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5 stories to follow: March 6

Here's your daily look at five stories to know about:

5 stories to follow: March 6

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Protesters celebrate in the 4th floor hallway of City Hall last March after their disruptions forced Mayor Nutter to cancel his budget address to City Council. (Charles Fox / Staff Photographer)
Protesters celebrate in the 4th floor hallway of City Hall last March after their disruptions forced Mayor Nutter to cancel his budget address to City Council. (Charles Fox / Staff Photographer)

Here's your daily look at five stories to know about:

1. Nutter budget address: Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter will present his budget and five-year fiscal plan to City Council today.

2. Comcast concourse: City Council is slated to vote today on a measure that would let Comcast extend an underground transit concourse under 18th Street to the company's proposed Innovation and Technology Center at 18th and Arch streets.

3. CPAC: Conservatives are gathering in the Washington, D.C. area today for the annual Conservative Political Action Conference today, and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie -- who may seek the GOP's presidential nomination in 2016 -- is slated to address the group this morning.

4. SAT changes: The SAT exam is undergoing major changes, including removing penalties for guessing, revamping the vocabulary words used and making the essay portion optional.

5. Notario fraud: Philadelphia City Councilman Dennis O'Brien is set to introduce a bill today aimed at curbing "notario fraud," a practice that's defrauded many immigrants who believe they are getting legal help, but are instead being scammed by unlicensed lawyers.

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