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Tuesday's DN: Labor Day Crowd Boos Nutter

Mayor Nutter, accustomed to friendly crowds at the city's annual Labor Day parade, finds a different mood out there as the city's budget is stuck in Harrisburg and municipal unions wait for a new contract. Attendance at the annual event drops a bit due to the troubled economy.

Tuesday's DN: Labor Day Crowd Boos Nutter

Mayor Nutter checks out a Labor Day poster that frames him as "The Master of Deception."
Mayor Nutter checks out a Labor Day poster that frames him as "The Master of Deception."

Mayor Nutter, accustomed to friendly crowds at the city's annual Labor Day parade, finds a different mood out there as the city's budget is stuck in Harrisburg and municipal unions wait for a new contract.  Attendance at the annual event drops a bit due to the troubled economy.

The Republican party leadership in Philadelphia shows the door to its judicial candidates in the general election, giving Democrats a free ride on the ballot.

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