Last-Minute Phillies Tickets Released

Plus 46,552 school suspensions, Delaware's pot prospects, another uniform controversy in A.C., and more of what Philly is talking about this morning

So You Want to Go to the Game? Hundreds of fans stand in cold rain this morning to scoop up last-minute tickets to today’s home opener. [Inquirer]

It’s Snooki vs. Toni Morrison. Rutgers University paid the Jersey Shore gal $32,000 for an appearance last night. Who do you think got more: Snooki or the Nobel-winning writer? [Democratic Underground]

Chaka On HuffPo. The Representative for Pennsylvania’s 2nd Congressional District pens an article arguing for the Fiscal Fairness Act and the Student Bill of Rights. [Huffington Post]

But Wait, These Kids Don’t Actually Want to Go to School. The Philadelphia School District handed out 46,552 out-of-school suspensions in 2010, meaning that about 28 out of every 100 kids were told to beat it. [Inquirer]

More PA Abortion Clinics Under Fire. While Kermitt Gosnell faces murder charges for the horrific practices inside his Philadelphia clinic, another abortion provider has caught the attention of women’s advocates. [City Paper]

New World Cafe Live Debuts Tonight. After a massive renovation of a near 100-year-old theater, Hal Real is ready to show off the Wilmington outpost of his popular West Philly music venue. Ingrid Michaelson to perform for the invite-only crowd. [News Journal]

The Big News Here Is That Resorts Still Exists. A 59-year-old grandmother claims that Atlantic City’s first casino let her and other cocktail waitresses go after a photo shoot during which they were told to spread their legs and show off their backsides. [Daily News]

Registration for Philadelphia Marathon Opens Today. But you aren’t reading this, because you are out in the rain training, right? [CBS 3]

They Already Had Us Sold on the Cheap Wine and Absence of Sales Tax. Delaware’s Senate votes 18-to-3 to allow residents to obtain pot with a doctor’s note. [Newsworks]