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Wednesday's DN: Newtown massacre renews push for stronger gun laws, but changes are unlikely in Philly

After massacre in Newtown Conn., officials throughout the country called for sweeping changes to gun laws, but in Philadelphia where gun violence is rampant what can local officials really do?

Wednesday's DN: Newtown massacre renews push for stronger gun laws, but changes are unlikely in Philly

After massacre in Newtown Conn., officials throughout the country called for sweeping changes to gun laws, but in Philadelphia where gun violence is rampant what can local officials really do?

And in a racketeering case against a reputed mob boss, a City Council staffer testifies he has grabbed drinks with and retrieved a loaded gun for mob associate Louis “Bent Finger Lou” Monacello.

Shady Radnor Township cop is under investigation after selling a car that did not belong to him to a teenager.

A recently approved affordable housing plan in Point Breeze sparks debate over what is affordable and who is actually moving in.

And congratulations to mayoral press aid Jolene Nieves, who got engaged this week. 

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