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The No News News Media

By at February 4, 2013 | 7:00 am | 0 Comment

The No News News Media

There was a lot of news last week. Some of it was even reported by the news media. First, there was a football player from Notre Dame who either did or didn’t know that his girlfriend was or wasn’t real, but died sometime during the season. Six column headlines for several days announced the fraud. […]

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Rock The Capital Minute

By at April 22, 2011 | 10:40 am | 1,332 Comments

Rock The Capital Minute

In this edition of RTC Minute; Philip Gimson can not let go of the tax season and the inequity it brings. In Japan, a plan to build 100,000 temporary homes to ease the burden for most of the folks still living out of shelters, and its Earth Day – so do good for you, and the environment.

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A cool shot of relief for Fukushima

By at March 23, 2011 | 12:02 pm | 126 Comments

A cool shot of relief for Fukushima

It truly is the first positive for the Fukushiama Dai-ichi nuclear power plant since taking hits from an earthquake and tsunami nearly two weeks ago.

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Reaching a Boiling Point in and out of Japan’s troubled Nuclear Plant.

By at March 22, 2011 | 10:19 am | 0 Comment

Reaching a Boiling Point in and out of Japan’s troubled Nuclear Plant.

Engineers are back at the Fukishima nuclear plant and they are confronting yet another extremely serious complication: water in a fuel rod pool is nearing the boiling point and that could lead to an explosion, and or emitting more radiation,

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A Souper Bowl that delivers more than Hype

By at February 6, 2011 | 9:08 am | 1,572 Comments

A Souper Bowl that delivers more than Hype

Rock The Capital’s Philip Gimson has been pondering the what ifs surrounding the Super Bowl. If we could only get a billion people just as excited about an alternative Bowl. As Gimson observed if just 1 percent of the money bet on the game went to feed the hungry that alone would amount to an estimated $100 million dollars worth of food.

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A bold start to educating Pennsylvania’s Homeless Children

By at February 4, 2011 | 10:24 am | 172 Comments

A bold start to educating Pennsylvania’s Homeless Children

Despite all the talk about slashing school budgets, Rock The Capital’s Jan Chaplick found a bold proposal to to start learning about the educational needs of homeless children. A proposal is on the table to form a statewide task force in Pennsylvania.

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Story of Homeless Man with Golden Voice Teaches us how to Survive in Pennsylvania & across the Globe

By at January 17, 2011 | 10:17 am | 1,264 Comments

Story of Homeless Man with Golden Voice Teaches us how to Survive in Pennsylvania & across the Globe

Ted Williams,(not the great baseball player), but rather the homeless man with the golden voice. Williams was re-discovered a couple of weeks ago and as Rock The Capital’s Philip Gimson underscores — in Williams story — is a story of hope and survival/

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