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    Mayor unveils new budget cuts

    Philadelphia Mayor Nutter gathered budget officials and City Council members at the Municipal Services Building in Center City last night as city department heads unveiled their 10, 20 and 30 percent budget cuts in the face of a billion dollar deficit. WHYY’s Elizabeth Fiedler reports.

    Philadelphia Mayor Nutter gathered budget officials and City Council members at the Municipal Services Building in Center City last night as city department heads unveiled their 10, 20 and 30 percent budget cuts in the face of a billion dollar deficit. WHYY’s Elizabeth Fiedler reports.

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    Mayor Michael Nutter and City Council
    Mayor Michael Nutter and City Council
    Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey and Philadelphia Police
    Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey and Philadelphia Police
    Councilmembers Bill Green and Wilson Goode Jr.
    Councilmembers Bill Green and Wilson Goode Jr.
    City Councilmembers
    City Councilmembers

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