Friday, August 29, 2014
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Thursday's DN -- Poverty soaring

Will Bunch looks at the ever-worsening income divide between blacks and whites.

Thursday's DN -- Poverty soaring

Will Bunch looks at the ever-worsening income divide between blacks and whites.

Julie Shaws finds that the number people in Philly living below the poverty line is on the rise.

City Council to look at a bill today that would mean steeper fines for parents of kids who violate their curfew.

There's an effort mounting to permanently make Leo Nunery the head of the school district.

Lobbyists might soon have to register with the city, thanks to the Board of Ethics.

Hat tip to 91-year-old Phils fan who was at the game last night -- a day after being injured by a hit-and-run driver.

 

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