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Safe Injection Sites, Part II

The stakeholders speak

Last week, we took you inside, and outside, Vancouver’s safe injection site. This week, we let you hear what the stakeholders in the Kensington opioid crisis have to say about this idea.

The Doctor.

 

Philadelphia’s health commissioner and co-chair of the city’s opioid task force, Dr. Thomas Farley.

 

"There are many people who are hesitant to go into treatment, despite their addiction, and we...

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Safe Injection Sites, Part I

 
A look at one city’s approach

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Porngate Claims Its Newest Victim, Part III

DA Krasner should hang tough against calls for transparency in firings

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Porngate Claims Its Newest Victim, Part II

ADA Mark “Pitbull” Gilson finally put down

Porngate has never been the correct moniker for an email chain circulating among law enforcement officers, lawyers, and judges that includes vicious misogyny, racism, and homophobia. It has...

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Porngate Claims Its Newest Victim, Part I

Just days after taking office, DA Krasner wields axe

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Sharpen Your Pencils, Harrisburg

Pa. Supreme Court may now be poised to to throw out gerrymandered lines 

(Photo Left) Pa.'s 7th Congressional District, a.k.a.  "Goofy kicking Donald Duck" district is  possibly the most...

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Getting Rid of That Beer Deli

Councilwoman Bass’ aim is off mark in fight to take  down bulletproof glass

(Photo Left) Whether the problem is in with the delis or with the possibility of crime, the safety of shopkeepers should not be at issue. Photo by Salvatore Patrone.

Is the removal of a degrading institution in...

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Ode to Mount Joy, Part II

Something smells about Temple’s decision to build marijuana grow facility in Lancaster County — and it ain’t the weed.

(Photo Left) Controversies and rumors abound about the motivations of Cozen O'Connor in its writing of the Medical Marijuana Act. Ilustratrion by LCP...

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Ode to Mount Joy, Part I

Something smells about Temple’s decision to build marijuana grow facility in Lancaster County — and it ain’t the weed.

(Photo Left) Temple won't comment on why it's snubbing a  neighborhood location in favor of an out-of-town facility.

Is it possible that Temple University...

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SRC You Later, Part III

On electing School Board, we vote no

(Photo Left) Is the best solution for Philadelphia's school board evident in the Pew Charitable Trusts’ urban schools report?  Report image courtesy of pewtrusts.org.

The third in a three-part series on the future of our...

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SRC You Later, Part II

Now for the hard part: finding the money.

You’ve got to hand it to Mayor Kenney, he does like to lay out a bold vision for the future of our city:  “I have a vision of a child that is leaving a quality pre-K in June and entering kindergarten in September; who is prepared to progress through 8th grade and do well; and then make a choice to go to a...

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