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    Mummer numbers

    The Mummers, after all, are a good thing. A report released today shows the annual celebration provides $9 million in economic impact to Philadelphia.

    A report from the Philadelphia Business Journal says hotel stays, spending, Mummers’ spending and TV broadcasting contracts bolster the city’s economy. Alcohol sales aren’t mentioned in the article, but must surely help a lot.

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