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2008-10-06 00:00:24

'The Little Garden' Erin Bode (Native Language) It is difficult to typify singer Erin Bode, but she makes that potential problem into one of her strengths. On "The Little Garden," her vocal style is more in the nouveau-folk genre.

2008-08-07 03:00:21

By Dan DeLuca and Michael Klein, The Philadelphia Inquirer Aug.

2008-08-06 03:00:50

By Matthew Spolar, The Philadelphia Inquirer Aug. 6--HARRISBURG -- Homeowners and businesses seeking new ways to produce and conserve energy can register online for updates on the state's new $650 million Alternative Energy Investment Fund.

2008-08-06 03:00:47

By Dan Hardy and Dylan Purcell, The Philadelphia Inquirer Aug.

2008-08-05 12:00:59

By Larry Eichel, The Philadelphia Inquirer Aug. 5--Speaking in Montgomery County, Republican presidential candidate John McCain yesterday called on Congress to return from its summer recess to deal with the nation's energy crisis.

2008-08-05 00:00:17

PHILADELPHIA _ Vowing that the starvation death of 14-year-old Danieal Kelly would not be in vain, Philadelphia Mayor Nutter yesterday suspended seven more workers at the Department of Human Services and said "no child will again face the same fate." Speaking with obvious emotion, Nutter repeatedly excoriated the city workers involved in Kelly's case, and he apologized to Philadelphians for City Hall's failure to save the girl's life.

2008-08-04 18:00:19

By Larry Eichel, The Philadelphia Inquirer Aug. 4--Speaking in Montgomery County today, Republican presidential candidate John McCain called on Congress to return from its summer recess to deal with the nation's energy crisis.

2008-08-04 09:00:55

By Cynthia Burton, The Philadelphia Inquirer Aug. 4--The same energy issue splitting Democrats and Republicans in Washington -- whether to lift the offshore oil-drilling ban -- is dividing candidates in New Jersey's hottest federal races. U.S. Sen.

2008-08-04 03:00:00

By Kristen A. Graham, The Philadelphia Inquirer Aug. 4--Perhaps it happened when 16-year-old Liz Massele peered into a chest cavity and saw a muscled, beating heart.

2008-08-04 03:00:00

By Cynthia Henry, The Philadelphia Inquirer Aug. 4--Lindenwold last week celebrated the transformation of its old sewer plant into affordable housing for senior citizens -- and a laboratory for energy efficiency.

Word of the Day
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.