Though Gov. Tom Corbett has never visited Feltonville School of Arts and Sciences, his presence...
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[-3] According to the Inquirer, politically connected contractor Jeffrey Little’s proposed 9/11 memorial for Franklin Square included a “half-scale Liberty Bell, its crack ‘mended’ by World Trade Center steel, strung between two 9-foot models of the Twin Towers.” “No, I’m not al-Qaeda’s artist-in-residence,” says Little. “Why does everybody keep asking me that?”
[+1] The Art Commission rejects Jeffrey Little’s proposed 9/11 memorial. “Our decision was not made based on artistic concerns,” they explain. “We just think he should add some stuff about thermite and building 7 and how Bush ordered the whole thing so he could weaken civil liberties and spy on our Friendster pages.”
 Aramark announces plans to go public for the third time in its history. Uh. Public with what? Should we, like, stop eating until they say?
[-2] Rapper A$AP Rocky is accused of slapping a woman in the crowd at the Made in America festival. Sorry, that should read Officer A$AP Rocky.
[-2] The proposed site for billionaire Steve Wynn’s Philadelphia casino may contain ancient Native American artifacts. Dude, didn’t you see Poltergeist? The house always wins.
 The world’s largest fleet of Lego ships comes to Independence Seaport Museum this Saturday. “Actually, that’s my Pearl Harbor memorial,” says politically connected contractor Jeffrey Little.
[-4] The Philadelphia Parking Authority gets the @PPAwatch Twitter account — which posts photos of illegally parked PPA vehicles — suspended for apparent trademark infringement. “We would’ve had it shut down the first time we heard about it, but we couldn’t figure out what channel it was on,” says a PPA spokesperson.
[+10] According to a new poll, Philly is the third-happiest city in the U.S. Well, it certainly feels that way today. Thanks, you guys!
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