Wednesday, September 3, 2014
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A giant agribusiness company in Chicago is selling its global chocolate business to a Minneapolis firm, which could have a ripple effect on cocoa bean imports to the Port of Philadelphia and to South Jersey.
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Philadelphia public school teachers returned to work Tuesday and were greeted with no good news about their attempt to get a new contract with the district, union leaders said.
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BUCKS COUNTY More money for Bristol river project DOYLESTOWN The Bucks County Commissioners on Tuesday approved the spending of $520,000 needed to kick-start construction of a boat-access project on the Delaware River that is aimed at bringing more traffic to Bristol Borough.
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A Delaware County man has been charged with theft after he allegedly lured homeowners into paying thousands of dollars on the promise he would help renegotiate their mortgages, the District Attorney's Office announced Tuesday.
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A multimillion-dollar renovation of the Burlington County courthouse complex, focused on security enhancements, will cost nearly twice the original estimate, according to county documents obtained by The Inquirer.
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After a parade of witnesses testified they saw adults manipulating state exams at one Philadelphia elementary school, a judge on Tuesday ordered four educators to stand trial on multiple cheating charges.
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Detectives were investigating a reported theft Tuesday afternoon of $144,000 in gold from a vehicle in West Philadelphia, police said.
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ATLANTIC CITY - In the end, the Revel ball did not roll off the tower into the ocean, and no buyer emerged in the middle of the night to save the day.
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A Bergen County man admitted Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Camden that he used false documents in a $15 million mortgage scam to buy condominiums in North Wildwood.
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CHESTER COUNTY Website offers help in emergency preparedness WEST CHESTER Chester County has launched a new website, ReadyChesco.org, to mark September as National Preparedness Month and to encourage residents to be ready for emergencies.
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In response to Sunoco Pipeline L.P.'s plans for a pumping station, a Chester County town passed a series of amendments to its zoning code Tuesday that will make it harder for pipeline companies to win approval for their projects.
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Kennett Square, a borough in Chester County known mostly for its mushrooms, will add craft beer to its list of permanent attractions this fall when it welcomes its first brew pubs.
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Perelman Jewish Day School teachers are appealing a National Labor Relations Board ruling rejecting its claim that the private Jewish school engaged in unfair labor practices.
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DELAWARE COUNTY Widener names observatory director CHESTER Widener University has named its first director for the 10-year-old campus observatory, the college announced.
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KING OF PRUSSIA The Montgomery County chapter of the Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame will induct 12 members Sept. 26 at the group's fifth annual induction ceremony at the Valley Forge Radisson Hotel in King of Prussia.
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The Willingboro Township Council voted unanimously Tuesday to rescind its controversial decision to rename the John F. Kennedy Center - the town's former high school - as the Barack Obama Center.
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For Tuckahoe Turf Farms, use of its sprawling fields by soccer teams is simply a no-brainer: It grows turf for recreational venues, so allowing games on the farm is a way to market the product and demonstrate its quality.
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Longtime U.S. Rep. Chaka Fattah continues to feel the heat in his hometown of Philadelphia, six days after his former political adviser admitted in federal court last week to lying to conceal an illegal $1 million campaign loan.