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In Which An Art Exhibit Appears To Be A Pack Of Urinating Bears At The Philly Zoo

04/20/2015
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In Which An Art Exhibit Appears To Be A Pack Of Urinating Bears At The Philly Zoo

The Philadelphia Zoo is doing some cool stuff with recyclables turned into art for a “Second Nature” exhibition. Introducing Second Nature, an array of artist installations, some larger than life, each one telling stories of endangered animals through the use of recycled, reduced, reused, repurposed and renewed materials. Burned-out spark plugs, recycled plastic bottles, cardboard…

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I’m Not Saying Louden Will Be The Next Lionel Messi, BUT…

04/19/2015
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I’m Not Saying Louden Will Be The Next Lionel Messi, BUT…

…but he did score a goal while surrounded by four defenders in a scene eerily reminiscent of Messi’s World Cup hurdles.

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Hit-and-Run America, Vol. DCIV

04/16/2015
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Hit-and-Run America, Vol. DCIV

An ongoing collection of unsolved hit-and-run cases, with a focus on car/pedestrian incidents, from across the country since Jan. ‘010. If you know something about any of these incidents, or one that I’ve missed, do the right thing and call the police, even anonymously. TURN YOURSELVES IN, PHILLY HIT-AND-RUN KILLERS 6476. Philadelphia, Pa. April 13.…

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Philly Mayoral Candidate Milton Street Tells Me How He Would Have Handled MOVE

04/16/2015
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Philly Mayoral Candidate Milton Street Tells Me How He Would Have Handled MOVE

Imagine my delight when WHYY news-boss Chris Satullo asked me to moderate the Milton Street portion of Wednesday’s mayoral forum that was co-sponsored by business group PENJERDEL. Suffice it to say, Street and I had an insightful 20-minute chat covering matters of the economy, education and race-relations in the city. But one moment of attention-straying…

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Hey Look, The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Endorses Fleeing The Scene Of A Fatal Accident

04/13/2015
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Hey Look, The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Endorses Fleeing The Scene Of A Fatal Accident

A 2-year-old Milwaukee toddler ran into a Milwaukee street on Sunday night and was fatally struck by a van, which remained at the scene. There, the 41-year-old driver was fatally shot, as was, mysteriously, a 15-year-old. Horribly tragic all around. Also horrible (as you probably noticed if you clicked the link already)? The lede that…

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Hit-and-Run America, Vol. DCIII

04/12/2015
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Hit-and-Run America, Vol. DCIII

An ongoing collection of unsolved hit-and-run cases, with a focus on car/pedestrian incidents, from across the country since Jan. ‘010. If you know something about any of these incidents, or one that I’ve missed, do the right thing and call the police, even anonymously. 6447-48. Savannah, Ga. April 5. 25- and 24-year-old men injured when…

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