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Japan’s Disaster is Chernobyl Size

By at April 12, 2011 | 10:59 am | 1 Comments

Japan’s Disaster is Chernobyl Size

The announcement came less than 24 hours after Japan told people living up to 20 miles from the facility to evacuate. The rating puts Japan’s crisis on an even footing with the Chernobyl nuclear disaster in 1986. Still authorities in Japan downplayed it, saying damage caused by Chernobyl far exceeds Fukushima.

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Rock The Capital Minute

By at March 11, 2011 | 9:57 am | 0 Comment

Rock The Capital Minute

In this edition of Rock The Capital Minute, Scott Paterno’s idea to strip all funding from Penn State has become a controversy, and Paterno further explains the thinking that led him to his call. Japan is dealing with the aftermath of a major earthquake and now a nuclear emergency has been declared, and in Philadelphia it truly is the only time to celebrate when you finish in the 5th place.

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PublicK NuisancE, Cuts-R-US

By at November 17, 2010 | 11:57 am | 65 Comments

PublicK NuisancE, Cuts-R-US

Working night and day and weekends too, the crack researchers at rockthecapital.com have stumbled onto an amazing political scoop: Governor-elect General Tom Corbett’s series of handwritten Post-it Notes detailing his master plan to cut $5 billion in state spending, and balance Pennsylvania’s next budget. While the sticky has rubbed off some of these scribbled plans […]

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