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City Council yesterday approved legislation that would increase departments' exempt deputies from two to ten.

Council also asked the publi

Friday news roundup

City Council yesterday approved legislation that would increase departments' exempt deputies from two to ten.

Council also asked the public safety committee to look at the process for serving protection of abuse orders. Currently, abuse victims often have to serve stay-away orders themselves.

And Council members aren't happy about the Nutter administration's plans to shut the Robin Hood Dell East for the summer season for repairs.

Bill Clinton descended on South Philly yesterday. 

Clout says the circus is coming to Philadelphia if Sen. Hillary Clinton survives primaries in Ohio and Texas on Tuesday. 

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