Monday, March 30, 2015

Tuesday's DN: Corbett says union officials politicized student's death

In a letter to union officials, Gov. Corbett lashed out at opponents of his education policies who he says politicized the death last week of a student at South Philly's Jackson Elementary School. Regina Medina has the story.

Tuesday's DN: Corbett says union officials politicized student's death

In a letter to union officials, Gov. Corbett lashed out at opponents of his education policies who he says politicized the death last week of a student at South Philly's Jackson Elementary School. Regina Medina has the story.

Despite a slight uptick in his numbers, Corbett's poll numbers are still a big problem for the guv, according to John Baer. 

Delinquent property tax collections in Philadelphia are on the rise, Michele Tranquili reports.

Stephanie Farr has today's cover story, on a group of young filmmakers hoping to help a World War II veteran from Philly return to Normandy.

Lastly, the next time you read the Daily News, we may have a new owner - or one fewer owner. Today, our parent company, Interstate General Media, will be sold in a private auction to part-owners George Norcross or Lewis Katz and Gerry Lenfest. 

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William Bender, a Drexel graduate who landed at the Daily News in 2007, has covered everything from South Philly mobsters to doomsday hucksters. He occasionally writes about local food trucks and always eats everything on his plate, whether it be a bloody rib eye or a corrupt politician. E-mail tips to benderw@phillynews.com
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David Gambacorta, has been a reporter with the Daily News since 2005, covering crime, police corruption and all of the other bizarre things that happen in Philadelphia. Now he’s covering the 2015 mayor’s race, because he enjoys a good circus just as much as the next guy. He’s always looking to get a cup of coffee. Send news tips and other musings on life to gambacd@phillynews.com
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