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POSTED: Tuesday, September 15, 2009, 6:52 AM

Inquirer staff report:

Philadelphia police are investigating the shooting death of a man in the Nicetown section early this morning.

The victim, 21, was shot in the head, neck, chest and shoulder, around 12:30 a.m. at West 17th and Bristol Streets, according to police.

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POSTED: Tuesday, September 15, 2009, 5:04 PM

 Inquirer staff writers Robert Moran and Olivia Biaggi report:

As Obama and Specter hobnobbed for campaign contributions inside the Convention Center, boisterous supporters of Obama's health care reform echoed his campaign slogan outside with shouts of  "Yes we can!"

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POSTED: Tuesday, September 15, 2009, 4:14 PM

 Inquirer staff writer Robert Moran reports:

Read more breaking news in our From The Source blog.

More than 200 demonstrators, media and onlookers had converged at 12th and Arch Streets by 4 p.m. in conjunction with President Obama's visit at the Convention Center for a fundraiser for Sen. Arlen Specter.

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POSTED: Monday, September 14, 2009, 7:09 AM

Inquirer staff report:

Two well-known Republicans are expected to announce today that they will seek their party’s nominations in a pair of key races in Pennsylvania next year.

Attorney General Tom Corbett, who was re-elected to a second four-year term last year, has scheduled a news conference tonight to announce he will seeks his party’s nomination for governor. The 60-year-old former U.S. Attorney for Western Pennsylvania is expected to face Congressman Jim Gerlach of Southeastern Pennsylvania in the May 18 primary.

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POSTED: Thursday, September 10, 2009, 7:40 AM

Inquirer staff report:

 The return of Pennsylvania National Guard troops from deployments overseas continued early today with the arrival at Fort Dix of about 600 soldiers who served in Iraq.

After reunions with family members, the soldiers reported to barracks to catch some sleep before starting the demobilization process, a spokesman for the fort said.

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POSTED: Wednesday, September 9, 2009, 11:55 AM

Inquirer staff report:

A 51-year-old bicyclist was struck and killed by a pickup truck shortly before sunrise this morning on Route 322 in Logan Township.

The victim, Anthony Hoffman, lived nearby on Main Street in the township’s Bridgeport section and was often seen on his bicycle in the area, police said.

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POSTED: Wednesday, September 9, 2009, 7:54 AM

Inquirer staff report:

A Montgomery County woman has been convicted of stealing $78,000 from a youth soccer league, newspapers report this morning.

Maryann Grant, 37, of Red Hill, faces a maximum 7 to 14 years in prison when she is sentenced. No date was set for sentencing.

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POSTED: Tuesday, September 8, 2009, 12:38 PM

Inquirer staff report:

Police are looking for an intruder who raped a 14-year-old girl at knifepoint in her second-floor bedroom in North Philadelphia.

The assailant apparently gained entrance through a first floor rear window of the house on the 2200 block of N. 23rd St. about 5 a.m. Saturday, police said.

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