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2008-07-22 03:00:25

By Kathleen Brady Shea, The Philadelphia Inquirer Jul. 22--A Coatesville man entrusted with operating multiple sewage plants throughout Chester County did so for more than 21/2 years without a license, state authorities said yesterday. Thomas M.

2008-07-22 03:00:23

By Jane M. Von Bergen, The Philadelphia Inquirer Jul. 22--Comcast Corp. said yesterday that it expected to sign an agreement with New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo to try to reduce the availability of child pornography on the Internet.

2008-07-21 12:00:51

By Peter Mucha, The Philadelphia Inquirer Jul. 21--A federal appeals court in Philadelphia has overruled the FCC's $550,000 fine against CBS for the infamous Janet Jackson "wardrobe malfunction" during the 2004 Super Bowl halftime show.

2008-07-20 03:00:43

By Jane M. Von Bergen, The Philadelphia Inquirer Jul. 20--No wonder more than 100 people lined up to testify at four days of what sounded like an utter yawner -- Insurance Department hearings on the proposed merger of Pennsylvania's two largest health insurers.

2008-07-20 03:00:00

By Sandy Bauers, The Philadelphia Inquirer Jul. 20--The year Jim Bauer was born -- 1952 -- a massive steel mill was rising atop a former asparagus farm in Lower Bucks County. Bauer would spend most of his working life in U.S.

2008-07-20 03:00:28

By Steven Rea, The Philadelphia Inquirer Jul. 20--"Gods. Angels. Different cultures have called us by different names.

2008-07-19 03:00:25

By David Hiltbrand and Dan Lieberman, The Philadelphia Inquirer Jul. 19--The Bat signal has been burning brightly in the night sky. At 56 area theaters, fans, many in costume, eagerly queued up yesterday morning at 12:01 to be the first to see The Dark Knight, the explosive new Batman movie.

2008-07-19 03:00:25

By Elizabeth Fox, The Philadelphia Inquirer Jul. 19--Entertainment for kids isn't always just for kids: Ask any adult who's seen a movie from Pixar or Jim Henson.

2008-07-18 12:01:14

By Don Sapatkin, The Philadelphia Inquirer Jul. 18--If you've always thought that research claiming health benefits from things like being happy is a bunch of unsupported hooey, you might want to look at a study out of New England in the current Annals of Family Medicine.

2008-07-18 12:00:54

By Linda Loyd, The Philadelphia Inquirer Jul. 18--The union representing flight dispatchers disputes allegations by US Airways pilots that they are being pressured to use less fuel than is safe to cut costs.

Word of the Day
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
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