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Inqlings: Girl's tale becomes TV movie

Remember the story of Delimar Vera, the little girl who was grabbed from her crib in a burning Feltonville rowhouse in 1997 and raised by another woman as her own?

Remember the story of

Delimar Vera

, the little girl who was grabbed from her crib in a burning Feltonville rowhouse in 1997 and raised by another woman as her own?

Sounded like a Lifetime movie.

And so it will be.

Little Girl Lost: The Delimar Vera Story

has an Aug. 17 premiere on the network, says West Chester lawyer

Alexander Murphy Jr.

and Philly lawyer

Anthony Cianfrani

, who repped the girl, now 10, and her mother,

Luzaida Cuevas


Judy Reyes



) will play Cuevas.

Ana Ortiz


Ugly Betty

) will play a relative who helps reunite mother and daughter.

A Martinez

will play Angel Cruz, an elected official who helps the mother. (How's this: Ana Ortiz's father is former City Councilman

Angel Ortiz


Anchor shuffle

CBS3, reeling from the

Larry Mendte

scandal after the

Alycia Lane

scandal, is pairing

Chris May

with regular

Susan Barnett

in the nighttime anchor desk "for now," a station rep says.

Some buzz around the station earlier in the week suggested that management might be considering an old head to occupy the male chair to add familiarity. May joined the station only last October.

The presumption is that Mendte, under federal investigation for allegedly reading Lane's private e-mails, won't be back.

In a move similar to what CBS did by bringing in

Bob Schieffer


Dan Rather

stepped down, buzz had retirees

Larry Kane


Marc Howard

being considered, at least in the short term, to sit with Barnett and provide gray-haired gravitas.

I hear that May and longtime morning guy

Ukee Washington

are being considered for the long term.

Contacted yesterday, Howard chuckled and said he enjoyed retirement. Kane, under contract to CN8 and KYW (1060) and deep into politics and the world at large at


, said his plate was full but wished his friends at CBS3 well.

Sick bay

Bad time for restaurateur

Neil Stein

: He says he's had his gall bladder and a kidney removed because of cancer, and on his way out of surgery learned that his beloved boxer Striper had to be put to sleep because of health problems.

Michelle Grossman

, due July 9, felt out of breath during her weather segment Sunday morning on NBC10 and cut things short. Doc says she's fine and she's back at work.

Roll 'em

During recent filming of

Marley & Me

near Chadds Ford,

Jennifer Aniston

stayed in a two-bedroom at the Staybridge Suites Wilmington/Brandywine Valley in Glen Mills. One request: She wanted to be left alone.

Danny DeVito

, here to shoot FX's

It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia

, charmed students from Hallahan High on Tuesday as he strolled Logan Square. Tomorrow's shoot at City Hall will include former Flyers goalie

Bernie Parent

, Eagles

Todd Herremans


Omar Gaither


Jon Runyan


Chris Gocong


Dan Klecko


Mike Patterson

, and radio's

Preston Elliot


Steve Morrison


The appearance of

John Zacherle

(also known as Zacherley or Roland on the old

Shock Theater

show) will be on WPHT's

Remember When

show from 10 p.m. to midnight June 14 - not this Saturday, as I wrote the other day.