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Wednesday's DN: Councilwoman Wants Answers On Cop Arrest

City Councilwoman Marian Tasco wants answers from the Philadelphia Police Department about why a cop being investigated for repeatedly raping a girl was allowed to retire right before being arrested and continued teaching classes at a city recreation center. Like a lot of people, Tasco first learned about all this from Tuesday's Daily News.

Wednesday's DN: Councilwoman Wants Answers On Cop Arrest

City Councilwoman Marian Tasco wants answers from the Philadelphia Police Department about why a cop being investigated for repeatedly raping a girl was allowed to retire right before being arrested and continued teaching classes at a city recreation center. Like a lot of people, Tasco first learned about all this from Tuesday's Daily News.

Legislation to approve table games at casinos in Pennsylvania is stalled in the General Assembly and a battle is brewing about who gets to control the tax money from those gambling attractions in Philadelphia if the bill ever becomes law.

The Daily News Editorial Board weighs in on the table games tax money fight.

And Pennsylvanians for Modern Courts determines that at least $4.5 million was spent by two candidates seeking one open spot on the state's Supreme Court in November.

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Chris Brennan, a native Philadelphian and graduate of Temple University, joined the Daily News in 1999. He has written about SEPTA, the Philadelphia School District, the legalization of casino gambling, state government, the mayor, the governor, City Council and political campaigns. E-mail tips to brennac@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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