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Friday's DN: Bank Robbers, Corruption Trials & Campaign Loopholes

Here's a sad economic model: Economy goes into decline, bank robberies increase.

Friday's DN: Bank Robbers, Corruption Trials & Campaign Loopholes

Here's a sad economic model:  Economy goes into decline, bank robberies increase.

Was Chris Wright, City Councilman Jack Kelly's former chief of staff, greedy or needy when he took money and other help from his boss's political allies? A jury considers.

In another federal courtroom, the top attorney for former state Sen. Vince Fumo breaks down during testimony.

And Clout details a loophole in the local campaign finance law that allowed a local union funnel cash into the 2007 mayoral primary.

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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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