Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Thursday -- Libraries Breathe Sigh of Relief, Wright Trial Begins

Hope is in the air for library advocates after the Nutter administration says all branches will stay open until June 30. John Baer says politics-as-usual will make economic problems worse. The District Attorney will donate a raise to the Free Library. Schools Superintendent Arlene Ackerman criticizes security at Philly schools. Opening arguments begin today in the trial of Councilman Jack Kelly's former chief of staff. A report from the city controller says the police department has failed to collect millions owed by private companies and other government agencies.

Thursday -- Libraries Breathe Sigh of Relief, Wright Trial Begins

Hope is in the air for library advocates after the Nutter administration says all branches will stay open until June 30.

John Baer says politics-as-usual will make economic problems worse.

The District Attorney will donate a raise to the Free Library.

Schools Superintendent Arlene Ackerman criticizes security at Philly schools.

Opening arguments begin today in the trial of Councilman Jack Kelly's former chief of staff.

A report from the city controller says the police department has failed to collect millions owed by private companies and other government agencies.

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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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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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