Controversy

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Reading’s ‘Pathetic,’ ‘Ugly’ Holiday Tree To Stay Put

The Charlie Brown-esque tree drew criticism from residents which then led to plans for a replacement.

11/24/2014

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Local Shoppers Weigh In On Victoria’s Secret Ad Controversy

It’s no secret that Victoria’s Secret uses thin models for its campaigns, but add the words “perfect body” and that will stir up the perfect debate.

10/30/2014

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Urban Outfitters Sparks Controversy (Again) With ‘Depression’ T-shirt

The shirt, which was reportedly selling for $9.99 and has since been removed from the site, had many users taking to Twitter to complain about the “message” it seemed to be sending.

01/07/2014

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Pope Francis Sparks Controversy Within His First Few Months On The Job

Only on the job for a few months, Pope Francis caused quite a controversy in a recently published interview that circulated worldwide through a Jesuit magazine.

09/29/2013

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Retailer Pulls Controversial T-shirt From Shelves After Inciting Social Media Firestorm

The girl’s shirt reads, “My Best Subjects” at the top and has boxes checked off next to the words “Shopping,” “Music” and “Dancing.” A box next to the word “Math” is left blank, with the phrase “Well, nobody’s perfect” underneath.

08/07/2013

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Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach Resigns Amid Scandal At Rutgers

A Rutgers athletic department spokesman confirmed Thursday that assistant coach Jimmy Martelli had left the program.

04/04/2013

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Plan For ‘Super Wawa’ In Conshohocken Divides Residents

On Wednesday night, the Borough Council will hold a public hearing on whether to pass a proposed text amendment to a Conshohocken zoning ordinance.

03/27/2013

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Controversial Article Published In Local Magazine Has Mayor Nutter Asking For Investigation

The article, titled “Being White in Philly,” features a series of interviews with anonymous white residents from different areas of the city who share stories about their interaction with black residents.

03/15/2013

PHILADELPHIA - FEBRUARY 1:  Buffalo wings await contestants during Wing Bowl 16 at the Wachovia Center February 1, 2008 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Over 20,000 people came to watch Joey Chestnut win Wing Bowl 16 by eating 241 buffalo wings. (Photo by William Thomas Cain/Getty Images)

National Restaurant Chain Under Fire Over Signs Saying No Guns Allowed On Premises

At a time when the debate over gun control is at the forefront of American politics, Buffalo Wild Wings has come under fire for signs that were allegedly posted at some of its locations.

01/24/2013

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Ref Rage: Seahawks Stun Pack On Final Play, 14-12

A controversial call by replacement referees decided last night’s Monday Night Football game.

09/25/2012

Ozzie Guillen

Ozzie Guillen’s Big Mistake

Anyone who doesn’t understand the magnitude of Ozzie Guillen’s mistake, needs to take a closer look.

04/13/2012

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In Response To Proposed Pre-Abortion Ultrasound Bill, Sen. Farnese Proposes Invasive Tests For Men

In the wake of the controversy surrounding a bill that would require women seeking abortions to get a pre-procedure ultrasound, one Pennsylvania Senator has introduced similar legislation—for men.

03/21/2012

Tiger Woods Is Our New Mike Tyson

I’ll always remember watching Mike Tyson lose to Buster Douglas. I was 13 years old, and one of the things I knew about sports, even more about the world, was that Mike Tyson beat everyone. […]

07/28/2010

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