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Thursday's DN: Non-profit prez has checkered past

The Inspector General's Office is trying to figure out why the cash-strapped School District of Philadelphia gave nearly $150,000 to a non-profit that's run by an ex-con.

Thursday's DN: Non-profit prez has checkered past

The Inspector General's Office is trying to figure out why the cash-strapped School District of Philadelphia gave nearly $150,000 to a non-profit that's run by an ex-con.

Friends and family want to know what happened to a local young mother, Franchesca Alvarado.

City Council is cobbling together a tax relief plan for residents in gentrified neighborhoods.

Mayor Nutter's ban on feeding homeless people in city parks goes into effect on Friday.  

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Chris Brennan, a native Philadelphian and graduate of Temple University, joined the Daily News in 1999. He has written about SEPTA, the Philadelphia School District, the legalization of casino gambling, state government, the mayor, the governor, City Council and political campaigns. E-mail tips to brennac@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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