#PhillyFive Developing Stories: March 25, 2015
Your early look at the day's developing stories.
Here's your look at five stories we're following today:
1. Tollefson sentencing: Former sportscaster Don Tollefson is slated to be sentenced today for his $340,000 scam that promised people sports tickets and travel packages they never received.
2. N.J. pensions investment: The New Jersey board overseeing the state pension system is scheduled to vote on whether to invest $100 million in pension funds with a fund managed by a private-equity firm whose chairman donated $2 million to the Republican Governors Association when Gov. Christie led the organization last year.
3. A.C.'s future: Emergency managers in Atlantic City are recommending $10 million in budget cuts, as well as hundreds of layoffs and mediators for casino and union negotiations, in an effort pull the beleaguered city out of a financial crisis. Meanwhile in Atlantic City, Stockton University's plan to transform the shut-down Showboat Casino into a campus is now in jeopardy.
4. VA changes: The Veterans Affairs Office of Inspector General says the Philadelphia VA office needs widespread changes to improve record-keeping, accountability, security and working conditions.
5. Art edit-athon: The Philadelphia Museum of Art is holding a Wikipedia edit-athon this evening to help amateur editors create and improve entries for the artists featured in the PMA's exhibit: "Represent: 200 Years of African American Art." Just a few of the about 50 artists included have comprehensive entries on the user-edited online encyclopedia.