May 1320, 1999
The Bell Curve
Former L&I deputy Frank Antico convicted on extortion, fraud and racketeering charges. Bail grantedthe party's at Hooters!
John Street may have had quid pro quo with developer who contributed to his campaign. Street should bill Marty Weinberg's campaign for all the work he's done on their behalf.
Sources say Vince Fumo's wife plans to divorce him. At least someone in the Fumo household has some sense.
Explosive devices found in Northeast man's clothes and house. Daily News declares Members Only jackets and sweatpants "the clothes of rage."
Bell Atlantic rated "below average" in new Y2K readiness report. Noting that the company is the only game in town, a spokesman says, "Call someone who caresand see if you get through!"
Hippie/murderer Ira Einhorn portrayed in made-for-TV movie. Coming soon: Boxers or Briefs?: The Eddie Savitz Story; Toys in the Attic, Hookers in the Basement: The Secret Life of Gary Heidnik and Oh, That Cop: The Confession of Mumia Abu-Jamal.
Sixers owner Pat Croce shaves his head to mark team's first playoff appearance since early '90s. Flyers owner Ed Snider says he'll knock out GM Bobby Clarke's remaining teeth to mark team's second straight early playoff loss.
Daily News and Inquirer endorse John Street. The candidate shows his appreciation by shoving reporters from both papers.
Total Minuses: 10
Total Pluses: 6
Score for the Week: Minus 4
Last Week's Total: Plus 3