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Thursday, November 03, 2005
That's Happening Here? 4 Stories Fast The son of ex-Philly comish John Timoney allegedly tried to make a big drug buy. Sean Timoney, 25, had about $450,000 in a gym bag when he tried to purchase about 400 pounds of marijuana from a federal agent, a court complaint said. More. ... Philadelphia’s budget surplus is nearly $70 million higher than anticipated, says a state report. Surplus?! Don't get excited. It's "the municipal-finance equivalent of spare change," the story reports. ... "CSI" star Gary Dourdan (left) is a Philly guy. The high school dropout talks about his childhood and graduating from "Thug No. 2" roles and playing Shazza Zulu on A Different World. See "Flash Dourban." ... Ousted from Wing Bowl? Tell the FCC! Arnie Chapman thought he qualified for WIP's last face-stuffing fest, but later found he'd been dropped. Oh, the harm! The heartache! More.