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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.

2008-08-01 03:00:32

By Harold Brubaker, The Philadelphia Inquirer Aug. 1--Stephanie Krug cried yesterday after learning that it will cost at least $170 more a month to heat her family's West Chester home during the coming year than it did last year.

2008-08-01 03:00:17

By Matthew Spolar, The Philadelphia Inquirer Aug. 1--HARRISBURG -- The drowning of a teenager living in Warminster has revived debate over a decision earlier this year to eliminate lifeguards at virtually all state park beaches.

2008-07-31 18:00:12

By John Sullivan and Craig R. McCoy, The Philadelphia Inquirer Jul. 31--Two Philadelphia social workers were charged yesterday with being complicit in the death of Danieal Kelly, a 14-year-old girl who starved to death in 2006, her body eaten by bed sores to the bone.

Word of the Day
  • One of a pair of round metal cymbals attached to the fingers and struck together for rhythm and percussion in belly dancing.
The word 'zill' comes from a Turkish word meaning "cymbals".