Mayor Michael Nutter has announced a proposed agreement to privatize Philadelphia Gas Works. The...
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[-4] A Detroit Lions fan says he was pelted with snowballs and beaten unconscious by Eagles fans outside the Linc. And we believe him, because we know ourselves to be monsters.
[-3] Some safety experts say the mile-long trains full of crude oil now accepted by a South Philly refinery are a reason for concern. “It’s because they are a mile long and full of oil,” experts clarify.
[-2] The Center City Wawa employee who fought back against a robber loses his job for not following company policy. “I knew the risks, but I had to do it,” he says. “For the Shortis.”
[-3] A brawl breaks out at the city’s tree-lighting ceremony. A truce is finally reached once the combatants realize they are all Eagles fans, and that the true enemy is anybody else in the world.
[-2] A Water Department crew unearths seven coffins behind North Philly’s William Dick Elementary School. And, just this once, Show and Tell doesn’t completely suck.
 L&I says it plans to take the Church of Scientology to Blight Court for leaving a Center City building empty since purchasing it in 2007. But, after a closed-door meeting, L&I admits it has been a little stressed lately, and that certain people have been a suppressive influence on its life.
[-2] Temple announces it will cut seven varsity sports: women’s softball and rowing and men’s baseball, crew, gymnastics and indoor and outdoor track and field. They’re hoping football will just sorta fade out on its own.
 City Council President Darrell Clarke says the city should refurbish LOVE Park and lease the space for restaurants. “SOUNDS LIKE A PLAN,” says the RatLord Who Lives Below the Park. “I COULD REALLY GO FOR A RAMEN-BURGER JOINT AND SOME KIND OF GARCES POP-UP.”
This week’s total: -16 | Last week’s total: -2
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