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Friday's DN: The new PA Attorney General picks her leadership team

In Friday's Clout column: New state Attorney General Kathleen Kane picks her leadership team, including someone she dated in law school who went on to be a top aide to Gov. Rendell. Also, state Rep. Dwight Evans is considering a third run for mayor. And an email scam makes it look like Republican City Committee chairman Vito Canuso is pleading for financial help from a rival GOP group.

Friday's DN: The new PA Attorney General picks her leadership team

In Friday's Clout column: New state Attorney General Kathleen Kane picks her leadership team, including someone she dated in law school who went on to be a top aide to Gov. Rendell.  Also, state Rep. Dwight Evans is considering a third run for mayor.  And an email scam makes it look like Republican City Committee chairman Vito Canuso is pleading for financial help from a rival GOP group.

Did you know taxpayers are on the hook for millions in borrowed money for the DisneyQuest development that never happened at 8th and Market streets in Center City?  We take a closer look at the push for a casino on that site.

A woman who beat a crossing guard after nearly hitting school children with her car is likely to get probation when sentenced Friday because crossing guards are not a protected class of public servants like police officers and firefighters.

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Chris Brennan, a native Philadelphian and graduate of Temple University, joined the Daily News in 1999. He has written about SEPTA, the Philadelphia School District, the legalization of casino gambling, state government, the mayor, the governor, City Council and political campaigns. E-mail tips to brennac@phillynews.com
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Jenny DeHuff is a 2005 graduate of the University of Rhode Island, where she cut her teeth in journalism. A South Philly transplant from New England, she joined the Daily News City Hall Bureau in 2013. For the past several years, she has worked as an investigative reporter exposing corruption in suburban politics, covering sometimes ghastly criminal court cases and following the people’s money and how its spent. In addition to being a dogged news hound, she enjoys reading and writing about travel, animals, Irish whiskey and aviation. E-mail tips to dehuffj@phillynews.com
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Sean Collins Walsh is from Bucks County and went to Northwestern University. He joined the Daily News copy desk in 2012 and now covers the Nutter administration. Before that, he interned at papers including The New York Times, The Dallas Morning News and The Seattle Times. E-mail tips to walshSE@phillynews.com
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