Saturday, February 28, 2015

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The arrest last week of an alleged terrorism financier who sold kitchenwares and repaired phones at malls in Philadelphia and along the East Coast has cast new scrutiny on mall kiosks.
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The Philadelphia Flower Show opened to the public Saturday, and while it wasn't exactly Disney World at the Convention Center, it was darned close in some corners.
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A shooting in Germantown left an 18-year-old in critical condition Saturday afternoon.
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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie told California Republicans on Saturday that the party should not rush to choose a 2016 presidential nominee because of pressure from pollsters, pundits and GOP donors.
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With an average temperature of 25.8, this month was the coldest February in 36 years in Philadelphia, according to the National Weather Service.
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Cars still were barred from Main Street an hour after the first-ever Mummers Parade in Manayunk concluded. The crowd inside Pitcher's Pub swelled at noon Saturday, and the Pennsport String Band had an idea to engage the revelers.
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Reuters editor Lauren Young and Farnoosh Torabi, author of three books, including When She Makes More, had a key message Saturday for young women in high school:
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Senator Rand Paul won a straw poll of conservative activists on Saturday, giving his potential bid for the Republican presidential nomination in 2016 a boost, and Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker came in second in a surprising show of strength.
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A 16-year-old girl was forced inside a vacant Kensington property and sexually assaulted Friday afternoon, police said.
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Police responding to a burglary alarm found a man hiding inside a pharmacy in the Somerton section of Northeast Philadelphia.
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In the classic version of the Greek myth, Pandora opens a box and unleashes all the evils of the world. In the skits performed by students at Saturday's regional Odyssey of the Mind creative problem-solving competition, those evils received a revamp.
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Police have arrested a second 15-year-old suspect in connection with a robbery on North 22nd Street in Fairmount.
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BRIDGETON, N.J. (AP) - Roughly 200 people have gathered in a southern New Jersey town to protest a recent fatal police shooting.
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CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) - A southern New Jersey man faces murder charges stemming from a fatal bar shooting in 2002.