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Alec Baldwin to Headline a Norcross-Hosted Fundraiser

Actor/comedian/stellar Donald Trump-impersonator Alec Baldwin will headline a New Jersey political fundraiser next month. The event, held by the General Majority PAC, should bring in a pretty […]

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Report: Norcross, Toll Members of Trump’s Fancy Florida Club

South Jersey Democratic power broker George E. Norcross III and Toll Bros. cofounder Bruce E. Toll are both members of President Donald Trump’s fancy Mar-a-Lago club in […]

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The Beverage Lobby Spent $10.6 Million to Kill the Soda Tax — and Failed

When Philadelphia City Council debated Mayor Jim Kenney’s proposed soda tax earlier this year, the beverage industry outspent supporters of the tax 5-to-1 on lobbying. The American Beverage Association shelled out […]

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Norcrossing the Delaware: How South Jersey’s Political Boss Is Making His Move on Philly

George Norcross slipped in through the back door. It was May 19th, the day Jim Kenney won the mayoral primary in a landslide. Norcross was […]

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At Famous 4th Street Deli Today, Huge Sammiches, Small Crowd

Few political traditions in Philadelphia are quite as cherished as the Election Day gathering at Famous 4th Street Deli. (Yeah, we know you’re going to make a […]

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Developer Unveils Massive Plan to Reshape the Camden Waterfront

You know what’s cool? A billion dollars. The famous line from The Social Network seems apropos today, as the City of Camden has officially announced […]

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The Brief: Is George Norcross Staking a Claim in Philly Politics?

1. George Norcross lands the first post-win meeting with Jim Kenney. The gist: The Next Mayor has a juicy little scoop: George Norcross, the political kingmaker of South Jersey, […]

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Philly Voice Poaches Kempski, Tevis From IGM

Jimmy Kempski, Philly.com’s popular Eagles blogger, is joining the staff of PhillyVoice.com, George Norcross’s forthcoming startup online news source. Kempski is not the only new […]

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George Norcross Back in Journalism With the Philly Voice

Less than six months since he was outbid for the company that owns the Philadelphia Inquirer, Daily News and Philly.com, it looks like South Jersey […]

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6 Burning Questions About the New Owners of the Inquirer and Daily News

Now that the Inky ownership battle has been resolved in favor of Lewis Katz and H.F. “Gerry” Lenfest, the guys we used to refer to […]

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Katz, Lenfest Winners of Inquirer, Daily News, Philly.com Auction

Email from Norcross spokesman : Katz and Lenfest win. $88 million. @phillymag — Joel Mathis (@joelmmathis) May 27, 2014 Joel Mathis is on the scene […]

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Judge: Media Will Be Shut Out of Newspaper Auction

Make of this what you will: The media will be shut out of next week’s auction of the Inquirer, Daily News, and Philly.com. The “closed” […]

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Will the Media Be Shut Out of the Inky Auction?

Ralph Cipriano at BigTrial.Net brings us all the details of the auction that will determine the future of the Inquirer, Daily News, and Philly.com. It’s […]

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Judge to Inquirer Owners: Let’s Have Us an English-Style Auction — You Have a Month

And there you have it. In a ruling issued on Friday, Vice Chancellor Donald F. Parsons of the Court of Chancery of the State of […]

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Did George Norcross Try to Boot Inga Saffron?

Jim Romenesko, who blogs about journalism at his eponymous Romenesko website, says Inquirer co-owner George Norcross tried to get architecture critic Inga Saffron reassigned from […]