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Leave Italian goods off retaliatory tariff list

By Lou Barletta It was my duty to represent Pennsylvanians and fight for your best interests for two decades. During my time as mayor of Hazleton and then as a member of Congress, I always...

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Kenney has political agenda The City of Philadelphia announced, because of coronavirus, all festivals, parades, concerts, carnivals, fairs and flea markets are canceled. This will be crippling to the Philadelphia economy and to the people...

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Homeless need help This pandemic and social unrest sets off an alarm to the fact that the homeless are an afterthought. The looting that occurred resulted in boarded-up and closed stores. The homeless relied on...

The case for small private colleges during COVID-19’s fall of 2020

By Jonathan Peri President of Manor College Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, students are determining what their next steps will be for fall. There is good data showing that students are delaying, considering their alternatives, including staying...

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Kenney’s hypocrisy on the Rizzo statue The statement that Kenney has been outspoken in his criticism of the Rizzo memorial is totally false and misleading. He is an ardent supporter of anything that’s politically expedient....

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Henon has stepped up during COVID Full disclosure: I am a dear friend of Councilmember Bobby Henon and have previously worked on his Council campaigns. He didn't want any publicity on his 12-week-long effort to...

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More employer-paid holidays Everyone in the USA should know a little about every group that exists in our melting pot. There should be at least one employer-paid national holiday for every group. That, plus all of the...

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Torres stands by law enforcement What happened to George Floyd was 100% wrong, and the officers are going to be held accountable. Their actions were a disservice to all police officers. We cannot have members...

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How to prevent the use of tear gas There is a better way than using tear gas. Protest non-violently, don’t throw bricks, don’t run around with hammers breaking windows and don’t block major thoroughfares. There...

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Kenney’s mixed-up priorities Again, Kenney has his finger on the pulse of the city. I think Nero did a better job of protecting Rome than Kenney and crew did in Philadelphia. After two days of...
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