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Condoms in Philly Schools—What Took So Long?

Condoms in Philly Schools—What Took So Long?

When students at 22 Philadelphia high schools return to class after winter break, they’ll find something that will likely make former presidential candidate Rick Santorum shed a single tear, or at least write a World Net Daily column: Free condom dispensers inside the nurse’s office. “The reality is: Many of our teenagers, regardless of what adults think,...

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DAILY GRINDER: Occupy Philly Organizer Missing (Updated)

DAILY GRINDER: Occupy Philly Organizer Missing (Updated)

Occupy Philadelphia organizer Robyn Mello, 24, has been missing from the protest site since Friday, October 14. Her family and friends have not been able to get in contact with her. Anyone who has information on her whereabouts is encouraged to call her brother, Nathan Mello, at 201-220-5654. That’s her picture above, taken from Occupy Philadelphia’s Facebook...

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DAILY GRINDER: Bankrupt

Sign of the times: The Philadelphia Orchestra has filed for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy protection. “This decision was based upon several critical financial challenges currently facing the organization, specifically its rapidly dwindling operating funds and a structural deficit of $14.5 million.” [Some Press Release] Facepalm: “Conservative media outlets” are...

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DAILY GRINDER: Liquor Control Board Offers ‘Modernization Ideas’

Because people like lists, the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board is offering the very hip, ‘Ten proposals for modernization.’ Included: 1) A Consumer Relations Marketing program, 2) direct shipping and direct delivery, 3) remove the ‘no more than 25 percent of the state stores open on Sunday’ requirement, 4) increase licensing fees, 5)...

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DAILY GRINDER: Fox News Commenters on Philadelphia’s Free Condoms Plan

DAILY GRINDER: Fox News Commenters on Philadelphia’s Free Condoms Plan

So, what happens in the comments section when a Fox News “Doctor” columnist writes a blog explaining that 11 year-olds in Philadelphia will have access to condoms according to Mayor Michael Nutter/Department of Health’s new plan to fight STDs in the city? A whole lotta this: And this: Genius. Oh, and for the record (according to the doctor), you don’t...

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M. Nutt’s STD Plan

M. Nutt’s STD Plan

Upon announcing the winning city condom design (see below), Mayor Michael Nutter upped his game and tied the whole thing back to his plan for making Philly the healthiest city this side of Upper Darby, and that side of Camden. At a press conference this afternoon, he said his administration’s made health and welfare a top priority, citing the indoor smoking...

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