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The World’s First National Period Day

Today, Oct. 19, marks the very first national period day, according to Period., a non-profit organization fighting to end “period poverty.”

As this article is being written, rallies are taking place across the country to part the red sea of the oppressive “tampon tax” on period products.

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Local Legislators Hold Town Hall on Gun Violence in Pa

Sen. Tim Kearney (D-26), Moms Demand Action, Cease Fire Pa, and Delco United were joined by Rep. Jennifer O’Mara (D-165), Rep. Leanne Krueger (D-161), Rep. Mike Zabel (D-163), and Rep. David Delloso (D-162) for a discussion and open forum on gun violence at the Delaware County Intermediate Unit (DCIU) yesterday evening.

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The Dark Side of Lemonade Stands

There’s more that lies under the tablecloth of a lemonade stand run by shining faces high noon on a summer’s day. Without the proper permits from their county, our ambitious youngin’s could be looking at hundreds of dollars in fines.

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What is the Soda Tax?

You’re carousing the aisles of your favorite convenience store in Philadelphia, parched, your mouth as dry as the Sahara desert. Craving a bubbly, sugary Coke, you quickly navigate to the beverage section only to find the price has jumped to $2.12 – and that’s not including the city’s 0.08 percent sales tax, either.

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