Thursday, May 28, 2015

Breaking News

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A man accused of kidnapping his estranged girlfriend and their 2-year-old child from Missouri and sexually assaulting the woman has been arrested after authorities traced the victim's phone to a motel in Camden County.
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WASHINGTON (AP) - The Pentagon says it inadvertently shipped live anthrax spores to as many as nine laboratories and is investigating how that happened.
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CHESTER COUNTY School chief says tests are hurting WEST CHESTER The superintendent of a top-performing Chester County school district is fighting state testing requirements as schools finish the year's standardized exams.
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State Superior Court handed its second smackdown Wednesday to lawyers seeking to collect a fine of nearly $1 million against Philadelphia-area insurance defense lawyer Nancy Raynor.
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DELAWARE COUNTY State grant to help fight W. Nile virus SPRINGFIELD Delaware County officials are getting some help this year in battling the threat of West Nile virus.
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After the May 12 derailment of Amtrak Train 188 in Philadelphia that left thousands of regional commuters scrambling for other transportation, airfares between New York and Washington seemed to skyrocket - coach fares between Washington Dulles and John F. Kennedy airports were going for $1,000 and more one way.
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A Southwest Philadelphia man pleaded guilty to third-degree murder Wednesday for the 2013 shooting of a man who refused to give up his backpack in a robbery.
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Every hurricane season is different. Some see lots of storms. Some see few. Some parts of earth have a lot more than others. We who live near the North...
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A Pennsylvania newspaper has apologized for printing a Memorial Day letter to the editor that called for a "regime change" and the execution of President Obama.
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Emily Damuth and Stephen Trzeciak, critical-care specialists at Cooper University Hospital, would like to be able to tell patients what their lives will be like if they choose to stay on a breathing machine for more than a couple of weeks.
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One day after a heated hearing between City Council and School District officials, on Wednesday, parents, teachers, and advocates had their turn and delivered a straightforward message to Council: We need more funding.
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WASHINGTON - Regulators want to make it easier for consumers to stop unwanted robocalls and spam text messages, which have led to a flood of complaints to federal agencies.
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COLMAR NHS Human Services, based in Lafayette Hill, has scheduled a celebration in Colmar on Friday to acknowledge foster families in Montgomery, Bucks, Chester and Delaware Counties for their services and commitment to the children in their care. May is National Foster Care Month.
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Investigators are scouring the city for a man who forced his way inside a home in West Philly early Tuesday and then brutally beat its occupant with...
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NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - Gov. Chris Christie has a message for one of his potential rivals in the 2016 presidential contest: toughen up.
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Rachel Hall, the Temple University student who was critically injured in a hit-and-run accident four weeks ago, has been transferred from Temple University Hospital to Magee Rehabilitation Hospital, her mother says.
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After two straight years of rejection, a proposed apartment complex for veterans in Chester County has received the tax credits it needs to move forward.
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To two generations of students, teachers, and parents in Bucks County's sprawling Council Rock School District, it might seem unfathomable, but Mark Klein once dropped out of the education world.
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Tracy Morgan and Wal-Mart Stores Inc. settled the actor-comedian's lawsuit over a New Jersey Turnpike crash that had left him in a coma for days and killed another comedian.
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BUCKS COUNTY New documentary on Pearl S. Buck shown Thursday HILLTOWN TWP. A new documentary celebrating Pearl S. Buck, a Nobel Prize winner and Pulitzer Prize-winning author, is to be shown Thursday from 7 to 8:30 p.m.