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Stevieslaw: May I Steal That?

Stevieslaw. May I Steal That? As an aspiring writer and poet, I often seek to put words together, that through some mystical balance of sound and sight, transcend the sentence and come alive. It rarely happens. When a member of … Continue reading

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Stevieslaw: Our Tragic Loss of Faith

Our local paper, the CDT, picked up a story today by AP writers, Joan Lowy and Tom Krisher, that the Republicans are packing the “must pass” transportation bill with “industry-sought provisions that would block, delay, or roll back safety rules.” … Continue reading

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Stevieslaw: The Story of the Year

Smokey Diamond was hard at work by the time I strolled into the offices of Stevieslaw this morning. As usual, she had settled on the only patch of sunshine in our basement rooms as a place to compose her stories. … Continue reading

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Stevieslaw: The gift that will keep giving

Stevieslaw: The gift that will keep giving. Marc Levy, writing for the Associated Press, discussed the growing disparity between what wealthy and poor districts spend to educate children in Pennsylvania. He noted that this “funding gap” has more than doubled … Continue reading

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Stevieslaw: Poll Links Obamacare to Measles Outbreak in Turkey

A new Associated Press/GfK poll of 1023 Americans has found that nearly 4 out of 5 blame The Affordable Health Care Act for the recent outbreak of measles in Izmir, the third largest city in Turkey. More than 93% of … Continue reading

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Stevieslaw Goes Back to Basics

Marc Levy of the Associated Press reports in our local newspaper, the CDT, that 1 in 5 of the bridges and 1 in 5 highway miles in Pennsylvania are in need of repair. Infrastructure funding has been inadequate under Republican … Continue reading

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StevieslawItMakeNoSense: Tom Corbett Babbles like a Blighted Brook. AP Looks On.

Peter Jackson of the Associated Press, reporting in today’s local paper, has Pennsylvania Governor and man of the people, Tom Corbett, assuring citizens that he will “not let them poison the water.”  Smokey Diamond, our intrepid reporter, and I would … Continue reading

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