Saturday, February 28, 2015

Tuesday's DN: The Subculture of Dog Fighting Examined

Dave Davies takes a hard look at the subculture of dog fighting, thrust into the news here when the Philadelphia Eagles signed QB Michael Vick. Davies speaks with experts and ex-participants about the crime's appeal.

Tuesday's DN: The Subculture of Dog Fighting Examined

Dave Davies takes a hard look at the subculture of dog fighting, thrust into the news here when the Philadelphia Eagles signed QB Michael Vick.  Davies speaks with experts and ex-participants about the crime's appeal.

Here comes the national spotlight and all that money for campaign ads on television as two seats in the U.S. House of Representatives are up for grabs in the suburbs.

The Philadelphia School District is cutting funds to alternative schools as everyone waits for a resolution to the state budget impasse in Harrisburg. The fight to prevent high school students from dropping out continues.

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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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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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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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