PhillyClout Archive: December, 2008

DA Abraham Interested in Senate

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District Attorney Lynn Abraham said today that she's interested in running for U.S. Senate as a Democrat in 2010 if television host Chris Matthews... Read more

Nutter: Judge's Library Ruling Could Hurt "Knowledge Center" Plans

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Mayor Nutter said today that the court ruling to keep 11 libraries open could damage his plans to lease the buildings to private or non-profit... Read more

Wednesday's DN: It's The End Of 2008 As We Know It...

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... and PhillyClout feels fine. Turning to today's newspaper: A group of library patrons and a trio of City Council members win a big battle... Read more

3-1-1 Is Up and Running

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Shortly after 10 a.m. today, Mayor Nutter took the first official call into the new 3-1-1 non-emergency call line, formally kicking off the... Read more

Nutter's Statement on LIbrary Ruling

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Here's the formal statement, just released by the press office. We bolded sections for effect. Tuesday, December 30, 2008 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Mayor's... Read more

Nutter Says City is Reviewing Legal Options on LIbrary Ruling

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Mayor Nutter doesn't seem too happy about Judge Idee Fox's ruling that the city cannot close 11 library branches as of 5 p.m. tomorrow without... Read more

City Solicitor: We Will Appeal Judge's Ruling On Library Closures

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City Solicitor Shelley Smith just told PhillyClout that her department will file an appeal of the order just issued by Common Pleas Court Judge... Read more

BREAKING: Judge halts library closures

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This just in from Chris Brennan at 1:15 p.m.: Court of Common Pleas Judge Idee Fox just ordered Mayor Nutter and the Free Library of Philadelphia... Read more