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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.

2008-07-25 12:00:56

By Linda Loyd, The Philadelphia Inquirer Jul. 25--While other airlines are losing money, Southwest Airlines Co. yesterday reported a $321 million second-quarter profit, beating Wall Street expectations, largely by hedging fuel costs.

2008-07-25 12:00:48

By Matt Katz, The Philadelphia Inquirer Jul. 25--Camden officials sent a letter this week to 1,300 property owners in a new redevelopment zone, saying they had to keep pace with the latest court ruling on the controversial practice of eminent domain.

2008-07-25 12:00:48

By Michael Mills, The Philadelphia Inquirer Jul. 25--Be grateful that midweek downpours mitigated the parched conditions in so many gardens. But if the rains again become rare, be prepared to practice prudent triage. Leave the lawn alone and rejuvenate it in the fall.

2008-07-25 09:01:17

By Stacey Burling, The Philadelphia Inquirer Jul. 25--A group of Temple University doctors is notifying patients that it has reached an impasse in contract negotiations with Keystone Mercy Health Plan. The contract with Temple University Physicians expires Aug. 31.

2008-07-25 09:00:57

By Tirdad Derakhshani, The Philadelphia Inquirer Jul. 25--On Nov. 25, 1970, Japanese novelist Yukio Mishima and four cadets from his private army barricaded themselves in a Tokyo military barracks, taking the commanding officer hostage.

2008-07-25 09:00:51

By Jeff Gammage, The Philadelphia Inquirer Jul. 25--A zoning hearing that will help determine the future of Valley Forge National Historical Park stretched into the night yesterday, the arguments of attorneys delaying testimony and comments from people who wished to speak.

2008-07-25 03:00:32

By Steven Rea, The Philadelphia Inquirer Jul. 25--Step Brothers begins with an epigram from our 43d president: "Families is where we find hope. -- George W.

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