Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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A Common Pleas Court judge Monday granted the Philadelphia Federation of Teachers' request for a preliminary injunction to stop the School Reform Commission from imposing changes to teachers' health-care benefits.
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One of the nation's first quarantine stations had been transformed into a playground for the wealthy, and the dead buried on the property were no longer welcome.
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Pushed by alumni members, Pennsylvania State University's board of trustees has scheduled a special meeting next week to revisit the controversial report that concluded that former top administrators conspired to cover up child sex-abuse allegations against Jerry Sandusky.
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CHESTER COUNTY Free flu shot clinic is set for Thursday WEST CHESTER Chester County will give out free flu shots Thursday both to protect residents from getting sick and to practice distributing large quantities of medication should health officials need to do so during a public health emergency.
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A smoky one-alarm fire Monday forced the evacuation of scores of residents from a Center City high-rise apartment building in the 200 block of South 13th Street, authorities said.
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The number of educated millennials living in Center City ballooned 78 percent between 2000 and 2010, according to a report released Monday.
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A U.S. bankruptcy judge's decision last week to allow the Trump Taj Mahal Casino in Atlantic City to jettison a traditional defined-benefit pension and company-sponsored health insurance could spell the end of historically solid benefits for low-paid casino workers.
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Philadelphia police Monday were investigating a North Philadelphia home invasion in which several Temple University students were tied up and robbed at gunpoint.
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New Jersey and Pennsylvania have started taking more aggressive action to prevent drug overdoses. New federal statistics suggest that the action is overdue. Both states had among the biggest increases in overdose deaths nationally between 2010 and 2012, even as mortality appears to have leveled off in some other parts of the country.
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NORRISTOWN Montgomery County's emergency response officials are scheduled to participate in a regional health-related exercise through Thursday, the county said.
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Sayreville, restive for weeks over a high school football scandal and officials' response to it, braced for more turbulence Monday as the school board prepared to discuss the fate of the team's coaches, and supporters of the coaches thronged to an online petition.
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At a Monday night debate, Democrat Manan Trivedi lashed out at his competitor in the Sixth District congressional race for taking money from the National Rifle Association, saying the group is "clouding our common sense" on gun control.
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TRENTON - Despite a looming deadline ordered by the New Jersey Supreme Court, the state Council on Affordable Housing on Monday did not approve new rules governing the creation of affordable housing.
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DELAWARE COUNTY Nursing home receives $2 million in state funding, Corbett announces LIMA Delaware County's nursing home will receive $2 million in state funding, Gov. Corbett announced in a visit Monday.
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BUCKS COUNTY Tourism appears to be healthy BENSALEM Tourism in Bucks County provided nearly $900 million in local economic impact in 2013, the county's tourism agency announced last week at its annual meeting.
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HARRISBURG - In the final minutes of the legislative session, the House on Monday approved a bill clearing the way for the National Rifle Association and other groups to sue local municipalities, among them Philadelphia, that enact ordinances stricter than state firearms laws.