Saturday, January 31, 2015

Monday's DN: Philly "The Center Of The Birther Universe"

John Baer discovers to his dismay that the Philadelphia region is "the center of the birther universe" while interviewing an attorney who filed a lawsuit claiming unsuccessfully that President Obama wasn't born in America.

Monday's DN: Philly "The Center Of The Birther Universe"

John Baer discovers to his dismay that the Philadelphia region is "the center of the birther universe" while interviewing an attorney who filed a lawsuit claiming unsuccessfully that President Obama wasn't born in America.

Dave Davies follows up his story about a police officer accused of misconduct after his son was involved in a fender-bender.  The Philadelphia Police Department, it turns out, has no policy preventing cops from getting involved in matters involving their families.

That crash over the Hudson River Saturday claimed the lives of three locals, two brothers and a son.

And from the Opinion pages, a guest editorial from the Lancaster Intelligencer Journal/New Era, calls out Senate Majority Leader Dominic Pileggi for claims he made about Gov. Rendell.

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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 benderw@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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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 gambacd@phillynews.com
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