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Pope Francis is likely coming to Philadelphia next year. (Patch file photo)
Gary Freiberger July 25, 2014 at 03:48 pm
Why all the fuss? Just another old geezer in a bath robe.
harry finster July 25, 2014 at 04:22 pm
philadelphia isn't part of the us anymore so what is the news ?
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policeshld July 23, 2014 at 03:16 pm
That is a total joke. Why do they have to raise the speed limit when people go 75-85 mph now? ThereRead More is virtually no enforcement now for speeders and there will be no enforcement when the limit changes.
Bob Lentz July 24, 2014 at 11:22 am
It's all about the newer gas burners that don't burn up so much . Remember the 55 MPH limit . ItRead More reduced road deaths and saved gas . I think that was the purpose of the 55 mph . I-78 should be renamed to Heavens Highway .
The Truth July 24, 2014 at 04:58 pm
They should open it up like the autobahn...
EWCtzn July 24, 2014 at 12:45 am
Kara, the headline reads "Organic Fruit Sold Locally Recalled for Possible ListeriaRead More Contamination". It's clearly sensationalizing the two organic products.
Suzanne jefferis July 24, 2014 at 01:12 pm
The article should read 'Fruit Sold Locally'... It is misleading to the unaware who read no fartherRead More to suggest that organic fruit is the problem. All fruit, organic or those sprayed with unsafe pesticides should be washed. If gene spliced with herbicides and toxic pathogens as with GMO fruit, it is no longer a product of nature.
PS July 24, 2014 at 02:24 pm
Let's be realistic, those who are "unaware" probably aren't the people buying organic inRead More the first place. Lay off Kara - she's the only reason the patch is any good!
The speed limit on a stretch of the Pa. Turnpike is increasing to 70 mph. (Patch file photo)
Duke Ganote July 20, 2014 at 03:45 am
Facts first! Rural interstates account for less than 5% of Pennsylvania's traffic deaths. With aRead More fatality rate of 0.60, rural interstates are the safest rural roads in the state -- the state-wide rural rate is 3.72 deaths per 100-million-travel-miles -- over six times higher!
William Keyser July 20, 2014 at 10:08 am
It was recently posed that speed limits were just revenue generators. I say drop the speed limitsRead More altogether and have police enforce safe driving by discretion.
Pam July 20, 2014 at 10:17 am
I've noticed that other states like Arizona, Montana, Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, etc have theirRead More posted speed limits appropriate to the road conditions. On limited access highways (theirs tend to be a spacious 4-8 lanes) the speed limit is 85mph & 75mph on major roads. Good drivers know that this is 'maximum' assumes dry road conditions & good visibility. For limited access roads this is a blessing. Mountain passes, hairpin curves, and severe sloped grades are a different story and might be 25mph or less. Cut to PA limited access highways: tons of congestion and bottlenecks, typical 2-4 lanes except of rt95 and some parts of the PA turnpike, slower speed limits, and more people commuting. It's not hard to see why 'rush hour' in PA is all about sitting in traffic NOT moving. 'Rush hour' in AZ is not a congested mess, there are lots of people and the traffic moves great ! Our PA roads are small and designed poorly for traffic flow and speed. Take the new rt202 bypass through Doylestown to Montgomeryville, feeder roads are posted higher than the limited access road (45mph)-how is that NOT a bottleneck? Raising the speed limit on major PA limited access roads helps alleviate congestion. I wouldn't do this with every PA road, but the turnpike is a good start.
Margalit Tetlow July 19, 2014 at 05:14 pm
One's opinions of PETA not withstanding, it is a compliment to the vendors at CBP and these otherRead More ballparks that they recognize that there is also profit in serving healthy, vegan/vegetarian food to their customers.
the truth is a dope July 20, 2014 at 06:21 pm
Another article with comments from "the truth" confirms he is a DOPE
The Truth July 20, 2014 at 10:22 pm
^ you're not even trying anymore. 2 of the same retard comments on different pages? Why don't youRead More get away from your computer, go out and get some of this nice sun we've been having and go play in traffic...
GLENN July 14, 2014 at 02:16 pm
Parents are so stupid, why would you spray this all over your kids too eat and breath in, just rubRead More it on. No common scenes.
The Truth July 13, 2014 at 06:52 pm
"What do adult diapers, an accordion & a dog house have in common?" Could it also beRead More some of the things involved in "The Truth is a Dope's conception? Btw would item # 10 be "The Truth is a Dope's" virginity? Are there any buyers? I think he's saving it for his old age...
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George Robertson July 13, 2014 at 08:48 am
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Polar_vortex It has to do with the Polar Shift.
Joan Tunbridge July 13, 2014 at 04:04 pm
Knock it off with this new polar vortex term weather people! Geez!
Andrew July 14, 2014 at 10:40 pm
Yeah, this isn't a polar vortex. It's a southward dip in the jet stream. And it doesn't really haveRead More anything to do with global warming, which continues as predicted. http://data.giss.nasa.gov/gistemp/tabledata_v3/GLB.Ts+dSST.txt http://www.agcanada.com/daily/polar-vortex-in-july-no-but-cooler-temps-still-on-the-way
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