Sunday, August 2, 2015

Thursday -- Specter's Poll Numbers Drop

Sen. Arlen Specter's approval ratings have dropped since he switched to the Democratic party, according to a new poll.

Thursday -- Specter's Poll Numbers Drop


Sen. Arlen Specter's approval ratings have dropped since he switched to the Democratic party, according to a new poll.

In the wake of South Carolina Governor Mark Sanford's admission of an affair, John Baer questions why pols always think they can get away with it.

The City Planning Commission approves the design for the SugarHouse casino in Fishtown.

The city's police radio system went down for two hours yesterday, due to a device failure.

And Councilman Jim Kenney writes a letter to the DN, saying the editorial board shouldn't claim that all Council members spend the summer at the beach.

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