This Isn’t What the Sixers Mean by “Court,” Andrew Bynum. The basketball player and his California neighbors are in a mutual unappreciation lawsuit. Call it a battle of “he said ‘you threw pennies at my Ferrari and chipped the paint,’/they said ‘we don’t like your weed smoke drifting from next door.'”
NBA superstar Andrew Bynum is suing his next door neighbors, claiming they’re violent, racist hooligans — but the neighbors have fired back … claiming Bynum is the REAL a-hole. [TMZ]
Mayor Nutter Is
Christmas Shopping Hoping to Make Business Connections in China This Week. [CBS 3]
Powerball Update. No one in our region won the big jackpot, but three tickets in PA matched enough numbers for a $1 million prize. [Philly.com]
Former Penn State President Graham Spanier Gets Paid. Get forced out of your job, and charged with endangering the welfare of children. Then make three-plus million bucks. [Fox]
When You Think Bucks County, You Think B&Bs, Antiquing and Crystal Meth. Details of who was charged and how in the $3.5 million drug ring bust. [PhillyBurbs.com]
Convention Center Explores Privatizing.
The board’s move to review privatization options comes seven months before the June 30 expiration of a controversial 10-year customer-service agreement between the authority and the city’s unions.
“I think it’s essential that the board utilize every possible avenue to explore maximizing efficiencies in this building,” Young said Wednesday. “I think we ought to be open to . . . and be willing to incorporate anything that helps us to be the best convention center in the country.” [Inquirer]
PEW Report Says Blame Harrisburg for Philly’s Screwed-Up Property Taxes. Sure, that works. [Newsworks]