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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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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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