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(The interior of Philadelphia club Delilah's, without the dancers.  Photo provided)

Nutter Administration Throws In Towel On Effort To Slap Tax On Lap Dances

One of the most unusual tax battles in Philadelphia history has come to an end.

08/21/2014

(The interior of Philadelphia club Delilah's, without the dancers.  Photo provided)

Judge Nixes Nutter Administration Attempt To Tax Lap Dances at Strip Clubs

The Nutter administration has lost in its legal battle to tax lap dances performed in the back rooms of strip clubs.

07/16/2014

A meeting of the Tax Review Board at City Hall last year as two strip clubs challenge the city's tax on lap dances. (Credit: Mike Dunn)

2013 IN REVIEW: Nutter Administration Attempts To Tax Lap Dances

The Nutter Administration raised eyebrows when officials tried to bring in a new source of revenue by taxing lap dances at strip clubs.

12/28/2013

(The interior of Philadelphia club Delilah's, without the dancers.  Photo provided)

Phila. Tax Board Rejects Nutter Administration Attempt To Tax Lap Dances

The Nutter administration earlier this year had sent tax bills in the hundreds of thousands of dollars to three gentlemen’s clubs, with city officials contending that the amusement tax applies to lap dances performed in back rooms.

10/08/2013

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7th Person Alleges Abuse By Philly Columnist

A seventh person has come forward with allegations she was sexually abused by former Philadelphia Daily News sports columnist Bill Conlin.

12/23/2011

(Bill Conlin, from behind the storm door of his home, tells a reporter he has no comment regarding child abuse allegations against him.   Credit: CBS3)

Conlin’s Attorney Says Child Abuse Charges Won’t Get An Objective Courtroom Airing

Given the expiration long ago of any legal window to prosecute, this case basically plays itself out in the court of public opinion.

12/21/2011

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‘Daily News’ Sportswriter Bill Conlin Retires Amid Child Molestation Allegations

Hall of Fame sports columnist Bill Conlin, of the Daily News, retired abruptly Tuesday, after learning that the Philadelphia Inquirer was publishing a story containing allegations that he abused four children, including his niece, in the 1970’s.

12/21/2011

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Hall Of Fame Philadelphia Sportswriter Bill Conlin Accused Of Child Molestation

Baseball Hall of Fame sports columnist Bill Conlin of the Philadelphia Daily News retired abruptly on Tuesday after learning that he’s been accused of molesting underage girls decades ago.

12/20/2011

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