Thursday, May 28, 2015

Friday news roundup

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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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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