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Murt: State must address college loan debt

The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania is home to more than 160 colleges and universities. Each institution of higher learning has opportunities for students to learn the skills they need to be successful in the 21st...

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Change in leadership needed Our mayor, James Kenney, has his priorities screwed up again. He prefers to spend time threatening the Mummers about shutting down the annual parade that is enjoyed by many. This was...

Eagles need a healthy DeSean Jackson

His 2019 season was one of the colossal heartbreaks in the history of the Philadelphia Eagles: The much-celebrated trade to acquire wide receiver DeSean Jackson was greeted with standing ovations throughout the spring and...

Letters to the Editor

Hold politicians accountable Democrats and Republicans in Congress vote based on their party’s position. They fear that a contrary vote would cost them party backing and as a result, if they ran again, they would...

Eagles need a game-changing pass rusher

You have a list. You have checked it twice. You want to make sure you have it right for the category of Biggest Need For The Philadelphia Eagles In 2020. And at the top...

Murt: Mental health needs investment

Did you ever wonder what you would say if your child came home and said: “My friend said he wants to kill himself?” What you would say to the parent worried about the future...

Letters to the Editor

Murt grateful for support It has been a great honor for me to serve in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. Being elected into this office in 2006 was the fulfillment of a lifelong dream. After...

Letters to the Editor

Health care system a mess I had no health coverage for over two years because, living on the wife’s Social Security and small pension, we just couldn’t afford it. SSI says I’m disabled, but since...

Letters to the Editor

‘Where Things Stand’ In response to Al Ulus’ Letter to the Editor, “2019: A Year in Review,” printed on Jan. 1: As we thumb through 2019’s pages, We read about little kids tossed into cages. Some would...

Movie Review: 1917 is a thrilling war movie

1917’s technical accomplishments tell a war story unlike any other.
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