Sunday, February 1, 2015

Thursday's DN: We are all Big Bird

John Baer says Mitt Romney came across as more energetic and engaged during last night's presidential debate.

Thursday's DN: We are all Big Bird

John Baer says Mitt Romney came across as more energetic and engaged during last night's presidential debate.

Will Bunch says Romney and President Obama offered long, rambling speeches, while voters wanted simple and direct explanations about their positions.

A Port Richmond high school student was told to leave her class because she wore a "Romney/Ryan" t-shirt.

Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey fired a cop who punched a woman at the Puerto Rican Day Parade. Meanwhile, two more cops are the subject of Internal Affairs investigations.

City Council got an earful about ATVs at a hearing on Wednesday.

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