Sunday, April 19, 2015

Tuesday's Round-Up Of Daily News Stories

We kick Tuesday off with a great positive story of four Franklin High School students using some fast thinking to save a man in the Schuylkill River.

Tuesday's Round-Up Of Daily News Stories

Four Franklin High heros.
Four Franklin High heros. JESSICA GRIFFIN/Daily News

We kick Tuesday off with a great positive story of four Franklin High School students using some fast thinking to save a man in the Schuylkill River.

Dave Davies updates his reporting on response times for city medic units. The verdict: Things are a little bit better.

John Dougherty steps down from his leadership post at the Redevelopment Authority a week after he lost his bid to replace state Sen. Vince Fumo in the city's First Senatorial District.

The city puts on hold a two-year-old law that requires landlords to rent safe properties to tenants.

And Mayor Nutter names his office's liaison to the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered community.

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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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