Monday, March 2, 2015

Forget Tough Times, Let's Play Futbol!

We just stopped by the official city website where the leading link -- above details on the sales tax hike -- is a request that citizens sign a petition to bring the World Cup to the United States. Philly is on the list of 27 cities that could potentially host a match.

Forget Tough Times, Let's Play Futbol!

We just stopped by the official city website where the leading link -- above details on the sales tax hike -- is a request that citizens sign a petition to bring the World Cup to the United States. Philly is on the list of 27 cities that could potentially host a match.

We wondered if the mayor's British press aide, Luke Butler, had anything to do with this. But he said no. Guess the city just wanted to promote some happy news for once...

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William Bender, a Drexel graduate who landed at the Daily News in 2007, has covered everything from South Philly mobsters to doomsday hucksters. He occasionally writes about local food trucks and always eats everything on his plate, whether it be a bloody rib eye or a corrupt politician. E-mail tips to benderw@phillynews.com
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David Gambacorta, has been a reporter with the Daily News since 2005, covering crime, police corruption and all of the other bizarre things that happen in Philadelphia. Now he’s covering the 2015 mayor’s race, because he enjoys a good circus just as much as the next guy. He’s always looking to get a cup of coffee. Send news tips and other musings on life to gambacd@phillynews.com
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