Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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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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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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