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Archive: September, 2013

5 stories to follow: Sept. 30

Monday, September 30, 2013, 6:50 AM
Here's your quick look at five stories to keep on your radar today: 1. Government shutdown: The federal government appears to be headed toward its first shutdown in nearly two decades, if President Obama and leaders in Congress can't work out a fiscal plan. Obama and Democratic leader say they will... Read more

5 stories to follow: Sept. 27

Friday, September 27, 2013, 6:44 AM
Happy Friday. Here's a quick look at five stories to know about for the weekend. 1. Nonprofit grocery store: The first nonprofit supermarket in the country opens Saturday in Chester. 2. Ex-priest arrested: A former Philadelphia priest has been arrested for allegedly sexually abusing an altar boy... Read more

5 stories to follow: Sept. 25

Wednesday, September 25, 2013, 6:49 AM
Here's your daily look at five stories we're following: 1. Genius grants: Several people with ties to the Philadelphia region have been named MacArthur Fellows.The 24 winners of the so-called "genius" grants being announced today will each receive $625,000 no-strings-attached funding over five years... Read more

5 stories to follow: Sept. 24

Tuesday, September 24, 2013, 8:07 AM
Here's your daily look at five stories to know about: 1. Casino hearing: Philadelphia officials will present their views to the state Gaming Control Board today on the six applicants for the city's second casino. Six groups are vying for the license. Check out Philly.com's complete coverage of the... Read more

5 stories to follow: Sept. 23

Monday, September 23, 2013, 6:49 AM
Fall started this weekend. Kick off your first autumn work week with a look at five stories we're following today: 1. Coatesville resignations: Are racist text messages behind the recent resignations of the superintendent and athletic director of the Coatesville Area School District? The Chester County... Read more

5 stories to follow: Sept. 20

Friday, September 20, 2013, 6:54 AM
Happy Friday. Here's a quick look at five stories to know about before the weekend hits. 1. Pot protest: Marijuana activists are planning another rally at Independence Mall this weekend, and federal prosecutors are warning of "serious penalties" for those who violate drug laws at the Old City site... Read more

5 stories to follow: Sept. 19

Thursday, September 19, 2013, 8:05 AM
Here's your daily look at five stories to know about: 1. Horse racing in Pa.: Saturday is Pennsylvania Derby Day, the biggest day in the state for horse racing. But who funds the horse industry in the state and the purses that will go to this weekend's winners? A Philly.com examination of money in... Read more

5 stories to follow: Sept. 18

Wednesday, September 18, 2013, 6:41 AM
Here's your daily look at five stories we're following today: 1. Gun control: The mass shooting this week at the Washington Navy Yard spurred renewed calls for new gun-control measures. But both Pennsylvania Republican Sen. Pat Toomey and Sen. Joe Manchin, a West Virginia Democrat, who cosponsored... Read more

5 stories to follow: Sept. 17

Tuesday, September 17, 2013, 6:48 AM
Here's your daily look at five stories to know about: 1. Navy Yard shooting: A shooting rampage at the Washington Navy Yard left 13 people, including the gunman, dead on Monday morning. Authorities are continuing to investigate the attack and the motive for the mass shooting remains a mystery. The... Read more

5 stories to follow: Sept. 16

Monday, September 16, 2013, 6:52 AM
Happy Monday. Get the week started with a quick look at five stories to know about today: 1. Fed chair: Former Treasury Secretary Lawrence Summers has withdrawn his name from consideration to lead the Federal Reserve. The economist, who grew up on the Main Line, cited the contentious his nomination... Read more
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