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Friday's DN: Budget Cuts & Casino Zoning & the U.S. Attorney Post

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Friday's DN: Budget Cuts & Casino Zoning & the U.S. Attorney Post

Dave Davies takes a closer look at Mayor Nutter's proposed budget cuts to the Fire Department.

City Council yesterday moved on zoning for a proposed casino at the Gallery and an attempt by Verizon to break into the Comcast-dominated cable television market in Philadelphia.

Clout examines the line-up for potential U.S. Attorneys here for President-elect Barack Obama's administration.

Mayor Nutter heads to Washington D.C. today to ask the U.S. Department of Treasury to spread a little of that bail-out cash to cities with budget problems.

And we take a look at a local rocket man heading for space.

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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
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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
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