a pleasure to read Mark Zimmaro’s report on President Biden’s visit to South Philly’s Philabundance on Martin Luther King Day (“Biden lends a helping hand at Philabundance,” Jan. 17). Not only did...

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Let the games begin How refreshing to read the op-ed by Maura McCarthy and Dontae Privette on the FDR Park Plan to add a dozen multi-purpose playing fields (“Build more sports fields for kids,” Jan. 10). McCarthy, CEO...
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