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Friday, October 28, 2005
That's Happening Here? 5 Stories Fast Commuters advised to plan for a Monday SEPTA strike. The city will make 2,200 more parking spaces available. Using trains, carpools, even bikes suggested. More. ... Financially, July's Elton John concert fell far short of organizers' hopes. Records show they would have lost money, if not for the city and a nonprofit forgiving huge loans. More. ... Inquirer writer Fawn Vrazo tells of taking Herceptin, a "revolutionary" breast cancer drug. It reduces recurrence rates, but she worries about side-effects and whether she started taking it too late. More. ... A little-known Philly company devises flavors, from the familiar to the exotic. "Does the thought of apple chervil gelato, peppermint hummus, and a cup of hot vanilla set your mouth watering?" asks a business story about the creations of David Michael & Co., which boasts $50 million to $100 million in yearly sales. ... A suburban church's Tiffany stained-glass windows, worth $1 million, could go on an exhibition tour. They were packed in crates, forgotten for years, inside a Chester County barn, until a message came from above: You gotta get this leaky roof fixed. More.