PhillyClout Archive: April, 2008

Vince Fumo Unplugged

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Wowza. The Inky reports that State Sen. Vince Fumo today said state lawmakers would probably support slavery. The remarks came during a hearing... Read more

Legislators Push To Move Casinos To Airport

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State Sen. Vince Fumo and state representatives Mike O'Brien and Bill Keller are once again pushing for two controversial casinos proposed... Read more

It's Wednesday, What's in the Daily News?

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John Baer speculates on how another Clinton-Obama debate would unfold. Jill Porter thinks Philadelphia Safe and Sound has been poorly treated... Read more

Solar Power Project Coming To Navy Yard

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Mayor Nutter and Kathleen McGinty, head of the state Department of Environmental Protection, used a sunny afternoon at City Hall today to announce... Read more

Tuesday's Round-Up Of Daily News Stories

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We kick Tuesday off with a great positive story of four Franklin High School students using some fast thinking to save a man in the Schuylkill... Read more

City Challenges NRA's Challenge Of New Gun Laws

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City Solicitor Shelley Smith today challenged in court the standing of the National Rifle Association to sue Philadelphia for a package of... Read more

Doc Steps Down from RDA

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Union leader John Dougherty today resigned as chairman of the powerful city Redevelopment Authority -- effective April 30. In a letter to Mayor... Read more

Awkward Seating On McCain's Straight-Talk Express?

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This month's New York magazine has an interesting story -- "Is John McCain Bob Dole? Or his he Dwight Eisenhower" -- with a picture... Read more