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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.

2008-08-04 03:00:26

By Sally A. Downey, The Philadelphia Inquirer Aug. 4--William D. Valente, 83, formerly of Bryn Mawr, a professor at Villanova Law School for almost 30 years and an advocate for Catholic schools, died of complications from cancer Wednesday at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. Mr.

2008-08-03 03:00:17

By David Patrick Stearns, The Philadelphia Inquirer Aug.

2008-08-03 03:00:16

By Michael Klein, The Philadelphia Inquirer Aug. 3--Larry Mendte's legal situation has reached the top echelons of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.

2008-08-03 03:00:13

By Jacqueline L. Urgo, The Philadelphia Inquirer Aug. 3--OCEAN CITY, N.J. -- Mauve and deep-orange light filtered across the darkening sky has long signaled the end of the Jersey Shore beach day.

2008-08-02 06:00:17

By Allison Steele, The Philadelphia Inquirer Aug. 2--Four members of a Cherry Hill family were unhurt after broken landing gear on their small plane forced an emergency landing at an Albany, N.Y., airport yesterday afternoon.

2008-08-02 06:00:05

By Bob Fernandez, The Philadelphia Inquirer Aug. 2--Federal Communications Commission chairman Kevin Martin yesterday blasted Comcast Corp.'s Internet practices and said the agency's enforcement order against the company would protect consumers and competitors.

2008-08-01 12:00:04

By Amy S. Rosenberg and Suzette Par, The Philadelphia Inquirer Aug.

Word of the Day
  • A hairdresser.
The word 'friseur' comes from French friseur, from friser ("to curl, frizz").