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Top 5 Live – Feb 2nd

Top 5 Live – Feb 2nd

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1. The worst call in Super Bowl history

For one half, it was a snoozer of a game. There were 28 points but except for the final six seconds before intermission, there weren’t any plays that brought fans out of their seats.

2. Obama budget likely dead on arrival

President Obama and his aides will outline a plan Monday to spend trillions of dollars in taxpayers’ money — and no one expects Congress to pass it.

3. Budget cuts have left only 11 librarians in Philadelphia schools

In 1991, there were 176 certified librarians in Philadelphia’s schools. Now there are 11 – for 218 schools.

4. Kendrick Johnson’s parents convicted for protest

Seven relatives of Kendrick Johnson, the Georgia teen found dead inside a rolled-up gym mat in his high school in 2013, were convicted last week of unlawfully blocking access to government property when they held a protest.

5. Bobbi Kristina Brown ‘alive and breathing’

Whitney Houston’s daughter, Bobbi Kristina Brown, was found unresponsive in a bathtub Saturday, almost exactly three years after the legendary singer died in a tub.

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