Made in America Nabs One Beer Thief
Made in America Nets One Bad Guy. The Made in America has been generally deemed a success, with no violence problems and no one one caught attempting to climb over the fences that blocked the Parkway concert from nonpayers. The one arrest was for beer theft, and Philadelphians are already asking Mayor Nutter to do it again next year. [Philly.com]
Anyone Else Get the Feeling Bill O’Brien Is a Rebound Coach? The Penn State football team lost its home opener to Ohio 24-14 on Saturday, and there’s already speculation about who might have been a better selection to replace Joe Paterno. [Philly.com]
Amazon to Collect Sales Tax From Pennsylvanians. Buy your Kindles now (oh, wait … they’re sold out) because the online retailer will begin collecting sales tax from PA e-shoppers this Saturday. And cue the smiles from the King of Prussia mall. [Business Journal]
Eagles Have Their Final 53. The team finalized its 53-man roster on Friday. Philly Mag’s Birds 24/7 has the breakdown, by position, as well as analysis of the Eagles depth chart. Meanwhile, as the regular NFL season begins, the locked-out refs say they are content to sit on the sidelines for a good, long time. [CBS 3]
Philly Dems in Charlotte This Week. Many local pols, from Bob Brady to D.A. Seth Williams, are in Charlotte for the Democratic National Convention. Michael Nutter and Allyson Schwartz are both on the speakers list but their speech times are still a surprise. [Newsworks]
You Cannot Get Revenge on Comcast. Think cord-cutters are sticking it to the cable company? This Wired article says that’s not quite accurate.
Northeast Catholic Priest/Teacher Sex Abuse Trial Begins Today. A former alter boy is set to testify about abuse from Rev. Charles Engelhardt, a former St. Jerome Parish priest, and school teacher Bernard Shero. UPDATE: The trial was delayed due to deaths in the family of a defense attorney. [CNN]