PhillyClout Archive: February, 2009

Wednesday's DN: Chris Wright Convicted, Fumo Blasted In Court

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Will Bunch takes a look at President Obama's speech from last night, using the old Steve Austin analogy. And a Philadelphia cop gets a front... Read more

Philly Cop to sit with First Lady at Speech Tonight

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We just got a White House press release which details the folks who will sit with First Lady Michelle Obama during the President's speech on... Read more

Haiku Contest Winner!

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We had a lot of creative entries into our Friday PhillyClout contest. As you remember, the challenge was to write a haiku about the city's... Read more

Wright, Two Pals Guilty On Some Counts In Corruption Case

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The federal jury in the case of Chris Wright, City Councilman Jack Kelly's former chief of staff, has started day six of deliberations. The... Read more

Tuesday -- Obama's Budget Talk Tonight

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President Obama set to give budget talk tonight. Dave Davies notes that the stimulus package will do little for cash strapped local governments... Read more

Sustainability Chief Appointed Chief Policy Advisor to Mayor

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City Director of Sustainability Mark Alan Hughes is taking on an additional title – chief policy advisor to the mayor. Hughes, who served... Read more

City Gets EPA Grant for Water Safety

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Here's the press release: PHILADELPHIA SELECTED BY EPA AS NATIONAL WATER SAFETY MODEL AWARDED AT LEAST $2 MILLION IN FUNDING Philadelphia... Read more

GOP Controller Candidate Readies For Battle

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The race for controller is heating up. Republican Al Schmidt said today that he wants Controller Alan Butkovitz to ready for a fight. We reported... Read more