PhillyClout Archive: October, 2008

Specter: Forget The Fire Alarm! Where's The News Conference?

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U.S. Senators Arlen Specter and Bob Casey held a hearing in City Hall this morning to learn about a program put in place earlier this year... Read more

Nutter shows off World Series Trophy, announces raffle winners

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Mayor Nutter displayed the World Series trophy in City Hall today, letting fans take pictures with baseball's most coveted award. And although... Read more

Friday -- Councilman Wants to Reform Massage Parlor Law

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Councilman Darrell Clarke is trying to change a local massage parlor law. State Sen. Vince Fumo's corruption trial continues. Yesterday his... Read more

Is 3-1-1 getting a soft opening?

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So remember how the city is planning to implement a 3-1-1 non-emergency call center by the end of the year? Looks like some pieces are already... Read more

Reporters Try To Crash Secret Budget Briefing

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UPDATE: Nutter emerged from the budget meeting armed with a City Solicitor’s opinion saying that he could brief Council members in private... Read more

World Series Trophy On Display at City Hall Tomorrow

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Have you always wanted to see the World Series trophy? But figured your baseball skills would never get you there? Now is your chance. From... Read more

Activists Want Paper Ballots Available in PA on Election Day

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A group of civil rights groups, lead by the Pennsylvania NAACP, filed a federal lawsuit in Philly today asking that paper ballots be made available... Read more

Is McCain reducing Ad Spending in Pennsylvania?

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According to this report from Talking Points Memo, John McCain has cut back on ad spending in a number of Democrat-leaning states, including... Read more