Sunday, July 5, 2015

Tuesday's DN: Council sending mixed messages on homestead exemption

Some in City Council to Harrisburg: Thanks, but no thanks for homestead exemption.

Tuesday's DN: Council sending mixed messages on homestead exemption


Some in City Council to Harrisburg: Thanks, but no thanks for homestead exemption.

The pope took a buyout. Ronnie pontificates on infallibility, while Flowers recognizes for being a deep friar in his own right. Also, Will Bunch considers the possibility of the next pope being from Africa and fills you in on which Philadelphia cardinals will have a say in the manner.

The former home of the Daily News and Inquirer, at Broad and Callowhill, was open for tours Monday to highlight possible plans for its conversion into a casino. Meanwhile, Harry Gross advises a reader about gambling problems stemming from too many trips to Philly's first casino.

Diamond Joe showed up in Philly to talk guns on the same day of a courthouse shooting in his home state, Delaware.

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