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Interactive Map: Salaries for NJ’s Teachers, School Administrators On Rise

21 points by The Philadelphia Inquirer | Abuse Bullying New Jersey High school Defamation Human rights Obscenity Civil and political rights
Austrian man jailed for lying about attackers ‘who cut swastikas on his forehead & chest’
An Austrian man has been sentenced to 18 months in jail after apparently creating elaborate, and false, stories that swastikas were carved on his chest and forehead in two attacks. It is suspected that the plot was aimed at seeking revenge on his neighbors. Read Full Article at RT.com
16 points by Russia Today | Attack Attack! Ruling class Man Conditional sentence Defamation Conditional mood Subjunctive mood
Philadelphia's Board of Health adopts restrictions on tobacco sales
New regulations aimed at curtailing the high number of tobacco retailers in low-income neighborhoods, particularly those near schools, were approved Thursday night by the Philadelphia Board of Health.
57 points by The Philadelphia Inquirer | Tobacco smoking Abuse Defamation Department store Bullying Retailing City Tobacco
First sexually-transmitted Zika case reported in Pa.

94 points by The Philadelphia Inquirer | Infection The Residents AIDS Abuse Bullying Defamation HIV Obscenity
Free Broad Street subway rides offered to Eagles opening game

66 points by The Philadelphia Inquirer | Abuse Bullying Human rights Defamation Obscenity Civil and political rights Insult Grotesque body
Philly schools to dismiss early Friday due to heat

540 points by The Philadelphia Inquirer | High school Philadelphia Abuse Bullying Week-day names Defamation US Airways Obscenity
Gary Johnson has one simple question: 'And what is Aleppo?'
By Philip Bump WASHINGTON POST It would be easy to describe Gary Johnson's appearance on MSNBC's Morning Joe on Thursday as having doomed his third-party candidacy for president were it not for the fact that his candidacy was already doomed. The English language lacks a good way to describe something that was already in very bad shape and then, somehow, becomes far worse rather dramatically. Like if the Titanic had begun sinking but then blew up.
108 points by The Philadelphia Inquirer | MSNBC Morning Joe Joe Scarborough Mike Barnicle What Would You Do? United States Mika Brzezinski Defamation
Overnight closures next week on I-676

1 points by The Philadelphia Inquirer | Abuse Interstate 676 Bullying Broad Street Schuylkill Expressway New Jersey Interstate 95 in Pennsylvania Defamation
Passenger surge leads to SEPTA rail delays
SEPTA says service is back to schedule after advising regional rail riders that they could face delays of up to 30 minutes due to "heavy passenger load."
106 points by The Philadelphia Inquirer | Abuse Bullying Commuter rail Rail transport Automobile Defamation Obscenity Human rights
Folcroft officer shot in face to return to duty
A Delaware County police officer is set to return to duty this week, just more than two months after he was shot while responding to a report of drug activity.
1681 points by The Philadelphia Inquirer | Assault Kenny Chesney Abuse Philadelphia Delaware County Pennsylvania Bullying Defamation Crimes
Bucks Co. borough looks to outsource police force
In an effort to save costs -- the police force takes up 60 percent of the town's budget -- Penndel may outsource policing to its larger neighbor, Middletown.
32 points by The Philadelphia Inquirer | Constable Borough Police Summons London Connecticut Abuse Defamation
Castor out in Attorney General's Office
HARRISBURG - After serving as the state's top law enforcement official for a mere two weeks, Bruce L. Castor Jr. will leave the Pennsylvania Attorney General's Office at the end of the week, state officials said Tuesday.
32 points by The Philadelphia Inquirer | United States Senate Attorney general Montgomery County Pennsylvania Abuse Bullying Defamation United States Remainder
Will Theobald's departure hurt Temple fund-raising?

7 points by The Philadelphia Inquirer | Philadelphia Temple University Beasley School of Law Temple University Associated Press The Philadelphia Inquirer The Inquirer John F. Street Defamation
Alleged mob boss Joey Merlino banned from Pennsylvania casinos
The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board voted unanimously Wednesday to ban reputed Philadelphia mob boss Joey Merlino from all casinos in the state.
-1 points by The Philadelphia Inquirer | Joseph Merlino Casino Organized crime Phil Leonetti Abuse Mafia Crime Defamation
Official: City's low fund balance 'no cushion against hard times'
The city's meager reserve funds offer "almost no cushion against hard times," Philadelphia Finance Director Rob Dubow said at a hearing Wednesday.
-1 points by The Philadelphia Inquirer | Bond Finance City Metropolitan area Bond credit rating Defamation Debut albums Municipality
Patrick Kennedy testifies for Pa. drug treatment reform
Former U.S. Rep. Patrick Kennedy, a leading advocate for mental health and addiction treatment, joined providers, families that have struggled with drug abuse, and state officials Wednesday in Philadelphia for the first of six hearings around Pennsylvania on barriers to care.
-1 points by The Philadelphia Inquirer | Addiction Drug addiction Insurance Kennedy family John F. Kennedy Opioid Defamation Substance abuse
Cosby lawyers seek access to Constand-Castor depositions
Bill Cosby's lawyers asked a federal judge Wednesday to let them sit in on depositions in Andrea Constand's defamation lawsuit against the former Montgomery County prosecutor who declined a decade ago to charge the entertainer.
5 points by The Philadelphia Inquirer | Criminal law Lawyer Prosecutor Law Civil law Civil law Judge Defamation
Snow, sleet, rain help douse drought talk
Pa., N.J., still have "watches," but forecast has wet look.
-1 points by The Philadelphia Inquirer | New Jersey Precipitation National Weather Service Storm Defamation Philadelphia Abuse Bullying
Regattas, race, parade to close Philly streets this weekend
Regattas, a road race and a parade will shut down streets in Philadelphia this weekend.
-1 points by The Philadelphia Inquirer | Philadelphia Defamation
Crash leaves 1 dead, closes Schuylkill Expressway ramp
One person died in an early-morning crash on a Route 1 on-ramp from the Schuylkill Expressway.
-1 points by The Philadelphia Inquirer | Bullying Abuse Defamation English-language films The Philadelphia Inquirer Obscenity The Inquirer Victim
Signs at the `Met' on North Broad Street to emulate Philadelphia venue's 1930s look

-1 points by The Philadelphia Inquirer | Metropolitan Opera The Philadelphia Inquirer Defamation Real estate Abuse Broad Street Line Bullying
In rare reversal, March is about to out-chill February; but check out 1890
Some years, the atmosphere has no respect for the calendar.
-1 points by The Philadelphia Inquirer | Defamation The Philadelphia Inquirer The Inquirer 1936 North American cold wave 19th century
Obamacare vs. GOP: How much would you pay in Philly area under each plan?

-1 points by The Philadelphia Inquirer | Barack Obama Republican Party Centre-right President of the United States Health care Democratic Party George W. Bush Defamation
Philly soda tax brings in $6.4M in February, meeting city's target

-1 points by The Philadelphia Inquirer | Defamation
4 survive airplane crash in Berks Co.

-2 points by The Philadelphia Inquirer | Berks County Pennsylvania Abuse Federal Aviation Administration Bullying Airport Defamation Boyertown Area School District Chester County Pennsylvania
Tariq El-Shabazz to announce run for DA

-2 points by The Philadelphia Inquirer | Lien Lawyer Tax lien Law Prosecutor Barrister Public relations Defamation
Tickets going on sale for Philly's Revolutionary War museum
As opening day for the Museum of the American Revolution rapidly approaches, more and more of what it will offer to the public is arriving to the new building at Third and Chestnut Streets.
-2 points by The Philadelphia Inquirer | American Revolutionary War George Washington American Revolution Defamation Abuse Hermetic seal The Philadelphia Inquirer Bullying
Cab driver shoots cab driver outside SEPTA station

-2 points by The Philadelphia Inquirer | Abuse Bullying Defamation Obscenity Human rights Taxicab SEPTA City Transit Division surface routes Head and neck anatomy
Activist: Bahama Breeze workers fired over immigrant protest, then rehired

-2 points by The Philadelphia Inquirer | Bullying Abuse Montgomery County Pennsylvania Centre-right Left-wing politics Defamation Australia Obscenity
Judge tosses out defamation lawsuit against Bill Cosby
Judge rules Katherine McKee didn’t show defamation when his reps called news story on her rape allegations defamatory        
-2 points by The Detroit News | Bill Cosby Defamation The Cosby Show Phylicia Rashād A Different World Crimes Temple University Abuse
Defamation lawsuit against Bill Cosby dismissed in Massachusetts
Stephen FellerFeb. 16 (UPI) -- A federal judge in Massachusetts dismissed a defamation suit against Bill Cosby Thursday, saying his published denial of her rape accusation was not improper.
2 points by UPI | Rape Sexual intercourse Bill Cosby Sexual assault The Cosby Show Criminal law Defamation Human sexual behavior
Penn hikes costs 3.9 percent

-2 points by The Philadelphia Inquirer | Abuse Bullying Defamation Philadelphia Want Obscenity Pennsylvania Human rights
Judge tosses out woman's suit charging Bill Cosby raped her in Detroit
A federal judge in Massachusetts has dismissed a civil defamation lawsuit against comedian Bill Cosby.        
-2 points by Detroit Free Press | Bill Cosby Defamation The Cosby Show Phylicia Rashād A Different World Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids Temple University Crimes
‘Mission: Impossible’-like thief swipes fine jewelry from the Costco in King of Prussia

-2 points by The Philadelphia Inquirer | Montgomery County Pennsylvania Crime Crimes Abuse Bullying Defamation Theft The Philadelphia Inquirer
Judge tosses out defamation suit against Bill Cosby
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) - A federal judge in Massachusetts has dismissed a civil defamation lawsuit against comedian Bill Cosby. Judge Mark Mastroianni ruled Thursday that Katherine McKee had not adequately shown Cosby defamed her when his representatives called a 2014 New York Daily News story on her allegations defamatory and ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | Bill Cosby Defamation The Cosby Show Phylicia Rashād A Different World Massachusetts Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids Bill Cosby: Himself
With little public notice, Toomey announces a teleconference town meeting

-2 points by The Philadelphia Inquirer | Abuse Bullying Human rights Defamation Obscenity Civil and political rights Insult Grotesque body
Knit Wit's 'Lost our lease' sale is everything

-2 points by The Philadelphia Inquirer | Rittenhouse Square Philadelphia Abuse Defamation Bullying Center City Philadelphia Obscenity
Trump's war on the news media is serious. Just look at Latin America.
But strong courts and legislatures can check a president's drive to shut down criticism.
283 points by The Washington Post | United States Mass media President of the United States Media bias Journalism Concentration of media ownership Defamation President
'Day Without Immigrants' protest: Latest updates
Restaurants, stores and other businesses in Philadelphia and other cities are closing for a "Day Without Immigrants" protest.
-2 points by The Philadelphia Inquirer | Restaurant Bullying Protests Abuse New Jersey Defamation Want Civil disobedience
Coffee, hoagie, a Bud chaser: A Pa. Wawa ready to serve beer

-2 points by The Philadelphia Inquirer | Delaware County Pennsylvania Convenience store Defamation Dogfish Head Brewery
Snider family company details proposed medical-marijuana facility in Northeast Philly

-2 points by The Philadelphia Inquirer | Proposal Microsoft PowerPoint Proposals Defamation Presentation Simeon the Righteous
PGW worker hurt trying to stop unattended police car

-2 points by The Philadelphia Inquirer | Abuse Bullying Left-wing politics Philadelphia Defamation Obscenity Human rights Political spectrum
Philadelphia Police Commissioner Richard Ross parks illegally, gets ticket, pays ticket

-2 points by The Philadelphia Inquirer | Abuse Bullying Defamation Human rights Crimes Obscenity Civil and political rights The Philadelphia Inquirer
Aramark wins contract for Pa. prisons

-2 points by The Philadelphia Inquirer | Abuse Bullying Criminal justice Prison Defamation Tort Obscenity Human rights
Is winter of 2016-17 toast, or just on snow break?
With a boost from warm nights, this almost certainly will end up among the 10 warmest.
-2 points by The Philadelphia Inquirer | Temperature New Hampshire New England Heat Philadelphia Fahrenheit Water vapor Defamation
Cops: Gunfire erupts in club complex parking lot

-2 points by The Philadelphia Inquirer | Abuse Bullying Automobile Defamation Obscenity
Activists protest immigration arrest in Philly

-2 points by The Philadelphia Inquirer | U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Arrest United States Department of Homeland Security Crime Human rights Bullying Abuse Defamation
Ready, set, Thon — Penn State students' giant fund-raiser set to begin

-2 points by The Philadelphia Inquirer | Pennsylvania State University Bryce Jordan Center Pennsylvania Beaver Stadium Abuse Defamation Big Ten Conference Bullying
Proposed Toll Bros. development on Chesco farm plows ahead -- with conditions

-2 points by The Philadelphia Inquirer | Chester County Pennsylvania American Revolutionary War Continental Army Townships in Pennsylvania Semi-detached Defamation New Jersey The Commission
Willow Grove couple get married on Valentine's Day 'Rachael Ray'

-2 points by The Philadelphia Inquirer | Abuse Bullying Wedding Defamation Marriage Obscenity Human rights Rachael Ray