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Wednesday's DN: Local 98 Eyes Up Council Races

John Dougherty and his union, Local 98 of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, are getting busy in a very active campaign cycle for City Council. Here's a little info about the man they call "Johnny Doc."

Wednesday's DN: Local 98 Eyes Up Council Races

John Dougherty and his union, Local 98 of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, are getting busy in a very active campaign cycle for City Council.  Here's a little info about the man they call "Johnny Doc."

Vice President Joe Biden came to 30th Street Station yesterday to announce a $53 billion plan to construct a national high-speed rail system.

The U.S. Census Bureau reports that African-American-owned businesses increased by 70 percent in the Philadelphia metro area from 2002 to 2007.

And did you know the top election on the 2010 General Election ballot was Christine O'Donnell vs. President Obama? Don't feel bad. It comes as news to a lot of people.

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