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POSTED: Friday, November 7, 2008, 11:53 AM
Filed Under: City Hall | City Hall
Particularly in light of the city's financial woes, we wondered how much Philly shelled out last week for the massive parade to celebrate the Phillies.

The mayor's press office tells us that the parade cost the city $340,000 -- most of which went to police overtime. About $300,000 was raised in private contributions.

POSTED: Friday, November 7, 2008, 10:53 AM
Filed Under: City Hall | Nutter | City Hall | Nutter
Nutter unveils grim budget cuts. And the protests have already begun.

The DN editorial board weighs in on the budget cuts.

The Clout column reports on how local officials gathered street money when Obama wouldn't pay up.

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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
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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
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