Friday, February 12, 2016

Breaking News

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Temperature this weekend are expected to plunge to near-record-cold levels. If you're worried about the frigid weather, here are some tips for keeping...
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The chairman of a Delaware River neighborhoods association is raising concerns about a developer's apparent plans for the South Philadelphia waterfront site formerly owned by Sheet Metal Workers Local 19.
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Two men fatally wounded by gunfire in West Philadelphia on Thursday apparently shot each other, police said Friday. Philadelphia police said the incident unfolded when Eric Ferguson, 22, began firing at 24-year-old Donte Wilson as Wilson was walking north on 60th Street near Spruce shortly before 10:15 a.m.
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The Abraham Lincoln Day Parade will affect traffic in Center City today. The parade begins at 1:55 p.m. on South Broad Street in front of the Union...
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The risk of getting dementia - for people with at least a high school education - has been declining by 20 percent per decade since the late 1970s, according to a striking new study published Wednesday in the New England Journal of Medicine.
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A unit of Argosy Capital, an investment firm in Wayne, bought Nationwide Industries Inc., a hardware maker in Tampa, Fla., for $22.2 million, the seller, P&F Industries Inc., said Friday.
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The number of students sickened by a stomach virus at Ursinus College inched higher Friday, as school workers continued to sanitize and disinfect its buildings.
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Authorities are looking for the two assailants who robbed a Bucks County store at gunpoint, making off with more than $70,000 in electronics and cash.
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Andrew Lindsay "Drew" Lewis Jr., a Norristown High graduate who rose to become a member of President Reagan's cabinet, died on Wednesday.
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A water main break is disrupting travel in West Philadelphia. The break is at 63rd Street and Haverford Avenue. Eastbound Route 10 trolley service through the area was affected for about two hours before resuming around 7 a.m. Route 15 trolley service remained suspended in the area.
11
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When the Rev. Frank Schaefer took the stand in November 2013, with reporters scribbling down his every word, he knew he'd entered the national spotlight. But he didn't know that in the coming years, his story would become a symbol in the LGBT movement.
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A Southwest Philadelphia woman charged with conspiracy in the beating death of her four-year-old daughter was sentenced Friday to four to eight years in state prison.
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Police are still seeking help in finding a 14-year-old boy who was last seen after leaving a Chester County facility for children with disabilities earlier this week.
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Valentine's Day isn't the only reason you'll want to cuddle up this weekend. A blast of arctic air will be making its way through the Philadelphia region, with plunging temperatures, strong winds and near-record cold in store for the area.
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It wasn't a snake on a plane, but a snake near a train that sent authorities scrambling to SEPTA's University City Regional Rail station Friday morning.
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After services at Temple Adath Israel have concluded, after its staff has long left for the night, the fluorescent lights in a back room of the Merion worship center flicker back to life.