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Daily Grinder: National Museum of American Jewish History Opens, Biden Is There

Daily Grinder: National Museum of American Jewish History Opens, Biden Is There

Vice President Joe Biden took a time out from wooing the nation’s ladies to attend a dedication ceremony at the new National Museum of American Jewish History at Independence Mall. He was joined by Governor Ed Rendell and Mayor Michael Nutter. ABC is reporting that the building cost $150 million, is one-hundred thousand square feet and four floors. It’s...

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Daily Grinder: Give Carl Greene His Due!

Daily Grinder: Give Carl Greene His Due!

Disgraced, public life-is-basically-over, out-of-state shock treatment(?) king/former Philadelphia Housing Authority executive director Carl Greene wants $4 million from PHA, and he wants PHA to settle. A wealth of PHA board members and others think this is ridiculous. Former Mayor John Street was emailed by the Inky and wrote a message back saying “Ha Ha!”...

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Daily Grinder: All The Potential New Council Members, So Far

Can you feel it? It’s that time of year, again. The time of year in which the Philadelphia media starts speculating about how hard the city gets pounded, ripped off and downright assaulted by the next set (see: same set, just tweeked) of City Council members. First off, PhillyClout/The Philadelphia Daily News are all over this today. Anna Verna, who makes...

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Daily Grinder: McFadden’s May Be Douchier Than Originally Thought

Daily Grinder: McFadden’s May Be Douchier Than Originally Thought

Since Governor Ed Rendell spied on you while you slept using a U.S.-Israeli terrorism company, the ACLU is trying to make sure Governor-Elect Corbett won’t do the same thing. His response: C’mon! Trust me! i.e. “I don’t see (issuing) a whole lot of executive orders unless they are absolutely necessary,” Corbett said. “I don’t think you...

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Daily Grinder: Eat Your Birthday Cake

Daily Grinder: Eat Your Birthday Cake

Blame Michelle Obama for this one: The Pennsylvania State Board of Education is considering voting on new nutrition guidelines for food served at school. What’s that mean for you? Little. But your kids, they’re fucked. No more candy, cupcakes and cookies at school birthday parties. “The rules would limit the number of parties to one classroom birthday...

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Daily Grinder: How About A Story About A Bridge?

Daily Grinder: How About A Story About A Bridge?

The South Street Bridge opened Saturday – Aaron Kase was there. [PhillyNow] On Saturday night/Sunday morning (it was 2:47 a.m.), three men – 30-year-old Charles Hyson, 25-year-old Kyle Segeske and an unidentified 16-year-old – attempted to be the first to spray paint said bridge. They were caught. They’re facing charges for property damage and fleeing...

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Daily Grinder: Pay For Your Own Damn Ballot Initiative

Daily Grinder: Pay For Your Own Damn Ballot Initiative

Alan Butkovitz announced yesterday that “city officials haven’t been able to confirm if $164 million in real estate taxes has been transferred electronically to the city over the past five years.” And on Tuesday, The People’s people of Philadelphia voted to borrow $106 million to pay for, you know, just…stuff. Happy? [AP/Center Daily] When Republicans...

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Daily Grinder: Your Midterm Election Day, So Far

Daily Grinder: Your Midterm Election Day, So Far

Here’s your election roundup, as of, say, 2:30pm. More to follow… Philly.com Some poll workers in Abington Township think people are voting a straight party ticket because they’re upset over the partisanship performed by the Republicans and their Astroturf army in the tea party. Others just like to vote for change, every time they vote. Jon Runyan may get...

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