There’s a lot going on in the world. Here are 5 of today’s biggest stories about the Philadelphia area.
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Today is Wednesday, September 29. Let’s check out Philadelphia’s biggest stories of the day.
Dawn Bancroft called her remark a “stupid comment” and said she didn’t mean to threaten the House Speaker. A federal judge questioned whether she was getting off too lightly with a misdemeanor plea.
It’s been a tough week for Philly sports fans. “We have to win out,” Phillies’ Brad Miller said.
At a special meeting yesterday, the Delaware County Jail Oversight Board voted to recommend terminating the county’s contract with the private prison firm that operates the county jail. The vote was the first step toward returning the facility to public operations after years of debate. The prison has been privately operated since 1998.
The Quintessence Theatre Group, which recently announced a 20-year at their current home, received a $500,000 state grant for major repairs to the historic building.
The health system is currently evaluating plans for another Chesco County hospital.
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