Monday, May 25, 2015

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

The Daily News morning wrap-up

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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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
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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
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