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Friday's DN: The BRT Goes Boom

After months of talk, City Council moves on the issue of reforming the Board of Revision of Taxes. Here's some of the things legislation introduced by Councilman Bill Green yesterday would do.

Friday's DN: The BRT Goes Boom

After months of talk, City Council moves on the issue of reforming the Board of Revision of Taxes.  Here's some of the things legislation introduced by Councilman Bill Green yesterday would do.

PhillyClout's Friday column introduces you to Gerard Shotzbarger, the city's new jury commissioner, who is still disputing a contempt of court fine from last November.

SugarHouse breaks ground for its Fishtown casino with Mayor Nutter and Councilman Frank DiCicco on board and 50 angry protesters just outside a gate under the watchful eye of police.

And Cardinal Dougherty and the Northeast Catholic are closing at the end of the school year because the Philadelphia Archdiocese doesn't want to "keep putting resources into half-empty buildings."

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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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